Guide to the Ernest Mahan Papers,
1930-1940

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Mahan, Ernest
Title: Ernest Mahan Papers
Dates: 1930-1940 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 10 boxes (5 linear feet)
Collection Number: USU_COLL MSS 142
Summary: This collection consists of the extensive research papers of Ernest Mahan, compiled during the 1930s while preparing a biography on Joseph Smith, Jr. For unknown reasons the biography was never completed.
Repository: Utah State University.
Manuscript Collections

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3000
Phone: 435 797-2663
Fax: 435 797-2880
Email: scweb@usu.edu

Languages: Material in English 

Biographical Note

Ernest Mahan was born July 25, 1898, in West Baden Springs, Indiana, to Andrew and Rena Mahan. On April 22, 1923 Mahan married Maurine Mendenhall at her parents' home in Yorktown, Indiana. Thereafter Mahan attended the University of Indiana and received a bachelor's degree and master's degree. Transferring to the University of Wisconsin, Mahan earned a doctorate degree in United States history in 1930.

From 1917—1920 Mahan taught at the elementary school in West Baden Springs. He served as principal of the Senior High School (1920-1921) in Galveston, Indiana, and one year each in the same position at Mount Summit, Indiana, and Williamsburg, Indiana. During 1924—1928, Mahan worked as principal of the Senior High School in Centerville, Indiana. After teaching one summer session in the State Teachers College at Terre Haute, Indiana, in 1930 Mahan was appointed as assistant professor of Social Science at the Kansas State Teachers College (now Pittsburg State University).

Mahan was appointed to the rank of associate professor in 1931, professor in 1932 and in 1939, he became head of the department. In 1945 Mahan became Dean of Instruction and Head of the Department of Social Science. He resigned as Dean of Instruction in 1959, but continued to teach full-time until his retirement in 1968, and thereafter, served as an adjunct for several years.

During Mahan's life he was a member and elder of the Pittsburg First Presbyterian Church. His professional memberships included the Kiwanis Club, Phi Alpha Theta fraternity, the Kansas State Historical Society, the National Education Association, the American Association of School Administrators, the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, the Kansas History Teachers Association, the Kansas Educators Club, and the American Association of University Professors. Mahan contributed numerous articles to the Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Dictionary of American History, The Historian, and The Educational Leader. Ernest Mahan died in Kansas on September 14, 1985.

Content Description

This ten-box collection consists of the extensive research papers of Ernest Mahan, compiled during the 1930s while preparing a biography on Joseph Smith, Jr. For unknown reasons the biography was never completed.

Box 1 contains biographical sources for early LDS publications. Boxes 2—7 contain Mahan's research notes. Boxes 8—10 consist of an array of early LDS publications and correspondence, legal documents, and various notes taken by Mahan.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Use :  

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

Permission to publish material from the Ernest Mahan Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: Ernest Mahan Papers USU_COLL MSS 142, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_COLL MSS 142, USUSCA.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arranged by subject matter.

Processing Note :  

Processed in March of 2005

Acquisition Information :  

During August of 1989 the papers in this collection were loaned to USU Special Collections & Archives for the purpose of making photocopies. The original papers remain in private possession.

Bibliography :  Source:
  • Roberts, Randy, Curator of Special Collection at Pittsburgh State University. Pittsburgh State University, The Ernest Mahan Collection: http://library.pittstate.edu/spcoll/ndxmahan.html

Detailed Description of the Collection

Biographical references, Undated
(7 boxes, 264 folders)
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
1 1 Biographical notes on contemporaries of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
1 2 Miscellaneous biographical references Undated
1 3 Finding aids for material on Mormon history Undated
1 4 Addresses of various research correspondents consulted by Mahan Undated
1 5 Newspaper clippings on Mormonism from the 1930s 1930-1939
1 6 "Things done,"notes on research objectives completed Undated
1 7 Bibliographical references to books used for research by Mahan, A—C Undated
1 8 Bibliographical references to books used for research by Mahan, D—G Undated
1 9 Bibliographical references to books used for research by Mahan, H—L Undated
1 10 Bibliographical references to books used for research by Mahan, M—P Undated
1 11 Bibliographical references to books used for research by Mahan, Q—Sm Undated
1 12 Bibliographical references to books used for research by Mahan, Sn—Z Undated
1 13 Bibliographical references to periodicals used for research by Mahan, A—P Undated
1 14 Bibliographical references to periodicals used for research by Mahan, Q—Z Undated
1 15 Bibliographical references to newspapers used for research by Mahan Undated
1 16 Bibliographical references to Mormon publications used for research by Mahan Undated
1 17 Bibliographical references to manuscripts used for research by Mahan Undated
1 18 Bibliographical references to public documents used for research by Mahan Undated
1 19 "Things to do,"notes on research objectives yet to be accomplished Undated
1 20 Bibliographical references to books recently published at the time of Mahan's research Undated
1 21 Bibliographical references to books and pamphlets on Mormonism published during the lifetime of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
1 22 Bibliographical references to Mormon memoirs and autobiographies used for research by Mahan Undated
1 23 Bibliographical references to periodical literature used for research by Mahan Undated
1 24 Bibliographical references to "general"newspapers used for Mahan's research Undated
1 25 Bibliographical references to "special"newspapers used for Mahan's research Undated
1 26 Bibliographical references to Mormon publications used for Mahan's research Undated
1 27 Bibliographical references to manuscripts used for Mahan's research Undated
1 28 Bibliographical references to illustrations relating to Joseph Smith Jr. and early Mormonism Undated
1 29 Bibliographical references to general sources on Mormonism Undated
1 30 Miscellaneous research notes Undated
1 31 "Current problems" Undated
2 1 Notes on the Smith Monument Undated
2 2 Notes on the birth of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
2 3 Notes on the paternal ancestry of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
2 4 Notes on Robert Smith Undated
2 5 Notes on Samuel Smith II Undated
2 6 Notes on Asael Smith Undated
2 7 Notes on Joseph Smith Sr. Undated
2 8 Notes on the maternal ancestry of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
2 9 Notes on the ancestry of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
2 10 Notes on the boyhood of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
2 11 Notes on the members of Joseph Smith Sr. family Undated
2 12 Notes on the socioeconomic status of the Joseph Smith Sr. family in Palmyra, New York Undated
2 13 Notes on the death of Alvin Smith Undated
2 14 General notes on Joseph Smith Sr. family Undated
2 15 Notes on the personality traits of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
2 16 Notes on Joseph Smith Jr.'s involvement with money digging Undated
2 17 Notes on the religiosity of the Joseph Smith Sr. family Undated
2 18 Notes on the New York environment of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
2 19 Notes on the Book of Mormon Undated
2 20 Notes on early suggestions of the origins of the Book of Mormon Undated
2 21 Notes on the first visions of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
2 22 Notes on Joseph Smith Jr.'s obtaining of the Book of Mormon plates Undated
2 23 Notes on the translation of the Book of Mormon Undated
2 24 Notes on the life of Martin Harris Undated
2 25 Notes on the publication of the Book of Mormon Undated
2 26 Notes on the content of the Book of Mormon Undated
2 27 Notes on external evidences regarding the Book of Mormon Undated
2 28 Notes on Charles Anthon Undated
2 29 Notes on the Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon Undated
2 30 Notes on the Eight Witnesses to the Book of Mormon Undated
2 31 Notes on the Spaulding Manuscript Undated
2 32 Notes on Sidney Rigdon's relationship to the Book of Mormon Undated
2 33 Notes on internal evidences regarding the Book of Mormon Undated
2 34 Notes on sales of the Book of Mormon Undated
2 35 Notes on the economic condition of the Joseph Smith Sr. family Undated
2 36 Notes on the marriage of Joseph Smith Jr. to Emma Hale Undated
2 37 Notes on Joseph Smith Jr.'s stay in Pennsylvania Undated
2 38 Notes on Joseph Smith Jr.'s move to Fayette, New York Undated
2 39 Notes on the South Bainbridge trial of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
2 40 Notes on the LDS Church's experience in Colesville Undated
2 41 Notes on the Book of Mormon characters Undated
2 42 Notes on the Kinderhook Plates Undated
2 43 Notes on Professor Rafinesque Undated
2 44 Notes on the origination of the Church of Jesus Christ Undated
2 45 Notes on the form of church organization Undated
2 46 Notes on early sermons and converts to Mormonism Undated
2 47 Notes on the first conference of the Church of Jesus Christ Undated
2 48 Notes on the earliest opposition to Mormonism Undated
3 1 Historical notes, miscellaneous Undated
3 2 Notes on the Book of Mormon Undated
3 3 Notes on the "Parchment of John" Undated
3 4 Notes on the "Prophecy of Enoch" Undated
3 5 Notes on the Book of Moses Undated
3 6 Notes on The Holy Scriptures Undated
3 7 Notes on the Book of Joseph Undated
3 8 Notes on the Book of Commandments Undated
3 9 Notes on the "Record of John" Undated
3 10 Notes on the Book of Enoch Undated
3 11 Notes on the Doctrine and Covenants Undated
3 12 Notes on the Book of Abraham Undated
3 13 Notes on the "History of the Descendents of Ham" Undated
3 14 Notes on Aaron's writings Undated
3 15 Notes on the "Egyptian Dictionary" Undated
3 16 Notes on The Pearl of Great Price Undated
3 17 Notes on the journal of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
3 18 Notes on Ohio Undated
3 19 Notes on the Mormon move to Ohio Undated
3 20 Notes on Waterloo Undated
3 21 Notes on Colesville Undated
3 22 Notes on Mormon beginnings in Ohio Undated
3 23 Notes on the environment of Ohio Undated
3 24 Notes on church activities Undated
3 25 Notes on the character of Mormons Undated
3 26 Notes on Joseph Smith Jr.'s translation of the Bible Undated
3 27 Notes on rival prophets Undated
3 28 Notes on Mormon morals Undated
3 29 Notes on Mormon politics Undated
3 30 Notes on anti-mormonism Undated
3 31 Notes on "sectarianism" Undated
3 32 Notes on violence in Ohio Undated
3 33 Notes on the Kirtland Safety Society Undated
3 34 Notes on the Kirtland Temple Undated
3 35 Notes on the Mercantile House Undated
3 36 Notes on law suits involving Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
3 37 Notes on Ohio and Missouri Undated
3 38 Notes on church organization Undated
3 39 Notes on church doctrine and practice Undated
3 40 Notes on the "Word of Wisdom" Undated
3 41 Notes on church growth Undated
3 42 Notes on domestic missions Undated
3 43 Notes on foreign missions Undated
3 44 Notes on immigration Undated
3 45 Notes on church dissension in Ohio Undated
3 46 Notes on education Undated
3 47 Notes on Mormon morals Undated
3 48 Notes on traits of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
3 49 Notes on the Joseph Smith Jr. family Undated
3 50 Notes on the Ohio activities of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
4 1 Notes on economics Undated
4 2 Notes on Jackson County, Missouri Undated
4 3 Notes on the Lamanite mission Undated
4 4 Notes on Independence, Missouri Undated
4 5 Notes on the gathering to Zion Undated
4 6 Notes on Joseph Smith Jr.'s 1831 trip to Missouri Undated
4 7 Notes on the Zion Temple Undated
4 8 Notes on the Zion city plan Undated
4 9 Notes on the Indians Undated
4 10 Notes on slavery Undated
4 11 Notes on Zion's camp Undated
4 12 Notes on the church in Clay County Undated
4 13 Notes on the church's last years in Missouri Undated
4 14 Notes on Mormon settlements Undated
4 15 Notes on Caldwell County Undated
4 16 Notes on Daviess County Undated
4 17 Notes on other Missouri counties Undated
4 18 Notes on the Danites Undated
4 19 Notes on anti-mormonism Undated
4 20 Notes on anti-mormonism in Caldwell County Undated
4 21 Notes on the 4th of July, 1838 1838 July 4
4 22 Notes on the "gathering storm" Undated
4 23 Notes on Haun's Mill Massacre Undated
4 24 Notes on the surrender at Far West, Missouri Undated
4 25 Notes on anti-mormonism in Daviess County, Missouri Undated
4 26 Notes on Carroll County Undated
4 27 Notes on the government and militia Undated
4 28 Notes on Mormon prisoners in Missouri Undated
4 29 Notes on Joseph Smith Jr.'s trip to Independence, Missouri Undated
4 30 Notes on Joseph Smith Jr.'s stay in Independence, Missouri Undated
4 31 Notes on Joseph Smith Jr.'s trip to Richmond, Missouri Undated
4 32 Notes on Joseph Smith Jr.'s stay in Richmond, Missouri Undated
4 33 Notes on Liberty, Missouri Undated
4 34 Notes on Gallatin, Missouri Undated
4 35 Notes on Boone County, Missouri Undated
4 36 Notes on relief monies Undated
4 37 Notes on the end of the Mormon experience in Missouri Undated
4 38 Notes on the Mormon removal to Illinois Undated
4 39 Notes, retrospective on Missouri Undated
4 40 Notes on legislative investigation Undated
5 1 Notes on the cost of the Mormon War in Missouri Undated
5 2 Notes on the murderers of Joseph Smith Jr. and Hyrum Smith Undated
5 3 Notes on the arrest of Joseph Smith Jr. and Hyrum Smith for riot Undated
5 4 Notes on the custody taken of Joseph Smith Jr. and Hyrum Smith for treason Undated
5 5 Notes on the Smith brothers' time in Carthage Jail Undated
5 6 Notes on Governor Ford's measures at Carthage, Illinois Undated
5 7 Notes on Governor Ford's trip to Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
5 8 Notes on the troops of Warsaw, Illinois Undated
5 9 Notes on the attack on Carthage Jail Undated
5 10 Notes on the manner of the murderers of Joseph Smith Jr. and Hyrum Smith Undated
5 11 Notes on Carthage, Illinois' aid to the victims Undated
5 12 Notes on excitement in Carthage, Illinois Undated
5 13 Notes on excitement in Warsaw, Illinois Undated
5 14 Notes on Governor Ford's measures Undated
5 15 Notes on the return of the bodies of Joseph Smith Jr. and Hyrum Smith Undated
5 16 Notes on the burials of Joseph Smith Jr. and Hyrum Smith Undated
5 17 Notes on the responsibility of Governor Ford Undated
5 18 Notes on the reaction of Mormons to the Smith murders Undated
5 19 Notes on outsiders' reactions to the Smith murders Undated
5 20 Notes on Nauvoo, Illinois after the murders Undated
5 21 Notes on the prosecution of the assassins of Joseph Smith Jr. and Hyrum Smith Undated
5 22 Notes on the assassins of the Smiths Undated
5 23 Notes on the fate of the assassins of the Smiths Undated
5 24 Notes on the significance of the Smith murders Undated
5 25 Notes on the Mormon entrance to Illinois Undated
5 26 Notes on public sentiment in Missouri Undated
5 27 Notes on Mormon poverty and charity Undated
5 28 Notes on Nauvoo, Illinois social life Undated
5 29 Notes on Mormon morals Undated
5 30 Notes on liquor in Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
5 31 Notes on thieving in Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
5 32 Notes on counterfeiting in Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
5 33 Notes on church growth in Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
5 34 Notes on domestic missions Undated
5 35 Notes on foreign missions Undated
5 36 Notes on Mormon immigration Undated
5 37 Notes on church doctrine Undated
5 38 Notes on internal dissensions Undated
5 39 Notes on the question of succession in the church presidency Undated
5 40 Notes on the question of removal from Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
5 41 Notes on the city of Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
5 42 Notes on the incorporation of Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
5 43 Notes on the city plan and growth of Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
5 44 Notes on the official structure of Nauvoo's city government Undated
5 45 Notes on Nauvoo city regulations Undated
6 1 Notes on law enforcement in Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
6 2 Notes on the movement to repeal the Nauvoo City Charter Undated
6 3 Notes on the Nauvoo Temple Undated
6 4 Notes on the Nauvoo Legion Undated
6 5 Notes on the Danites Undated
6 6 Notes on causes of anti-mormonism Undated
6 7 Notes on John C. Bennett Undated
6 8 Notes on the amount of anti-mormonism Undated
6 9 Notes on anti-mormon militia expeditions Undated
6 10 Notes on anti-mormon mob violence Undated
6 11 Notes on the Nauvoo Expositor Undated
6 12 Notes on relations with Missouri Undated
6 13 Notes on the attempted assassination of Governor Lilburn J. Boggs Undated
6 14 Notes on the question of treason Undated
6 15 Notes on kidnappings Undated
6 16 Notes on Freemasonry in Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
6 17 Notes on education in Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
6 18 Notes, miscellaneous on Joseph Smith Jr. and Nauvoo, part 1 Undated
6 19 Notes, miscellaneous on Joseph Smith Jr. and Nauvoo, part 2 Undated
6 20 Notes on Nauvoo economics Undated
6 21 Notes on Nauvoo politics, part 1 Undated
7 1 Notes on Nauvoo politics, part 2 Undated
7 2 Notes on polygamy, part 1 Undated
7 3 Notes on polygamy, part 2 Undated
7 4 Notes on the power and position of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
7 5 Notes on the personality of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
7 6 Notes on Smith family relations Undated
7 7 Notes, miscellaneous on Mormonism in Nauvoo Undated
7 8 Notes on the city of Nauvoo, Illinois Undated
7 9 Notes on the Nauvoo Charter Undated
7 10 Notes on the Nauvoo Temple Undated
7 11 Notes on spiritual wives Undated
7 12 Notes on church dissension Undated
7 13 Notes on Mormon thieving Undated
7 14 Notes on counterfeiting Undated
7 15 Notes on the Mormon mob Undated
7 16 Notes on the sheriff's activities Undated
7 17 Notes on miscellaneous causes of anti-mormonism Undated
7 18 Notes on the amount of anti-mormonism Undated
7 19 Notes on groups within the Mormon controversy Undated
7 20 Notes on public meetings Undated
7 21 Notes on anti-mormon mobs Undated
7 22 Notes on militia activities Undated
7 23 Notes on peace negotiations Undated
7 24 Notes on the Mormon expulsion from Illinois Undated
7 25 Notes summarizing Mormon difficulties Undated
7 26 Notes on Nauvoo's "new citizens" Undated
7 27 Notes on politics Undated
7 28 Notes on economics Undated
7 29 Notes, retrospection Undated

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Research papers: notes, correspondence, photographs, publications, and other, Undated
(3 boxes, 195 folders)
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
8 1 Miscellaneous letters of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
8 2 Manuscript, "Some Observations on Early Mormon History," By Ernest Mahan Undated
8 3 Statement by the First Presidency of the LDS church on polygamous fundamentalists 1933 June 17
8 4 Painesville Telegraph 1831 March 22
8 5 Wayne Sentinel 1824 September 29 & October 6
8 6 Tucker, Origin, pp. 12—18 Undated
8 7 Tucker, Origin, pp. 21—26 Undated
8 8 Tucker, Origin, pp. 50—54 Undated
8 9 Statement by J. W. Peterson Undated
8 10 Life of Thurlow Weed, pp. 358—359 Undated
8 11 Rochester Daily Advertiser & Telegraph, 3:878 Undated
8 12 Painseville Telegraph, 2:39 Undated
8 13 Painseville Telegraph, 2:31 Undated
8 14 Painseville Telegraph, 2:22 Undated
8 15 The Reflector, various notes Undated
8 16 Tucker, Origin, pp. 287—291 Undated
8 17 Cowdery, Renunciation, pp. 1—4 Undated
8 18 Boone County Circuit Court Book C, various notes Undated
8 19 Spaulding Story Re-examined, pp. 11—12 Undated
8 20 Crummine, Washington County, Pennsylvania, pp. 431 Undated
8 21 Crummine, Washington County, Pennsylvania, pp. 425—438 Undated
8 22 Arbaugh, Revelation in Mormonism, p. 230 Undated
8 23 Tucker, Origin, pp. 81—82 Undated
8 24 Quincy Whig 1839 June 8
8 25 Chicago Tribune 1886 March 27
8 26 Boston Recorder 1838 April 19
8 27 "Last Testimony of Martin Harris" Undated
8 28 Clark, Gleanings by the Way, pp. 233—238 Undated
8 29 Shook, True Origins, pp. 132—135 Undated
8 30 Tucker, Origin, pp. 42—45 Undated
8 31 Tucker, Origin, pp. 126—127 Undated
8 32 Boone County Circuit Book C, various notes Undated
8 33 Executive Records of Illinois, various notes Undated
8 34 Missouri Documents, p. 61 Undated
8 35 Boone County Circuit Book C, pp. 222—223 Undated
8 36 Gentry, Bench and Bar of Boone County, Missouri, pp. 207—210 Undated
8 37 Missouri Documents, p. 89 Undated
8 38 William Smith to Joseph Smith III 1883 October 19
8 39 William Clayton to Madison M. Scott 1871 November 11
8 40 Deseret Evening News 1886 May 20
8 41 Eliza Maria Partridge Lyman to Joseph Smith III 1871 November 19
8 42 Affidavits of Eliza Maria Partridge Lyman Undated
8 43 Affidavits of Almira N. Johnson Undated
8 44 Affidavit of Orson Hyde 1869 September 15
8 45 Statement of Joseph A. Kelting Undated
8 46 History of Joseph Smith, Book E, pp. 1984—1985 Undated
8 47 History of Joseph Smith, Book E, pp. 1931 Undated
8 48 Joseph Smith Jr. to Brother Marks 1843 November 21
8 49 Emma Smith Bidamon to Joseph Smith III 1866 October 11
8 50 William Smith to Joseph Smith III Undated
8 51 Boston Investigator 1845 February 12
8 52 The Return, 3:28—30 Undated
8 53 Times and Seasons, 5:598—99 Undated
8 54 Times and Seasons, 5:56—63 Undated
8 55 Times and Seasons, 5:563—64 Undated
8 56 Times and Seasons, 5:566 Undated
8 57 Deseret Evening News 1894 March 7
8 58 Statement of William M. Thompson (no year) August 23
8 59 Memo regarding the Nauvoo Neighbor and the Millennial Star 1937 September 7
8 60 Ernest Mahan to Charles Scribner's Sons Inc. 1938 June 27
8 61 Joseph Smith to Newel K. Whitney and family 1842 August 18
8 62 List of resources housed in Salt Lake City, Utah Undated
8 63 "Polygamy and Mormon/Government relations" Undated
8 64 "Last Testimony of Sister Emma," Saints’ Herald, 26:289—90 Undated
8 65 Manuscript Found, introduction Undated
8 66 William Clayton to Brigham Young 1843 May 30
8 67 Kirtland Temple cards Undated
8 68 Pictures (painting) of Joseph Smith Jr., Emma Smith, and the Nauvoo Temple Undated
8 69 Pamphlet on the Auditorium in Independence, Missouri Undated
8 70 Miscellaneous photographs and clippings Undated
8 71 Research correspondence—includes letters from LDS and RLDS (Community of Christ) historical departments Undated
8 72 Research notes Undated
8 73 Information on the Spaulding manuscript Undated
8 74 Missouri Documents, pp. 72—75, 97, 152, and 156 Undated
8 75 Missouri Intelligencer and Boone's Liet Advertiser 1834 March 8
8 76 Missouri Intelligencer and Boone's Liet Advertiser 1833 November 7
8 77 Missouri Intelligencer and Boone's Liet Advertiser 1833 December 21
8 78 Missouri Laws 1838, pp. 314—315 Undated
8 79 Evening and Morning Star, 2:348—349 Undated
8 80 Evening and Morning Star, 2:228—229 Undated
9 1 Evening and Morning Star, 2:227—228 Undated
9 2 The Return, 2:210 Undated
9 3 Times and Seasons, 6:912, 915 Undated
9 4 Times and Seasons, 6:1072—74 Undated
9 5 Times and Seasons, 6:1059 Undated
9 6 Times and Seasons, 6:1108 Undated
9 7 Evening and Morning Star, 2:6—7 Undated
9 8 Pratt, Late Persecutions, pp. 75 ff Undated
9 9 Times and Seasons, 6:248 ff Undated
9 10 The Return, 2:206—12 Undated
9 11 Times and Seasons, 1:5—6 Undated
9 12 Times and Seasons, 6:801 Undated
9 13 Book of John Whitmer, pp. 86—87 Undated
9 14 Millennial Star, 16:523—24 Undated
9 15 Times and Seasons, 4:274—75 Undated
9 16 Missouri Senate Journal 1840 November 17
9 17 Millennial Star, 11:329 ff Undated
9 18 Millennial Star, 11:313—14 Undated
9 19 Millennial Star, 11:266 Undated
9 20 Millennial Star, 18:550—52 Undated
9 21 Missouri Documents, pp. 162—68 Undated
9 22 Notes on the trial of those accused in the murders of Joseph Smith Jr. and Hyrum Smith Undated
9 23 Lee, John D., The Mormon Menace, p. 99 Undated
9 24 Swartzell, Mormonism Exposed
(various notes)
Undated
9 25 Missouri Intelligence and Boone’s Liet Advertiser 1833 November 30
9 26 Painesville Telegraph, 2:26 Undated
9 27 The Return, 2:234 ff Undated
9 28 Deseret News 1854 November 9
9 29 Millennial Star, 16:152—53 Undated
9 30 Times and Seasons, 6:1017—18 Undated
9 31 Messenger and Advocate, 1:162—63 Undated
9 32 Messenger and Advocate, 3:441—42 Undated
9 33 Millennial Star, 9:708—11 Undated
9 34 Pratt, Late Persecutions, pp. 68 ff Undated
9 35 Pratt, Late Persecutions, pp. 191 ff Undated
9 36 Times and Seasons, 2:321—22. Undated
9 37 Statement of Jonathan Summer Undated
9 38 Sangamo Journal 1845 October 8
9 39 Reports made to the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Illinois
(various notes)
Undated
9 40 Quincy Whig 1846 September 23
9 41 Quincy Whig 1846 September 16
9 42 Sangamo Journal 1846 October 8
9 43 Quincy Whig 1846 July 22
9 44 Quincy Whig 1846 May 6
9 45 Quincy Whig 1845 September 24
9 46 Quincy Whig 1845 October 15
9 47 Geauga County, Ohio Deed Record
(various notes)
Undated
9 48 Painesville Telegraph, p. 146 Undated
9 49 Messenger and Advocate, 3:443 Undated
9 50 Painesville Telegraph, 1:46 Undated
9 51 Times and Seasons, 2:417—18 Undated
9 52 Sangamo Journal 1842 July 15
9 53 22 Federal Cases, pp. 373—80 Undated
9 54 Saints’ Herald 1936 August 15
9 55 Hancock County Deed Record, Book K
(various notes)
Undated
9 56 Hancock County Deed Record, Book K
(various notes)
Undated
9 57 Hancock County Deed Record, Book I
(various notes)
Undated
9 58 Bilderback,Masonry and Mormonism, pp. 67 ff. Undated
9 59 Jeffersonian Republican 1842 July 23
9 60 S. B. Fleak to Governor Thomas Reynolds 1842 July 12
9 61 S. B. Fleak to Governor Thomas Reynolds 1842 October 5
9 62 S. B. Fleak to Governor Thomas Reynolds 1842 September 6
9 63 Jeffersonian Republican 1842 May 14
9 64 Committee of Investigation to Governor Thomas Reynolds 1842 May 13
9 65 Tyler, Concise History, pp. 31 ff. Undated
9 66 “Samuel and Arthur” to Governor Thomas Reynolds 1841 April 5
9 67 Tyler, Concise History, p. 15 ff. Undated
9 68 “Revised Laws of the Nauvoo Legion,” pp. 4—5 Undated
9 69 Joseph Smith Jr. to Emma Smith 1844 June 27
9 70 Sidney Rigdon to Joseph Smith Jr. 1842 July 1
9 71 The Mormons, or Knavery Exposed, pp. 12—15. Undated
9 72 Correspondence between Joseph Smith Jr., James A. Bennett, John C. Calhoun, and John Wentworth
(various notes)
Undated
9 73 Burnett, Recollections, pp. 52—68. Undated
9 74 Lake County Common Pleas Journal, pp. 432—35 Undated
9 75 Joseph Smith Jr. to Emma Smith 1832 October 13(?)
9 76 Times and Seasons, 6:786—87 Undated
9 77 Joseph Smith Jr. to Emma Smith 1839 November 9
9 78 Joseph Smith Jr. to Emma Smith (year unknown) May 18
9 79 Joseph Smith Jr. to Emma Smith 1844 June 23
9 80 Day Book of Newel K. Whitney’s Kirtland Store, pp. 195—96 Undated
10 1 Joseph Smith Jr. to John E. Page 1842 April 9
10 2 Clay County Circuit Court Record Book, 4:228 Undated
10 3 Notes on justice in Hancock County, Illinois Undated
10 4 John Corril to “Samuel and Arthur” Undated
10 5 Joseph Smith’s Record Book 1834 March
10 6 Correspondence concerning Mahan finding a possible fake letter in the archive of the LDS Church Undated
10 7 Hyde, Orson, Speech Delivered Before the High Priest Quorum in Nauvoo 1845 April 27
10 8 Schroeder, Joseph Smith’s Politics
(various notes)
Undated
10 9 Cleveland Daily Gazette 1835 May 19
10 10 Notes on lawsuits filed against Mormons in Kirtland Undated
10 11 Quincy Whig 1846 February 4
10 12 Joseph Smith Jr. to Emma Smith 1838 November 12
10 13 Joseph Smith Jr. to Emma Smith 1838 November 4
10 14 J. A. Bennett to Joseph Smith Jr. 1843 February 20
10 15 Thomas Carlton to (?) Joseph Smith Jr. 1842 June 30
10 16 Notes on the personality traits of Joseph Smith Jr. Undated
10 17 Quincy Whig 1842 July 23
10 18 Quincy Whig 1842 August 6
10 19 Quincy Whig 1843 October 18
10 20 Governor Carlton to Emma Smith 1842 September 7
10 21 J. M. Bernhisel to “Brother” 1842 October 8
10 22 Nauvoo Neighbor 1844 May 1
10 23 James A. Bennett to Joseph Smith Jr. 1842 September 1
10 24 Times and Seasons 1841 December 15
10 25 Warsaw Signal
(various notes)
Undated
10 26 Liberty Tribune 1883 October 12
10 27 Quincy Whig 1844 July 10
10 28 Times and Seasons 1845 April 15
10 29 Times and Seasons 1842 July 1
10 30 Joseph Smith Jr. to Lawyer Brown 1844 June 27
10 31 Times and Seasons 1845 January 15
10 32 Times and Seasons 1842 August 1
10 33 Times and Seasons 1846 January 1
10 34 Times and Seasons 1845 February 11
10 35 S. A. Buyers to Ernest Mahan
(and various notes)
1937 March 16

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Subjects

    • Personal Names :
    • Mahan, Ernest.
    • Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844.
    • Corporate Names :
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Mormon Church--History.

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