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Russell, Max Hoover, 1912-1993



  • Existence: 1912 - 1993

Biographical History

Max Hoover Russell (1912-1993) was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in California from 1932 to 1934, and a faculty member at Brigham Young University.

Max Hoover Russell photographs, circa 1900-1949: container (Max Hoover Russell)

Max Hoover Russell interview, 1988 (Max Hoover Russell)

FamilySearch, 28 July 2010 (Max Hoover Russell; b. 08 MAR 1912; d. 31 MAR 1993)

Oral history interview with Max Hoover Russell, 1988 (missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in California, 1932-1934; faculty member at Brigham Young University)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Max Hoover Russell

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2998
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview taken from the included audiocassette. Russell was interviewed by David Whittaker on February 9, 1988 for the Joint Oral History Program of the Brigham Young University Archives and the BYU Alumni Association Emeritus Club. Russell talks about his mission in California, the Book of Mormon and archaeology, and early visual aids used by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1988

Max H. Russell mission papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6202

The collection consists of two folders from the mission of Max. H. Russell from 1932-1934. It contains correspondence, photographs, booklets, as well as a transcribed interview with Max H. Russell. Most of the documents are regarding the use of the Book of Mormon tour using a film strip showing archaeological sites at ancienct ruins to spark interest in the church.

Dates: 1933-1936

Max Hoover Russell photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233614657]
Identifier: MSS P 605
Scope and Contents

3331 photographs and postcards and about 30 negatives taken by Max Russell between 1900 and 1949.

Dates: approximately 1900-1949

Additional filters:

Latter Day Saint missionaries -- California 2
Missions and Missionaries 2
Archaeology 1
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1
Audiocassettes 1