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Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, ca. 1913-1935
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  • Administrative Information
  • History
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Material about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1913-1935
    Collection number: 320
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Mormonism was established in the 1820s in western New York under the leadership of Joseph Smith. Its largest institutional manifestations are the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The collection consists of pamphlets, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook and miscellaneous materials related to the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Material about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Collection 320). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 964394 

    History

    Mormonism was established in the 1820s in western New York under the leadership of Joseph Smith; its largest institutional manifestations are the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; a year after the church was established, the Mormons left New York to establish stakes in Ohio and Missouri; violent conflicts with non-Mormons forced them to flee and establish a new center in Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1839; after the murder of Joseph Smith in 1844, a large group of Mormons followed Brigham Young west in 1846 and arrived in what is now Utah in July 1847; they founded the State of Deseret, building a tabernacle and temple in Temple Square in Salt Lake City.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of pamphlets, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous materials related to the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Includes materials related to the Mormons' migration to Utah and the founding and growth of Salt Lake City. Also includes a typescript copy of the diary of Lorenzo Dow Young.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Young, Lorenzo Dow, 1807-1895.
    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
    Mormons--United States--History.