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William G. Hartley collection of student papers and contest entries

William G. Hartley collection of student papers and contest entries

Dates: 1981-2010

Collection includes student papers collected by professor William G. Hartley for the Independent Study writing class, 397R -- Writing Family Histories. This collection also includes papers and ephemera relating to the British Sesquicentennial Family History Writing Contest in 1987 and 1988. Includes some of the 41 entries in the contest. The winning entries by the four winners Winifred McLachlan, Ann W. Engar, Earlene Allred Smart, and Paul T. Smith are not included. The collection also includes History 433 student papers and various documents and histories, and a history of Delta Phi Kappa fraternity. Collection includes 17 cartons and 1 box.

  • Extent: 1 box (.5 linear ft.). -- 5 cartons (5 linear ft.). -- 12 cartons (12 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hartley, William G.
  • Call Number: MSS 6357
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the William G. Hartley collection of student papers and contest entries 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 6357; William G. Hartley collection of student papers and contest entries; 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6357, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by William G. Hartley in 2005.
Acquisition Information
Donated; William G. Hartley; October 2008.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--England--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon Church--England--History; Mormon families; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Family histories
Processing Information
Processed; John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history regarding early pioneers (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VI, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Hartley (William G.) collection of student papers and contest entries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Daniel Sullivan, student processor, Glenda Lynn Ainsworth, student processor, and Peter Hoyt, student processor, John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-08T10:01-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

William G. Hartley (b. 1942) is a historian in Utah. He works at Brigham Young University and has written many books and articles concerning Mormon history.

William G. Hartley married Linda Perry in 1965 and they are the parents of six children. He began working at Brigham Young University in 1980 in the History Department. As of 2008 he was an Associate Professor of History at Brigham Young University (teaching five history classes and two religion classes). He is a proliferate writer with numerous books and articles about history, especially Mormon history. He has co-edited the Joseph Smith Papers Project, and been a longtime member of the Mormon History Association and founding president of the Mormon Trails Association.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts