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Lucile C. Tate collection of publications, 1932-1996

Identifier: MSS 2856 Series 10

Scope and Contents note

Lucile C. Tate published materials.


  • Other: 1932-1996


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 the Lucile C. Tate papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Lucile C. Tate was born in 1914. She attended Brigham Young University where she received a bachelor's degree with highest honors in 1964, and was elected to Phi Kappa Phi. Continuing her studies there, she was awarded a master's degree with distinction, receiving the Clark-Thomas Graduate Award. She then became a faculty member of the College of Humanities. From 1971 to 1976 she and her husband, the late George S. Tate, lived in Alexandria, Virginia, during which time she did considerable research and writing for a biography of her father. That biography,Andrew B. Christenson, Mormon Educational Pioneer was printed in 1981. She is the author of the best-selling biography, LeGrand Richards: Beloved Apostle, published in 1982, and David B. Haight: The Life Story of a Disciple published in 1987. In addition, her articles and drawings have appeared in university and Church publications. Lucile C. Tate and her husband served a mission together and were among the first workers in the Washington D. C. Temple. In addition, she has held many other positions in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including teacher, Relief Society president, and stake Primary president. She is the mother of four children. Lucile C. Tate died March 18, 2009.


1 cubic Feet (12 folders)

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