Leonard J Arrington Lecture Series

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.

Orientalism and the Mormon Experience, 1820-1970

The Legacy of the Transcontinental Railroad Corporations

The Extraordinary Diary of Leonard James Arrington

Lessons in Research and Friendship and a Report from the Archives

Telling the Story of an Early African American Mormon Woman

The Utah War's Twenty-First Century Future

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

The Contribution of Folklore to Mormon Studies