William G. Hartley papers
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 materials include notes and drafts for the biography Hartley wrote about Ray and Nellie Reeves and their family, as well as a copy of the final publication.
- Hartley, William G. (Creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Series one is restricted. All other materials open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
William G. Hartley was born in 1942. He married Linda Perry in 1965 and they are the parents of six children. He began working at Brigham Young University in 1980 in the History Department. He wrote numerous historical books and articles with a focus on the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He co-edited three volumes of the Joseph Smith Papers Project, and was a longtime member of the Mormon History Association and founding president of the Mormon Trails Association. William passed away in 2018.
18 cartons (18 linear ft.)
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Arranged in three series: 1. William G. Hartley collection of student papers and contest entries, 1981-2010. 2. William G. Hartley teaching materials, 1975-1999. 3. William G. Hartley research materials on Nellie and Ray Reeves, 1948-1985.
Donated by William G. Hartley in 2005.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; William G. Hartley; October 2008.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history regarding early pioneers (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VI, 2007).
Processed; Daniel Sullivan, Glenda Lynn Ainsworth, student processors, John M. Murphy, curator; 2008.
Processed; Megan Hall Thompson; 2021.
Processed; Peter Hoyt; November 2010.
- Poor quality photocopies of primary resources, such as court and vital records, microfilmed family history records, and copies of documents from archives
- Register of the William G. Hartley papers
- Daniel Sullivan, student processor, Glenda Lynn Ainsworth, student processor, Megan Thompson Hall, student processor, and Peter Hoyt, student processor, John M. Murphy, curator
- 2008 October
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.