The Mosiah Hall papers (1880-1952) deal with education and Hall's time as an educator. The collection contains two memoranda books Hall kept as institute teacher, lecturer, visitor, and inspector of high schools for the state of Utah. The rest of the papers include a small amount of correspondence of a very general nature, two notebooks, some articles he wrote on education, a few poems Hall wrote, several certificates relating to his teaching assignments, and a copy of the Course of Study of the High Schools of Utah Territory.
The Sterling M. McMurrin papers (1830-2001) chronicle McMurrin's life as family man, student, educator, administrator, U.S. Commissioner of Education, philosopher, observer and critic of Western culture and religion, and participant in Mormon culture. The papers (1830-2006) consist of correspondence, scrapbooks, daily planners, interviews, academic materials, governmental papers, speeches, lectures, publications, manuscripts, and awards.