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Crawley, Peter, 1936-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1936-

Biographical History

Peter Crawley is a mathematics professor and the author of several historical books and biographies on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and many of its members.

Peter Crawley was born on January 29, 1936 in Los Angeles County, California. He received a BS and PhD in mathematics from Caltech and taught at the University of Washington, University of Minnesota, University of California, Berkeley, and Caltech, before coming to BYU in 1971. He has been a serious collector of Americana regarding the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for forty-five years and is the author of “A Descriptive Bibliography of the Mormon Church.”

Citation

UPB files, Mar. 7, 2018 (B. Jan. 29, 1936 in L.A. County; received BS and PhD in mathematics from Caltech; taught at University of Washington, University of Minnesota, University of California, Berkeley, Caltech, Brigham Young University; collector of Americana regarding the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 45 years; author of Descriptive Bibliography of the Mormon Church)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Peter Crawley copyright correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3989
Abstract Photocopies and typescripts of several copyrights connected to the early history of the LDS church.
Dates: 1828-1860

Peter Crawley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 9108
Scope and Contents Contains one letter and two signed photographs from 1974 to 1975. All were signed by United States Congressman from Utah Wayne Owens. The first photograph is Congressman Wayne Owens in the Judiciary Committee Watergate hearing room, and the second photograph is Congressman Wayne Owens with his election team. Materaials dated 1974-1975.
Dates: approximately 1974-1975

Oral history interview with Peter Crawley

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6738
Overview Transcripts and audiocassette tapes containing an oral history acquired during two interviews conducted by Brad Westwood on February 7 and May 2, 2008 with Peter Crawley.
Dates: 2008