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Daniel H. Ludlow papers

 Collection — Carton: 12
Identifier: MSS 8007
Collection contains the personal papers of Daniel H. Ludlow. Includes correspondences, research notes, bibliographies, and other materials about studying the scriptures, the Encyclopedia of Mormonism, the Book of Mormon Critical Text project, and statements by the prophets of the Restoration. Also included is informaiton on the Dead Sea Scrolls and Brigham Young University's Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. Dated from 1962 to 2000.

Dates

  • 1962-2000

Creator

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 Daniel H. Ludlow papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

12 cartons (12 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Daniel H. Ludlow (1924-2009) was the director of the Correlation Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a faculty member at Brigham Young University, and the editor of the Encyclopedia of Mormonism.

Daniel H. Ludlow was born on 17 March 1924 and died 14 February 2009. Dr. Ludlow attended Utah State University, Indiana University and Columbia University. He taught at Utah State University from 1947-52 and Brigham Young University from 1955-72, where he served as dean of religious instruction and director of the Institute of Mormon Studies. Dr. Ludlow worked for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in several capacities including as director of teacher support services for the Church Educational System and director of the Correlation department.

Arrangement

Arranged in fifteen series: 1. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on the Book of Mormon Critical Text project, 1998-2000. 2. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on Book of Mormon geography, 1988-1994. 3. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on correlation, 1962-1987. 4. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on the Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 1985-1995. 5. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on the Jerusalem Center, 1967-1989. 6. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on Jesus Christ The Beloved Son, 1995. 7. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on the LDS Edition of the Bible, 1998. 8. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on We Believe in... Jesus Christ, date of production not identified. 9. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on Questions from Missionaries and Answers from Mission Presidents, date of production not identified. 10. Daniel H. Ludlow materials which might be eventually sent to parents and youth, 1980. 11. Daniel H. Ludlow files of prophetic statements, 1960's-1970's. 12. Daniel H. Ludlow papers on the Dead Sea Scrolls, date of production not identified. 13. Daniel H. Ludlow files on the scriptures, date of production not identified. 14. Daniel H. Ludlow general files, 1968-1995. and 15. Daniel H. Ludlow digital files, date of production not identified.

Custodial History

Daniel H. Ludlow left the materials to his wife Luene upon his death in 2009. Materials were given to his son Victor Ludlow upon Luene's death in 2011. Victor Ludlow donated the materials to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in December 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Victor H. Ludlow; December 2011.

Appraisal

Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; February 2012.

Addendum processed; Erin Owens; December 2014.
Title
Register of Daniel H. Ludlow papers
Status
completed
Author
J. Gordon Daines III
Date
7 February 2012
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2014 December 1: Addendum added; Erin Owens; December 2014.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
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