The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
College Park Institute of Religion
||7601 Mowatt Lane
College Park, MD 20740
||N. Earl Deschamps, Director
|Hours of Service:
Thursday, and Friday
|9:00 a.m.--4:00 p.m.
||9:00 a.m.--9:00 p.m.
|Open to the public:
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- Reference Policy:
- Telephone and mail inquiries are not accepted.
- Borrowing Privileges:
- The Institute lends only to students of the Institute of Religion.
- Background Note:
- The Institute of Religion was built in 1977 to serve members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints studying at the University of Maryland.
- Books and monographs:
- 772 volumes with publication dates in the 19th and 20th centuries. Emphases include doctrines, histories, and biographies relating to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
A card catalog covers mainly the 20th-century titles of this collection.
- Periodicals and newspapers:
- 11 20th-century journal titles covering news, doctrine, history, and family counseling of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These titles are:
B.Y.U. Studies (Vol. 3-29, 32; 1959-1991); Church News (weekly 1954-present); Conference Reports (bi-annual 1966-1968; 1972-present); Deseret News Church Almanac (1974-1978;1981;1985;1987); Ensign (monthly 1971-present); Improvement Era (assorted issues 1931-1948; 1950-1970); Insights: An Ancient Window (1985-present); Instructor (Vol. 65-70); Relief Society Magazine (Vol. 61-69); Utah Historical Quarterly (Vol. 36-46, 1968-78); New Era (monthly, 1971-present)
- Video and sound recordings:
- 61 videotapes, 20th century, covering the doctrine and history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Book of Mormon; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Biography; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Family--Religious life; Marriage--Religious aspects; Missions and missionaries; Prayer; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844
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