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Office of the Academic Vice-President records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UAH 12

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Contains manuscript of the book "Moramona: Mormons in Hawaii", written by R. Lanier Britsch, and author's master proof sheets, miscellaneous papers, and author's galley.


  • 1989


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Permission to use materials must be obtained from the Office of the President.

Biographical History

Ralph Lanier Britsch (born 1938) was a history professor at Brigham Young University who specialized in the history of missionary work by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), particularly in the Pacific Islands and Asia. He served as academic vice-president of BYU—Hawaii from 1986-1990.

Historical Note

The book MORAMONA: The Mormons in Hawaii discusses 140 years of history of the Mormons in Hawaii, from 1850 to the present. Published by the Institute of Polynesian Studies in 1992.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Register of Office of the Academic Vice-President records
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Gailyn Bopp
2018 September 13
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Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the Joseph F. Smith Library. Archives and Special Collections Repository

Brigham Young University-Hawaii
55-220 Kulanui Street
Laie Hawaii 96762-1294 US
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