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John Alden Green papers

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 2361

Scope and Contents

Includes research notes about the works of Marcel Schwob concerning the Dreyfus Affair, photocopies, correspondence, journal and newspaper articles concerning French history, circa 1890-1906, and the Panama Scandal of 1889. Also included are photocopied articles on the "last days" by Wilford Woodruff and Internet references of the early visions of Mormon Church prophet Joseph Smith. There are also some research notes regarding Germany in World War II and an annotated set of LDS Church scripture (Triple Combination) in French.


  • approximately 1981-1999


Language of Materials

Materials in English and French.

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

Biographical History

John Alden Green (1925-2001) was a professor of French at Brigham Young University. Green studied the writings of the French author, Marcel Schwob, related to the Dreyfus Affair (French military scandal, 1894-1906.) In 1980, Green suffered a stroke and never permanently recovered.


1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

All items were kept by Green's widow until donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in 2002.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 2002.


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

Register of John Alden Green papers
Andrea Wyss
2011 April 6
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 Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States