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Hartley, William G.


Biographical History

Wikipedia, Nov. 11, 2010 (William G. Hartley; William George Hartley; b. 1942; American historian and author; written on family history research, histories of specific families, and 19th-century Latter-day Saint history; Ph.D. at Washington State University; member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; worked at Church History Department; professor of history at Brigham Young University; former president of the Mormon History Association; currently working on Joseph Smith Papers Project)

Find A Grave, May 16, 2019 ǂb (William George Hartley; born 10 February 1942 in Salt Lake City, Utah; died 10 April 2018 in Saratoga Springs, Utah; associate professor of history at Brigham Young University)

Daily Herald, via WWW, March 9, 2021 (Passed away in 2018. Co-edited three volumes of the Joseph Smith Papers Project).

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

William G. Hartley papers

Identifier: MSS 6357
Scope and Contents The William G. Hartley papers contains student work from HIST 397R, an Independent Study family history class, a History 433 class, and student paper submissions from the British Sesquicentennial Family History Writing Contest collection of student papers. The collection also contains a draft of a history of the Delta Phi Kappa fraternity, correspondance, project proposals, and other documents related to Hartley's work and research with the Joseph Fielding Smith Insitute. Hartley's research...
Dates: 1948-2010

Albert King Thurber family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8045
Scope and Contents

Contains research files on Albert King Thurber's family and ancestors. Materials were compiled by his descendants and William Hartley, the author Another Kind of Gold, a book on Thurber. Includes correspondence, maps, photographs, diaries, and other records. Items were created in England and America from 1783-2011.

Dates: approximately 1783-2011; Majority of material found within approximately 1783-1964

William G. Hartley collection of student papers and contest entries, 1981-2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6357 Series 1
Scope and Contents Collection includes student papers collected by professor William G. Hartley for the Independent Study writing class, 397R, Writing Family Histories. This collection also includes papers and ephemera relating to the British Sesquicentennial Family History Writing Contest in 1987 and 1988. Includes some of the 41 entries in the contest. The winning entries by the four winners, Winifred McLachlan, Ann W. Engar, Earlene Allred Smart, and Paul T. Smith are not included. The collection also...
Dates: 1981-2010

William G. Hartley research materials on Nellie and Ray Reeves, 1948-1985

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6357 Series 3
Scope and Contents

A collection of the research materials, notes, and drafts of William Hartley's biography about Ray and Nellie Reeves and their family. Dated 1948 to 1985.

Dates: 1948-1985

William G. Hartley teaching materials, 1975-1999

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6357 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Correspondance and materials related to William's history research and teaching with the Joseph Fielding Smith Institute of History at BYU. Dated 1975 to 1999.

Dates: 1975-1999