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Steven L. Mayfield audio-visual material, 1954-2014

Identifier: MSS 3088 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains audiocassette recordings and VHS tapes of conferences, symposiums, and radio shows relating to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in popular culture or which are anti-Mormon in nature. Topics include a broad range of controversial issues, such as gay rights, polygamy, racism in the Church, feminism, and early Church history. Dated 1954-2014.


  • 1954-2014


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

Administrative History

The Sunstone Symposium (est. 1979) is an annual symposium sponsored by the Sunstone Education Foundation and held in Salt Lake City.

The Sunstone Education Foundation originally focused on the publication of newspapers and magazines as a method of discussing different opinions surrounding the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1979, the Symposium began as a public convention in Salt Lake City; since the 1980s, it has also taken place in other locations. The symposium invites people from all opinions and faiths to discuss the culture, history, and doctrine of the Church of Jesus Christ.


98 cartons

2 oversize boxes

33 boxes

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States