H. B. Moore papers

H. B. Moore papers

Dates: 2004-2010, 2006-2011

Materials include drafts, notes, and materials from several of Moore's novels, dated 2004-2014. These include the Out of Jerusalem series and several individual novels, namely Women of the Book of Mormon, Abinadi, Alma the Elder, and Alma the Younger.

  • Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Moore, H. B. (Heather Brown)
  • Call Number: MSS 7558
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Literary 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
Arranged in eight series: 1. H. B. Moore papers on Out of Jerusalem, 2004-2007. 2. H. B. Moore papers on Women of the Book of Mormon, 2009. 3. H. B. Moore papers on Abinadi, 2007-2008. 4. H. B. Moore papers on Alma, 2009. 5. H. B. Moore drafts for Alma the Younger, 2010. 6. H. B. Moore papers on a personal Christmas story, 2009. 7. H. B. Moore manuscripts and notes for Eve and Ruby's Secret, 2013-2014. 8. H. B. Moore manuscripts and notes for Athena, Ammon, and Esther, 2013-2014.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the H. B. Moore papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators. H. B. Moore retains copyrights for the H. B. Moore papers.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 7558; H. B. Moore papers; Mormon Literature Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7558, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were donated by H. B. Moore in 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; H. B. Moore; 2012.
Subject Terms
Mormon authors--Archives; American literature--Mormon authors; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Literature; Moore, H. B. (Heather Brown); Moore, H. B. (Heather Brown)--Archives
Genre / Form
Notes; Drafts (Documents)
Processing Information
Processed; Kristi Young; 2012.
Appraisal Information
Literary Manuscripts. Collection covers the work of an LDS author.
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Finding Aid Title
Moore (H. B.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Kristi Young
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-03-29 13:05:02 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

H. B. Moore (1970- ) is a Mormon author in Utah.

Heather Brown Moore was born in Providence, Rhode Island, but spent most of her childhood in Orem, Utah. During these years her family traveled back and forth between the Middle East and Utah. At the age of eight, while living in Egypt, she was baptized in the Red Sea.

Moore graduated from Brigham Young University with a major in Fashion Merchandising and a minor in Business Management. She began writing novels in 2001 when her husband moved his home office to an outside location. Her written works include fictional accounts of Mormon religious figures. As a member of the League of Utah Writers, Moore enjoys meeting with fellow writers each month. She is also an active member of the LDStorymakers.

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