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Robert and Rosemary Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3106

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, audiotapes, and related ephemera produced by the Browns. The materials document research and publishing activities between 1967 and 1997.

Dates

  • 1967-1997

Creator

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

Biographical History

Rosemary Brown (1930- ) is a Latter-day Saint researcher.

Rosemary Brown was born on June 6, 1930. She married Robert L. Brown. She and her husband spent decades researching the claims and credentials of anti-Mormon literature and its authors, trying to expose unfactual information. She co-authored with her husband and others a volume of books called They Lie in Wait to Deceive, about the false credentials of prominent anti-Mormons. She and her husband live in Arizona.

Biographical History

Robert L. Brown (1930- ) is a Latter-day Saint researcher.

Robert L. Brown was born on June 16, 1930. He married Rosemary Brown. He is a Mormon researcher who spent decades researching anti-Mormon speakers and doctrines in an attempt to expose unfactual material. He co-authored a volume of books called They Lie in Wait To Deceive about the false credentials of numerous anti-Mormon scholars. He and his wife live in Arizona.

Extent

36 cartons (36 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Maintained in original order.

Other Finding Aids

Preliminary inventory available in repository.

Custodial History

Donated by Robert and Rosemary Brown in 2004.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Robert L. and Rosemary Brown; 2004.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Relates to Latter-day Saint research regarding anti-Mormon claims.

Processing Information

Processed; Garrett Schroath; 2011.

Addition processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.

Creator

Title
Register of Robert and Rosemary Brown papers
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 April 20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States