Appendix: Abbreviations

Kip Sperry, Kirtland, Ohio: A Guide to Family History and Historical Sources (Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2005) 187–192.

Exterior of the Kirtland Temple from the Northeast, Kirtland, Ohio, 1935.
Courtesy of Library of Congress Print and Photographs Department,
Washington DC.

Appendix: Abbreviations[1]

Kip Sperry

AA Anderson Allyn Room, Chardon Public Library (Geauga County Public Library), Chardon, Ohio

AF Ancestral File

B of M The Book of Mormon

BYU Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

 

BYU Studies Brigham Young University Studies

CA Church Archives, T h e Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah

CHC B. H. (Brigham Henry) Roberts, A Comprehensive History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Century One, 6 vols.

C of Christ Community of Christ (formerly Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints), World Headquarters, Independence, Missouri

CR Conference Report

DAR National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington DC

D&C The Doctrine and Covenants of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

DLG Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought E&M Star The Evening and the Morning Star

ECIF Early Church Information File

 

Elders’ Journal Elders’ Journal of the Church of Latter Day Saints

FFO First Families of Ohio (Ohio Genealogical Society, Mansfield, Ohio)

FGRC Family Group Records Collection, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah

FHHS Fairport Harbor Historical Society, Fairport Harbor, Ohio

FHL Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah

FHLC Family History Library Catalog (catalog of the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah)

GA Geauga County Archives and Records Center, Chardon, Ohio

GCARC Geauga County Archives and Records Center, Chardon, Ohio

GCPL Geauga County Public Library, Chardon, Ohio

HBLL Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

HC Joseph Smith Jr. History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7 vols.

IE Improvement Era

IGI International Genealogical Index

JD Journal of Discourses, 26 vols.

JH Journal History of the Church (LDS Church Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah)

JI Juvenile Instructor

JS Joseph Smith Jr.

JST Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible

JWHA John Whitmer Historical Association

KCMB Kirtland Council Minute Book

KFHC Kirtland Family History Center, Kirtland, Ohio

KFHL Kirtland Family History Library, Kirtland, Ohio

KI Kirtland

KPL Kirtland Public Library, Kirtland, Ohio

KSL Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

LCGS Lake County Genealogical Society, Painesville, Ohio

LCHS Lake County Historical Society, Kirtland Hills, Ohio

LDS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LGR local government record (s)

MA Latter Day Saints’ Messenger and Advocate

 

Messenger

and Advocate Latter Day Saints’ Messenger and Advocate

MFP Messages of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints

MHA Mormon History Association

ML Morley Library, Painesville, Ohio

MS The Latter-day Saints Millennial Star

MSS/mss manuscript(s)

OGS Ohio Genealogical Society, Mansfield, Ohio

OGSQ Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly

OH Ohio

OHS Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio

OSL State Library of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio

OPLIN Ohio Public Library Information Network

PRF Pedigree Resource File

RLDS Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (now Community of Christ)

SLO State Library of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio

Star Evening and Morning Star

TPJS Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith

TS Times and Seasons

TWP township

WRHS Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio

Note

[1] While some of these abbreviations appear in this volume, others are included here since they may be found in works relating to Kirtland and Latter-day Saint genealogical and historical resources. For additional abbreviations, see Kip Sperry, Genealogical Research in Ohio, 2nd ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003), and Kip Sperry, Abbreviations & Acronyms: A Guide for Family Historians, rev. 2nd ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2003).