LeRoy F. Harlow papers

LeRoy F. Harlow papers

Dates: 1960-1994

Professional papers including research material, newspaper clippings and correspondence. Most of the material concerns city and urban management.

  • Extent: 15 cartons (22.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Harlow, LeRoy F.
  • Call Number: UA 1363
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from LeRoy F. Harlow 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: UA 1363; LeRoy F. Harlow papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1363, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donation; 2007.
Related Material
These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education; Management; Mormon universities and colleges
Genre / Form
Letters; Newspapers
Appraisal Information
Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
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Finding Aid Title
Harlow (LeRoy F.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:26-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

LeRoy F. Harlow (1913-1995) was a professor and consultant in Utah.

LeRoy Francis Harlow was born on October 20, 1913 in Seattle, Washington to Milton N. and Ruby Robinson Harlow. He attended Iwao State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering in 1938. On June 28, 1939 he married Agda Sophie Gronbech in Jewell, Iowa. He returned to school, earning a master's degree in public administration in 1943 from the University of Minnesota.

Harlow was a management and finance consultant, working for Booz, Allen and Hamilton Inc. management consultants as well as private consulting. He also worked as a city manager in five cities, and participated as director of various government and tax studies. In 1967 he joined the faculty of Brigham Young University in a dual appointment, teaching in Department of Political Science and serving as a management consultant to the university administration. He later moved to the Marriott School of Management where he retired as professor emeritus of organization and management. Harlow died on May 4, 1995 in Provo, Utah.

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