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Register of the Duane E. Jeffery collection of Carlyle B. and A. C. Lambert papers AR 950Jef

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Title: Duane E. Jeffery collection of Carlyle B. and A. C. Lambert papers
Dates: 1906-1995 (inclusive)
Collection Number: AR 950Jef
Summary: This collection contains items given to Carlyle B. Lambert by his father Asael Carlyle "A. C." Lambert along with other personal papers and letters related to his father's research of the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A large portion includes copies of A. C. Lambert's personal notebooks with handwritten letters to Carlyle covering the history and development of early Mormon scriptures, materials dealing with practices, rituals, and doctrines propounded by the Church's early leaders and a comparative study of Mormonism with Freemasonry. C. B. Lambert continued his father's research on a personal level exploring his long held religious beliefs. There are also books published by authors relating to the same research.
Repository: George Sutherland Archives at Utah Valley University

Collection Inventory +/-

series: Carlyle B. Lambert (1958-1995)
Box 1, Folder 1: correspondence
Box 1, Folder 1: note from Lambert, Carlyle B. to Jeffery, Duane with anonymous poem attached (8 November 1995)
Box 1, Folder 1: photocopied letter from Dr. Swenson, Russel to Lambert, Carlyle (6 April 1983)
Box 1, Folder 1: photocopied letter from Fitzgerald, John W. to Lambert, Carlyle (5 April 1983)
Box 1, Folder 1: photocopied letter from Fitzgerald, John W. to Lambert, Margaret (2 April 1983)
Box 1, Folder 1: letter from Walgren, Kent L. to Lambert, C. B. (29 April 1981)
Box 1, Folder 1: photocopied letter from Lambert, C. B. to Walgren, Kent L. (30 March 1981)
Box 1, Folder 1: journal article Winter issue of Dialogue: "Some Sentimental Thoughts on Leaving the Fold" by Walgren, Kent L. (1980)
Box 1, Folder 1: letter from Lambert, A. C. to Carlyle with Walgren article (1 April 1981)
Box 1, Folder 1: copy of letter from Lambert, A. C. to Baliff, George with note to Carlyle (10 July 1958)
series: research materials
Box 1, Folder 2: Controversy over book titled Studies of the Book of Mormon by Roberts, B. H.
Box 1, Folder 2: cover sheet from folder on controversy (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: newspaper article "Y Anthropologist Focus of Article" (1987)
Box 1, Folder 2: divider page Thomas Alexander (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: journal review Winter issue of Dialogue by Alexander, Thomas G. of "Studies of the Book of Mormon" by Roberts, B. H. (1986)
Box 1, Folder 2: divider page B. D. Madsen (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: speech by Madsen, Brigham D. presented at Algie Ballif Forum (22 March 1986)
Box 1, Folder 2: divider page S. McMurrin (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: excerpts of a speech by McMurrin, Sterling M. presented at Algie Ballif Forum (22 March 1986)
Box 1, Folder 2: divider Reply to Welch and Madsen (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: speech given by McMurrin, Sterling presented at Algie Ballif Forum (22 March 1986)
Box 1, Folder 2: divider page Sterling McMurrin (undated)
Box 1, Folder 2: photocopied letter from McMurrin, Sterling M. (30 January 1986)
Box 1, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Madsen, Truman G. to McMurrin, Sterling (14 February 1986)
Box 1, Folder 2: photocopied chart from McMurrin's letter (1 November 1960)
Box 1, Folder 2: copy of letter from McMurrin, Sterling to Madsen, Truman forwarded to Lambert, C. B. in 1987 (21 February 1986)
Box 1, Folder 3: Book of Mormon archaeology
Box 1, Folder 3: cover sheet from folder on archaeology (15 December 1994)
Box 1, Folder 3: letter and statement regarding archaeology of Book of Mormon from Smithsonian (1986)
Box 1, Folder 3: preliminary report An Evaluation of the Smithsonian Institution 1979 "Statement Regarding the Book of Mormon" by Sorenson, John L. (1982)
Box 1, Folder 3: flyer with notes titled Digging into the Book of Mormon Archaeology (18 February 1988)
Box 2, Folder 3: Religious Sublimation at its Finest (undated)
Box 1, Folder 4: miscellaneous articles
Box 1, Folder 4: note from Lambert, Jim to Lambert, C. B. (undated)
Box 1, Folder 4: journal article Dialogue: "A.C. Lambert: Teacher, Scholar, and Friend" by Campbell, Roald F. (1984)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied magazine article Psychology Today: "Science's Faulty Fraud Detectors" by Broad, William J. and Wade, Nicholas with Post-It note from Eric to Lambert, C.B. (November 1982)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied magazine article Sunstone: "History and Theology: The Mormon Connection" by Gaustad, Edwin S. and "History and Theology: The Mormon Connection A Response" by Clayton, James S. (November 1980)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied magazine article Harper's: "The Cult of Mormonism" by Danforth, Kenneth C. (May 1980)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied letter from Lambert, C. B. (circa 1980)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied magazine article Time: "Religion: Modernizing the Case for God" (7 April 1980)
Box 1, Folder 4: letter from Poll, Richard to Lambert, Carlyle (25 August 1979)
Box 1, Folder 4: article Journal of Mormon History: "Nauvoo and the New Mormon History: A Bibliographical Survey" by Poll, Richard D. (1978)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied magazine article The Reader's Digest: "Warts, Brains and Other Astonishments" by Thomas, Lewis (October 1979)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied journal article Dialogue: "An Official Position" by Stokes, William Lee (1979)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied chapter from Lore of Faith and Folly: "Wine-making in Utah's Dixie" by Burt, Olive W. (1971)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied excerpt from Lore of Faith and Folly: "Ditties of Death in Deseret" by Burt, Olive W. (1971)
Box 1, Folder 4: journal article Utah Historical Quarterly: "The Mormon Economy in Kirtland, Ohio" by Fielding, R. Kent (October 1959)
Box 1, Folder 4: paper "Problems in Mormon Text" by Petersen, LaMar (February 1957)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied last page of LaMar Petersen thesis with notation (February 1957)
Box 1, Folder 4: pamphlet "Books for Freemasons" (undated)
Box 1, Folder 4: price sheet "The Charles T. Powner CO." (undated)
Box 1, Folder 4: order blank "Ezra E. Cook Publications, Inc." (undated)
Box 1, Folder 4: photocopied paper "Brigham Young: Paradoxical Prophet" by Campbell, Eugene (circa 1981)
subseries: books
Box 1, Folder 5: Quinn, D. Michael
Box 1, Folder 5: photocopied newspaper article Salt Lake Tribune: Ex-BYU Professor Claims Beliefs Led to Dismissal (30 July 1988)
Box 1, Folder 5: On Being A Mormon Historian by Quinn, D. Michael (1982)
Box 1, Folder 6: Tanner, Jerald and Sandra (1977-1990)
Box 1, Folder 6: Covering up the Black Hole in the Book of Mormon by Tanner, Jerald and Sandra (1990)
Box 1, Folder 6: Evolution of the Mormon Temple Ceremony: 1842-1990 by Tanner, Jerald and Sandra (1990)
Box 1, Folder 6: Answering Dr. Clandestine: A Response to the Anonymous LDS Historian by Tanner, Jerald and Sandra (February 1978)
Box 1, Folder 6: Jerald and Sandra Tanner's Distorted View of Mormonism: A Response to Mormonism - Shadow or Reality? by a Latter-day Saint Historian (Quinn, D. Michael) (1977)
series: Asael C. Lambert (Bulk, 1970-1980) (1906-1982)
Box 1, Folder 7: Lambert genealogy
Box 1, Folder 7: handwritten notes by Lambert, A. C. (undated)
Box 1, Folder 7: photocopied notes titled A Few Added Sheets (undated)
subseries: loose leaf writings
Box 1, Folder 8: education (1950-1970)
Box 1, Folder 8: Some "History" of Conflicts in Education Theory and Practice at Brigham Young University During the Administration of President F. S. Harris (undated)
Box 1, Folder 8: A Sacrificed Generation (undated)
Box 1, Folder 8: Concerning the "Doctor of Education" Degree (circa 1964)
Box 1, Folder 8: Creation of the ED. D. Degree (undated)
Box 1, Folder 8: Robes versus Robes with note to Lambert, C. B. (27 July 1959)
Box 1, Folder 9: poetry (undated)
Box 1, Folder 9: copy Saga of the Castrated Youth (undated)
Box 1, Folder 10: Book of Mormon (undated)
Box 1, Folder 10: photocopied Warnings About "Secret Oaths," "Secret Societies," "Secret Combinations," Etc. That Are in The Book of Mormon (undated)
Box 1, Folder 10: letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle (undated)
Box 1, Folder 10: photocopied Uses and Meanings of the words "Seal" and Sealed" in the early Activities of Joseph Smith Jr., the Mormon "Prophet, See-er, and Revelator," and His Associates (undated)
Box 1, Folder 11: Mountain Meadows Massacre (undated)
Box 1, Folder 11: copy A Sketch Chronology of Certain Main Events (undated)
Box 1, Folder 11: note from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle (undated)
Box 1, Folder 11: photocopied Second Edition of the Mountain Meadows Massacre (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: miscellaneous (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: copy "Through at Sundown" and "Seek and (?) the Truth" (3 February 1959)
Box 1, Folder 12: copy Apocalypticism Early Mormons (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: Vigilante Guardians of Orthodoxy (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: photocopied A Few Words Concerning "Liberals" and "Hypocrites" Among the Mormons (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: copied letter from Lambert, Asael (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: copied Liberalism and Authoritarianism in Mormonism (undated)
Box 1, Folder 12: copied letter from Eyring, Henry to Bennion, Adam S. (16 December 1954)
Box 1, Folder 13: bibliographies
Box 1, Folder 13: notes photocopied and handwritten (undated)
Box 1, Folder 13: photocopied bibliography "Nightfall at Nauvoo" by Taylor, Samuel (1971)
Box 1, Folder 13: photocopied bibliography "The Kingdom or Nothing" by Taylor, Samuel (1976)
subseries: correspondence
Box 2, Folder 1: Walgren, Kent
Box 2, Folder 1: article Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society: "James Adams Early Springfield Mormon and Freemason" by Walgren, Kent (1982)
Box 2, Folder 1: notebook consisting of correspondence between Lambert, Asael and Walgren, Kent (1977-1978)
Box 2, Volume 1: Walgren and Hogan notebook (1976-1980)

Marked with the number 3 on the cover. Contains handwritten, typed, and photocopied letters with various individuals as well as copies of articles.

Box 2, Folder 2: Fitzgerald, John W.
Box 2, Folder 2: newspaper article Salt Lake Tribune: Ex-Mormon Says Decision's Made on ERA Supporter's Membership (27 November 1979)
Box 2, Folder 2: letter from Fitzgerald, John W. to Lambert, Carlyle (17 December 1982)
Box 2, Folder 2: card "A Challenge for Mormons" by Marchant, Byron with handwritten note on reverse (no author) (30 November 1982)
Box 2, Folder 2: letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle (undated)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from LDS First Presidency to Campbell, Jay regarding Fitzgerald, John (26 March 1973)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter of appeal for Fitzgerald, John to LDS First Presidency (9 March 1973)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Fitzgerald, John to Lambert, A. C. (22 June 1973)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Holladay Stake Presidency to Fitzgerald, John (22 April 1973)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter "Introduction" by Fitzgerald, John (1973)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied "A Revelation" by Fitzgerald, John (1973)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter of "Defense" from Fitzgerald, John to Holladay Stake Presidency and High Council (1 May 1973)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Holladay Stake Presidency to Fitzgerald, John (9 May 1973)
Box 2, Folder 2: handwritten letter from Lambert, A. C. to Lambert, Carlyle (22 August 1978)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Fitzgerald, John to Elder Hanks, Marion (17 July 1978)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Hanks, Marion to Fitzgerald, John (1 August 1978)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Fitzgerald, John to Hanks, Marion (4 August 1978)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Fitzgerald, John to Tanner, N. Eldon (2 August 1978)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Tanner, N. Eldon to Fitzgerald, John (16 August 1978)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Fitzgerald, John to Tanner, N. Eldon (18 August 1978)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Fitzgerald, John to Campbell, Jay (18 August 1978)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied "Excommunication: Archaic -- Hurtful" with no author (undated)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied "A Book of Mormon Study" by Roberts, B. H. (circa 1921)
Box 2, Folder 2: photocopied letter from Fitzgerald, John to Lambert, A. C. (circa 16 April 1973)
Box 2, Folder 2: letter from Burrus, L. Gerald to Campbell, Jay (circa 1973)
Box 2, Folder 2: notebook photocopied letter from Lambert, A. C. to Fitzgerald, John with handwritten notes and photocopied excerpts from work on "Caractors" (7 May 1980)
Box 2, Folder 3: miscellaneous
Box 2, Folder 3: photocopied letter from Nelson, Dee Jay to LDS First Presidency (8 December 1975)
Box 2, Folder 3: photocopied letter from Eardley, Robert to Nelson, Dee Jay (10 February 1976)
Box 2, Folder 3: photocopied letter from Nelson, Dee Jay to Eardley, R. L. (15 February 1976)
Box 2, Folder 3: photocopied letter from Fussler, Herman to Lambert, A. C. (16 April 1963)
Box 2, Folder 3: photocopied letter from Lambert, A. C. to Fussler, Harman (18 April 1963)
Box 2, Folder 3: copy letter from Meeks, Heber to Nelson, Lowry (20 June 1947)
Box 2, Folder 3: copy letter from Nelson, Lowry to Meeks, Heber (26 June 1947)
Box 2, Folder 3: copy letter from Nelson, Lowry to President Smith, George Albert (26 June 1947)
Box 2, Folder 3: copy letter from LDS First Presidency to Nelson, Lowry (17 July 1947)
Box 2, Folder 3: copy letter from Nelson, Lowry to LDS First Presidency (8 October 1947)
Box 2, Folder 3: copy letter from LDS First Presidency to Nelson, Lowry (12 November 1947)
subseries: manuscript collection
Box 2, Folder 4: register of The Papers of Asael Carlyle Lambert (1973)
subseries: revelations
Box 2, Folder 5: changes in revelation
Box 2, Folder 5: excerpt Changes That Were Made in the Original Revealed Law of "Consecration of Properties" (undated)
Box 2, Folder 5: photocopied excerpt Changes That Were Made in the Original Revealed Law of "Consecration of Properties" with notation on second page (undated)
Box 2, Folder 5: photocopied excerpt Changes That Were Made in the Original Revealed Law of "Consecration of Properties" with various notations (undated)
Box 2, Folder 5: handwritten letter from Lambert, A. C. to Lambert, Carlyle (8 September 1978)
Box 2, Folder 5: photocopied working title "The Great Changes That Were Made in the Revelation on the Consecration of Properties and In one Revelation on the Divining Rod" (circa 8 September 1978)
Box 2, Folder 5: photocopied working title "The Revelation on the Law of Consecration of Properties, Feb. 9, 1831, As Changed" (circa 8 September 1978)
Box 2, Folder 5: photocopied working title "The original revelation on the Divining Rod, and how it was changed to read the Gift of Aaron" (circa 8 September 1978)
Box 2, Folder 5: photocopied notes "Many Changes Were Made in the Revelations" by Lambert, A. C. with excerpt "Changes That Were Made in the Text of the Early Revelation Concerning the Divining Rod, Changed to 'This Gift of Aaron'" (undated)
Box 2, Volume 2: Obedience to the Mormon Law of Tithing (1967)

Marked with the number 21

Box 2, Volume 2: handwritten insertion Typographical corrections to be made (circa 1967)
Box 2, Volume 3: Concerning Original First Handwritten Sheets of Revelations and Commandments of God Given by Joseph Smith, Jr. Mormon Prophet, Seer, and Revelator and the Theme and the Drive of the Mormon Revelations (undated)

Marked with the number 24

Box 3, Folder 1: notebook Unpublished Revelations including both handwritten and photocopied items (undated)

Marked with the number 25

Box 2, Folder 7: photocopied untitled excerpt (undated)
Box 2, Folder 7: photocopied insertion Book of Mormon Statements on "Secret Societies," "Secret Combinations," and "Secret Oaths" (undated)
Box 3, Volume 1: God and Revelations with dedication from Lambert, A. C. to Lambert, Carlyle and Special Section: The Place of Revelation (circa 1959)

Marked with the number 26

Box 3, Volume 2: God and Revelations with dedication from Lambert, A. C. to Baliff, Ariel; A Private Notebook About the Name of God; The Localism of Joseph Smith's Revelations (undated)

Duplicate copy of The Name of God marked with the number 27.

Box 4, Folder 1: A Private Notebook About The Name Of God with note (undated)

Marked with the number 27

subseries: Journal of Discourses
Box 4, Volume 1: Index to the First Five Volumes of the Journal of Discourses (undated)

Marked with the number 30

subseries: Book of Mormon
Box 4, Folder 2: An Outline for Studying the Contributions of the Book of Mormon to Modern Cultures (undated)
Box 4, Volume 2: The Sources of the "Caractors" that Joseph Smith, Jr. Said He Copied from the "Gold Plates" of his Book of Mormon (November 1971)
Box 4, Volume 2: insertion Similarities Between "Caractors" of the Book of Mormon and Some Characters from Several Medieval Ritual Books of Magic (undated)
Box 4, Volume 2: insertion photocopied hand numbered pages in no order on Mormon "Caractors" with letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert Carlyle dated August 1, 1972 (circa 1972)
Box 4, Volume 2: insertion photocopied Appendix A (undated)
Box 4, Volume 3: The Fake "Reformed Egyptian" Language of Joseph Smith, Jr., and His Book of Mormon (November 1978)

Marked with the number 40

Box 4, Volume 3: insertion photocopied Notes on a Manuscript by B. H. Roberts (undated)
Box 5, Volume 1: The Sources of the Book of Mormon "Caractors" Vol. 1 with handwritten letter from Lambert, A. C. to Lambert, Carlyle (August 1972)
Box 5, Volume 2: The Sources of the Book of Mormon "Caractors" Vol. 2 (August 1972)
Box 5, Volume 3: The Most Probable Sources of the Book of Mormon "Caractors" Vol. 3 (December 1974)
subseries: Book of Commandments and Doctrine and Covenants
Box 5, Folder 1: Some Additional Notes about "A Book of Commandments for the Government of the Church of Christ" with copy of letter from Lambert, A. C. to Cooley, Everett (17 August 1979)

Marked with the number 17. Notation "Copy for CBL to own"

Box 5, Folder 1: The Published Editions of the Book of Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1950)
Box 5, Folder 1: insertion handwritten note from Lambert, A. C. (undated)
subseries: Book of Abraham
Box 6, Folder 1: magazine article Time: And They Knew Not Joseph (30 March 1981)

The document reported on in the article was later revealed to be a forgery.

Box 6, Folder 1: photocopied letter from Gibbons, Francis M. to Smith, John L. (22 August 1975)
Box 6, Folder 1: photocopied letter from Gibbons, Francis M. to Smith, John L. with handwritten note (22 August 1975)
Box 6, Folder 1: photocopied newspaper article Los Angeles Times: Striking Sayings of Jesus Told in Ancient Egyptian Manuscript with notations (1 September 1973)
Box 6, Folder 1: photocopied Book of Abraham: A Product of the Nineteenth Century and The Story of Deseret by Jones, Wesley M. (1966)
Box 6, Folder 1: photocopied Judging and Prejudging the Book of Abraham by Nibley, Hugh (1984)
Box 6, Folder 1: handwritten letter from Lambert, A. C. to Lambert, Carlyle (undated)
Box 6, Folder 1: photocopied journal article Courage: The "Book of Abraham" in the Light of History and Egyptology by Howard, Richard P. (April 1970)
Box 6, Volume 1: Book of Abraham First Notes (undated)

Marked with the number 33

subseries: Joseph Smith, Jr.
Box 6, Volume 2: Some Notes on First Written and Fist Published Revelations and Commandments of Joseph Smith, The Mormon Prophet, Seer and Revelator (undated)

Photocopied handwritten notebook. Marked with the number 42

Box 6, Volume 3: The Epistle of J. S. Jr.: "Original" Copy With Other Texts (undated)

Marked with the number 51

Box 6, Volume 4: The "Epistle" of Liberty Jail signed Lambert, A. C. (undated)
Box 6, Volume 4: insertion correction pages and note (undated)
subseries: symbols and symbolism
Box 6, Volume 5: Ancient Symbolical Significance of the Triangle and the Circle Related to the Pyramid as a Symbol (undated)

Marked with the number 15. Notebook goes through page 59.

Box 6, Volume 6: The Ancient Symbolical Significance of the Triangle and the Circle Related to the Pyramid as a Symbol with note "For your private collection" (undated)

Mimeographed notebook has same sections as above, but also goes through page 60 with illustrations included at the end.

subseries: early LDS history
Box 7, Volume 1: The Great Dilemma of the Early Mormons or The Voice of the Prophet (undated)
Box 7, Volume 1: insertion mimeographed copy of handwritten material (undated)
Box 7, Volume 1: insertion mimeographed Liberalism and Authoritarianism in Mormonism (undated)
subseries: LDS Church and Masonry
Box 7, Volume 2: Mormon and Masons Worksheet with letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle (1 April 1977)
Box 7, Volume 3: The Masonic Signal of Distress at Carthage Jail with excerpts from a larger work on Masonry (undated)
Box 7, Volume 3: insertion photocopied "Masons on Sight" with handwritten notes attached (undated )
Box 7, Volume 3: insertion photocopied excerpt from Masonic Gleanings by Cole, Robert with handwritten note (1956)
Box 7, Volume 3: insertion handwritten letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle (18 September 1974)
Box 7, Folder 1: Mormon Temple Ceremonies Comments Upon and Other Notes with items stapled to inside cover (23 July 1977)

Marked with the number 2

Box 8, Folder 1: Mormonism and Masonry Vol. 4 An Addendum original handwritten copy (December 1975)
Box 8, Folder 1: photocopied notebook Mormonism and Masonry an Addendum with attached handwritten notes (December 1975)
Box 8, Volume 1: Mormonism and Masonry vol. 5 with three handwritten notes (4 July 1976)
Box 8, Volume 1: insertion photocopied entry for Masonic Fraternity from Encyclopedia Americana with attached note (undated)
Box 8, Volume 2: Mormonism and Masonry vol. 6 with attached handwritten letter on page 200 (August 1977)
Box 8, Volume 3: Mormonism and Masonry (undated)
subseries: ancient beliefs
Box 9, Volume 1: The Serpent with note (undated)
Box 9, Volume 1: insertion An Unexpurgated Exposition of "Kundalini" with note (undated)
Box 9, Folder 1: The Cry for Blood Vengeance (undated)

Marked with the number 11

Box 9, Volume 2: Blood (undated)
Box 9, Volume 2: insertion handwritten letter from Lambert, A. C. to Ballif George (9 March 1973)
Box 9, Volume 3: Angels, Gods, and Future Kingdoms (1974)

Marked with the number 7

subseries: miscellaneous writings
Box 10, Folder 1: photocopied pages from Liberalism, Orthodoxy, and Witch-Hunting at Brigham Young University (undated)
Box 10, Volume 1: photocopied What Verities Can a Man Cling To? (undated)

Marked with the number 31

Box 10, Volume 2: Pot and Kettle (undated)

Marked with the number 23

Box 10, Volume 3: The Practical Realists Among the Mormons (1966)

Marked with the number 22

Box 10, Volume 4: copy of Immorality of Temple Oaths (undated)

Marked with the number 4

Box 10, Volume 5: handwritten photocopied Spirituality (undated)

Marked with the number 29

Box 10, Volume 6: Spirituality A Private Notebook (undated)

Marked with the number 29

Box 10, Folder 2: Religion is Emotion (undated)
Box 11, Folder 1: A. C. Lambert Final Handwritten Essays (undated)
subseries: research materials (Bulk, 1973-1982) (1906-1982)
Box 11, Folder 2: essays by Eccel, A. Chris, Newell, L. Jackson, and Johnson, Sonia (undated)
Box 11, Folder 3: photocopied article Salt Lake Tribune: Mysteries of the Endowment House (12 February 1906)

Marked with the number 3

Related Material:

Full article can be found online at the Utah Digital Newspapers website.

Box 11, Folder 4: article Journal of Evangelical Theological Society: Joseph Smith the Egyptians by Walters, Wesley P. (1973)

Marked with the number 32

Box 11, Folder 4: insertion handwritten letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle (undated)
Box 11, Volume 1: thesis Masonry and Mormonism Nauvoo, Illinois 1841-1847 by Bilderback, James C. (August 1937)
Box 11, Volume 2: photocopies of letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle with Notes on a Manuscript by B. H. Roberts (29 September 1978)

Marked with the number 38

Box 11, Volume 3: handwritten letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle with works by Hogan, Mervin B. (11 July 1977)
Box 11, Volume 3: insertion handwritten letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle (31 January 1982)
Box 12, Volume 1: photocopied pages Melchizedek and the Mystery of Fire by Hall, Manly P. (1938) with handwritten notation (undated)

Marked with the number 28

Box 12, Volume 2: photocopied paper Polygamy In Mexico As Practiced By The Mormon Church 1895-1905 by Ivins, H. Grant (1970) with handwritten letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle (28 June 1975)

Marked with the number 19

Box 12, Volume 3: photocopied paper Joseph Smith's Bainbridge, N.Y., Court Trials by Rev. Walters, W. P. with handwritten letter from Lambert, Asael to Lambert, Carlyle (10 December 1973)

Marked with the number 9

Box 12, Volume 4: photographic copy Temple Mormonism published by A. J. Montgomery (1931)

Marked with the number 1

Box 12, Volume 5: microfilm copy "Changes in the text of the Revelations as published in the original A Book of Commandments, 1833, and as published later in the first book called The Book of Doctrine Covenants, Kirtland, Ohio, August 1835" with notes (23 July 1958)
series: published books (1955-1981)
Box 13, Volume 1: The Aztec: Man and Tribe by Von Hagen, Victor W. (1958)
Box 13, Volume 2: The Lost Years of Jesus Revealed by Rev. Dr. Potter, Charles Francis (1959)
Box 13, Volume 3: The Master's Carpet by Ronayne, Edmond (1955)
Box 13, Volume 4: The Mysteries of Freemasonry by Captain Morgan, William (undated)

A C Lambert signature on back of cover page.

Box 13, Volume 5: The Vital Statistics of Nauvoo Lodge by Hogan, Mervin B. (June 1976)
Box 13, Volume 6: The Official Minutes of Nauvoo Lodge U.D. by Hogan, Mervin B. (undated)
Box 13, Volume 7: Mormonism and Freemasonry: The Illinois Episode by Hogan Mervin B. (1980)

Inscription Dec. 26, 1981 John M. Fitzgerald

Box 13, Volume 8: That Mormon Book: Mormonism's Keystone Exposed or The Hoax Book by Harrison, G. T. Harrison (1981)

Inscription by author on paper glued to back of cover page.

Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-

Asael Carlyle "A.C." Lambert (1893-1983) was born in Kamas, Utah. He was a noted figure in education, administration, and planning in Utah, Idaho, and California. Beginning in 1925 he served Brigham Young University as a Professor of Education, including a term as Principal of BY High School from 1926 to 1928, then as Professor of Educational Administration, Dean of the Graduate School, and Administrative Director of the school's libraries until 1950. From 1951 to 1962 he worked at various positions in California for Los Angeles State College.

Carlyle B. "C. B." Lambert (1917-2005) Rexburg, Idaho, to Asael Carlyle and Florence Ballif Lambert. He earned his B.S. from BYU in 1938, and his M.S. in 1940, winning the Sigma Psi Award for best scientific study. He was accepted for doctoral studies at The University of Chicago, but gave up this dream because WWII was raging and he had a young family to support. C.B. worked for the U.S. and Utah State Departments of Agriculture, and for Remington Arms in Salt Lake City during WWII. He then spent 32 years with Geneva Steel's Blast Furnace Division, retiring as Production Superintendent in 1979.

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This collection contains items given to Carlyle B. Lambert by his father Asael Carlyle "A. C." Lambert along with other personal papers and letters related to his father's research of the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A large portion includes copies of A. C. Lambert's personal notebooks with handwritten letters to Carlyle covering the history and development of early Mormon scriptures, materials dealing with practices, rituals, and doctrines propounded by the Church's early leaders and a comparative study of Mormonism with Freemasonry. C. B. Lambert continued his father's research on a personal level exploring his long held religious beliefs. There are also books published by authors relating to the same research.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Restrictions on Use:

Open for research. Copyright for Official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection includes Carlyle B. Lambert series with correspondence and research materials sub-series; Asael C. Lambert series with genealogy, loose leaf writings, bibliographies, correspondence, manuscript, and research materials sub-series; and published books series.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Duane E. Jeffery

Creator:

Jeffery, Duane E., 1937-

Language:

English

Sponsor:

none

Quantity:

6.5 Linear feet; 13 boxes

Language of the Finding Aid:

English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid prepared by Kellie Johnson, intern

EAD Creation Date:

21 November 2012 T16:20-0700

Standard:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Related Material:

More works by Asael Carlyle Lambert and Duane E. Jeffery can be found at the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library Special Collections Manuscript Archive. The Asael Carlyle Lambert papers collection number is Ms0035 and the Duane E. Jeffery papers collection number is Accn1372.

Subjects +/-

Corporate Names:

Brigham Young University.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Subject Terms:

Colleges and Universities
Freemasonry
Mormon Church Controversial literature
Mormon Church History
Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

Form or Genre Terms:

Correspondence
Notebooks
Photocopying
Publications
Texts

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