Arrington, Leonard J.. Crisis in Identity: Mormon responses in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Crisis in Identity: Mormon responses in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Mormonism and American culture, edited by Marvin S. Hill and James B. Allen

Published By: Original publisher Mormonism and American culture, edited by Marvin S. Hill and James B. Allen New York: Harper and Row, Publishers. 1972. 168-184 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Leonard J. Arrington

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2018. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Mormons (NT24)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Form and rules of government (642); External relations (648); Private welfare agencies (747); Congregations (794); Religious denominations (795); Religious intolerance and martyrs (798); Education system (871); Adolescent activities (883);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document begins by reviewing the various crises threatening Mormon identity and survival: at its beginnings in the 1830s when the Church was first established, following the death of Joseph Smith in 1844, with the coming of the transcontinental railroad in the late 1860s, and during the anti-Mormon movement of the 1890s into the early 1900s. The second part addresses the Church in the post-World War Two era, including the 1960s, when Mormonism become more urban, youth oriented, and internationally focused. For references cited see Hill and Allen (1972 “Selected bibliography”).

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 94

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nt24-094

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: For bibliographical references see document 95

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not applicable

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Historians, Indigenes-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Marlene Martin; Martin Malone; 1978. Ian Skoggard; 2012

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1830-1971

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) World

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Mormons


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