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Wesley Preston Walters
Manuscript Collection MS#073
Box #53

Content Summary: Research files for thesis on the Use of the Old Testament in the Book of Mormon; Research trip files; Miscellaneous articles and theses.

Span dates: 1822-1983 Size: 1.0 cu. ft. (one carton)

Access: This collection is open to researchers.

Preferred citation:
Wesley Preston Walters Manuscript Collection, Box 53, PCA Historical Center, St. Louis, Missouri.


Box 53
File & Subject
ƒ01 — Finding Aid
ƒ02 — "Notes by Wesley Walters"
ƒ03 — Thomas Scott Commentary, 1822 and 1826 editions, on Isaiah 2-14; 22, 28, 29, 48-55:1; Micah 4-5; Malachi 3-4 [selected photocopies]
ƒ04 — White, James, 1986, Correspondence [7 leaves + photocopies, tracts]
ƒ05 — Bible Exposition
ƒ06 — Zion
ƒ07 — Use of the Old Testament in the Book of Mormon, Mormon History Association, 1982 – Article; Correspondence
ƒ08 — Key Old Testament Passages
ƒ09 — Old Testament Themes
ƒ10 — The Old Testament in the D & C
ƒ11 — Notes on Mosiah
ƒ12 — O.T. in the Book of Mormon
ƒ13 — Use of the Old Testament in the Book of Mormon – Notes for Thesis
ƒ14 — Mormonism and the Puritan Tradition
ƒ15 — Vest. – O.T. in Book of Mormon [notes]
ƒ16 — Comparisons – Book of Mormon and the King James Version of the Bible, Folder 1
ƒ17 — Comparisons – Book of Mormon and the King James Version of the Bible, Folder 2
ƒ18 — Austin, Emily M., 1882, Mormonism; or, Life Among the Mormons [photocopy, 253 p.]
ƒ19 — Research Trip Notes, July 21 – August 3, 1976
ƒ20 — Research Trips, 1978
ƒ21 — Research Trips, 1983
ƒ22 — Barber, Ian G., undated, "Early Mormon Theophanies and the Quest for Religious Authority [photocopy, 23 p.]
ƒ23 — Freemen Institute and National Center for Constitutional Studies, 1987-1988, News clippings
ƒ24 — Bean, Willard, 1938, A.B.C. History of Palmyra and the Beginnings of "Mormonism" [photocopy, 94 p.]
ƒ25 — Brookbank, Thomas W., 1924, Concerning the Brass Plates [photocopy, 27 p.]
ƒ26 — Bushman, Richard L., 1955, New Jerusalem U.S.A. – The Early Development of the Latter-Day Saint Zion Concept on the American Frontier [M.A. thesis, photocopy, 152 p.]
ƒ27 — Richards, Robert, 1854, The Californian Crusoe; or, The Lost Treasure Found. A Tale of Mormonism [photocopy, 162 p.]
ƒ28 — Jenson, Andrew, 1899, Church Chronology. A Record of Important Events Pertaining to the History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2d ed. [photocopy, 221 p.]
ƒ29 — Clark, John A., 1842, Gleanings by the Way [photocopy, pp. 216-231]; The Episcopal Recorder, 1840 [Photostats of selected portions]
ƒ30 — Clayton, William, 1843-1845, Diary Extracts [photocopy, approx. 50 p.]
ƒ31 — Cook, Thomas L., 1930, Palmyra and Vicinity [photocopy of selected pages, approx 50 p. total]
ƒ32 — Carmer, Carl, 1962, "The Farm Boy and the Angel," American Heritage 13.6 (October 1962): 5-9, 80-91
ƒ33 — "Stan Fields/Stephen L. Mayfield" – Tanner, Jerald and Sandra, Unmasking a Mormon Spy: The Story of Stan Fields. Salt Lake City, UT: Modern Microfilm Co., 1980. Pb, 30 p.; 28 cm.
ƒ34 — Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1823, The Genius of Oblivion [poetry; photocopy, 73 p.]
ƒ35 — The Levi Hancock Journal. S.l.: s.n., n.d. [Pb, 61 p.; 28 cm.]
ƒ36 — Hayward, John, 1861, Book of Religions [photocopy of pp. 260-272, in re: "Mormonites"]
ƒ37 — Howe, E.D., 1934, Mormonism Unvailed : or, A Faithful Account of that Singular Imposition and Delusion, from Its Rise to the Present Time… [photocopy of pp. 231-275]
ƒ38 — Kane, Thomas L., 1850, The Mormons. A Discourse delivered before the Historical Society of Pennsylvania [photocopy, 92 p.]
ƒ39 — La Rue, William E., "One Hundred Years of Mormonism," The Biblical Review 5.4 (October 1920): 590-605; "The Mormon Church a Secret Society," The Biblical Review 8.3 (July 1923): 417-426 [photocopies]
ƒ40 — Partridge, George, editor, "The Death of a Mormon Dictator: Letters of Massachusetts Mormons, 1843-1848," The New England Quarterly 9.4 (December 1936): 583-617
ƒ41 — Marshall, Richard Stephen, 1977, The New Mormon History. University of Utah, B.A. thesis. [Velobind, 94 p.; 28 cm.]; "Apostles vs. Historians" Newsweek (15 February 1982): 77.
ƒ42 — Martin, David C., 1975-1977, Mormon Miscellaneous;Correspondence, 1977-1980 [19 leaves]
ƒ43 — McConkie, Bruce R., Our Relationship with the Lord: An Address… Salt Lake City, UT: Modern Microfilm Co., 1982 [Velobind, iv, 24 p.; 28 cm.]
ƒ44 — Mormons Seek to Eliminate Anti-Mormon Books, etc. – Correspondence; News clippings [22 leaves]
ƒ45 — Mraz, Barb, 1982-1983, Preliminary draft of Mormon Gold : The Vermont Origins of Mormonism and Introduction by Wesley P. Walters [approx. 100 p.]
ƒ46 — Miscellaneous Articles – "The Personal Cause of the Mountain Meadows Massacre," et al.

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