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The Mark Hoffman Newspaper Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: The Mark Hoffman Newspaper Collection
Dates: 1985 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 217
Summary: .3 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1: Newspapers
item 1.: "Mysterious Bombings Kill Two in Salt Lake City-And Rock the Mormons," unknown magazine, n.d.
item 2.: "The Salamander Letter," Salt Lake City Messenger , January 1985.
item 3.: "Letter Sheds Light on Religious Era," Church News , April 28, 1985
item 4.: "Smith's Treasure Letter Missing, Two Say," Ogden Standard Examiner , April 29, 1985.
item 5.: "BYU Scholars Defend Letter," Ogden Standard Examiner , May 3, 1985.
item 6.: "LDS Church Shows Text of Smith Letter," Ogden Standard Examiner , May 10, 1985.
item 7.: "Letter Linking Joseph Smith, Magic to be Released," Salt Lake Tribune , May 10, 1985.
item 8.: "Researcher Says LDS History Disputes Golden Plates Story," Salt Lake Tribune , May 15, 1985.
item 9.: "Church Releases Historical Letters," Sunstone , June 1985.
item 10.: "Salamandergate," Salt Lake City Messenger , June 1985.
item 11.: "LDS Historian Skeptical of Harris Letter." Ogden Standard Examiner , July 13, 1985.
item 12.: "Fake Documents and the Harris Letter," Salt Lake City Messenger, August 1985.
item 13.: "Hofmann Borrowed $185,000," unknown newspaper, ca. October 1985.
item 14.: "Explosions Kill Two in Salt Lake," Ogden Standard Examiner, October 15, 1985.
item 15.: "Bombings Hit Shocked Neighbors Hard," Salt Lake Tribune, October 16, 1985.
item 16.: "Business Link Investigated," Ogden Standard Examiner, October 16, 1985.
item 17.: "LDS Link Not Rules Out in Bomb Blasts," Salt Lake Tribune, October 16, 1985.
item 18.: "Material for Bombs Readily Available," and "S.L. Also Had Bombings In '75, '70," Salt Lake Tribune , October 16, 1985.
item 19.: "Bomb Victim Faces Charges," Ogden Standard Examiner, October 17, 1985.
item 20.: "Police Chief Urges Calm in Bombings' Wake," unknown newspaper, October 17, 1985 (incomplete).
item 21.: "Salamander Letter Only One of Hofmann's Finds," Salt Lake Tribune , October 17, 1985.
item 22.: "Victim of 3 rd Bombing is Suspect in Others That Killed Two in S.L.," Salt Lake Tribune , October 17, 1985.
item 23.: "Meeting Followed Bombings," Ogden Standard Examiner, October 18, 1985.
item 24.: "Bomb Suspect Wanted to Talk," Ogden Standard Examiner, October 19, 1985.
item 25.: "Bombings May Strain Relations Between Curators and Dealers," Deseret News , October 19, 1985.
item 26.: "Hofmann Retreats from Statement; 2 Bomb Victims are Eulogized," Deseret News , October 19, 1985.
item 27.: "Attention Focused on Questionable Documents," Ogden Standard Examiner , October 20, 1985.
item 28.: "First Arrest Made in SLC Bombings," Ogden Standard Examiner , October 20, 1985 (see also FD 27).
item 29.: "Loan was Secured for Purchase by Hofmann," and "Merry-go-round of Issues Whirls on a Single Point: Forgery," Deseret News, October 22, 1985.
item 30.: "Mormon Leaders Clarify Hofmann Connections," Ogden Standard Examiner , October 23, 1985.
item 31.: "Police Seek Nurse's Account of Conversation," Ogden Standard Examiner , October 23, 1985, and "Hofmann Has 'Limited Awareness' of Situation," Ogden Standard Examiner , October 24, 1985.
item 32.: "Be More Discreet, Cannon Tells Bomb Probers," Deseret News, October 25, 1985.
item 33.: "The Mormon Mystery," Newsweek , October 28, 1985.
item 34.: "Dealer Says Hofmann Papyri not Suited to Fraud," Deseret News, October 29, 1985.
item 35.: "Documents Dealer Asked to Verify Origins of Papyri," Salt Lake Tribune , October 29, 1985.
item 36.: "LDS Apostle Blasts News Media," Salt Lake Tribune , October 31, 1985.
item 37.: "'McLellin Papyrus' From Egyptian Book of Dead, Dealer Says," Salt Lake Tribune , October 31, 1985.
item 38.: "A Murder Mystery," by Mike Brimley, November 7, 1985.

Content Description +/-

A collection of newspaper articles concerning Mark Hoffman.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open to public research.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection is arrranged by subject group.

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Processing Note:

This collection was processed by a Special Collections processor.

Creator:

Hoffman, Mark

Language:

Collection materials are in English.

Sponsor:

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Quantity:

1 box

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

Author of the Finding Aid:

Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:

2011

Standard:

Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard).

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Fraud

Personal Names:

Hoffman, Mark

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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