Inventory of the John W. Rigdon papers
1906

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Rigdon, John W.
Title: John W. Rigdon papers
Dates: 1906 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet
Collection Number: Ms0354
Summary: The John W. Rigdon papers (1906) consist of a lecture written by Rigdon on the early history of the LDS Church. It is a reminiscent history of the Mormons, centered around the narrator's father, Sidney Rigdon. Rigdon describes events in Nauvoo and asserts that his father did not write the Book of Mormon.
Repository: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Manuscripts Division

Special Collections
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0860
801-581-8864
http://www.lib.utah.edu/collections/manuscripts.php

Languages: Collection materials are in English.  

Historical Note

John W. Rigdon was the son of Sidney Rigdon (1793-1876), an important figure in the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Content Description

The John W. Rigdon papers (1906) consist of a lecture written by Rigdon on the early history of the LDS Church. It is a reminiscent history of the Mormons, centered around the narrator's father, Sidney Rigdon. Rigdon describes events in Nauvoo and asserts that his father did not write the Book of Mormon.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

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.

Restrictions on Use :  

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the John W. Rigdon papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: John W. Rigdon papers, Ms 354, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations:Ms 354.

Administrative Information

Location of Originals :  

Original located at the Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma, Washington.

Processing Note :  

Processed by Della Dye and Nancy Coulam in 1983.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Folder
1 Lecture 1906

Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876
  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormon Church--History--19th century
    • Titles within the Collection :
    • Book of Mormon--Authorship

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