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Collection Overview +/-
Collection Inventory +/-
box 1: Darell D. Thorpe papers (1976-1987)
folder 1-2: "When Our Faith is Challenged" (1987)
This folder contains a manuscript by Thorpe discussing criticisms of the LDS church.
folder 3: "The Mormon Manual"
This folder contains a manuscript by David L. Charlesworthy which outlines the religious beliefs of the LDS church.
folder 4-5: "The Last Resort" (1976)
This folder contains a short story written by Thorpe while in Junior High School. It is a fictional account of covert activities during World War II.
folder 6-10: Research and Notes on the Occult and Popular Music
folder 11: Blaine Yorgason and Bretton Yorgason, Spiritual Survival in the Last Days (1990)
This is a photocopy.
Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-
Darell D. Thorpe was an LDS missionary in California during the 1980s and hosted a radio talk show. The focus of his research explored relationships between the occult and popular music and critiqued challenges to LDS religious beliefs.
Content Description +/-
The Darell D.Thorpe papers (1976-1987) are composed of manuscripts, notes and research relating to Thorpe's writings on theology and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). Also included is a manuscript of a short-story, "The Last Resort," that Thorpe wrote as an adolescent and a manuscript outlining LDS theology by David L. Charlesworthy.
Collection Use +/-
Restrictions on Access:
Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.
Restrictions on Use:
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.
Permission to publish material from the Darell D. Thorpe papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.
Initial Citation: Darell D. Thorpe papers, Accn 1563, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.
Following Citations:Accn 1563.
Administrative Information +/-
Gift of Darell D. Thorpe in 1995.
Processed by Scott Springer in 1996.
Thorpe, Darell D.
Collection materials are in English.
0.5 linear feet
Language of the Finding Aid:
Finding aid encoded in English in Latin script.
Author of the Finding Aid:
Finding aid created by Scott Springer
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