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Gale Sears manuscripts for Upon the Mountains, approximately 2005, 2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8003 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Manuscripts of the original handwritten drafts of Upon the Mountains, a later typed copy, proofer's notes by Covenent, back cover images, and editorial notes by the author on the scope of the novel, all dating circa 2005-2007.


  • approximately 2005
  • Publication: 2007


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

Gale Sears retains copyright to the Gale Sears papers.

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Gale Sears 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:

Gale Sears is an author of historical fiction who currently lives in Sandy, Utah.

Born in Lake Tahoe, California, and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Gale Sears recieved a BA in Playwriting from Brigham Young University, and an MA in Theater Arts from the University of Minnesota. Primarily a writer of historical fiction, Gale Sears’ work often features female protagonists who are converted to Mormonism and continue to affirm their faith despite trying circumstances, such as the Russian Revolution, World War I, or Influenza Pandemic. Gale Sears is the winner of several Whitney Awards for excellence in Mormon Literature. She currently lives in Sandy, Utah with her husband, George, and her children, Shawn and Chandler.


6 folders

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