Jill Mulvay Derr papers
Scope and Contents
Contains Derr's teaching files and course materials as well as correspondence, administrative records, and other materials related to Derr's work as managing director of the Joseph Fielding Smith Institute.
- Derr, Jill Mulvay (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 Jill Mulvay Derr papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Jill Mulvay Derr (born 1948) is a Mormon historian in Utah.
Jill Mulvay Derr was born in 1948 and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Derr is married to C. Brooklyn Derr, and they are the parents of four children. She earned a bachelors degree from the University of Utah and an MA in teaching from Harvard University. Derr was as an American history professor at Brigham Young University, the director of the Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Latter-day Saint History, and the president of the Mormon History Association. She has written several articles that have been published in various journals and anthologies. In addition, Derr has published several works including Women's Voices: An Untold History of the Latter-day Saints, Women of the Covenant: The Story of Relief Society, and Eliza R. Snow: The Complete Poetry. She has also served in various capacities within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
3 cartons (3 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Contains two series: 1. Jill Mulvay Derr course materials, 1978-2004. 2. Joseph Fielding Smith Institute records, 1977-2008.
Original order was maintained.
Donated by Jill Mulvay Derr in January 2012.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Jill Mulvay Derr; January 2012.
Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Processed; Dani Peterson; February 2012.
- Colleges and Universities
- Derr, Jill Mulvay -- Archives
- Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Church History -- Administration
- Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Latter-day Saint History -- Administration
- United States -- History -- Study and teaching
- Register of Jill Mulvay Derr papers
- Dani Peterson
- 2012 February 9
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.