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Martha Nibley Beck papers, 2002

 Series — Carton: 4, Folder: 2-6
Identifier: MSS 7449 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains emails, articles, and other documents relating to the Nibley family's reaction to Martha's accusations against her father. There is also a manuscript of her book, and some articles that she wrote.


  • 2002


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 Boyd Petersen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Martha Nibley Beck (b. 1962) is a sociologist and author in Arizona.

Martha Nibley Beck was born November 29, 1962 to Hugh and Phyllis Nibley. She graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Sociology. She later taught at Brigham Young University. She left the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1993 after criticizing Church leaders' decisions. Since then, she has worked as a life coach and writes for O--The Oprah Magazine.


5 folders

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