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Priddy Meeks journal

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Priddy Meeks journal (Vault MSS 58). This volume is a handwritten record by Meeks on a wide range of topics including his reflections on his life, his various activities, and his revelations. He also records various faith-promoting stories he hears. An unedited …

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Newel Kimball Whitney papers related to Mormon pioneers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections has recently digitized the Newel Kimball Whitney papers (Vault MSS 76).  This collection is a treasure trove of original documents related to the earliest years of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Whitney was a personal friend of Joseph Smith, the first bishop of Ohio (1831), and second Presiding …

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How did we get the Doctrine and Covenants? (part 4)

This is the fourth and final posting in a series promoting our exhibit of the history of the Doctrine and Covenants, which will be up from now until April graduation.  Previous posts have discussed the early manuscript versions of revelations, publishing revelations in The Evening and Morning Star in Independence, Missouri in 1832, and the creation (and near …

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How did we get the Doctrine and Covenants? (part 3)

This posting is the third in a series promoting our exhibit of the history of the Doctrine and Covenants, which will be up from now until April graduation.  Previous posts have discussed the early manuscript versions of revelations and publishing revelations in The Evening and Morning Star in Independence, Missouri in 1832. The first attempt …

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How did we get the Doctrine and Covenants? (part 2)

Last week we launched an exhibit of documents and publications that trace the history of the Doctrine and Covenants in the library’s Reading Room from now until April graduation.  Prior to the D&C we know today, these revelations were first written down in some form.  Examples of manuscript versions of these revelations collected by Newel K. Whitney are on exhibit, …

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How did we get the Doctrine and Covenants?

If you have ever wondered this question, then BYU’s L. Tom Perry Special Collections may have the answer. From now until April graduation, Special Collections will be exhibiting documents and publications that trace the history of the Doctrine and Covenants in the library’s Reading Room. Included in the exhibit is a selection of manuscript revelations …

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