Dean L. May papers, 1848-2003  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
May, Dean L.
Title
Dean L. May papers
Dates
1848-2003 (inclusive)
Quantity
54.5 linear feet
Collection Number
Ms0422
Summary
The Dean L. May papers (1848-2003) consist of materials relating to May's teaching and writing careers. Included are writings, correspondence, diaries, pamphlets, reports, minutes, legal papers, news articles, notes, syllabi, maps, and coding papers related to demography studies, among other papers. Dean L. May was a professor of history at the University of Utah. His studies and teaching and writing interests centered around the social history of the United States, the American West in particular.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Dean L. May papers (1848-2003) consist of materials relating to May's teaching and writing careers. Includes correspondence, diaries, pamphlets, reports, minutes, legal papers, news articles, notes, syllabi, maps, coding papers relating to demography studies, research materials, and scripts for a television series titled "A Peoples' History of Utah" (1978-1980). Includes a paper given at a meeting of the Mormon History Association in 1975 titled "The Mormon Community in Historical Perspective."

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Dean L. May papers, MS 0422, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: MS 0422.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Utah: A People's HistoryReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description
box
1
Folder
1
"Utah, The Place"
2
"The First Utahns"
3
"Utah's Indians and the Spanish"
4
"Utah's First Bonanza"
5
"A Peculiar People"
6
"Crossing to the West"
7
"A New Land"

Utah: A People's HistoryReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description
box
2
Folder
1
Correspondence, 1980
2
"A Bootstrap Economy"
3
"Cultural Life in the Desert"
4
"Troubled Times--The 1850s in Utah"
5
"Utah's Indians in the 1800s"
6
"The Coming of the Railroad"
7
"The Americanization of Utah"
8
"The New Pioneers"

Utah: A People's HistoryReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 3

Container(s) Description
box
3
Folder
1
"The Organization of Utah's Labor"
2
"Progressive Reform in the Beehive State"
3
"War, Depression and War, 1917-1945"
4
"Cultural Life in the Twentieth Century"
5
"The Political Economy of Post-Modern Utah"
6
Miscellaneous Information
7
Project Correspondence
8
"The Mormon Community in Historical Perspective"

Personal Information, 1938-2002Return to Top

Container(s): Box 4

Container(s) Description Dates
box
4
Folder
1
Correspondence
1972-1997
2
Biographical Information
3
Cheryll May
Resumes, restaurant reviews, and notes.
1980
4
Brown University
Correspondence, notes, and writings.
1970s
5
Bishopric
Correspondence, articles, and miscellaneous.
1977-1985
6
Board of State History
Agendas, reports, and minutes.
1986
7
Pioneers of Progress Event
Correspondence and programs.
2002
8
Sea Trek
Notes, journal entries, articles, and miscellaneous.
2001
9
University of Cologne, Germany, Student Booklet
1938
10
Boston Trip Log
1986
11
Miscellaneous

Court Documents, Desert Tortoise Case, 1992-1995Return to Top

Container(s): Box 5

This box contains correspondence, legal papers, articles and essays, and notes.

Court Documents, Ekotek vs. Steven M. Self, 1950s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 6

Included are correspondence, legal papers, articles, and written testimonies.

Court Documents, Salt Lake City Gas Works Case, 1870s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7

This box includes correspondence, photocopies of historical documents, notes, articles, statements, and litigation materials.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Historical Department, 1973-1978Return to Top

Container(s): Box 8

Container(s) Description Dates
box
8
Folder
1
Correspondence
1976-1978
2
Procedures and Department Information
3
Staff Meetings
Memoranda, minutes, and agendas.
1973-1976
4
Benefits and Pay
1970s
5
Newberry Library Grant
Correspondence and grant application papers.
1974
6
Quantitative Studies
1976
7
Thoughts and Writings
8
Miscellaneous

Teaching Files, 1972-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 9

Container(s) Description Dates
box
9
Folder
1
Graduate Courses
1990s
2
Historical Methods
1975
3
History 51
1972
4
History 170-1, American Civilization
1989
5
History 170-3, American Civilization
1990s
6
History 270-1, U.S. History to 1877
1990
7-8
History 376, U.S. Social History to 1860
1980s
9
History 378, America Comes of Age
1974

Teaching Files, 1978-1995Return to Top

Container(s): Box 10

Container(s) Description Dates
box
10
Folder
1
History 378-1, Major Issues in American History
1985
2
History 387, Survey of Utah History
1981
3
History 466, History of Utah
1988-1995
4
History 499-1, History of Utah
1988-1995
5-6
History 501, Quantitative Methods
1987-1994
7
History 582, Social and Cultural History of the U.S.
1978-1980

Teaching Files, 1972-1994Return to Top

Container(s): Box 11

Container(s) Description Dates
box
11
Folder
1
History 586, History of Utah
1979-1981
2
History 691, Family and Community in the American West
1987-1988
3
Honors 212H-1, American Civilization
1986; 1988
4
Infant Education, Log Book
1972
5
Liberal Education 115-2, Perspectives in American Culture
1985-1986
6
Management 751
1981
7
Sample Syllabi
1974-1994

University of Utah Materials, 1978-1999Return to Top

Container(s): Box 12

Container(s) Description Dates
box
12
Folder
1
Correspondence
1978-1999
2
Association of Utah Historians
1980-1986
3
Black Canyon Project
1990-1996
4
Career Development Committee
1990-1992
5
Computer Center
1979-1992

University of Utah Materials, 1981-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 13

Container(s) Description Dates
box
13
Folder
1-2
Copyright Policy Committee
Includes copyright and desk copy forms, as well as other materials.
1982-1983
3
Council for International Exchange of Scholars
1981-1983
4
Faculty Research Grants
1985-1986
5
Folk Arts Program
1986-1989
6-7
Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program
1990s

University of Utah Materials, 1981-1997Return to Top

Container(s): Box 14

Container(s) Description Dates
box
14
Folder
1
Gardner Faculty Fellow Award
1981-1982
2
Golden Spike Field Trip
1988
3
Green River Trip
1990
4
Humanities Center Fellowship
1988-1989
5
Huntington Fellowship
1986-1987
6
Idaho Conference
1982
7
Men's Group
1980s
8-11
National Endowment for the Humanities
1981-1992
12
Oregon Research Proposal
1988-1989
13
Pennsylvania Project
1980
14
Professorship Proposal
1997
15
Religion and Society Grant Proposal
1989

University of Utah Materials, 1980-2001Return to Top

Container(s): Box 15

Container(s) Description Dates
box
15
Folder
1-2
Rocky Mountain Humanities Center
1999-2001
3
Sabbatical Leave
1985-1986
4-5
Social Science History Association
1980-1989
6
Telephone Memoranda
1980-1981
7
United States Information Agency
1988
8
Western History Association Conference
1980-1981
9
Western Landscapes
1988-1989
10
Whittlers and Whistlers
1982-1984

University of Utah Materials, Center for Historical Population Studies, 1980-1988Return to Top

Container(s): Box 16

Container(s) Description Dates
box
16
Folder
1
Correspondence
1980-1988
2
Charles Tilly Lecture
1981-1982
3
Ottowa Valley Project
1981-1982
4-5
"Two Utah Towns" Grant
1982-1983
6
Upward Bound Career Experience Internship
1983
7
Visiting Scholars
1980-1983
8
Newsletters
1980-1983
9
Review and Resignation
1982-1983

University of Utah Materials, Promotion, Retention, and Tenure Committee, 1976-1985Return to Top

Container(s): Box 17

Container(s) Description Dates
box
17
Folder
1-3
Correspondence
1977-1985
4
Letter Drafts
1980s
5
Policies and Procedures
1976-1983

University of Utah Materials, Promotion, Retention, and Tenure Committee, 1981-1985Return to Top

Container(s): Box 18

Container(s) Description Dates
box
18
Folder
1
Meetings and Reports
1983-1985
2
Supporting Documents
Gathered by May to support possible promotion.
1980s
3
Statements by Dean L. May
4
Statements and Reviews by Others
5
Salary-Merit Committee
1981-1982
6
Notes
7
Miscellaneous

From New Deal to New Economics: The American Liberal Response to the Recession of 1937, 1971-1984Return to Top

Container(s): Box 19

Container(s) Description Dates
box
19
Folder
1
Correspondence
1971-1984
2
Germinal Thesis
1972
3-7
Preface-Chapter 5, Draft

From New Deal to New Economics: The American Liberal Response to the Recession of 1937, 1930s-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 20

Container(s) Description Dates
box
20
Folder
1
Chapters 6-7, Draft
Volume
1
Final Thesis Copy
1975
Folder
2
Thesis Log, 1971
3
Pictures and Maps
4
Research Materials
1930s-1980s

From New Deal to New Economics: The American Liberal Response to the Recession of 1937, 1930s-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 21

Container(s) Description Dates
box
21
Folder
1-2
Research Materials
1930s-1980s
3
Reviews
1982-1983
4
Miscellaneous

"Sugar House Ward: A Latter-day Saint Congregation", 1880s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 22

Container(s) Description Dates
box
22
Folder
1
Drafts and Final Copies
2
Project Information, 1989-1993
3
Histories and Minutes
4
Housing and Family Records
5
News Articles and Essays
1880s-1980s
6
Notes
7
Miscellaneous

Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900, General Materials, 1980-1998Return to Top

Container(s): Box 23

Container(s) Description Dates
box
23
Folder
1
Correspondence
1980-1998
2
Research Proposal
1980s
3-8
Preface-Chapter 3, Drafts
Also includes a final copy of the finished work.

Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900, General Materials, 1980s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 24

Container(s) Description Dates
box
24
Folder
1-2
Chapters 5-7, Drafts and Research
3
Diary
1987-1992
4
Intermountain Tours Project
Correspondence, essay, and notes.
1984
5
"Early Rural Villages of the Far West"
1989-1990
6
"Religion and Social Organization in the Agrarian West, 1860-1880"
1988
7
"Two Western Towns: A Comparative View"
8
"Wealth, Production, and Community in Two Western Towns"
1980s
9
Coding Forms and Batch System Output

Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900, General Materials, 1899-2000Return to Top

Container(s): Box 25

Container(s) Description Dates
box
25
Folder
1
Ratings Reference Copies
1899
2-3
Essays and Articles
1970s-1980s
4
Reviews
1995-1997
5
Speeches
1994; 2000
6
Bibliographic References
7
Graphics, Pictures, and Captions
8
Notes
9
Miscellaneous

Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900, Alpine, Utah, 1966-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 26

Container(s) Description Dates
box
26
Folder
1
Articles
1966-1980s
2
Family Record Sheets
3
Coding Forms
4
Maps and Graphics
5-6
Notes

Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900, Alpine, UtahReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 27

Container(s) Description
box
27
Folder
1-2
Notes
3
Miscellaneous

Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900, Middleton, Idaho, 1880s-1992Return to Top

Container(s): Box 28

Container(s) Description Dates
box
28
Folder
1
Correspondence
1965-1992
2
General History of Middleton
3
Mary L. Luster, Autobiography
1983
4
Junius B. Wright, Autobiography
5
Canyon Couty Pioneers, Personal Data Records
6
Homestead Records
7-8
Methodist Church Records
9
Schools
Copies of historical records and disctrict information.
1880s-1980s
10
"Middleton's Agri-Miners," Draft and Research Material

Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900, Middleton, Idaho, 1910-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 29

Container(s) Description Dates
box
29
Folder
1-2
Articles, Essays, and Book Excerpts
1940s-1990s
3
Coding Forms
4-5
Census Records and Information
1910
6
Notes
7
Graphs and Maps

Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900, Sublimity, Oregon, 1870s-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 30

Container(s) Description Dates
box
30
Folder
1
Correspondence
1987-1988
2-5
Family Group Sheets
6
Pamona Grange Record Copies
1870s-1880s
7
Church of Christ History
1956

Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900, Sublimity, Oregon, 1848-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 31

Container(s) Description Dates
box
31
Folder
1-2
Marion County Cemetery Records
1987-1988
3
Census Information
4
Probate Inventory Copies
1880s-1900s
5-6
Hunt Family History Copy
1890
7
William Porter Diary
1848
8
Patton Scrapbook
9
Women and Gender, Research Results

Three Frontiers: Family, Land, and Society in the American West, 1850-1900, Sublimity, Oregon, 1850-1988Return to Top

Container(s): Box 32

Container(s) Description Dates
box
32
Folder
1
Book of Remembrance of Marion County, Oregon Pioneers, Copy
1927
2
Marion County Newspaper Abstracts
1988
3-4
Articles and Essays, Copies
1850-1980s
5
Book Copies
1928-1983
6
Notes
7
Miscellaneous

Utah: A People's History, 1974-1992Return to Top

Container(s): Box 33

Container(s) Description Dates
box
33
Folder
1
Correspondence
1974-1992
2-3
Proposal and Planning
1979-1980
4-6
Program Scripts
7
Schedules
1980s
8
Stand-ups

Utah: A People's History, 1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 34

Container(s) Description Dates
box
34
Folder
1
Book Proof
1987
2-3
Book Draft
1987
4
Book Captions and Index
1987
5
Visuals
6
Permissions
1987

Utah: A People's History, 1979-1993Return to Top

Container(s): Box 35

Container(s) Description Dates
box
35
Folder
1
Meeting Minutes
1979-1988
2
History 187R-T.V., Syllabus
3
KUED Hotline Messages
1988-1989
4
Awards and Reviews
1983-1993
5
Promotional Materials
1980s
6
Receipts and Invoices
1987
7
Notes and Notecards
8
Miscellaneous

Short Essays, Speeches, and Publications, Ag-Be, 1964-2001Return to Top

Container(s): Box 36

Container(s) Description Dates
box
36
Folder
1-2
Correspondence
1982-1997
3
"Agri-Miners in the North American West: The Nexus of Farming and MIning Cultures"
1987
4
"All Are Talking of Utah"
2001
5
"Angels, Beehives, and the Mormon Search for Community"
6
Atlas of Mormonism Articles
1992-1993
7
"Availability of Archival Resources for Local History"
1979-1980
8
"Balancing the People and the Land"
9
"Bare Bones of Historical Demography"
1964, 1971
10
"Bayous, Beaches, and Breaches"
1978-1996
11
Beyond the Kindgom
1987

Short Essays, Speeches, and Publications, Bi-Ch, 1970s-1993Return to Top

Container(s): Box 37

Container(s) Description Dates
box
37
Folder
1
"A Bitter Persecution"
1989-1993
2
Boom and Bust Symposium Talk
1987
3
Building the City of God
1975-1991
4
"Cache Valley's Jensen Farm Area in the 19th Century"
1970s
5
"Cedar City: The Building of a Community"
1978
6
"The Challenge of Building the Kingdom"

Short Essays, Speeches, and Publications, Ch-In, 1966-1997Return to Top

Container(s): Box 38

Container(s) Description Dates
box
38
Folder
1
Chinese Visitors Speech
2
Christmas Talk
3
Columbia River Conference Talk
1992
4
"A Different Mode of Life"
5
"Dissent and Authority in Two Latter-day Saint Traditions"
6
"The Economics of Zion"
1981-1990
7
Encyclopedia of the American West Articles
1993
8
"The Far West"
1982-1983
9
"Fremont and the Mormons"
10
"Gold, War, and the New West of the 1860s"
1991
11
"Images of China"
1966
12
"The Importance of History"
1988, 1997
13
"In Search of Family History"
1979-1980

Short Essays, Speeches, and Publications, Lo-Ra, 1974-1996Return to Top

Container(s): Box 39

Container(s) Description Dates
box
39
Folder
1
Local Records Speeches
1991-1992
2
"The Mormons"
1979
3
National Conference of Editorial Writers Speech
1991
4
"The Nexus of Faith and Doubt"
1993
5
"Notes on A Persistent Question"
1981
6
"One Heart and Mind"
1986-1996
7
"Patterns of Production"
1995
8
"People of Grand Staircase-Escalante"
9
"People on the Edge"
1991
10
"People on the Mormon Frontier"
1975-1976
11
Polygamy Lecture
12
"A Ray of Millenial Light"
1974-1975

Short Essays, Speeches, and Publications, Re-Ta, 1970-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 40

Container(s) Description Dates
box
40
Folder
1
"Religion in the Mountain West"
2002-2003
2-3
Reviews by May
1970s-1990s
4
"Rites of Passage"
2002
5
"Self-conscious Provinciality in Colonial America"
1970
6
"Sinful Wandering"
7
"St. George and the Dixieites"
2003
8
Tanner Lectures
1990s-2001

Short Essays, Speeches, and Publications, Te-Wr, 1991-1997Return to Top

Container(s): Box 41

Container(s) Description Dates
box
41
Folder
1
Temple Talk
2
Thanksgiving Talk
3
"Three Days in May"
4
Tithing Talk
5
"A Utah Cultural Perspective"
1991
6
"Utah Religions"
1991-1992
7
"Utah Remembers," Video Centennial Special
1996-1997
8
"Varieties of Mormon Settlement"
9
"Visions of Utah"
1993
10
"Writings from Within As A Mormon"
1994
11
Miscellaneous

Writings by Others, Af-No, 1921-2002Return to Top

Container(s): Box 42

Writings by Others, Op-Wo, 1977-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 43

Subject Files, Ar-Ch, 1930s-1999Return to Top

Container(s): Box 44

Container(s) Description Dates
box
44
Folder
1
Archives
1975
2
Leonard J. Arrington
1987-1999
3
Banking
1930s-1960s
4
Bibliographies
5
Brigham Young University
1974-1984
6
Carl Christian Anton Christensen
1978
7
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies
1979-1992

Subject Files, Ch-En, 1860s-1997Return to Top

Container(s): Box 45

Container(s) Description Dates
box
45
Folder
1
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies
1979-1992
2
Communal Societies
1977-1997
3
Community Growth
1980s
4
Patrick E. Connor
1860s; 1960s
5
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1981-1982
6
Demography
1970s
7
Devereaux House
1978
8
Encyclopedia of Mormonism
1988-1990

Subject Files, En-Hy, 1913-2002Return to Top

Container(s): Box 46

Container(s) Description Dates
box
46
Folder
1
Ensign Peak
1989
2-3
Evans Biography and Handcart Awards
1987-2002
4-6
Family
Also includes materials on family history and the Family in American Life Conference.
1977-1982
7
Garland Press
1981-1984
8
Gold
9
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
10
History Methodology
1990s
11
Human Population
1997
12
Hymns
1913

Subject Files, Ir-Mo, 1870s-1994Return to Top

Container(s): Box 47

Container(s) Description Dates
box
47
Folder
1
Iron County Mission
1970s
2
Japanese American Citizens League
1985
3
Japanese American Relocation
1983; 1989
4
Jensen Historical Farm Project
1979
5
Kanab, Utah
1976
6
Lockley Group
1870s-1994
7
Mobility Studies
1970s
8
Monks

Subject Files, Mo-Or, 1970s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 48

Container(s) Description Dates
box
48
Folder
1-3
Mormon History Association
1970s-1990s
4
Mountain Meadows Massacre
1982; 1990
5
National Endowment for the Humanities
1980s
6
Nauvoo Symposium
1989
7
Newberry Library
1974; 1977
8
Oregon-California Trails Association
1989

Subject Files, Pa-Ut, 1976-2001Return to Top

Container(s): Box 49

Container(s) Description Dates
box
49
Folder
1
Parowan, Utah
1999; 2001
2
Politics and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
1991
3
Franklin D. Roosevelet
1981-1985
4
Sunstone
1988
5
Sustainability
6
United Order
1978-1979
7
University of Nebraska
1982-1987
8
Utah Centennial History Foundation
1979-1986
9
Utah Committee for Geographic Names
1976-1990
10
Utah Heritage Foundation
1979

Subject Files, Ut, 1800s-1996Return to Top

Container(s): Box 50

Container(s) Description Dates
box
50
Folder
1
Utah History
1800s-1990s
2
Utah History Encyclopedia
1987-1992
3
Utah History Fair
1981-1990
4
Utah State Board of Education
1979-1984
5-7
Utah State Centennial
1994-1996

Subject Files, Wa-Zi, 1870s-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 51

Container(s) Description Dates
box
51
Folder
1
Waldo Hills Baptist Church
1870s
2
Women and the Transition to Capitalism in Rural America
1987-1989
3
World Conference on Records
1980
4
Zions Savings Bank and Trust
1980; 1982
5-6
Miscellaneous

Research NotecardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 52

Research NotecardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 53

Research NotecardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 54

Research NotecardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 55

Research NotecardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 56

Research NotecardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 57

Research NotecardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 58

Research NotecardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 59

Miscellaneous ResearchReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 60

This box contains those materials that may or may not be related to May's published works and have, therefore, remained separated from that section of the collection.

Container(s) Description
box
60
Folder
1
General Information
2
Family History Forms
3
Notes

Personal Materials, 1966-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 61

Container(s) Description Dates
box
61
Folder
1-2
Correspondence
1966-2003
3
Fulbright Grants
1990-1996
4
Job Searches
1974-1976
5
Clearfield Depression Era Museum
2002
6
Diary
1966-1990

Personal Materials, 1957Return to Top

Container(s): Box 62

Container(s) Description Dates
box
62
Folder
1
Diary
1957
2
Scrapbook
3
Miscellaneous

Mormon Demography Project, 1975-1980Return to Top

Container(s): Box 63

Container(s) Description Dates
box
63
Folder
1
Correspondence
1975-1980
2
Grant Proposals
3
Data Printouts
1976-1977
4-5
Papers and Reviews
6
Miscellaneous

Mormon History Association, 1974-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 64

Container(s) Description Dates
box
64
Folder
1
Correspondence
1974-2003
2-5
Handbooks
1997-2003
6
Arizona-Sonora Desert Mountain Conference
7
Annual Meeting
1993
8
Mexico Mormon History Museum
2001

Mormon History Association, 1987-2002Return to Top

Container(s): Box 65

Container(s) Description Dates
box
65
Folder
1
Journal Volume Draft
1987
2
Essays
2000-2002
3
Notes
4
Miscellaneous

Utah Remembers, Documentary, 1995-1996Return to Top

Container(s): Box 66

Container(s) Description Dates
box
66
Folder
1
Correspondence
1995-1996
2
Project Overview
1995
3
Interviews and Release Forms
1995-1996
4
Script Drafts
5
Essays and Articles
1996
6
Schedules
1995-1996
7
Notes
8
Miscellaneous

World Conference on Records, 1978-1980Return to Top

Container(s): Box 67

Container(s) Description Dates
box
67
Folder
1
Correspondence
1978-1980
2
General Program Recommendation
1979
3
Registration and Lodging
1980
4
Minutes and Agendas
1979-1980
5-6
Sub-committees
1978-1979
7
Speakers and Topics
1980

World conference on Records, 1969-circa 1980Return to Top

Container(s): Box 68

Container(s) Description Dates
box
68
Folder
1-3
Paper Presentations
4
Conference Publication
1969
5
Demography Statistics
6
Notes
7
Miscellaneous

Class Materials, 1961-1974Return to Top

Container(s): Box 69

This and subsequent boxes labeled "Class Materials" all contain materials derived from higher education classes that May took.

Container(s) Description Dates
box
69
Folder
1
American Intellectual History
1966-1967
2
Ancient Oriental History
1961
3
Colloquia
1960s
4-5
Economics
1970-1971
6
Family History Summer Institute
1974
7
Historical Survey of the LDS Church
1960s
8
Historiography
1963-1964

Class Materials, 1961-1968Return to Top

Container(s): Box 70

Container(s) Description Dates
box
70
Folder
1
History 119
1966-1967
2-3
History 120 and 121
1961, 1966
4
History 143b
1967-1968
5
History 160a
1965-1967
6-7
History 161a
1965-1967

Class Materials, 1961-1965Return to Top

Container(s): Box 71

Container(s) Description Dates
box
71
Folder
1
History 163
1965-1966
2
History 289
3
History 361
1965
4
History 370 and 670
1960s
5
History 373
1961
6
History 379
1963-1964
7-8
History 401H
1964
9
History 575
1964

Class Materials, 1965-1976Return to Top

Container(s): Box 72

Container(s) Description Dates
box
72
Folder
1
Readings in Intellectual History
1967
2
Sociology 651-1
1976
3
Statistics
1974
4
United States History Colloquium
1965
5
Various Classes Notebook
1969-1970
6
Miscellaneous

Teaching Files, 1980s-1993Return to Top

Container(s): Box 73

Container(s) Description Dates
box
73
Folder
1
Correspondence
1991-1993
2
American Aesthetic
3
Bonn Lecture Course
1991
4
Civil War
5
Emigration
6
Expansion
7
Foreign Policy
8
History 115-2
9-11
History 170 and 270
1980s

Teaching Files, 1978-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 74

Container(s) Description Dates
box
74
Folder
1-3
History 170 and 270
1990s
4
History 378
1978

Teaching Files, 1981-2001Return to Top

Container(s): Box 75

Container(s) Description Dates
box
75
Folder
1
History 466-1
1997
2
History 466R-01
1998
3
History 478
4
History 571-1
1981
5
History 691R
6
History 787
1988
7
History 2212H-1
2000-2001
8-9
History 2212-001
2002
10
History 2212-003

Teaching Files, 1998-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 76

Container(s) Description Dates
box
76
Folder
1-2
History 4660
2001; 2003
3-6
History 4660-001
1998-2003

Teaching Files, 1976-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 77

Container(s) Description Dates
box
77
Folder
1
History 4660-001
2003
2
History 7870-001
2001
3
Honors 212H-1
4
Honors 2212
5-6
Liberal Education 115-1
7
Mormon Institutions Seminar
1976
8
New Deal

Teaching Files, 1960s-1970sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 78

Container(s) Description Dates
box
78
Folder
1
Recreation and Leisure 385R-31
2
World War I
3
World War II
4-5
Various Classes Notebook
1960s-1970s

Teaching Files, 1970s-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 79

Container(s) Description Dates
box
79
Folder
1
Sample Syllabi and Assignments
2
Miscellaneous

Teaching Files, Utah: A People's History, 1980s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 80

Container(s) Description Dates
box
80
Folder
1
Program #1, "Utah, the Place"
2
Program #2, "The First Utahns"
3
Program #3, "Utah's Indians and the Spainiards"
4
Program #4, "Utah's First Bonanza"
5
Program #5, "A Peculiar People"
6
Program #6, "Crossings to the West"
7
Program #7, "A New Land"
8
Program #8, "Colonizing the West"
9
Program #9, "A Bootstrap Economy"
10
Program #10, "Cultural Life in the Desert"

Teaching Files, Utah: A People's History, 1970s-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 81

Container(s) Description Dates
box
81
Folder
1
Program #11, "Troubled Times--the 1850s In Utah"
2
Program #12, "Utah's Indians in the 1800s"
3
Program #13, "The Coming of the Railroad"
4
Program #14, "The Americanization of Utah"
5
Program #15, "The New Pioneers"
6
Program #16, "The Organization of Utah Labor"
7
Program #18, "War, Depression and War"
8
Program #19, "Cultural Life in the Twentieth Century"
9
Program #20, "Utah Today and Tomorrow"

Writings by May, Ba-Br, 1966-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 82

Container(s) Description Dates
box
82
Folder
1
"The Banking Act of 1935"
1966
2
"Body and Soul: Mormon Religious Philanthropy since 1850"
1983-1990
3
Bonn Lecture and Speeches
1990s
4
"Brigham Young and the Bishops"
1970s-1980s

Writings by May, Bu-Ch, 1975Return to Top

Container(s): Box 83

Container(s) Description Dates
box
83
Volume
1
Building the City of God
1975
Folder
1
Building the City of God
2
"The Challange of Building the Kingdom"

Writings by May, De-Mo, 1975-1991Return to Top

Container(s): Box 84

Container(s) Description Dates
box
84
Folder
1-2
"A Demographic Portrait of the Mormons: 1830-1980"
1980-1991
3
"A Different Mode of Life"
4
"The Distribution of Mormon Wealth and Income in 1857"
1977-1979
5
"The Mormon Community in Historical Perspective"
1975

Writings by May, Mo-St, 1970s-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 85

Container(s) Description Dates
box
85
Folder
1
"The Mormon Community in Historical Perspective"
1975-1976
2
"Mormon Western Settlement"
3
"Once I Lived in Cottonwood"
1980s
4
"People on the Mormon Frontier"
1976
5
"The Philanthrophy Dilemma"
1989
6
"Religion and Social Organization in the Three Communities of the Agrarian West, 1860-1880"
1990
7
Reviews by May
1970s-1980s
8
"The Stability Ratio"
1978-1982

Writings by May, St-To, 1982-2002Return to Top

Container(s): Box 86

Container(s) Description Dates
box
86
Folder
1
"The Stability Ratio"
1982-1984
2
"Star Valley in the Context of Western Settlement"
1980s
3-6
Tanner Lectures
2002
7
Tours Book

Writings by May, Tw-Ut, 1970s-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 87

Container(s) Description Dates
box
87
Folder
1-2
"Two Western Towns"
1980s
3
"Uses of Historical Demography in the Reconstruction of Family History"
1977
4-5
Utah: A People's History
1987
6
Utah: A Comparative History
1970s

Writings by May, Ut-Wr, 1970-1989Return to Top

Container(s): Box 88

Container(s) Description Dates
box
88
Folder
1
"The Utah Connection to Montana and Idaho, 1870-1890"
1989
2
"Utah Writ Small"
1984
3
"Utah's Economic Development, 1847-1900"
4
"Writing Religious History in A Secular Age"
1970
5-6
Short Articles and Essays
1970s-1980s
7-8
Miscellaneous

Writings by Others, Ab-Gr, 1970s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 89

Writings by Others, Ha-Mo, 1970s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 90

Writings by Others, Mo-So, 1970s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 91

Writings by Others, So-Zi, 1970s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 92

Writings by Others, Mormons and Utah, Af-Ho, 1970s-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 93

This and the following three boxes have been separated from the previous boxes entitled "Writings by Others" due to May's original organization. These boxes contain writings specifically on Mormons and Utah. Previous boxes may also contain similar writings, but these were specifically grouped together by May.

Writings by Others, Mormons and Utah, Im-Ou, 1970s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 94

Writings by Others, Mormons and Utah, Pe-Zi, 1970s-1990sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 95

Subject Files, Al-Br, 1981-1997Return to Top

Container(s): Box 96

Container(s) Description Dates
box
96
Folder
1
A. J. Allen
2
American Indians
1997
3-5
Bibliographies
6-7
Brigham Young University, Center for Family and Community History
1981-1989

Subject Files, Ce-Ga, 1970s-1991Return to Top

Container(s): Box 97

Container(s) Description Dates
box
97
Folder
1
Center for Research on Social Organization
1970s-1980s
2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Historical Department
1976
3
Civil War
1991
4
Coding
5
Economics and the Mormon Culture
1974-1976
6
Evans Biography Award
1980s
7
Serine Gahrsen

Subject Files, Ha-Li, 1946-1988Return to Top

Container(s): Box 98

Container(s) Description Dates
box
98
Folder
1-3
Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups
1970s
4
Kanab, Utah
1975
5
Kinderhook Plates
6
Libraries and Archives
1946-1988

Subject Files, Mi-Sa, 1870s-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 99

Container(s) Description Dates
box
99
Folder
1
Millennial Hymns
1975-1982
2
Monks Project
3
Mormon Family
1975
4
Mormon Folk Music
5
Mormon Hymn Tradition
1972
6
News Articles
1870s-2002
7
Organization of American Historians
2003
8
Paris, Idaho
1975
9
Pioneer Trails
1986
10
Salamander Letter
1980s

Subject Files, Sm-Un, 1970s-1992Return to Top

Container(s): Box 100

Container(s) Description Dates
box
100
Folder
1
George Albert Smith
2
Social and Historical Societies
1970s-1990
3
State History Board
1992
4-7
United States Social History and Community Studies
1970s-1980s

Subject Files, Ut-Wo, 1980s-1992Return to Top

Container(s): Box 101

Container(s) Description Dates
box
101
Folder
1
Utah Heritage Foundation Lecture Series
2
Utah State Historical Society
1980s
3-4
Western History Association
1992
5
Women
1980s
6
Miscellaneous

Research NotecardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 102

Spirit of Utah Centennial Board Game, 1993Return to Top

Container(s): Box 103

Oversize Materials, 1880s-1980sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 104

Correspondence, 1969-1986Return to Top

Container(s): Box 105

Correspondence, 1987-2003Return to Top

Container(s): Box 106

Teaching and University of Utah Materials, 1970s-2002Return to Top

Container(s): Box 107

Container(s) Description Dates
box
107
Folder
1
Memoranda
1977-1982
2
Policies and Procedures
1970s-1980s
3
Class Schedules
1978-2002
4
Ph.D. Candidates
5
Receipts and Invoices
1981-2002
6
Benefits
1990s-2002
7
Outside Reading Proposals
1970s
8
Directed Reading
1979
9
History 571
1979-1990
10
Minutes and Agenda
1977-1981

General Materials, 1953-2001Return to Top

Container(s): Box 108

Container(s) Description Dates
box
108
Folder
1
Diary
1953
2
Writings
1970s-1980s
3
"First Boston Saints"
1970s
4
Certificates
1980s-1990s
5
Programs and Schedules
1970s-1980s
6
Utah State Centennial
1996
7
Notes
8
Newletters and Clippings
1975-2001
9
Miscellaneous

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormons--West (U.S.)--History
  • Geographical Names :
  • Utah--History (contributor)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Essays
  • Scripts (documents)