James D. Wardle papers, 1812-2001

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Wardle, James D., 1915-
Title
James D. Wardle papers
Dates
1812-2001 (inclusive)
Quantity
36 Linear Feet
Collection Number
MS 0578
Summary
The James D. Wardle papers (1812-2001) contain correspondence, essays, notes, and topical compilations relating to the religious interests of James D. Wardle (1915-1997). James D. Wardle followed his father in the barber business and was a champion skater. His family had a long history with the LDS and RLDS church, and Wardle held many positions in the RLDS Church (now the Community of Christ). In 1970 he became disaffected from the mainstream RLDS Church, and from that time until his death he participated in local expression of RLDS fundamentalism or restorationism. The 1970s were an exciting time for Mormon history researchers and Wardle's barber shop was a center for the circulation of ideas and texts.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 8015818863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

James Durward Wardle was born on 1 November 1915 in Magna, Utah, to Allan Clyde Wardle and Gretchen Mayberry Wardle. He passed away on 1 November 1997. As a young man Wardle served in the army for a few years. While there he lost all interest in traveling, having been shipped from pillar to post across the country. This sedentary outlook related to his chosen profession: at age 21 he followed his father in the barbershop business when he founded the Wardle Barbershop in downtown Salt Lake City. He operated for sixty-two years. Wardle was also a skater and achieved Utah State championship for three years in dance and figure skating. He married at age 36 and gave up skating. Wardle's grandparents converted to the LDS Church in Europe and migrated with the pioneer companies in the late 19th century. While in Utah they changed affiliation to the RLDS Church. Wardle's parents were strong local members and raised him in the faith. Wardle was an active participant from his youth in the RLDS Church in Utah. From a young age he formed friendships with local church luminaries such as J. W. A. Bailey and with more distant ones like J. T. Curtis. He was an elder in the RLDS Church and served in various positions, including branch president. An intense interest in religion led him into what he termed his avocation, collecting information on the Restoration (Mormon) churches. In 1938 he began issuing a single-sheet periodical called "Sketches" (the name was later changed to "Thoughts" (For Today)). It carried brief articles treating doctrinal and historical issues which often challenged the avowed views of the LDS Church. In the 1960s he wrote a series of articles called "Beliefs of Our Neighbors" for the Priesthood and Leaders' Journal, an organ of the RLDS Church, in which he outlined the basic belief structures of a number of American Christian faiths. By 1975 he described himself as "a member of the RLDS Church, an Elder and one time the Pastor of the Church here in Salt Lake City...More than all that, I am the local Heretic." He became disaffected from the mainstream RLDS Church in the 1970s and from that time until his death he participated in the local expression of RLDS fundamentalism or restorationism. The 1970s were an exciting time for Mormon history researchers and Wardle's shop was a center for the circulation of ideas and texts. At this time various historians' methodologies were being applied for the first time to Mormon historical and scriptural texts, often urging doubt on orthodox interpretations of the Mormon past. Furthermore, at this time many new historical documents were being discovered and released to the public. The barbershop was a gathering place common to a few networks of historians, writers, researchers, and others interested in Mormon history; by agency of Wardle, many documents saw public light. Wardle is remembered by many for his oddball behavior, his knowledge of things Mormon, and his enormous, open, and always growing collection of Mormon and religion-related books and manuscripts.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The James D. Wardle Papers (1812-2001) contain correspondence, essays, notes, and topical compilations relating to the religious interests of James D. Wardle (1915-1997), a Salt Lake barber. There are personal and skating materials, dating from 1917 to 1994. Gathered in boxes 1-3 are photographs of Wardle's family and ancestors, letters and cards of a personal nature, photographs of himself and fellow skaters in action, local skating newsletters, articles on skating, and his own skating newsletter called "Sketches. There is also a focus on Wardle's religious heritage, the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (now called the Community of Christ), as well as schismatics who derive from it. This material dates from 1844 to 1996. The RLDS Church has historically claimed to be the true modern representative of Joseph Smith's church. This claim derives partly from belief in the necessity that the church president should be a direct descendant from the founder. It was officially organized in 1860 with the cooperation and leadership of Joseph Smith III. Until recently, each church president has been a direct descendant of Joseph Smith Jr. Wardle established correspondence with local RLDS Church luminaries such as J. W. A. Bailey and A. M. Chase. Much of their writing and letters concern religious teaching of the RLDS Church. Wardle held many positions in the local RLDS Church's branch, and was branch president during the 1950s. He kept the outline notes from his sermons; they are housed in boxes 4-5. These boxes, as well as microfilm reels 1-2, contain important and unique information regarding the state of the RLDS district in Utah during the past century. Boxes 6-10 contain general, official RLDS publications, such as tracts and training modules. Since W. Wallace Smith's tenure as church president, a number of adaptations and alterations in belief and practice have occurred, bringing about the disgruntlement of many church members. Wardle was an active observer as well as grass-roots supporter and participant in local "restorationist" or fundamentalist protests against the changes. He corresponded with such noted RLDS activists as Richard Price. This and related correspondence, as well as RLDS "restorationist" publications, are found in boxes 11-15. Other materials relate to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) and its schismatics and fundamentalists; these materials date from 1853 to 1992. Like the RLDS church, the LDS church claims to be the sole true continuation of Joseph Smith's church, basing their claim on the continuation of the quorum of 12 apostles from Smith's day. James D. Wardle collected a few tracts published by the LDS Church and newspaper clippings relating thereto, found in box 16. In 1890 the LDS Church officially banned polygamy, and his since given up many other aspects of 19th century Utah Mormon belief and practice. Since that time a number of dissidents, believing either that the Church went wrong, or that it had secretly arranged to retain polygamy, have formed numerous and variegated groups, often referred to as "Mormon Fundamentalists. As he kept his religious books in his shop and made a habit of holding provocative religious conversations with his patrons, Wardle found opportunity to meet the members of small local religious organizations. He contracted friendships with leaders and adherents of these groups, and was thus able to amass a collection of correspondence, manuscripts, and publications. This portion divides into two sections: Boxes 17-21 relate to these "fundamentalist" groups. There are materials on various Latter Day Saint Churches, and they date from 1929 to 1997. After Joseph Smith's death in 1844 many aspirants sought to replace him as Church President. Brigham Young led the largest portion of Smith's church west to Utah, positing his claim to leadership on the primacy of the quorum of 12 apostles. The RLDS church, consolidated some years later, claimed church leadership on basis of lineal descent from the founder. There yet remained many members and congregations outside these two groups who would seek leadership elsewhere. Since Joseph Smith's death and well into the present day a number of sects have and do claim, in various ways, to be the sole, true succession from Joseph Smith Jr. Such groups are represented in boxes 22-31, and include the Cutlerites, the Church of Christ (Temple Lot), the Church of Christ (Hancock), the Church of Christ with the Elijah Message, The Restored Church of Jesus Christ, the Church of Christ (Zahnd), The Christian Zion Incorporated, the Church of Christ Independent-Informal, the "Bickertonites," and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite). There are also materials showing Wardle's devotion to collecting topical information relating to items like the Book of Mormon, polygamy, proper succession from Joseph Smith Jr., and many others. These materials date from 1812 to 1997. His compilations are found in boxes 32-55. There are also tracts, newsletters and articles published by and about various Christian, World Religions, New Age groups, UFO groups, and other things, dating from 1776 to 2001. Organizations represented in boxes 56-64 include the Baptists, British Israelists, Buddhists, Caodaists, Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Jehovah's Witnesses, Lutherans, the Marcap Council, Sabbatarians, the Sons of Jared, Sprititualists, Swedenborgians, and the Unitarians, as well as topics like Biorhythm and Numerology. The last boxes of the final section contain miscellaneous items not directly related to religion. A scrapbook follows, in box 65. It contains an assortment of newspaper clippings relating to Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon, the local RLDS Church, and general interest items.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ralph Bailey in 2000-2001.

Processing Note

Processed by Kate Kimball in 2001.

Addendum processed by Jennifer Sessions in 2006.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Personal MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Interview with Kent Walgren
1979
1 2
Personal Correspondence
1945-1991
1 3
Personal Family Items
1917-1991
1 4
Membership Cards
1941-1980
1 5
Interview with Kent Walgren
1979
1 6
Articles Featuring James D. Wardle
1960-1994

Ice and Roller Skating MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 7
Skating Packet
1938-1961
1 8
Roller Skating Tests and Notes Notebook
1939-1941
2 1
AIce Skating Articles from Skating Magazine
1939-1941
2 2-3
Roller Skating
1939-1941
2 4
Competitive Roller Dance Notes and Diagrams
1939-1940
2 5
Roller Skating Notebook
1940-1941
3 1
Skating Letter Book
1939-1944
3 2
Roller Skating Papers
1938-1945
3 3
Correspondence and Articles on Skating
1944-1988

Writings and SermonsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
4 1
Thoughts (For Today)
1938-1939
4 2
Sketches
Authoritarian Profession of Faith.
1941-1946
4 3
Compendium J. W. A. Bailey Writings, and Historical Document
1844-1940
4 4-10
RLDS Church Sermons

RLDS Church in Utah and RLDS Tracts, 1892-1986Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
5 1-2
RLDS Church Sermons
5 3
Patriarchal Blessing
5 4
RLDS Church in Utah: Correspondence and Clippings
1947-1976
5 5-12
RLDS Church Tracts
1892-1986
6 1-6
RLDS Church Tracts
1892-1986
6 7
The Gospel Quarterly
1932-1947

RLDS Radio Messages and World Conference MaterialReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
7 1
Priesthood and Leaders Journal
1930-1962
7 2
Donald D. Landon, Unto All Men Radio Messages
7 3-6
Evan A. Fry and Dan Sorden, Radio Messages
1944-1955
7 7
Newspaper Clippings on RLDS World Conference
1946-1990
7 8
RLDS World Conference Binder
1962
8
RLDS World Conference Binders
1970-1984
Folder
9 1
RLDS World Conference Binder
1986
9 2
Richard P. Howard, Since Yesterday
1969-1983

RLDS Manuals, Training Modules, and HierarchyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
9 3
Priesthood Articles Vol. 1
1954-1965
10 1
Guidelines for Priesthood
1985
10 2
Arthur A. Oakman, Doctrine and Evangelism
1956
10 3
Training Modules for Stake and Branch Officers
10 4
RLDS Church, Membership Records and Forms
1954
10 5
Temple School Newsletter and Modules
1985-1986
10 6
RLDS Church Camping Regulations
1959-1967
10 7
Campfire Worship Workshop Materials
1970
10 8
Recreation Leaders Handbook
1970
10 9
Crafts Resource Book, Older Youth Service Corps.
10 10
Everybody Sing!
1970
10 11
The OYSC Game Book
1970
10 12
Vacation Church School Materials
1970
10 13
RLDS Administration of Hierarchy
1894-1988
10 14
Church Leaders: A Pictorial Resume

RLDS Church Authorities, Policy, and SchismReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
11 1
W. B. Spillman, Thomas W. Williams: Socialist in the Twelve
1992
11 2
Wallace B. Smith, Revelations and Writings
1958-1992
11 3
Kirtland Temple Suit
1880-1932
11 4
Temple Lot Case and The Temple of the Lord
1894-1932
11 5
RLDS Church Architecture
1954-1995
11 6
RLDS Stone Church
1944-1988
11 7
RLDS Church Miscellaneous
1954-1988
11 8
RLDS Supreme Directional Control and Protest Movement
1951-1976
11 9
RLDS Presidential Papers and Position Papers
1967-1979
11 10
Analyses of RLDS Schisms
1969-1990
11 11
Changes in RLDS Beliefs and The Church's Response to God's Disclosure
1963-1992
11 12
RLDS Women's Ordination: Clippings and Articles
1927-1988
11 13
Open versus Closed Communion
1974-1987
11 14
RLDS, World and National Council of Churches, and Communism
1919-1987
11 15
RLDS Fundamentalist Protest Rallies
1980-1985
11 16
RLDS Dissent: Blue Valley Stake Fundamentalists
1985-1990

RLDS FundamentalistsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
12 1
Richard Price Articles
1986-1990
12 2
Salt Lake City RLDS Restorationist Branch
1970-1995
12 3
Restoration Seventies
1989
12 4
Conference of Restoration Elders
1993-1995
12 5
Restoration Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Call
1991-1992
12 6
The Church of Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God, The Shepherd's Voice
1990-1991
12 7
Church of Christ Restored, Proclamations and By-Laws
1987-1990
12 8
Various RLDS Independent Branches and Organizations
1987-1995
12 9
Independence Missouri News (about RLDS)
1986-1992
12 10
Restoration Hymn Society
1989-1992
12 11
Restorationist Pamphlets #1
1983-1986
13 1
Restorationist Pamphlets #2
1986
13 2
RLDS Restorationist Publications
1980-1996
13 3
Robert E. Baker Controversy
1978-1988
13 4
RLDS Fundamentalist Revelations
1962-1996
13 5
Times and Seasons
1992-1996
13 6
A Call to Remembrance San Fernando Valley Independent Branch
1989-1991
13 7
Oak Valley Restoration School
13 8
School of Saints Publications
1987
13 9
Zion's Outpost The Restoration Letter
1988-1992
13 10
RLDS Dissent: Newspaper Clippings and Articles
1970-1988

Richard Price and Restoration Voice Magazine, 1973-1993Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
14 1-5
Richard Price Articles
1973-1993
14 6
Vision Magazine
1989-1995
14 7
Price Publication Company Promotional Materials
1987-1988
14 8-10
Restoration Voice Magazine
This magazine, aimed to supplement the modernizing mainstream Church magazines, was published by Richard Price.
1979-1986
15 1-5
Restoration Voice Magazine
1986-1995

LDS PublicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
16 1-5
LDS Church Tracts
1897-1980
16 6
The Uniform System for Teaching Investigators
1961
16 7
LDS Church, Certificates, Awards, and Recommends
1896-1963
16 8
LDS Church, Administration of Hierarchy
1943-1991

Mormon FundamentalismReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
17 1
Samuel Eastman, Tracts
1935-1936
17 2
Paul Feil, Repent Ye!
17 3
Mormon Fundamentalists (Woolley-Musser Group)
1948-1955
17 4
Mormon Fundamentalism, Various Publications
1853-1950
17 5
Jack Anderson, My Boyhood Search for the Polygamists
1980
17 6
Francis Michael Darter, Publications
1939-1962
17 7
Christ's Church (Gerald W. Peterson), Publications
1979
17 8
John W. Bryant
1978-1986
17 9
Art Bulla, Revelations and Correspondence
1980-1983
17 10
Norman C. Pierce, The End of the U.S. Government
1967
17 11
Robert C. Newson, Correspondence and Publications
1958
18 1
Jesse B. Stone, Correspondence and Publications
1940-1961
18 2
Ogden Kraut, Correspondence and Publications
1971-1992
18 3
W. Gordon Hackney, Anti-Fundamentalist Essays
18 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Israel and White Horse Crusade
1952-1960
18 5
Hugo Witt, The Legal Defenders of the Last Dispensation
1964
18 6
Maurice Glendenning and Mark E. Peterson Articles
1948-1957
18 7
Marl V. Kilgore, Zion's Order of the Sons of Levi
1962-1963
18 8
Sherman R. Lloyd Articles
1960
18 9
Perfected Church of Jesus Christ of Immaculate Latter-day Saints
1953-1982
19 1
Doug Wallace, LDS Freedom Foundation
1977-1978
19 2
Association of Sananda Sanat Kumara
1961-1964
19 3
Harry C. Belleville, Writings
1976
19 4
Annaee Skarin Articles, Correspondence and Clippings
1950-1991
19 5
Harald E. Singer, The Annalee Skarin Phenomenon
1986
19 6
Annalee Skarin, The Pathway of the Gods

Mormon Fundamentalism, LeBarons, 1895-1977Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
20 1
Benjamin F. Johnson Blessings
1895-1903
20 2
The Rolling Stone and the Church of the Firstborn of the Fullness of Times
1957-1961
20 3
Church of the Firstborn of the Fullness of Times Correspondence Articles and Tribute
1961-1977
20 4-6
Church of the Firstborn of the Fulness of Times Tracts
1956-1963
20 7
David T. Shore, A Ready Reference for the Church of the Firstborn
20 8
The Ensign
1961-1962
21 1
The Ensign
1963-1965
21 2
Siegfried Widmar, Tracts
21 3
Anti-Church of the Firstborn Folios
1961-1963
21 4
Anti-Church of the Firstborn Literature
1958
21 5
The Alliance of Pastors and Christian Workers, Principles of Christian Unity
21 6
Noel B. Pratt, Clippings and Articles
1958
21 7
Ervil LeBaron, Church of the Lamb of God
1971-1986
21 8
Leo P. Evoniuk, Millennial Church of Jesus Christ Publications and News Clippings
1983-1986
21 9
Owen D. and Benjamin T. LeBaron, Correspondence
1947-1962
21 10-12
Ross W. LeBaron, Church of the Firstborn
1938-1973
21 13
Fred C. Collier, Church of the Firstborn, Publications
1975-1978
21 14
Ross W. LeBaron Jr., Correspondence
1977

Various Latter Day Saint ChurchesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
22 1
Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerite), To the Scattered Children of Zion; Correspondence
1954-1970
22 2
Rupert J. Fletcher, Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerite), Tracts
1959-1986
22 3
Church of Christ (Temple Lot), Correspondence
1937-1970
22 4
Crow Creek Church of Christ History
1953-1954
22 5-6
Church of Christ Temple Lot
1930-1975
22 7
Church of Christ Temple Lot Newspaper Clipping
1925-1971
22 8
Church of Christ Hancock, Correspondence
1958-1976
22 9
RLDS Church versus Herbert Ervin Luke and Annie Lois Luke
1947
22 10
Church of Christ Hancock, Pauline's Conversion
22 11
Israel A. Smith and Pauline Hancock Baptisms for the Dead Correspondence
1955
22 12
Church of Christ Hancock Tracts and Newspaper Clippings
1958-1974
22 13-14
Church of Christ Hancock Newspaper Messages
1948-1954
23 1-7
Church of Christ Hancock Newspaper Messages
1955-1983
23 8-11
Church of Christ with the Elijah Message
1929-1994

Newsletters and Samuel WoodReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
24
Voice of Warning and Voice of Peace
1931-1953
25
Voice of Peace
1953-1963
26
Voice of Peace
1963-1971
27
Voice of Peace
1971-1979
28
Voice of Peace
1965-1987
29
Voice of Peace
1988-1994
Folder
30 1-4
Voice of Peace
1995-1997
30 5
Banner of Truth
1965-1968
30 6
Samuel Wood, Correspondence, The Fisher Booklet Criticism, and Crow Creek Church History
1951-1964

Various Latter Day Saint ChurchesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
31 1
Samuel Wood, Clippings, Correspondence
1955-1961
31 2-3
Eugene O. Walton, Restored Church of Jesus Christ
1974-1988
31 4
The Church of Christ, The Order of Zion
31 5
Frank Wipper and Hubert Armchambault, Tracts
31 6-7
Church of Jesus Christ, Bickertonites
1936-1988
31 8
Laurence C. Dias, Church of Jesus Christ, Tracts
31 9
John Leabo, The Christian Zion Incorporated
1963
31 10
John Leabo, The Christian Zion Advocate
1961-1970
31 11
David L. Roberts, The True Church of Jesus Christ Restored, Tracts
31 12
John Hajicek
1982-1997
31 13-14
Lloyd Brumbaugh
1986-1996
31 15
Inez Smith Davis, Factions of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
31 16
Chart Comparing Latter-day Saint Churches
31 17
Steven L. Shields, Correspondence and Publications
1975-1987

Compendium on MormonismReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
32
Compendium on Mormonism
1843-1954
33
Compendia on Mormonism
1844-1991

Anti-Mormon WritersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
34 1
Jerald and Sandra Tanner, Correspondence
1958-1971
34 2-5
Jerald and Sandra Tanner, Writings
1961-1982
34 6
Jerald and Sandra Tanner, Salt Lake City Messenger
1978-1997
34 7
Jerald Tanner, Tracking the White Salamander
1986
35 1
Jerald and Sandra Tanner, The Mormon Church and the McLellin Collection
1993
35 2
Articles about Jerald and Sandra Tanner
1970-1985
35 3
Richard W. Bussing, Dear Dave
35 4
Catholic Anti-Mormon Tracts
1950
35 5
Challenge Ministries, Tracts
1962
35 6
Christians, Tracts
1962
35 7
Marvin W. Cowan, Mormon Claims Answered
1972
35 8
Ed Decker, Publications
1983
35 9
R. C. Evans, Forty Years in the Mormon Church: Why I Left It!
1920
35 10
Grant S. Heward, Correspondence and Writings
1967
35 11
Lucile Hoving, The X-Rays Turned on Mormonism
1971
35 12
James R. Kisinger, The Actual Articles of Faith, and Why I Cannot Believe in Mormonism
1963-1969
35 13
Roy H. Lanier, Tracts and Correspondence
1944
35 14
The LDS Discerner
1962-1964
35 15
Walter P. Martin, Tracts
1956
35 16
Helen Matern, Tracts
1981
36 1
Thomas F. Preshaw, Why I Am Not a Mormon
36 2
Dwight C. Richtie, Correspondence and Publications
1944-1958
36 3
Wally Tope Publications
1981
36 4
J. B. Turner, Mormonism in All Ages
1842
36 5
Utah Bible Mission and Utah Christian Mission Tracts
36 6
Utah Christian Tract Society, Tracts
1971-1978
36 7
The Utah Evangel and The Director
1978-1986
36 8
Wesley P. Walters and Alpha and Omega Ministries
1964-1979
36 9
Gilbert K. Westgard II, The Hidden Face of Mormonism
1985
36 10
World Vision Tracts
1943
36 11
Anti-Mormon Publications
1931-1981

Apostasy to Blacks and the PriesthoodReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
37 1
Essays and Tracts on Apostasy and Restoration Beliefs
1911-1969
37 2
I Will Build My Church, RLDS Lesson Module
37 3
The Restoration Story, RLDS Lesson Module
37 4
What Became of the Church Christ Built, RLDS Lesson Module
37 5
Baptism for the Dead
1851-1987
37 6
Blessing Elder's License and Biography of Elijah Abel and Brigham Young Speech on Slavery
1836-1920
37 7
Poems on Racism and Religion, Revocation of Priesthood Denial, and Letter to Spencer W. Kimball
1973-1978
37 8
Sterling M. McMurrin, The Negroes among the Mormons
1968
37 9
Newspaper Clippings on Blacks and Priesthood
1972-1978
37 10
LDS Church News on Extension of Priesthood to Blacks
1978
37 11
George A. Meyer, A Critique of Mormonism and the Negro
37 12
Douglas MacGregor, Folklore about Blacks and the Priesthood
1978

Blood Atonement to Book of Mormon ArchaeologyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
38 1
The Doctrine of Blood Atonement and One Hundred Years after the Mountain Meadows Massacre
1957
38 2
Book of Mormon Foundation, Robert L. Maley
1963-1995
38 3-7
Book of Mormon Foundation
1961-1966

Book of Mormon Archaeology and AuthorshipReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
39 1-2
Book of Mormon Foundation Newsletter
1964-1974
39 3
The Foundation for Research on Ancient America, Open Letter
1968
39 4
B. L. Galloway, Correspondence with Smithsonian Institution on Book of Mormon Archaeology
1958-1962
39 5
Roy Weldon Papers
1954-1957
39 6
Ora Pate Stewart, Correspondence and Publications
1956
39 7
Hal Hougey, Archaeology and the Book of Mormon
39 8
Correspondence and Newspaper Clippings on Book of Mormon and Ancient America
1935-1990
39 9
John Brewer Plates and Ten Commandments Discovery
39 10
Authorship of the Book of Mormon Articles
1917-1919
39 11
Glade L. Burgon,An Analysis of Style Variations in the Book of Mormon Excerpts
1958
39 12
Compilation of Articles on the Book of Mormon and View of the Hebrews
1956-1996
39 13
Ethan Smith, View of the Hebrews
1823
39 14
Truman G. Madsen, B. H. Roberts after Fifty Years: Still Witnessing for the Book of Mormon
1983
39 15
Ethan Smith Theory Compilation
1884-1946
39 16
B. H. Roberts and Hal Hougey Parallel Articles
1927-1963
39 17
James D. Wardle, Parallels between the View of the Hebrews' and the Book of Mormon
1978
39 18
A Comparison of Passages from Isaiah and Other Old Testament Prophets in Ethan Smith's
1971
39 19
Comparison of James Adair's History of American Indians and The Book of Mormon
1979
39 20
The Book of Mormon: A Puritan Minister Partly Responsible for Its Production
1883-1887

Book of Mormon Authorship to Book of Mormon GeneralReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
40 1
Compilation of Articles on the Spaulding Manuscript
1977
40 2
Joseph F. Smith, The Manuscript Found
1900
40 3
Joseph Smith and the Origins of The Book of Mormon Excerpts
1985
40 4
The Origin of the Spaulding Story
1840
40 5
Excerpts from The Myth of the Manuscript Found
1883
40 6
Vernal Holley, A Critique of Brodie on Spaulding
1992
40 7
George D. Smith Jr. Articles
1983-1984
40 8
Dale Broadhurst Collection Inventory
40 9
The Book of Mormon Challenge to the World
40 10
The Book of Mormon Newsletter
1950
40 11
The Nephite Record
40 12
The Rod of Iron
1924
40 13
Saints' Herald on Book of Mormon
1844-1957
40 14
RLDS Compendium on Book of Mormon
40 15
Sidney B. Sperry, The Book of Mormon Testifies
1952
40 16
Joseph Fielding Smith, C. W. Clark, Glade L. Burgon, and James D. Wardle Articles
1914-1975
40 17
Alex Dudley, The Purpose of the Book of Mormon
40 18
Hugh Nibley, Censoring the Joseph Smith Story and Response Correspondence with LaMar Petersen
1961
40 19
Earl W. Baggerly, The Record of the Nephites
40 20
Facsimile of the Kinderhook Brass Plates
1843-1966
40 21
Dan Vogel, Mormonism's Anti-Masonick Bible
1989
40 22
Madison U. Sowell, AThe Comparative Method Reexamined
40 23
Melodie Moench Charles and Robert L. Millet BOM Articles
1993-1994
40 24
Anachronisms and the Book of Mormon and Early Knowledge of America's Strangest Book
1944-1949
40 25
Is It the Stick of Ephraim Referred to in the Thirty-seventh Chapter of Ezekiel
1930
40 26
The Reflector on the Book of Mormon, Your Question, from The Improvement Era, and Book of Mormon Title Page
1830-1962

Book of Mormon and Native Americans to BOM WitnessesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
41 1
J. E. Vanderwood, A Story of the Ancestor of the American Indian
1936
41 2
Newspaper and Magazine Articles on American Archaeology
1930-1956
41 3
Herbert C. Holdridge Letters, Articles, and Newsclippings
1951-1961
41 4
Eldin Ricks and Albert L. Zobell Jr. Articles
1960
41 5
James L. Barker, The Language of the Book of Mormon
1960
41 6
Israel A. Smith and Dwight C. Richtie
1942
41 7
The Saints Herald on Book of Mormon Translation
1881-1962
41 8
Richard Lloyd Anderson, By the Gift and Power of God
1977
41 9
The Anthon Transcript and Two Mesoamerican Cylinder Seals
1970
41 10
Sidney B. Sperry, Hebrew Idioms in the Book of Mormon
1954
41 11
E. Cecil McGavin and Allen J. Christenson Articles
1941-1988
41 12
Paul M. Hanson and Stanley H. Kimball Articles
1956-1980
41 13
The Anthon Transcript and the Maya Glyphs, and The Anthon Transcript
1942-1944
41 14
H. Michael Marquardt, Book of Mormon Cross Reference
1983
41 15
Corrections Made in First Edition of Book of Mormon Checked with 1909 Liverpool Edition
41 16
Barbara and Scott Faulring, Revisions in LDS Triple
1981
41 17
LaMar Petersen, Tautology in First Edition
41 18
LaMar Petersen, Problems in Mormon Text
1957
41 19
Rudolf E. Richter Article and Correspondence
1973-1974
41 20
Stan Larsen Articles and News Clippings
1973-1985
41 21
Newspaper Clippings on Original Manuscript of Book of Mormon
1931-1946
41 22
Reproductions of Original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon
1830
41 23
Max J. Evans, Register of the Book of Mormon Manuscript
1971
41 24
Selected Changes in the Book of Mormon
1957
41 25
Open Letter on Book of Mormon Changes and Shall We Improve the Book of Mormon?
1954
41 26
Evan A. Shute, Column in Saints Herald
1955
41 27
Book of Mormon Revision Committee Proceedings RLDS
1954-1966
41 28
David Whitmer, Correspondence
1887
41 29
Interview with Martin Harris, from Tiffany's Monthly
1859-1882

Dead Sea Scrolls to Doctrine and CovenantsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
42 1
O. Preston Robinson, Articles on the Dead Sea Scrolls
1957
42 2
Greg Anderson, The Doctored Covenants: Why All the Changes?
1989
42 3
James A. Everett and Richard A. Nies, Doctrine and Covenants Compared
42 4
Doctrine and Covenants Articles
1835-1985
42 5
Wayne Ham, What Is the Doctrine and Covenants?
42 6
Revelations and Doctrine and Covenants Articles
1835-1981
42 7
Israel A. Smith, Book of Commandments versus Doctrine and Covenants
42 8
James D. Wardle, Doctrine and Covenants Correlation Index
42 9
James D. Wardle, Revelations of Joseph Smith and So-called
42 10
Joseph Smith Jr.'s Fraudulent Civil War Revelation, The Measure of a Prophecy, and News Clipping
1832
42 11
Doctrine and Covenants
42 12
The Articles and Covenants of the Church of Christ and W. W. Smith, The Book of Doctrine and Covenants
1832-1921
42 13
Lectures on Faith, from Doctrine and Covenants
1854
42 14
Book of Commandments, Title Pages
1830-1908
42 15
Doctrine and Covenants, RLDS
1938

First Vision to General Mormon TopicsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
43 1
Compilation of Articles on the First Vision
1980-1996
43 2
Compilation of Articles on Palmyra and the First Vision
1967-1982
43 3
First Vision Articles
1855-1975
43 4
Newspaper Clippings on Conflict with LDS Hierarchy
1945-1993
43 5
Phillip Eldred, Search and Feast and Bruce R. McConkie, Finding Answers to Gospel Questions
43 6
J. A. Holsworth, Spiritual Experiences
43 7
Clarence L. Wheaton, The New Translation, and P. Marion Sims, Notes on Joseph Smith's Translation
1957
43 8
R. V. Chamberlin, Conflict of Science and Religion and Jay M. Todd, In the Beginning
1970
43 9
A. M. Chase, Notes on Mormonism
43 10
A. M. Chase, Letter to Allan C. Wardle
43 11
Donald D. Landon, A Question of Means or Ends
1986
43 12
Virgin Birth Articles
1975
43 13
Vardis Fisher, Children of God from Readers Digest
1940
43 14
Farewell Testimonial of Spencer P. Felt and Lawrence A. Wallace
1911-1912
43 15
Parodies of the Articles of Faith
1910-1976
43 16
William Mulder, Mormonism and Literature
1954
43 17
James D. Wardle, Women Also Are Called to Serve and Newspaper Clippings on Women and Priesthood
1978-1990
43 18
James D. Wardle, Notes from Sermons and Quotations on Religion
43 19
Richard L. Evans, What Is a Mormon?
1954
43 20
Letter to Joseph Fielding Smith on Manner of Ordination to Priesthood, with Response
1955
43 21
Letter to Joseph Fielding Smith on Jesus's Marital Status, with Response
1963

General Mormon Topics to MasonryReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
44 1
James D. Wardle, Correspondence with Otis Gatewood
1944
44 2
James D. Wardle, Correspondence with Aubrey O. Dodd
1944
44 3
James D. Wardle, Correspondence with Phyllis Jackman, Kathleen Jackman, and Harry O. B. Robinson
1944
44 4
Joseph Smith Jr.'s Rare Reprints Catalog
1990
44 5
Bruce R. McConkie and Thoughts to Ponder
1982
44 6
Ordinances and Ceremonies
44 7
An Appeal to Members of the LDS Church by the ERA Missionary Project
44 8
Church News Clippings
1954-1972
44 9
Various Items on Mormonism
1843-1970
44 10
LDS Church News Articles
1936-1958
44 11
Probation after Death, Common Consent
1844
44 12
William P. Collins, Maurice L. Draper, Frank Evan Frye Articles
1982-1987
44 13
Russell F. Ralston and James A. Everett, The Photographic Notebook
1954
44 14
Yes, Let Us Reason Together
44 15
Deseret News, Reprints
1850-1950
44 16
J. R. Dummelow, Israel A. Smith, and J. Reuben Clark Jr. Articles
1954-1986
44 17
L. M. Hope, Steps unto Peace
1933
44 18
Preexistence and Hyrum Smith Articles
1842-1953
44 19
Andrew Neely and Philip DeZeng Bill of Costs
1826
44 20
Jerald and Sandra Tanner, Joseph Smith's Bainbridge, NY Court Trials
44 21
Richard Van Wagoner and Steve Walker, Joseph Smith: The Gift of Seeing
1982
44 22
Newspaper Clippings on Joseph Smith and Magic
1974-1985
44 23
Hyrum Smith Astrology Papers
44 24
Jacob Adamson and Reed C. Durham Masonry and Widow's Son
1980
44 25
Frederick S. Buchanan, Mormons and Masons
1993
44 26
S. H. Goodwin, Additional Studies in Mormonism and Masonry
1932
44 27-28
S. H. Goodwin, Mormonism and Masonry: A Utah Point of View
1921
44 29
Michael W. Homer, Masonry and Mormonism in Utah
1992
44 30
Clyde I. Rush, B. H. Roberts, and Ed Decker Freemasonry and Endowment
44 31
John E. Thompson, The Mormon Baptism of William Morgan
1985
44 32
Newspaper Clippings on the LDS Church and Masonry
1954
44 33
Defense of Masonry from The Ontario Phoenix, and The Masonic Symbols on the One Dollar Bill
1828

Mormon HistoryReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
45 1
Hofmann Forgeries, Newspaper Clippings and Reproductions
1980-1995
45 2
Roger D. Launius, William Marks and the Restoration
1979
45 3
S. Burnett, Letter to Lyman Johnson and Edward Lunt, A Remarkable Prophecy by John Taylor
1838
45 4
Kentucky Discovers Letter Mailed by Brigham Young and Revelation to Wilford Woodruff in the Wilderness
1880-1962
45 5
Study of Sidney Rigdon
1812-1914
45 6
William H. Whitsitt, Sidney Rigdon, Real Founder of Mormonism
1885
45 7
Times and Seasons
1841-1844
45 8
Newspapers
1837-1894
45 9
Nauvoo Expositor
1844
45 10
Prophet of Palmyra
45 11
The Book of John Whitmer, Kept by Commandment
1837
45 12
Items of History in Jackson County, Missouri
1933
45 13
Stanley Ivins, Changes from the Millennial Star Made in Publications
45 14
Newspaper Clippings on Items in Utah History
1957-1997
45 15
Bryant S. Hinckley, Joseph and Eunice McRae, and Stanley B. Kimball
1938-1966
45 16
Paul Bailey, Sam Brannan and the Mormons in Early California
1942
45 17
Peter C. Carlston and H. Michael Marquardt Articles
1937-1980
45 18
Discussion between Rev. John L. Shin and Elder Mark H. Forscutt
1875
46 1
Handcart and Migration Articles
1944-1956
46 2
LDS Church History and Mormon Heritage Magazine
1935-1986
46 3
Ebenezer Robinson, Items of Personal History of the Editor
1888-1898
46 4
Eugene Wagner, Huebener against the Reich
1985
46 5
John E. Thompson, The Patriarch and the Martyr
1986
46 6
Land of Shinehah and The House Where the Church Was Organized
1963-1970
46 7
Emmett's Company
46 8
Journey from the Missouri River to California, General Epistle from the Twelve Apostles to the LDS Church and John G. Allred Letter to George Boyce on Succession
1847-1925
46 9
Excerpt from An Historical Study of the Life of Orson Hyde
1955
46 10
Historical Items on Joseph Smith
1831-1984
46 11
The Mormons: Who and What They Are
1871
46 12
Sam Tucker Advocates Mormonism, and Mormonism, WHAM
1939-1941
46 13
Mormon Articles
1904-1980
46 14
Journal of History RLDS
1919
46 15
William and Rebecca Smith's Fox's Book of Martyrs
1813-1964
46 6
Mormon History, Miscellaneous Items
1860-1989

Mormon PersonalitiesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
47 1-3
J. W. A. Bailey
1927-1949
47 4
J. T. Curtis, Correspondence and Writings
1929-1960
47 5
George T. Harrison Correspondence, Patriarchal Blessings
1924-1984
47 6
George T. Harrison, Mormonism Now and Then
1961
47 7
George T. Harrison Tracts
1978-1983
48 1
C. J. Hunt, Handbills and Correspondence
1934-1948
48 2
Byron Marchant Newspaper Clipping, Pamphlets, and Mormon Exaggerations
1978-1996
48 3
Byron Marchant Reprints of Assorted Historical Documents
48 4
Byron Marchant History and Joseph Smith
1996
48 5
Sterling McMurrin Essays and Articles
1979-1988
48 6
Hugh Nibley Writings and Newspaper Clipping
1961-1975
48 7
LaMar Petersen Correspondence and Writings
1964-1978
48 8
M. Wilford Poulson Correspondence and Quotations
1954
48 9
Scientific Psychology and Human Welfare and What Freedom is Found in the Local Culture?
1939-1962
48 10
M. H. Siegfried, Correspondence
1958-1951

Pearl of Great Price to PolygamyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
49 1
Articles on the Joseph Smith Papyri
1967-1969
49 2
Book of Abraham Articles
1964-1981
49 3
James R. Clark, Excerpts from The Story of the Pearl of Great Price
1955
49 4
Newspaper Clippings and Articles on Pearl of Great Price
1958-1985
49 5
Melodie Moench Charles, The Mormon Christianizing of the OT
1980
49 6
James D. Wardle, Correspondence on Joseph Smith and Polygamy
1944-1967
49 7
James D. Wardle, Articles on Polygamy
1944
49 8
Federal Cases on Bigamy
1896
49 9
Miscellaneous Articles and Court Records
1844-1989
49 10
Polygamy Articles
1846-1947
49 11-13
Marriage and Polygamy Articles
1844-1975
49 14
Quincy K. Kimball, Plurality of Wives
49 15
Polygamy Articles
1842-1974
49 16
Lawrence Foster, Excerpt from Religion and Sexuality
1981
49 17
Buckney's Lamentation for Want of More Wives
1844
49 18
Lists of Joseph Smith's Wives
49 19
Lyndon W. Cook, Civil Marriage in Nauvoo and Some Outlying Areas
1980
49 20
Polygamy Papers
1936-1978
49 21
Israel A. Smith, Joseph Smith Never Practiced Polygamy
1940
49 22
Evidence Against Joseph Smith Being a Polygamist and Polygamy Statement by Joseph Smith III
1842-1852
49 23
The Spiritual Wife System Proven False and Was Joseph Smith a Polygamist?
1856
49 24
John R. Haldeman, Origin of Polygamy among Latter-day Saints
1904
49 25
RLDS Tracts on Polygamy
49 26
C. J. Hunt, Justice Delayed and Oliver Cowdery Opposed to Polygamy
1937-1944
49 27
Andrew Jenson, Plural Marriage and John Hardy, Startling Developments
1844-1887
49 28
Mormon Officials Stated the Church Must Not Give Up Plural Marriage
49 29
Elbert A. Smith, All Brighamite Roads Lead to Polygamy
49 30
Epistle of Wilford Woodruff and Polygamy Articles
1874
49 31
Article on Marriage Deleted from 1876 Doctrine and Covenants
1835
49 32
Stanley S. Ivins, Notes on Mormon Polygamy
1956
49 33
The Bible, the Book of Mormon, and D&C Condemn Polygamy
49 34
Saints Herald and Zions Ensign on Polygamy
1859-1958
49 35
John Davis, Otherwise
49 36
Is Plural Marriage Essential to Salvation?
49 37
David H. Smith, The Bible versus Polygamy
49 38
Polygamy in the Bible: Is It Approved of God?
49 39
Albert Ellis, A Case for Polygamy
1960

RLDS SuccessionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
50 1
Letter to Jack L. Verhei on Changing Affiliation from RLDS to LDS
1960
50 2
Positive Evangelistic Approaches to LDS Doctrines
1965-1975
50 3-4
Succession Articles
1879-1976
50 5
RLDS Tracts on Succession
1854-1923
50 6
Joseph Smith III's Blessing and the Mormons of Utah
1982
50 7
RLDS Succession Articles
1863
50 8
Ward H. Forman, Ye Shall Know Them by Their Fruits
1907
50 9
Joseph Smith III and RLDS Succession Articles
1888-1988

SuccessionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
51 1
B. H. Roberts, A Sufficient Answer to the Josephites
51 2
Lynn L. Bishop, Excerpt from The Keys of the Priesthood Illustrated
51 3
Samuel R. Carpenter, Differences between the Reorganized Church and the Utah Church
1958
51 4
The Brighamite
51 5
Photograph Pages
1835-1978
51 6
F. M. Cooper, Teachings in Contrast
51 7
David A. Richardson, Return to Joseph Smith II
51 8
Melchizedek and Aaronic Herald Isaac Sheen
1849-1947
51 9
E. C. Briggs, Retrospective View of the Reorganization
1897
51 10-11
Saints Herald
1860-1975
51 12
Correspondence and Articles on RLDS-LDS Relations
1991-1992

Succession to Temple CeremonyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
52 1-2
Reorganized Church Tracts on Mormonism
1854-1996
52 3
Items on Utah Mormon Temples
1868-1993

Temple CeremonyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
53 1
Compilation on LDS Temple Ceremony
1857-1983
53 2
The Mormons: Their Destiny Is Shaped in Their Temple
1938
53 3
Times and Seasons on Temples
1840-1841
53 4
Church News on Temples
1953-1990
53 5
Temple Recommends
1951
53 6
Temples of the Most High and Rocky Mountain Saints
1879-1944
53 7
Temple Articles
1990-1997
53 8
Joesph Smith Correspondence and Prophecies
1843-1942
53 9
William Jarman, Temple Endowment Ritual and Ceremonies
1869
53 10
John Thomas, Rise, Progress, and Dispersion of the Mormons
1849

Temple Ceremony to TheologyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
54 1-5
Increase and Maria Van Dusen Articles
54 6
W. M. Paden, Temple Mormonism: An Expose of the Temple Ceremony
1931
54 7
Hubert Howe Bancroft, History of Utah on Temple Ceremony
1889
54 8
Vernon J. Danielson, Crimes and Treasons of the Mormon Church
1933
54 9
Nephi Anderson, D. J. Morgan, James D. Wardle, and Jerald Tanner
1911-1982
54 10
RLDS Views on Temples and the Temple Lot
1931-1987
54 11-12
Articles on the Nature of God
1941-1965
54 13
Charles Fry, A Study in Prophecy Covering the Destiny of the United States
1950
54 14
Vardis H. Fisher, The Godhead
1953
54 15
F. F. Hintze, Higher Spiritual Thoughts, Excerpt and Correspondence
1944
54 16
Articles on the Nature of God and Jesus Christ
1934-1994
54 17
Garland E. Tickemeyer, Joseph Smith and the Plurality of Gods Theory
1976
54 18
Charles R. Hield, The Godhead of the Restoration and Correspondence
1952
54 19
Our God Is Consistent
54 20
Nature of God and Man and Other Notes of Theology

Theology to Word of WisdomReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
55 1
Russell F. Ralston, The Ralston Folios and The Mimeographed Brochures
1943
55 2
Some Fundamental Beliefs of the Church LDS
1968
55 3
Nature of God, Resurection, and Mormon Theology
1888-1985
55 4-5
Owen Kendall White Jr., The Social Psychological Basis of Mormon New-Orthodoxy
1967
55 6
Articles on Mormons and Chrisitianity
1982-1984
55 7
Miscellaneous Articles
1844-1983
55 8
Discourses on Theology by Early Utah Church Leaders
1839-1885
55 9
Adam-God Articles
1977-1980
55 10
Notes and Articles on Tithing
1847-1940
55 11
United Order Articles
1942-1977
55 12
Church News Clippings on Word of Wisdom
1931-1983
55 13
LDS General Authorities on Prohibition
1933

Various Christian ReligionsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
56 1
Beliefs of Our Neighbors Correspondence
1960-1962
56 2
James D. Wardle, Beliefs of Our Neighbors, Manuscripts
1961-1962
56 3
James D. Wardle, Beliefs of Our Neighbors
1961-1962
56 4
C. G. Mesley, Beliefs of My Neighbor
1949
56 5
Chart comparing Christian Denominations
56 6
N. L. Ard, Prophetic Charts
1951
56 7-8
Baptist Tracts
1935-1960
56 9
British IsraelismBWashington's Vision, Tracts
1924-1942
56 10
Catholicism Tracts
1924-1954
56 11
Jehovah's Witnesses Publications
1958-1989
57 1
Harold E. C. Wicke, A Catechism of Differences, Lutheranism
1949
57 2
Revelation Seminar
1985
57 3
Tracts and Clippings on Sabbatarianism
1918-1954
57 4
Yahweh's Assembly in Messiah, Sabbatarianism, Tracts
1984-1985
57 5
House of Prayer for All People, Sabbatarianism, Showers of Blessing
1978-1983
57 6
Seventh Day Adventism, Tracts
1937
57 7
Swedenborgianism, Tracts
1926
57 8
Unitarianism, Tracts and Speeches
1907-1961

Christian PublicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
58 1
Friendly Letter Service of the Seekers and Servers
1963
58 2
Clifton's Food for Thot
1954-1958
58 3
Action for Human Welfare
1962-1965
58 4
Science Proves The Story of Creation and Changing Palestine
1923-1949
58 5
Radio Articles
1936-1948
58 6
Miscellaneous Articles
1955-1983
58 7
Ralph D. Bullock, Tracts
58 8
Suggested Method for Marking Bible and Making Inserts
58 9
Publications and Newspaper Clippings on Christianity
1933-1952
58 10-12
Christian Tracts and Publications
1938-1996
58 13
Christian Art, Bible Maps, and the Book of Daniel
The Book of Daniel contains some notations by Wardle.

World and New Age ReligionsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
59 1
The Path of Buddhism
1955
59 2
A New Religion Rising Caodaism
1953
59 3
Church Universal and Triumphant and the Sons of Jared, Correspondence and Publications
1965-1989
59 4
Gerald Lights Group, School of the Rose Cross, Resurrection Flame and Miscellaneous Papers
1959-1962
59 5
The Marcap Council Bulletin
1961-1962
59 6
New Zealand Scientific Space Research Group, Newsletters
1960-1971
59 7
The Society of the Inner Light, Correspondence and Lessons
1966-1968
59 8
Sologa Group, Solographs
1962-1964
59 9
Sprititualist Tracts
59 10
Sarah Stair, Messages and Correspondence
1959-1961

New Age and UFO PublicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
60 1
Biorhythm Materials
1961-1975
60 2
The Mind Is outside the Body Meditation Aids
60 3
Health Research Fliers
1988-1990
60 4-5
Health Research, Republished Mimeographed Books
1960
61 1-3
Health Research, Republished Mimeographed Books
1960
61 4
Voix Nombrer
This is a packet on Numerology.
61 5
Forgotten Ages
1978
61 6
Articles on Paranormal Phenomena, List of Tarot Cards, and Millennial Designs
1961-1983
61 7
J. Robert Ostgaard, Letter on Reincarnation and the Bible
1954
61 8
Stewart Robertson, The White Lama
1938
61 9
UFO Papers
1966-1997
61 10
Articles on Ancient History, Gutenberg Bible, and Noah's Ark
1937-1976
61 11
Valentina P. Wasson, I Ate the Sacred Mushrooms
1957

Non-Religious PublicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
62 1
Notice: How to Open a Book and Newspaper Clippings on Library Collections
1949-1991
62 2
Pitrim A. Sorokin, The Case against Sex Freedom
1954
62 3
Utah Business Advertisements
1948-1968
62 4
Stalin at 65" and Newspaper Clippings on World War II
1944-1965
62 5
Newspaper Columns on Health and Philosophy
1968
62 6
The Undying Serpent, Mantegna, Magazine Clippings on the Common Calendar, and Masterpieces of Chinese Art
1935-1957
62 7
The Deadly Battle to Become King of the Gypsies
1974
62 8
Utah Constitution, Equal Rights Amendment
62 9
Parliamentary Procedure
1962
62 10
Articles on Jews and Racism
1937-1974
62 11
Max John Smith, A Benedictine Monastery at Alpine, Utah
1967
62 12
Voice of Experience Radio Messages
1932
62 13
What's Right?, Who's to Blame?, More or Less, and Were These Inventions Suppressed?
1951-1956
62 14
The Slide Rule Simplified, and You Too Can Read Handwriting for Pleasure and Profit
1918-1955
62 15
Articles on Health
1950
62 16
Basketball, Personell, and Miscellaneous Articles
62 17
Sheet Music
62 18
Utah Companies and Departments Papers
1989
62 19
Election Fliers
1945-1960
62 20
Utah Earthquake and General Interest Newspaper Clippings
1930-1962
63 1
Health Budget
1961-1968
63 2
Health Facts for Barbers
63 3-4
The Little Listening Post at Washington, D.C.
1955-1965
63 5
Ralph Blois, Freethought Action Newsletter
1960
63 6
The Inner Tribunal Renders Its Righteous Verdict
63 7
A Survey of Public Attitudes toward the Criminal Justice System in Utah
1971
63 8
Materials on Ralph Bailey
1997-2001
63 9
Pamphlets and Booklets on Euthanasia, Living Wills, Emergency Planning, Larkin Memorial Corporation, and Body Donation
1963-1988
63 10
Finances and Taxes
1948-1991
63 11
Newspaper Clippings, Order Forms, and Publications
1946-1976
63 12
The Begatting of a President
Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
64 1
Maps of Gros Ventre Wilderness Area, Wyoming
64 2
Plates from Wilford C. Wood, Joseph Smith Begins His Work
1958
64 3-5
Miscellaneous Prints

ScrapbooksReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
65 1
Scrapbook
1935-1955

Miscellaneous Religious MaterialReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
66 1
Advertisement for the Book of Mormon
1830
66 2
Manuscript of the Book of Abraham
1842
66 3
Joseph Smith, Latter Day Saints
1844
66 4
Hancock Eagle
Contains advertisements for the sale of the Kirtland temple.
1846
66 5
Joseph Smith III, One Wife or Many
1889
66 6
Letter of Thomas L. Barnes about Joseph Smith's Death
1897
66 7
Wardle Family Records from I. V. Bible 1st Ed.
1898
66 8
Joseph F. Smith, Original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon
1899
66 9
Saucers
1954

Correspondence, Revelation, Bound and Unbound ArticlesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
67 1
Independence, Missouri Correspondence
1954-1958
67 2
Celestial Marriage
1882
67 3
A Revelation to Wilford Woodruff
1880
67 4
Blessing Document Saga
1981-1988
67 5
"Conflict"
1973
67 6
Reorganization Weighed
1910
67 7
Succession in the Presidency
67 8
Zion's Advocate
1954
67 9
Word About Succession
1907
68 1-2
Blacks and the Priesthood Question Articles Bound Articles
1836-1988
68 3
Priesthood Articles
1969-1980
68 4
Priesthood and Presidency
1898-1930
68 5
Authority of the Leadership of the Church
1909
68 6
Corner Stones of Reorganization
1909
68 7
Claims of the Reorganized Church
68 8
Blood Atonement
1916
68 9
The Reorganites (Josephites)
1954
68 10
Reorganized Church vs. Salvation for the Dead
1905
69 1-2
Mormonism Churches Bound Articles
1997
69 3
Positive Evangelistic Approaches to LDS Doctrines
1965-1981
70 1
Utah Mormon Temple Ceremony Bound Articles
1823-1988
70 2
"Christus Veritas"
1952
70 3
"The Mormon Intrigue"
1984

Microfilm CabinetReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Reel
1-2
Utah RLDS Branch Records
1865-1911
3
Saints Advocate
1878-1886
4
Saints Herald
1881-1896
5
Abstract of Evidence: Temple Lot Case
1893
6
J. W. A. Bailey, Notes on Utah Mormonism
1945-1946
7
Research in Mormonism
1956
8
The Saints Advocate
9
The Messenger
Microfilm relates to the RLDS protest movement of the 1920s.
1925-1927
10
The Olive Branch
1848-1849
11
Carrie W. Whitney, Kansas City, Its History and Its People
1908
12
B. Winchester, History of the Priesthood and Documentary History of the Church
1843-1942
13
Zion's Watchman
1853-1856
14
The Ensign of Liberty of the Church of Christ
1847-1849
15
Utah and the Mormons
A catalog of the rare books, manuscripts and paintings held by Edward Eberstadt and Sons.
16
Western Message
1843-1844
17
Miscellaneous
1832-1972
18
A. Richard Robertson, A Comparative History of Periodicals of the Church
1951
19
Messenger and Advocate of the Church of Christ
1845
20
LDS Southern Star
1898-1900
21
Journal of History and The Book of John Whitmer
1838-1908
22
Journal of History
1915-1923
23
Stanley R. Gunn, Oliver Cowdery
1942
24
Orson Pratt Pamphlets
1851
25
Nauvoo Expositor
26
The Death of a Mormon Dictator and Letters of Massachusetts Mormons
1843-1936
27
Article on Book of Mormon Language
1912
28
Book of Mormon Cross Reference Index
29
Book of Mormon, Printer's Manuscript
1830
30
John W. Fitzgerald, A Study of the Doctrine and Covenants
1940
31
Doctrine and Covenants, Egyptian Grammar, and Miscellaneous
1842-1950
32
Joseph Smith as an Interpreter and Translator of Egyptian
1913
33
Nouveau Systeme de Traduction des Hieroglyphes Egyptiens
1857
34
The Absurdities of Mormonism Portrayed
1843
35
Ethan Smith, View of the Trinity
1824
36
Seth Payson, Proofs of Illuminism
1802

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Corporate Names

  • Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints--Archives--Catalogs

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence
  • Notes