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New Exhibit: Early Mormon Currency and Financial Records

We are pleased to announce a new exhibit now on display in L. Tom Perry Special Collections. It is titled “Mixing Money and Religion: Early Mormon Currency and Financial Records.” This exhibit showcases various types of rare currency created and issued by the LDS Church in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Currency on display includes: …

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Mormon economic history exhibit – Church History Symposium, March 1, 2018

For those who are planning to attend the upcoming Church History Symposium at BYU on March 1, L. Tom Perry Special Collections will have on display a special exhibit of artifacts and documents from our collections related to the Symposium’s theme of Mormon economic and financial history.  On exhibit will be original Mormon currency from …

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Lorenzo Brown diary and autobiography

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Lorenzo Brown diary and autobiography (MSS 497). Brown’s handwritten record and starts with an autobiography which takes him to the year 1856 when his diary begins. He describes his conversion to the Mormon Church, life in Nauvoo, Illinois, and his relationship …

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“Sacrifice brings forth the blessings of heaven”: Understanding the Nauvoo Temple – a new exhibit

The following is a blurb on a new exhibit showing in Special Collections, curated by Annie Kirkpatrick, an intern who worked for Ryan Lee this past Winter Semester: “In this era of the Church, temples dot the land, with the number of dedicated temples around the globe nearing 150. Locally we are witnessing the open …

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