Freemen Institute records, 1963-1980

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Freemen Institute
Title
Freemen Institute records
Dates
1963-1980 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 box, (0.5 linear feet)
Collection Number
ACCN 1171
Summary
The Freemen Institute records (1963-1980) consist of pamphlets, course outlines, clippings, questionnaires, drafts of critical essays, correspondence, and notes. Also included are transcripts of speeches by Ezra Taft Benson supporting the organization. The Freemen Institute was a conservative political organization based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Many of its members were Mormon Church members.
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: 8015818863
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 Freemen Institute records consist of pamphlets, course outlines, clippings, questionnaires, drafts of critical essays, correspondence, and notes. Also included are transcripts of speeches by Ezra Taft Benson supporting the organization.

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

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Processing Note

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff in 1990.

Separated Materials

Audio cassette tape transferred to the Multimedia Division of Special Collections.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Articles by Linda Sillitoe, regarding the Freeman Institute
1 2 Behind the Scenes newsletters 1980
1 3 Speeches by Ezra Taft Benson circa 1976, 1979-1980
1 4 California Family Women newsletters 1980
1 5 Conservative groups, pamphlets and flyers 1976-1980
1 6 Correspondence regarding the Freeman Institute 1963-1980
1 7 W. Cleaon Skousen, Lecture Outline of the "Miracle of America" Study Course
1 8 "Miracle of America," flyers and lecture transcripts 1979
1 9 Jerome Horowitz, "The Constitution of Our Founding Fathers" 1980
1 10 Interview notes
1 11 General materials
1 12-13 News clippings 1980
1 14 Political questionnaires concerning the Freeman Institute
1 15 Carroll Quigley interview concerning the Naked Capitalist 1972
1 16 Sponser list of the Freemen Digest

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Conservatism--United States
  • Mormons--Political activity
  • Right and left (Political science)

Personal Names

  • Benson, Ezra Taft, 1899-

Corporate Names

  • Freemen Institute--Archives
  • Freemen Institute--History--Sources

Geographical Names

  • Utah--Politics and government--Philosophy

Form or Genre Terms

  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Drafts (documents)
  • Pamphlets
  • Speeches