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The Special Collections and Archives of Utah State University's Merrill-Cazier Library houses the personal and historical collection of Leonard J. Arrington, renowned scholar of the American West.

The Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture annually hosts the presentation of current research by a leading scholar. Among the lecturers have been such notable historians as Thomas G. Alexander, Richard L. Bushman, Sarah Barringer Gordon, Howard Lamar, Jan Shipps, Donald Worster, and Pulitzer Prize-winner Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

"Like the Hajis of Meccah and Jerusalem"

Orientalism and the Mormon Experience, 1820-1970

A Mountain of Paper

The Extraordinary Diary of Leonard James Arrington

In-Laws and Outlaws

Lessons in Research and Friendship and a Report from the Archives

Narrating Jane

Telling the Story of an Early African American Mormon Woman

Predicting the Past

The Utah War's Twenty-First Century Future

Redeeming a People

The Critical Role of Historical Examination in Moving Cultural and Moral Trajectories

What's True in Mormon Folklore?

The Contribution of Folklore to Mormon Studies

“A Marvelous Work”

Reading Mormonism in West Africa

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