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Harlow family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2104

Scope and Contents

Contains the professional files of Leroy Harlow as a city manager, including research, studies, and reports on effective government, as well as manuscripts for books he wrote. Also includes manuscripts, memoirs, and class lectures by Agda Harlow. Materials date from between 1932 and 1995.


  • 1932-1995


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 History

The Harlow family (est. 1939) is an American family with connections to Utah. The family was formed with the marriage of Leroy F. Harlow and Agda Sophie Gronbech in 1939.

Biographical History

Leroy F. Harlow (1913-1995) was a professor and consultant in Utah.

Biographical / Historical

Agda Gronbech Harlow (1915-2001) was a professor of English in Utah.


31 cartons (31 linear ft.)

1 media box (0.5 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)

1 oversize folder (0.04 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Materials were donated to the repository in 1995, with an additional donation in 2000.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1995.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 2000.


Cultural and social history (Mormon and Western American Manuscripts Collection Development Policy, V.b.5.a, February 2020).

Related Materials

See also the Leroy F. Harlow papers (UA 1363).

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth West; 2008.

Register of Harlow family papers
Elizabeth West
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States