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Gerald N. Lund unpublished poetry and lyrics, approximately 1970-2014

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 29
Identifier: MSS 8707 Series 7

Scope and Contents

Contains various unpublished poetry and lyrics written by Lund. Materials dated approximately 1970-2014.


  • approximately 1970-2014


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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 / Historical

From the Collection:

Gerald Niels Lund was born September 12, 1939, in Fountain Green, Sanpete County, Utah to Jewell and Evelyn Lund. They later moved to Salt Lake City and then to Murray, Utah. After serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lund earned a bachelor's and later master's degree in sociology from Brigham Young University. He also got a degree in New Testament Studies from Pepperdine University and in Hebrew from the University of Judaism. In 1963, he married Retta Lynn Stanard, from Great Falls, Montana. They had seven children. Lund began teaching seminary in Salt Lake City in 1965 and continued to work for the Church Education System for the next 34 years, during which time he became an administrator and executive. Lund also wrote many popular books and articles during this time, including his best-selling series "The Work and the Glory," a Latter-day Saint fiction series. After retiring from his work in the Church Education System, Lund was called to serve as a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 2002 to 2008. He continued to write and publish successfully in both non-fiction and fiction. As of 2022, Gerald N. Lund was a resident of Salt Lake City, Utah.


1 folder

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States