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H. B. Moore papers

Identifier: MSS 7558

Scope and Contents

Materials include drafts, notes, and materials from several of Moore's novels, dated 2004-2014. These include the Out of Jerusalem series and several individual novels, namely Women of the Book of Mormon, Abinadi, Alma the Elder, and Alma the Younger.


  • 2004-2010
  • Majority of material found within 2006-2011


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

H. B. Moore retains copyrights for the H. B. Moore papers.

Biographical History

H. B. Moore (1970- ) is a Mormon author in Utah.

Heather Brown Moore was born in Providence, Rhode Island, but spent most of her childhood in Orem, Utah. During these years her family traveled back and forth between the Middle East and Utah. At the age of eight, while living in Egypt, she was baptized in the Red Sea.

Moore graduated from Brigham Young University with a major in Fashion Merchandising and a minor in Business Management. She began writing novels in 2001 when her husband moved his home office to an outside location. Her written works include fictional accounts of Mormon religious figures. As a member of the League of Utah Writers, Moore enjoys meeting with fellow writers each month. She is also an active member of the LDStorymakers.


8 boxes (4 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in eight series: 1. H. B. Moore papers on Out of Jerusalem, 2004-2007. 2. H. B. Moore papers on Women of the Book of Mormon, 2009. 3. H. B. Moore papers on Abinadi, 2007-2008. 4. H. B. Moore papers on Alma, 2009. 5. H. B. Moore drafts for Alma the Younger, 2010. 6. H. B. Moore papers on a personal Christmas story, 2009. 7. H. B. Moore manuscripts and notes for Eve and Ruby's Secret, 2013-2014. 8. H. B. Moore manuscripts and notes for Athena, Ammon, and Esther, 2013-2014.

Custodial History

Materials were donated by H. B. Moore in 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; H. B. Moore; 2012.


Literary Manuscripts.

Collection covers the work of an LDS author.

Processing Information

Processed; Kristi Young; 2012.

Register of H. B. Moore papers
Kristi Young
2011 June 20
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