Robert L. and Rosemary Brown letters

Robert L. and Rosemary Brown letters

Dates: 1981-1982

Contains letters written to Robert and Rosemary Brown from several individuals discussing the Browns' book and their research. Materials date from between 1981 and 1982.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brown, Rosemary. -- Brown, Robert L., 1930
  • Call Number: MSS 8102
  • 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
Retained in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Robert L. and Rosemary Brown letters 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 8102; Robert L. and Rosemary Brown letters; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8102, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The Brown's gave the letters to James Tanner, a genealogy enthusiast. They were then donated to the repository by James Tanner in 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; James Tanner; 2012.
Related Material
See also Robert and Rosemary Brown papers (MSS 3106).
Subject Terms
Anti-Mormonism--Research; Mormon Church--Apologetic works; Religion; Brown, Rosemary; Brown, Robert L., 1930-
Genre / Form
Brown, Robert L., 1930- They lie in wait to deceive
Processing Information
Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.III, August 2007). The Robert and Rosemary Brown letters contains letters written to the Browns regarding their research on anti-Mormonism.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Brown (Robert L. and Rosemary) letters
Finding Aid Author
Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-07-09 10:00:56 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Rosemary Brown (1930- ) is a Mormon researcher.

Rosemary Brown was born on June 6, 1930. She married Robert L. Brown. She and her husband spent decades researching the claims and credentials of anti-Mormon literature and its authors, trying to expose unfactual information. She co-authored with her husband and others a volume of books called They Lie in Wait to Deceive, about the false credentials of prominent anti-Mormons. She and her husband live in Arizona.

Biographical History

Robert L. Brown (1930- ) is a Mormon researcher.

Robert L. Brown was born on June 16, 1930. He married Rosemary Brown. He is a Mormon researcher who spent decades researching anti-Mormon speakers and doctrines in an attempt to expose unfactual material. He co-authored a volume of books called They Lie in Wait To Deceive about the false credentials of numerous anti-Mormon scholars. He and his wife live in Arizona.

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