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Gilbert A. Fulton Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9544

Scope and Contents

Contains Gilbert Fulton's personal notes and extensive research over doctrinal and church history topics for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Various topics include polygamy, Joseph Smith, and John C. Bennett controversies. His collections of text from other sources is a large portion of the collection, including photocopies from newspapers, magazines, members' accounts, and prophets of the Church. Materials dated 1942 to 1986.


  • 1942-1986


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 / Historical

Gilbert A. Fulton was born February 27, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He married Elizabeth Ann Bjorkman on February 5, 1970. He delivered over 1,000 babies in homes as a naturopathic physician, and he established the Northwestern School of Practical Midwifery in 1976. He conducted intense research into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints history and published various resulting books. He died at age 67 on May 25, 1999.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

Gilbert Fulton's papers were given to J. Max Anderson by Gilbert Fulton. J. Max and Nancy Anderson donated the materials along with their own personal materials to the Harold B. Lee Library on November 28, 2018.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; J. Max Anderson and Nancy Anderson; November 28, 2018.


Utah and the American West (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, II B VI).

Processing Information

Processed; Tayla Boyer, 2022; Materials rehoused and arranged chronologically where dates were present.

Gilbert A. Fulton Papers
In Progress
Tayla Boyer
2022 April 18
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States