The Q. Michael Croft papers consist of research notes, release letters and interview worksheets regarding taped interviews with local civic and community leaders. Subject of the interviews was the influence of the LDS Church on local politics.
The Lowry Nelson papers (1906-1985) consists of the personal and professional papers of Lowry Nelson, a rural sociologist born in Utah. Included are autobiographies, diaries, correspondence, research, writings, publications, and speeches.
The B. H. Roberts papers (1825-1976) consist of an autobiography of Roberts, genealogical information, journals, correspondence, scrapbooks, poems, speeches, commentaries on religious subjects, L. D. S. missionary materials, articles, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, and books. The significance of these papers is manifested in Roberts' discussion of church-state relations the multi-volume history of the L.D. S. church, the investigation of the scriptural origins of the Mormon faith, the reflections upon and analysis of theological and philosophical topics, and the formulation of the church's missionary pedagogy.