Shauna Christine Anderson Young research on Scandinavian missionaries
Scope and Contents
Contains files collected and created by Young while researching for the book "Legacy of Sacrifice: Missionaries to Scandinavia, 1872-1894," which she co-authored with Susan Easton Black. Files consist primarily of biographical histories and genealogical information of the missionaries who were sent by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Scandinavia in the latter part of the 19th century. This information was sent to Young by descendants or other relatives of these missionaries whom she had contacted between 2003 and 2007. Also includes some correspondence with the relatives, and other records pertaining to the publication of the book. Dated approximately 2003-2007.
- approximately 2003-2007
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Open for public research.
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Shauna Anderson Young (1945- ) is an academic administrator, educator, and author in Utah.
Shauna Christine Anderson Young was born July 31, 1945 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She received an Associate of Science degree from Ricks College in 1965 and a Bachelor of Science degree in clinical laboratory science from Brigham Young University in 1967. Dr. Anderson Young received a year of clinical training at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, Utah, and is a certified Medical Laboratory Scientist. She has a Master of Science degree in medical technology from the University of Utah in 1973 and a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Washington in 1984.
In 2007, Dr. Anderson Young co-authored with Susan Easton Black and Ruth Ellen Maness a publication on Scandinavian missionaries in the late 19th Century titled "Legacy of Sacrifice: Missionaries to Scandinavia, 1872-1894." As of 2014, she was serving as the Faculty Administrator over Life Sciences Student Services, a faculty member in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, and as the Program Director of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at Brigham Young University.
Susan Easton Black (1944- ) is a retired professor of Mormon Church history at Brigham Young Univeristy and a prolific writer in Utah.
Susan Easton Black was born in 1944 in Long Beach, California. She attended Brigham Young University where she earned degrees in political science and history. Black married and had three sons, but was divored six years later. To provide for her family, she went back to school and earned a Master's degree in counseling from San Bernardio. After graduating, Black began teaching at San Bernardino College.
Black decided to continue her education and went on to obtain her Ed.D. in educational psychology with a minor in Church history from Brigham Young Univeristy. Upon completing her degree, Black was hired to teach in the College of Family Living in 1978; however, this only lasted for four years before she was asked to move into the BYU religion department. While at BYU, Black has been the associate dean of General Education and Honors and the director of Church history in the Religious Studies Center. In 2000, she recieved the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award. Black's career has extended outside of the classroom because she has written and edited more than 100 books on religious subjects.
Susan Easton Black married Harvey B. Black. They were together for 25 years before he passed away in 2011. Susan married George Durrant in 2013, and together they are currently serving a mission in Nauvoo, Illinois.
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Language of Materials
Arranged in two series: 1. Complete files, approximately 2003-2007 (alphabetical by last name of missionary). 2. Publication files, approximately 2003-2007 (alphabetical by last name of missionary).
Files created and maintained by Anderson Young while researching for the book "Legacy of Sacrifice: Missionaries to Scandinavia, 1872-1894," which she co-authored with Susan Easton Black and published in 2007. Young, who is an assistant dean and faculty member in Brigham Young University's College of Life Sciences, transferred the files to the repository in 2014.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Shauna Anderson Young; January 2014.
LDS cultural, family, social, intellectual, mission and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy 1. V, November 2013).
Processed; Ryan K. Lee; 2014.
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