Inventing Mormonism
H. Michael Marquardt

Selected Bibliography

[p.231]Allen, James B. “The Significance of Joseph Smith’s First Vision in Mormon Thought,” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 1 (Autumn 1966): 28-45.

Anderson, Mary Audentia. Ancestry and Posterity of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale. Independence, MO: Herald Publishing House, 1929.

Anderson, Richard L. Joseph Smith’s New England Heritage: Influences of Grandfathers Solomon Mack and Asael Smith. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1971.

Anderson, Rodger I. Joseph Smith’s New York Reputation Reexamined. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1990.

Arrington, Leonard J. “Mormonism: From Its New York Beginnings,” New York History 61 (Oct. 1980): 387-410.

Austin, Emily M. Mormonism; or, Life Among the Mormons. Madison, WI: M.J. Cantwell, 1882.

Backman, Milton V., Jr. Joseph Smith’s First Vision: The First Vision in its Historical Context. 2d ed., Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1980.

_______________. Eyewitness Accounts of the Restoration. Orem, UT: Grandin Book, 1983.

Brodie, Fawn M. No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith, the Mormon Prophet. 2nd ed., New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971.

Bushman, Richard L. Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1984.

Cannon, Donald Q., and Lyndon W. Cook, eds.  Far West Record: Minutes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1844. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1983. Ms titled “The Conference Minutes and Record Book of Christ’s Church of Latter Day Saints.”

Gilbert, John H. “Memorandum,” 8 Sept. 1892. Typescript, King’s Daughter’s Free Library, Palmyra, New York. Printed in Joseph Smith Begins His [p.232]Work. Vol. 1:introductory pages. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press for Wilford C. Wood, 1958.

Hill, Donna. Joseph Smith: The First Mormon. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1977.

Hill, Marvin S. “Secular or Sectarian History? A Critique of No Man Knows My History,” Church History 43 (Mar. 1974): 79-96.

______________. Quest for Refuge: The Mormon Flight from American Pluralism. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1989.

Howard, Richard P. Restoration Scriptures: A Study of Their Textual Development. Independence, MO: Herald Publishing House, 1969.

Jessee, Dean C. comp. and ed. The Personal Writings of Joseph Smith. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1984.

______________. The Papers of Joseph Smith: Autobiographical and Historical Writings. Vol. 1. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1989.

______________. ed., “Joseph Knight’s Recollection of Early Mormon History,” Brigham Young University Studies 17 (Autumn 1976): 29-39. Ms. LDS archives.

Knight, Newel. “Journal.” Ms. LDS archives.

_____________. “Newel Knight’s Journal.” Scraps of Biography. Salt Lake City: Juvenile Instructor Office, 1883.

Lambert, Neal E., and Richard H. Cracroft, “Literary Form and Historical Understanding: Joseph Smith’s First Vision,” Journal of Mormon History 7 (1980): 31-42.

Lyon, T. Edgar. “How Authentic Are Mormon Historic Sites in Vermont and New York?” Brigham Young University Studies 9 (Spring 1969): 341-50.

Newell, Linda K., and Valeen Tippetts Avery. Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1984.

Porter, Larry C. “A Study of the Origins of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the States of New York and Pennsylvania, 1816-1831.” Ph.D. dissertation, Brigham Young University, 1971.

Pratt, Parley P. Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt. Parley P. Pratt, Jr., ed. 1874; 5th ed. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1961.

Quinn, D. Michael. Early Mormonism and the Magic World View. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1987.

[p.233]Searle, Howard C. “Early Mormon Historiography: Writing the History of the Mormons, 1830-1858.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of California at Los Angeles, 1979.

Smith, Joseph. Ms. materials, LDS archives. The Manuscript History, Kirtland Revelations Book and Joseph Smith Letterbooks are available on microfilm at LDS archives, Salt Lake City, Utah; RLDS archives, Independence, Missouri; and Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

_____________. Book of Mormon. Palmyra [NY]: E.B. Grandin, 1830.  Current editions include Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1981. Independence, MO: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1908, 1966; Church of Christ (Temple Lot), 1990.

_____________. A Book of Commandments, for the Government of the Church of Christ … Zion [Independence, MO]: W.W. Phelps & Co., 1833.

_____________. Compiled by Joseph Smith, Junior, Oliver Cowdery, Sidney Rigdon, Frederick G. Williams. Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of the Latter Day Saints: Carefully Selected from the Revelations of God. Kirtland, OH: Frederick G. Williams & Co., 1835.

Smith, Joseph, et al. History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 6 vols. Introduction and Notes by B.H. Roberts. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1959. Behind this revised history  are preliminary manuscripts and the bound books of the Manuscript History of Joseph Smith, also known as the Manuscript History of the Church, LDS archives.

Smith, Joseph III and Smith, Heman C. The History of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 4 vols. Lamoni, IA: Herald House, 1897-1903. Reprinted 1967.

Smith, Lucy [Mack]. Preliminary Manuscript. Ms. 1844-45. LDS archives.

______________. “The History of Lucy Smith Mother of the Prophet.” MS. LDS archives. Revised in 1845 from Preliminary Manuscript. A copy of this revision used for 1853 printed version.

______________. Biographical Sketches of Joseph Smith the Prophet, and His Progenitors for Many Generations. Liverpool, Eng.: Published for Orson Pratt by S.W. Richards, 1853.

Smith, William. “Notes Written on `Chamber’s Life of Joseph Smith,’ by William Smith.” About 1875. Typescript of Charles Knecht, 1925. LDS archives.

[p.234]_______________. William Smith on Mormonism. Lamoni, IA: Herald Steam Book and Job Office, 1883.

Stott, G. St. John. “Joseph Smith’s 1823 Vision: Uncovering the Angel Message,” Religion 18 (Oct. 1988): 347-62.

Walker, John Phillip, ed. Dale Morgan on Early Mormonism: Correspondence and a New History. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1986.

Walker, Ronald W. “Martin Harris: Mormonism’s Early Convert,” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 19 (Winter 1986): 29-43.

Walters, Wesley P. “New Light on Mormon Origins from the Palmyra (N.Y.) Revival,” Bulletin of the Evangelical Theological Society 10 (Fall 1967): 227-44, printed with Selected Bibliography. Revised and enlarged in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 4 (Spring 1969): 60-81.