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Louis C. Midgley papers

Identifier: MSS 2806

Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts, correspondence, and legal materials related to anti-Mormon studies by Midgley. Also includes information on a lawsuit involving the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies (FARMS). Materials date from 1965 to 2003.


  • Approximately 1965-2003


Conditions Governing Access

Donor restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Louis C. Midgley papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Louis C. Midgley (1931-) is an American political scientist and college professor in Utah.

Louis C. Midgley was born in 1931. He received his Bachelor's degree from University of Utah and his Ph.D. from Brown University. Louis Midgley taught Political Science at Brigham Young University for many years. After his retirement, he has worked very closely with the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies as the editor of FARMS Review.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

12 cartons (12 linear ft.)

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Other Finding Aids

More detailed finding aid available in repository.

Custodial History

Donated by Louis C. Midgley in 2003 and 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Louis C. Midgley; 2003, 2014.


LDS scholarship and historiography (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.III, August 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student curator, and John Murphy, curator; 2009.

Register of Louis C. Midgley papers
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
8 June 2009
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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