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Frost, Herbert H., 1917-2001

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1917 - 2001

Biographical History

Herbert H. Frost (1917-2001) was a zoology professor in Utah.

Herbert Hamilton Frost was born on January 22, 1917 in New York City to Herbert and Mary Anne Hamilton Frost. He was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and after graduating from high school determined to attend Brigham Young University. He earned his bachelor's degree in 1941 and in 1942 was inducted into the U.S. Army. During World War II he served in the Pacific theater, in New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan. After leaving the Army in 1946 he took a job at Ricks College, and completed a master's degree at Brigham Young University in 1947. He later completed a Ph.D. at Cornell University. During his schooling at BYU he met Elinor Critchlow. They married in the Salt Lake Temple in 1948, and eventually had five children. In 1960, Frost joined the zoology faculty at Brigham Young University, where he taught for 22 years. He also remained active in the Church throughout his life, serving as a branch president, bishop, high counselor, and stake clerk. He also served a mission with his wife to Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he served as the public affairs director. Frost died on February 15, 2001 in Orem, Utah.

Citation:
OCLC, May 27, 2014 (hdg.: Frost, Herbert H., Frost, Herbert H. (Herbert Hamilton), Frost, Herbert Hamilton, 1917- ; usage: Herbert H. Frost, Herbert Hamilton Frost)

Deseret news, Feb. 17, 2001 (Herbert Hamilton Frost; b. Jan. 22, 1917 in New York City, N.Y.; parents: Herbert and Mary Anne Hamilton Frost; m. Aug. 25, 1948 in Salt Lake Temple to Elinor Critchlow, five children; bachelor's and master's degrees, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Cornell University; served in U.S. Army during World War II; taught at Ricks College; member of Zoology faculty at Brigham Young University, 1960-1982; active in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving as branch president, bishop, high counselor, stake clerk; served mission with wife to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; d. Feb. 15, 2001 in Orem, Utah)

Familysearch.org, via WWW, May 27, 2016 (Herbert Hamilton Frost; Herb Frost; bachelor's, 1941; master's, 1947; military service in New Guinea, Phillipines, Japan, 1942-1946; professor at Ricks, 1947-1960)

Email from daughter, June 16, 2018 (Herbert Frost served as the public affairs director in the Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Mission)

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Zoology presentation on Vasco M. Tanner

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: UA PS 20
Scope and Contents

Contains the text and accompanying slides for a presentation on the life and work of Vasco Tanner. Presentation was made at the Bean Museum on November 11, 1981, and narrated by Herbert Frost.

Dates: 1981 November 11

Herbert H. Frost papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 3177
Abstract

This collection consists of Herbert H. Frost's papers consisting of administrative items for the department of Zoology of Brigham Young University, his class notes during his professional and undergraduate career, and research. Also includes Frost's personal papers during missionary service for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1912-1983

Herbert H. Frost administrative papers, approximately 1960-1982

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3177 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting minutes, budget information, department meetings, awards, and goals of the Zoology Department of Brigham Young University. Materials date from approximately 1960 to 1982.

Dates: approximately 1960-1982

Herbert H. Frost class notes, 1912-1983, bulk: bulk 1968-1983

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3177 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains lecture notes and class materials used in Herbert Frost's classes that he taught throughout his career.

Dates: 1912-1983; Majority of material found within 1968-1983

Herbert H. Frost religious papers, approximately 1960-1982

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3177 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains various papers and notes compiled by Herbert Frost while he was serving as public relations officer for the Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Mission.

Dates: approximately 1960-1982

Herbert H. Frost research, 1927-1982

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3177 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains research information collected by Herbert Frost during various research projects he conducted and in which he participated.

Dates: 1927-1982

Herbert H. Frost undergraduate and graduate studies, 1939-1946

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3177 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains papers, reports, and homework done by Herbert Frost when he was an undergraduate and also a graduate in college.

Dates: 1939-1946

Oral history interview with Charles Lynn Hayward

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 112
Scope and Contents Contains interview of Hayward by Herbert Frost on November 8-15, 1983 as part of the Joint Oral History Project for the Brigham Young University Archives and Brigham Young University Alumni Association Emeritus Club. The interview was transcribed in 1984. The material covers the time that Dr. Hayward was growing up in Paris, Idaho, observations on student life at Brigham Young University in the 1920s, and working on his doctorate at the University of Illinois. Much of the interview covers...
Dates: 1983-1984

Oral history interview with Herbert H. Frost

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 137
Scope and Contents

Inteview by Arthur Chapman concerning his student experiences, war experiences, and graduate education and subsequent appointment as professor of Zoology at Brigham Young University.

Dates: 1983

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Archival Record 5
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Subject
Archaeology 6
Genealogy 6
Moab (Utah) 6
Natural history 6
Ornithology 6