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Jill Mulvay Derr course materials, 1978-2004

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8009 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains materials relating to the courses that Derr taught or had a role in developing including History 206 R Utah Women's History, History 390 R Mormon Heritage, and History 390 R/ Honors 322 R Mormon History and Culture. Includes course descriptions and outlines, syllabi and class calendars, reading lists, course suggestions and proposals, course development materials, class rolls, exams, and scholarly articles. Also contains notes and comments from students, student-submitted discussion questions, and student papers, 1978-2004.


  • 1978-2004


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 Jill Mulvay Derr papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Jill Mulvay Derr (born 1948) is a Mormon historian in Utah.

Jill Mulvay Derr was born in 1948 and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Derr is married to C. Brooklyn Derr, and they are the parents of four children. She earned a bachelors degree from the University of Utah and an MA in teaching from Harvard University. Derr was as an American history professor at Brigham Young University, the director of the Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Latter-day Saint History, and the president of the Mormon History Association. She has written several articles that have been published in various journals and anthologies. In addition, Derr has published several works including Women's Voices: An Untold History of the Latter-day Saints, Women of the Covenant: The Story of Relief Society, and Eliza R. Snow: The Complete Poetry. She has also served in various capacities within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


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