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Behrens, Richard K.



  • Existence: 1942-

Biographical History

Richard K. Behrens is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and historian living in California.

Richard Karl Behrens graduated from Dartmouth College in 1964. He pursued a career in corporate banking and finance, and after retirement became involved in historical research on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the American West.

SocialArchive, via WWW, October 27, 2015 (Behrens, Richard K.; graduated from Darmouth 1964; contributed to articles about American West and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

Deseretnews, via WWW, October 27, 2015 (William B. Ide Day Celebrated in California; resident of Brentwood, Calif.; he is a historian of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

Historical New Hampshire, 2009: p. 45 (Richard K. Behrens; retired from corporate banking and finance; independent researcher in American and family history; attended Dartmouth College, 1960-1964), via WWW, Feb. 8, 2016 (Richard K. Behrens; Richard Karl Behrens; b. 1942; resident of Calif.)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Richard K. Behrens research on Dartmouth College, Mormonism, and westward expansion

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8701
Content Description

Contains copies of drafts or completed publications related to Behrens research on the relationship of Dartmouth College, Mormonism, and westward expansion. Materials date from between 2006 and 2014.

Dates: 2006-2014

From missions to mountains : a network view of westward expansion / Richard K. Behrens

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227658405]
Identifier: MSS 6904

Essay contains information about westward expansion in the United States from 1775 to 1875.

Dates: 2007

Research on Hyrum Smith's Moor's school years

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2314
Scope and Contents

This collection, containing a copy of a paper by Richard K. Behrens and it's appendices, has been separated into folders within a hollinger box. Each appendix is kept in it's own folder. Hyrum Smith (1800-1844) was the elder brother of the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. He was a faithful member of the Church from his baptism and served as a great missionary and church leader. He was killed, along with his brother Joseph, on 27 June 1844.

Dates: 1811-1815

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Connecticut 1
Immigration and American Expansion 1
Indians of North America -- History 1
Latter Day Saints 1
New Hampshire 1