75 years ago today - May 27, 1946

Fawn Brodie writes her parents: "Thank you for sending the Hugh Nibley pamphlet [No Ma'am, That's Not History]. I had expected better things in this 'scholarly reply to Mrs. Brodie.' It is a flippant and shallow piece. He really did me a service by demonstrating the difference between his scholarship and mine. If that is the best a young Mormon historian can offer, then I am all the more certain that the death of B.H. Roberts meant the end of all that was truly scholarly and honest in orthodox Mormon historiography."

[On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com]

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