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These finding aids include collections of links to Joseph Smith documents related to specific topics. Use these pages as a ready reference to some of the most frequently searched-for documents on the Joseph Smith Papers website. New finding aids are added on a regular basis.

Accounts of the “King Follett Sermon”

Book of Abraham and Egyptian Material

Calendar of Documents

Correlation of Current Doctrine and Covenants with Earliest Sources on the Joseph Smith Papers Website

Corresponding Chapters in Editions of the Book of Mormon

Corresponding Section Numbers in Editions of the Doctrine and Covenants

Corresponding Dates in Versions of the Manuscript History

The Council of Fifty in Nauvoo

Documents in Joseph Smith’s Handwriting

First Vision Accounts in English, 中文, Français, Deutsch, Italiano, 한국어, 日本語, Português, Русский, Español

The Gold Plates and the Translation of the Book of Mormon


Joseph Smith and the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo

Joseph Smith’s Correspondence

The Pearl of Great Price

Priesthood Restoration

Primary Accounts of Joseph Smith’s First Vision of Deity

Publishing the Revelations

Religious Freedom

Sources for Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith