Richard Lloyd Anderson
Richard Lloyd Anderson was an American lawyer and theologist of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who was a professor of church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University. His book Investigating the Book of Mormon Witnesses is widely considered the definitive work on this subject.
The Reliability of the Early History of Lucy and Joseph Smith
Articles/Essays – Volume 4, No. 3
Dialogue 4.2 (Summer 1971): 13–28
Mormon history is a part of this magnificent proliferation of data and research techniques. Its own archives are in the midst of classification by professionally competent standards. There is hope for a new era, in which Mormon and non-Mormon may meet on the common ground of objective fact.