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Research collection on literary Mormon humor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2094
Collection includes an annotated bibliography by Bartholomew concerning literary Mormon humor. The bibliography refers to photocopied publications that make up the bulk of the collection.


  • 1844-1997


Conditions Governing Access

No photocopying of materials. This is a research collection only.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Research collection on literary Mormon humor must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


11 boxes (5.5 lin. ft.)

Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available in repository.

Custodial History

Collection originally begun by Richard Cracroft. Cracroft turned collection over to Bartholomew, who added to the existing documents and created a bibliography. Bartholomew's collection was then housed in the Center for Christian Values until its donation to the HBLL in 1998.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Sherlene Hall Bartholomew and Richard Cracroft, 1998. 3176 F JKHB, BYU, Provo, UT 84602. Phone number (801) 378-3082.


LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
Register of Research collection on literary Mormon humor
Lucy Brimhall
2013 March 5
Description rules
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States