Daniel H. Ludlow papers
March 15, 2012
The Brigham Young University Archives recently acquired the personal papers of Daniel H. Ludlow. The Daniel H. Ludlow papers include correspondence, research notes, bibliographies, and other materials. Subjects include studying the scriptures, the Encyclopedia of Mormonism, the Book of Mormon Critical Text project, and statements by the prophets of the Restoration. Also included is information on the Dead Sea Scrolls and Brigham Young University’s Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. A finding aid describing the collection is available here.
Daniel H. Ludlow was born on March 17, 1924 and died February 14, 2009. Ludlow was the former director of the Correlation Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a faculty member at Brigham Young University, and the editor of the Encyclopedia of Mormonism.
Dr. Ludlow attended Utah State University, Indiana University and Columbia University. He taught at Utah State University from 1947-52 and Brigham Young University from 1955-72, where he served as dean of religious instruction and director of the Institute of Mormon Studies. Dr. Ludlow worked for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in several capacities including as director of teacher support services for the Church Educational System and director of the Correlation department.
The collection is available through the L. Tom Perry Special Collections reading room (1130 HBLL) in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. If you have any questions about the Daniel H. Ludlow papers, please contact the University Archivist at (801) 422-5821 or firstname.lastname@example.org.