The Alvin Smith Story: Fact and Fiction


The Alvin Smith Story: Fact and Fiction

TitleThe Alvin Smith Story: Fact and Fiction
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1987
AuthorsAnderson, Richard Lloyd
MagazineEnsign
Volume17
Pagination58-72
Date PublishedAugust 1987
KeywordsAlvin Smith; Early Church History; Hofmann Forgeries
Abstract

In an attempt to put to rest rumors created by Mark Hofmann’s fraudulent Salamander Letter, Anderson uncovers myths about Alvin. It is not true that Alvin had a major role in bringing forth the Book of Mormon.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1987/08/the-alvin-smith-story-fact-and-fiction?lang=eng