Daniel H. Ludlow papers

Daniel H. Ludlow papers

Dates: 1962-2000

Collection contains the personal papers of Daniel H. Ludlow. Includes correspondence, research notes, bibliographies, and other materials. Subjects include studying the scriptures, the Encyclopedia of Mormonism, the Book of Mormon Critical Text project, and statements by the prophets of the Restoration. Also included is informaiton on the Dead Sea Scrolls and Brigham Young University's Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies.

  • Extent: 11 cartons (11 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Ludlow, Daniel H.
  • Call Number: MSS 8007
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open to public research.
Languages and Scripts
Arranged into 15 series: 1. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on the Book of Mormon Critical Text project; 2. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on Book of Mormon geography; 3. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on correlation; 4. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on the Encyclopedia of Mormonism; 5. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on the Jerusalem Center; 6. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on Jesus Christ The Beloved Son; 7. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on the LDS Edition of the Bible; 8. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on We Believe in... Jesus Christ; 9. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on Questions from Missionaries and Answers from Mission Presidents; 10. Daniel H. Ludlow materials which might be eventually sent to parents and youth; 11. Daniel H. Ludlow files of prophetic statements; 12. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on the Dead Sea Scrolls; 13. Daniel H. Ludlow files on the scriptures; 14. Daniel H. Ludlow general files; and 15. Daniel H. Ludlow digital files.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Daniel H. Ludlow papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 8007; Daniel H. Ludlow papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 8007, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Daniel H. Ludlow left the materials to his wife Luene upon his death in 2009. Materials were given to his son Victor Ludlow upon Luene's death in 2011. Victor Ludlow donated the materials to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in December 2011.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Victor H. Ludlow; December 2011.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Ludlow, Daniel H.--Archives; Religion; Mormonism
Processing Information
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; February 2012.
Appraisal Information
Faculty papers (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Ludlow (Daniel H.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by J. Gordon Daines III
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-02-24T09:24-0700
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Biographical Note

Daniel H. Ludlow was born on March 17, 1924 and died February 14, 2009. Ludlow was the former director of the Correlation Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a faculty member at Brigham Young University, and the editor of the Encyclopedia of Mormonism.

Dr. Ludlow attended Utah State University, Indiana University and Columbia University. He taught at Utah State University from 1947-52 and Brigham Young University from 1955-72, where he served as dean of religious instruction and director of the Institute of Mormon Studies. Dr. Ludlow worked for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in several capacities including as director of teacher support services for the Church Educational System and director of the Correlation department.

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