Eric A. Eliason papers
Scope and Contents
Collection includes research, drafts, correspondence, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, slides, zip disk and other materials collected by Eliason related to his research and travels. Topics include Mormon Pioneer Day celebrations in the western United States, Russia's "Mormons," foxhunting in Great Britain, J. Golden Kimball, and Saba lace production. Also includes a notebook and ephemera related to Eliason's service as a missionary and as a military chaplain. Materials date from between 1994 and 2008.
- Eliason, Eric A. (Eric Alden), 1967- (creator, Person)
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 the Eric Eliason papers must be obtained from the Supervior of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Eric A. Eliason (1967- ) is an ethnographer in Utah.
Eric Alden Eliason was born in Okinawa, Japan, the son of Can and LeAnn Eliason. Married to Stephanie Smith, they have four children, Shelby, Caleb, Noah, and Samuel. A professor of English at Brigham Young University, Eliason received a B.A. in Linguistics from Brigham Young University in 1992. He also earned an M.A. in anthropology in 1995 and a PhD in American Studies in 1997; both from the University of Texas at Austin.
5 cartons (5 linear ft.)
1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available in repository.
Given to Special Collections by Eric Eliason, a current faculty member and creator of the collection, in installments in 2015 an 2016.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Eric A. Eliason; 2015-2016.
Papers of a folklorist associated with Brigham Young University (Wilson Folklore Archives collection development policy, 3.D, 2010).
Processed; Student Manuscript Processor McKinley Griffin; January 15 2015.
- Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
- Drafts (Documents)
- Eliason, Eric A. (Eric Alden), 1967- -- Archives
- Floppy disks
- Fox hunting -- Great Britain
- Kimball, Jonathan Golden, 1853-1938
- Lace and lace making -- Saba
- Language and Languages
- Mormons -- Russia
- Pioneer Day (Mormon history) -- West (U.S.)
- Research (Documents)
- Voyages and travels
- Register of Eric A. Eliason papers
- Kristi Young
- 2011 September 28
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.