Susan Easton Black research materials

Susan Easton Black research materials

Dates: approximately 1976-1988

These are research materials used by Susan Easton Black in an academic capacity. She collected these materials in circa 1988 to research the history of the early saints of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They consist of geneological records, church ordinance records, family lists, and biographical notes pertaining to church history.

  • Extent: 3 cartons (3.0 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Black, Susan Easton
  • Call Number: MSS 7660
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
The collection has been kept in its original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material Susan Easton Black research materials 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 7660; Susan Easton Black Research Materials; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, BYU. Following citations: MSS 7660, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Susan Easton Black in 1988.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Susan Easton Black; 1988.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--19th century--Sources; Mormons--Genealogy; Mormons--History--19th century; Mormons--Social life and customs--Sources
Processing Information
Processed; Leslie Black, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
Appraisal Information
This collection provides insight into the history of the early church, and the academic work of Susan Easton Black. Collected in LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Black (Susan Easton) research materials
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Leslie Black
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:17-0600
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Biographical History

Susan Easton Black became a professor of Brigham Young University in 1978. She holds an Ed. D. from the same university. She is the author of numerous books on the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts