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A. LeGrand Richards collection on Karl G. Maeser

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5629

Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies made of German documents, approximately 1850-1860, related to Karl G. Maeser.


  • 1850-1852


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 A. LeGrand Richards collection on Karl G. Maeser must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Boards of Curators.

Biographical History

Alden LeGrand Richards (born 1951) is a faculty member at Brigham Young University. He is interested in the life of Karl G. Maeser.

Alden LeGrand "Buddy" Richards was born June 24, 1951. He is married and has five children. He currently resides in Provo, Utah. His father was Legrand Richards (1886-1983).

He graduated from Brigham Young University in April of 1975. He received his master's degree from Harvard in June 1976. In April of 1882 he received his doctorate from Brigham Young University. And from November 1983 to May 1985 he did post-graduate studies in the University of Wurzburg in Germany. He has published book chapters and books; his publications are included in regional refereed journals and national/international journals. He currently is a faculty member at Brigham Young University in the Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations.

He is proficient in German, having translated and written books and articles, and taught at the University of Wurzburg in Germany. This has helped his interest in the life of Karl G. Maeser because he has been able to translate various documents concerning his life.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials




Collection was left in its original order.

Custodial History

Donated by A. LeGrand Richards in November 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; A. LeGrand Richards; November 2012.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Monica Benavides; February 2013.

Register of the A. LeGrand Richards collection on Karl G. Maeser
Monica Benavides
2013 February 5
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US