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Muchnick, Marlena Tanya

 Person

biographical statement

Citation:
UPB files, February 24, 2014 (Marlena Muchnick was born in Canton, Ohio, on August 22, 1940, to Moshe (Morris) Muchnick and Hannah (Ann) Simkovitz; lived in Cleveland, Ohio, and California; graduated from Birmingham High School with an emphasis in journalism; attended Valley Junior College in Los Angeles where she obtained her associate's degree in general studies; studied linguistics and creative writing at San Diego State University; lived in Ohio, California, Nevada, Texas, Arkansas, Oregon, Washington, and Mexico; worked at hospitals, taught remedial English at San Diego State University, worked for the Resettlement Center in San Diego, taught English to Ethiopian refugees, and sold insurance. She has had secretarial jobs and worked in retirement homes as a Certified Nursing Assistant; retired in 2001; joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 6, 1988; Before her baptism, she was Jewish; now an inspirational speaker and author who discusses the connections between Judaism and Mormonism; she resides in Seattle, Washington.).

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Marlena Tanya Muchnick correspondence , 1988-2004

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3253 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains letters and e-mails between Muchnick and various individuals about her research and family history. Materials date from between 1988 and 2004.

Dates: 1988-2004

Marlena Tanya Muchnick ephemera, 2000-2009

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3253 Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains various materials related to Muchnick, including a day planner, a genealogical chart, blog posts, postcards, and other miscellaneous documents. Materials date from between 2000 and 2009.

Dates: 2000-2009

Marlena Tanya Muchnick photographs, 1948-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3253 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of Muchnick, as well as her friends and family. Images date from between 1948 and 2005.

Dates: 1948-2005

Marlena Tanya Muchnick promotions, date of production not identified

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3253 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains advertising and promotional materials for Muchnick's professional work, including book excerpts, a review, and associated materials. Material date of production not identified.

Dates: date of production not identified

Marlena Tanya Muchnick publications, 1987-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3253 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts, outlines, research, letters, advertising, and other materials related to Muchnick's work about the relationship between Judaism and Mormonism including her work on a play titled "Portrait of Love." Materials date from between 1987 and 2005.

Dates: 1987-2005

Marlena Tanya Muchnick research, 1991-2002

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3253 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains research regarding Judaism and Mormonism, including online materials, printed resources, and notes. Materials date from between 1991 and 2002.

Dates: 1991-2002

Marlena Tanya Muchnick speeches and addresses, 1988-2006

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3253 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains notes and recordings of talks, testimonies, firesides, and speeches given by Muchnick about Judaism and Mormonism and her conversion. Materials date from between 1988 and 2006.

Dates: 1988-2006

Marlena Tanya Muchnick papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 3253
Scope and Contents

Contains books, manuscripts, letters, posters, CDs, videocassettes, and various other materials pertaining to Muchnick's life and career. Includes information on her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, her work as an author and lecturer, and her family and friends. Materials date from between 1948 and 2012.

Dates: 1948-2012

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Type
Archival Record 7
Collection 1
 
Subject
American literature -- Mormon authors 7
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 7
Jewish Christians 7
Judaism 7
Religion 7