Alphabet Index


O'Driscoll, Jeffrey S. Hyrum Smith: A Life of Integrity. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2003.

O’Brien, John G. O’Brien’s Philadelphia Wholesale Business Directory and United States, South America, West India, London, Liverpool and Paris Circular . . . for the Year 1844. Philadelphia: King and Baird, 1844.

O’Donovan, Connell. “Mormons of Essex County, MA, (Salem, Beverly, Lynn, Newbury, Rowley, Gloucester, Danvers, etc.), September 22, 2014.” Unpublished paper. Accessed 10 July 2015.

O’Laughlin, Elissa. “Wafers and Wafer Seals,” in The Paper Conservator, 20, no. 1 (1996): 8–15.

[O’Sullivan, John L.] “Annexation.” United States Magazine, and Democratic Review 17, no. 85 (July–Aug. 1845): 5–10.

Oak Hill Cemetery. Compiled by Oak Hill Cemetery Association.

Oakey, C. C. Greater Terre Haute and Vigo County: Closing the First Century's History of City and County, Showing the Growth of Their People Industries and Wealth. Chicago: Lewis Publishing, 1908.

Oaks, Dallin H. “Legally Suppressing the Nauvoo Expositor in 1844.” In Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith’s Legal Encounters, edited by Gordon A. Madsen, Jeffrey N. Walker, and John W. Welch, 427–459. Provo, UT: BYU Studies, 2014.

Oaks, Dallin H. “The Suppression of the Nauvoo Expositor.Utah Law Review 9 (Winter 1965): 862–903.

Oaks, Dallin H., and Joseph I. Bentley. “Joseph Smith and Legal Process: In the Wake of the Steamboat Nauvoo.” Brigham Young University Law Review, no. 3 (1976): 735–782.

Oaks, Dallin H., and Marvin S. Hill. Carthage Conspiracy: The Trial of the Accused Assassins of Joseph Smith. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1975.

Oates, Stephen B. The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner’s Fierce Rebellion. New York: Harper and Row, 1975.

Oaths of Public Officials, Bonds, Sonoma County, California, 1854–1894. Sonoma, CA: Sonoma County Library, Sonoma County Historical Records Commission, and Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, 1986.

Oberly, James W. A Nation of Statesmen: The Political Culture of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohicans, 1815–1972. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2005.

Obituary Addresses Delivered on the Death of the Hon. John C. Calhoun, a Senator of South Carolina, in the Senate of the United States, April 1, 1850. Washington DC: Jno. T. Towers, 1850.

Obituary Notices and Biographies, 1854–1877. CHL.

Obituary Notices and Biographies, 1854–1877. CHL. MS 4760.

“Obituary of a Mormon Elder.” The Phrenological Journal and Life Illustrated 56 (Mar. 1873): 203–204.

Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University, Deceased during the Academical Year Ending in June, 1892. n.p.: 1892.

“Obituary.” Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany 4 (Nov. 1845): 431–432.

Observer and Telegraph. Hudson, OH. 1830–1833.

Ocobock, Paul. “Vagrancy and Homelessness in Global and Historical Perspective.” In Cast Out: Vagrancy and Homelessness in Global and Historical Perspective, edited by A. L. Beier and Paul Ocobock, 1–34. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2008.

Office Journal, 1850–1851. Typescript. Edyth Romney Typescript Collection, 1973–1988. CHL. MS 2737.

Office of the Treasurer Records. Oberlin College Archives, Oberlin, OH.

Officers of the Nauvoo Legion. [Nauvoo, IL: ca. Sept.–Nov. 1841]. Copy at CHL.

Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office. Washington DC. 1872–.

Official History of Guilford, Vermont, 1678–1961, With Genealogies and Biographical Sketches. Guilford, VT: Broad Brook Grange No. 151, 1961.

Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866. vols. 12. Akron, OH: Werner, 1886–1895.

Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War with Mexico, 1846–1848 [Pages 383–597]. . . . Franklin, NC: Genealogy Publishing Service, 1991.

The Official Website of the British Monarchy.

Ogden Daily Herald. Ogden City, UT. May 1881–Dec. 1887.

Ogden Junction. Ogden, Utah Territory. 1870–1881.

Ogden Standard. Ogden, UT. 1888–.

Ogden, D. Kelly. “The Kirtland Hebrew School (1835–36).” In Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History: Ohio, edited by Milton V. Backman Jr., 63–87, 155–166. Provo, UT: Department of Church History and Doctrine, Brigham Young University, 1990.

Ohio Anti-Slavery Society. Narrative of the Late Riotous Proceedings against the Liberty of the Press, in Cincinnati. With Remarks and Historical Notices, Relating to Emancipation. Cincinnati: No publisher, 1836.

Ohio Atlas and Lorain County Gazette. Elyria, OH. 1832–1833.

Ohio Constitution, 1802. Ohio History Connection.

Ohio Democrat. Tuscawaras Co., OH. 1839–1925.

The Ohio Gazetteer, or, Topographical Dictionary; Being a Continuation of the Work Originally Compiled by the Late John Kilbourn. Revised and enlarged by a citizen of Columbus. 11th ed. Columbus, OH: Scott and Wright, 1833.

Ohio Local Government Record Collection, 1825–1826, 1832–1870. Geauga County Auditor Collection. Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH.

Ohio Observer. Hudson. 1827–1855.

Ohio Obsolete Paper Money Collection. Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland.

Ohio Repository, and Stark County Gazette. Canton, OH. 1826–1830.

Ohio Repository. Canton. 1830–1868.

Ohio Star. Ravenna. 1830–1854.

Ohio State Journal and Columbus Gazette. Columbus. 1825–1837.

Ohio, State of. Marriage Licenses, Nov. 1835–Jan. 1836. Temporary collection. CHL.

Old Homes of Hanover County, Virginia. Hanover, VA: Hanover County Historical Society, 1983.

The “Old Northwest” Genealogical Quarterly. Vol. 7. Columbus, OH: The “Old West” Genealogical Society, 1904.

Old School Democrat and Saint Louis Herald. St Louis, MO. 1843–1844.

Old Settlers’ History of Bates County, Missouri. From Its First Settlement to the First Day of January, 1900. Amsterdam, MO: Tathwell & Maxey, 1897.

“Old Settlers’ Register,” no date. 2 vols. Musser Public Library, Muscatine, IA. Transcript available at

Old Testament Revision 1 / “A Revelation Given to Joseph the Revelator June 1830,” 1830–1831. CHL. Also available in Scott H. Faulring, Kent P. Jackson, and Robert J. Matthews, eds., Joseph Smith’s New Translation of the Bible: Original Manuscripts (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2004), 75–152.

Old Testament Revision 2 / Old Testament Revision Manuscript 2, 1831–1833. CHL. Also available in Scott H. Faulring, Kent P. Jackson, and Robert J. Matthews, eds., Joseph Smith’s New Translation of the Bible: Original Manuscripts (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2004), 591–851.

Old Testament Revision Manuscript, Edward Partridge Copy, ca. 1830–1831. CHL.

Old Testament Revision Manuscript, John Whitmer first copy, ca. 1830. CHL.

Old Testament Revision, John Whitmer second copy, ca. 1861. Private possession. Copy in CHL.

Olds, Gamaliel S. The Substance of Several Sermons, upon the Subjects of Episcopacy and Presbyterian Parity. Greenfield, MA: Denio and Phelps, 1815.

Olin, Oscar Eugene. Akron and Environs Historical Biographical Genealogical. Chicago: Lewis Publishing, 1917.

Oliphant, J. Orin. “The Report of the Wyandot Exploring Delegation, 1831.” Kansas Historical Quarterly 15, no. 3 (Aug. 1947): 248–262.

The Olive Branch, or, Herald of Peace and Truth to All Saints. Kirtland, OH, 1848–1849; Springfield, IL, 1849–1850; Kirtland, OH, 1850–1852.

Oliver Walker and Nancy Cressy Pioneer History: Life History of Oliver Walker and Nancy Cressy Walker and Family Including Biography, Family Photos, Documents, Maps, and Family Stories, Kirtland Camp, and Haun's Mill.

Oliver, George. A Dictionary of Symbolical Masonry, including the Royal Arch Degree; according to the System Prescribed by the Grand Lodge and Supreme Grand Chapter of England. London: Richard Spencer, 1853.

Oliver, William Hosking. Prophets and Millennialists: The Uses of Biblical Prophecy in England from the 1790s to the 1840s. [Oxford]: Oxford University Press, 1978.

Olmstead, Jacob W. “From Pentecost to Administration: A Reappraisal of the History of the Hosanna Shout.” Mormon Historical Studies 2, no. 2 (Fall 2001): 7–37.

Olney, James H. A Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas Olney, an Original Proprietor of Providence, R. I., Who Came from England in 1635. Providence, RI: By the author, 1889.

Olney, Oliver H. Papers, 1842–1843. Western Americana Collection. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Olney, Oliver H. Papers, 1842–1844. Microfilm. CHL.

Olney, Oliver H. Spiritual Wifery at Nauvoo Exposed; Also a True Account of Transactions in and about Nauvoo. St. Louis: By the author, 1845.

Olney, Oliver H. The Absurdities of Mormonism Portrayed. Hancock Co., IL: By the author, 1843.

Olney, Oliver. Papers, 1842–1843. Microfilm. CHL. Original at Western Americana Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Olsen, Beth Radmall. Among the Remnant Who Lingered: The History of Rebecca Burdick and Hiram Winters and Their Families. Orem, UT: Micro Dynamics Electronic Publishing, 1997.

Olsen, Steven L. “The Mormon Ideology of Place: Cosmic Symbolism of the City of Zion, 1830–1846.” PhD diss., University of Chicago, 1985. Also available as The Mormon Ideology of Place: Cosmic Symbolism of the City of Zion, 1830–1846, Dissertations in Latter-day Saint History (Provo, UT: Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Latter-day Saint History; BYU Studies, 2002).

Olson, Earl E. “The Office of the Church Historian, 1933–1986: As Remembered by Earl E. Olson,” 1981. Photocopy of Typescript. Historical Department, The Office of the church Historian, 1833–1986, 1980–1981, 1966. CHL.

Olson, Earl E. Journals, 1934–1981. CHL.

Olson, Ferron A. Seymour Brunson: Defender of the Faith. Salt Lake City: By the author, 1998.

Olson, Joseph William. “History of Erastus Snow.” Master’s thesis, Brigham Young University, 1935.

Olson, Kiersten. “‘The Embodiment of Strength and Endurance’: Vilate Murray Kimball (1806–1867).” In Women of Faith in the Latter Days, vol. 1, 1775–1820. Edited by Richard E. Turley Jr. and Brittany A. Chapman, 129–142. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011.

Omaha, Illustrated: A History of the Pioneer Period and the Omaha of To-day, Embracing Reliable Statstics and Information. . . Omaha: D. C. Dunbar, 1888.

Oman, Nathan B. “‘Established Agreeable to the Laws of Our Country’: Mormonism, Church Corporations, and the Long Legacy of America’s First Disestablishment.” Journal of Law and Religion 36, no. 2 (August 2021): 202–229.

Oman, Nathan B. “Preaching to the Court House and Judging in the Temple.” Brigham Young University Law Review 36, no. 1 (2009): 157–224.

Ontario Phoenix. Canandaigua, NY. 1828–1832.

Ontario Repository. Canandaigua, NY. 1813–1836.

Openshaw, Rose. “The History of Morris Phelps,” no date. Typescript. CHL. MS 11749.

Opie, John. The Law of the Land: Two Hundred Years of American Farmland Policy. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1987.

Oquawka Spectator. Oquawka, IL. 1848–1908.

Oration Delivered by Mr. S. Rigdon, on the 4th of July, 1838. Far West, MO: Journal Office, 1838. Also available in Peter Crawley, “Two Rare Missouri Documents,” BYU Studies 14 (Summer 1974): 502–527.

Orbis. Yale University Library Catalog.

Oregon and the Nootka Convention: Speech of Mr. Robert Dale Owen, of Indiana, Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, Jan. 28, 1844, in Vindication of the Course Pursued by the Government of the United States, in relation to the Territory of Oregon. No publisher, not before 1844.

“The Original Prophet. By a Visitor to Salt Lake City.” Fraser’s Magazine 7, no. 28 (Feb. 1873): 225–235.

“The Original Prophet. By a Visitor to Salt Lake City.” The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science and Art 17 (Apr. 1873): 479–488.

Orloff, Gregoire. “The Painters and Paintings of Italy.” In Greenbank’s Periodical Library, containing in the Cheapest Possible Form, a Republication of New and Standard Works, 145–164. Vol. 3. Philadelphia: T. K. Greenbank, 1833.

Orlov, Andrei A. “Overshadowed by Enoch’s Greatness: ‘Two Tablets’ Traditions from the Book of Giants to Palaea Historica.Journal for the Study of Judaism 32, no. 2 (2001): 137–158.

Orth, Samuel P. A History of Cleveland Ohio. 3 vols. Chicago and Cleveland: S. J. Clarke, 1910.

Orton, Edward. An Account of the Descendants of Thomas Orton of Windsor, Connecticut, 1641. Columbus, OH: Nitschke Brothers, 1896.

Osborn, David. Reminiscences and Journal, 1860–1893. CHL. MS 1653.

Osborn, G. The Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley: Reprinted from the Originals, with the Last Corrections of the Authors; together with the Poems of Charles Wesley Not before Published. Vol. 6. London: Wesleyan-Methodist Conference Office, 1870.

Osterhammel, Jürgen. The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century. Translated by Patrick Camiller. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014.

Ostertag, John A., and Enid Ostertag. Illustrated Doniphan County, 1837–1916: Supplement to The Weekly Kansas Chief, Troy, Kansas, April 6, 1916. Troy, KS: Trojan Graphics, 1999.

Ostler, Craig James, and William Goddard. “A Brief History of the Church in the Mount Pleasant Area, Ontario, before 1850.” In Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History: Ohio and Upper Canada, edited by Guy L. Dorius, Craig K. Manscill, and Craig James Ostler, 125–157. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2006.

Oswego Palladium. Oswego, NY. 1832–1852.

Ottawa Free Trader. Ottawa, IL. 1843–1916.


“Our Portrait Gallery: No. 15—John Fazakerley.” British Bookmaker 5, no. 51 (Sept. 1891): 57–58.

Ourada, Patricia K. The Menominee Indians: A History. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1979.

Overman, William D. Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press, 1958.

Overton County. Address of Albert V. Goodpasture, Delivered at Livingston, Tennessee, July 4th, 1876. Nashville: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House, 1877.

Overton, Julie Minot. Ohio Towns and Townships to 1900: A Location Guide. Edited by Kay Ballantyne Hudson and Sunda Anderson Peters. Mansfield, OH: Ohio Genealogical Society, 2000.

Ovid’s Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books. Translated by the Most Eminent Hands. Translated by Samuel Garth, John Dryden, Joseph Addison, et al. London: Jacob Tonson, 1717.

Owen, E. A. Pioneer Sketches of Long Point Settlement, or Norfolk's Foundation Builders and Their Family Genealogies. Toronto: William Briggs, 1898.

Owen, Robert. A New View of Society: or, Essays on the Principle of the Formation of the Human Character, and the Application of the Principle to Practice. London: Cadell and Davies, 1813.

Owen, Robert. The Life of Robert Owen, Written By Himself. With Selections from His Writings and Correspondence. Vol. 1. London: Effingham Wilson, Royal Exchange, 1857.

Owen, Thomas McAdory. History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography. 4 vols. Chicago: S. J. Clark Publishing, 1921.

Owens, Margaret E. Stages of Dismemberment: The Fragmented Body in Late Medieval and Early Modern Drama. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2005.

Owens, Robert M. Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007.

Owings, Addison D., and Elizabeth S. Owings, comps. Owings and Allied Families. New Orleans: Polyanthos, 1976.

The Oxford Companion to Australian History. Edited by Graeme Davison, John Hirst, and Stuart Macintyre. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

The Oxford English Dictionary. 2nd ed. Edited by J. A. Simpson and E. S. C. Weiner. 20 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989.

Oxford English Dictionary. Compact ed. 2 vols. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1971.

The Oxford English Dictionary. Edited by James A. H. Murray, Henry Bradley, W. A. Craigie, and C. T. Onions. 12 vols. 1933. Reprint, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1970.

Oxford English Dictionary.

The Oxford History of the British Empire. Vol. 3, The Nineteenth Century. Edited by Andrew Porter. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.