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Franklin Stewart Harris notes and other material, 1926-1969

Identifier: MSS 340 Series 2 Sub-Series 4

Scope and Contents

Contains notes, letters, journals, clippings, and other material gathered by Harris. Much of the material relates to his travels to Russia, and includes materials gathered or produced by Kiefer B. Sauls. Dated from between 1926 and 1969.


  • 1926-1969


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical History

From the Collection:

The Harris family were early converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as early settlers of Utah. Emer Harris was the brother of Martin Harris, one of the witnesses of the Book of Mormon. His son, Dennison Lott Harris served a mission to the Navajos, as part of the Nauvoo Legion, and as bishop in Monroe, Utah. His son, Dennison Emer Harris, attended the University of Deseret and Brigham Young Academy. Following his graduation he worked as an educator while serving actively in the Church. His son, Franklin S. Harris, was also an educator, and later became president of Brigham Young University and the Utah Agricultural College.


2 boxes

6 folders

Language of Materials



Arranged in three subseries: 1. Notes and writings on travel, 1926-1927. 2. Notes and writing on travel to Russia, 1929. 3. Kiefer B. Sauls papers on Russia, 1929-1965.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US