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Collection on Gerald N. Lund, 1992-2010

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 30
Identifier: MSS 8707 Series 8

Scope and Contents

Contains biographical articles on Lund published in newspapers, magazines, and academic papers. Materials dated 1992-2010.

Dates

  • 1992-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Gerald N. Lund papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

From the Collection: Gerald N. Lund (1939- ) is a popular Mormon fiction writer, a Church Education System administrator, and general officer of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Gerald Niels Lund was born September 12, 1939, in Fountain Green, Sanpete County, Utah to Jewell and Evelyn Lund. They later moved to Salt Lake City and then to Murray, Utah. After serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lund earned a bachelor's and later master's degree in sociology from Brigham Young University. He also got a degree in New Testament Studies from Pepperdine University and in Hebrew from the University of Judaism. In 1963 he married Retta Lynn Stanard, from Great Falls, Montana. They later had seven children. Lund began teaching seminary in Salt Lake City in 1965 and continued to work for the Church Education System for the next 34 years, during which time he became an administrator and executive. Lund also wrote many popular books and articles during this time, including his best-selling "The Work and the Glory" Mormon fiction series. After retiring from his work in the Church Education System, Lund was called to serve as a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 2002-2008. Lund currently resides in Salt Lake City.

Extent

1 folder

Language

English