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Oaks, Dallin H.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1932-

Biographical History

Dallin H. Oaks (1932- ) a native of Provo, Utah, served as president of Brigham Young University, a Utah Supreme Court justice, and apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dallin H. Oaks was born on August 12, 1932 in Provo, Utah. Dallin H. Oaks was married on June 24, 1952 to June Dixon. They had six children. June passed away in July 1998 of cancer. Oaks remarried on August 25, 2000 to Kristen Meredith McMain. Oaks graduated from Brigham Young University in 1954 with a degree in accounting. He went on to graduate from the University of Chicago Law School in 1957. He practiced law and taught law in Chicago, including working on the University of Chicago Law faculty in 1961.

He was nominated president of Brigham Young University and served from 1971 to 1980. Following his presidency he served as a justice of the Utah Supreme Court from 1980 until 1984. Upon his resignation from the Utah Supreme Court Oaks began service as an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Citation:
His The effects of Griffin v. Illinois on the States' administration ... 1957.

Recent events involving church history and forged documents, 1987: t.p. (Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Council of the Twelve, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints)

Cont. authors (Oaks, Dallin H(arris) 1932-; b. 8-12-1932, Provo, Utah; President of Brigham Young University and lawyer)

Info. converted from 678, 20120924 (b. 1932)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, website viewed December 17, 2012 (Dallin H. Oaks; Biographical history and information concerning his career and personal life)

Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:

Office of the President records on auxiliary services, 1979-1980

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 5 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the auxiliary services of, or operated by Brigham Young University. These services include food and dining, housing, and grounds keeping on or around Brigham Young University. The materials related to these areas include yearly memos and correspondence. Materials related to the operation of the Brigham Young University Bookstore and KBYU television station are also included. These include memos, correspondence, and, in the case of KBYU, materials related to...
Dates: 1979-1980

Office of the President records on auxiliary services, 1971-1972

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 5 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the auxiliary services of, or operated by Brigham Young University. These services include food and dining, housing, and grounds keeping on or around Brigham Young University. The materials related to these areas include yearly memos and correspondence. Materials related to the operation of the Brigham Young University Bookstore and KBYU television station are also included. These include memos, correspondence, and, in the case of KBYU, materials related to...
Dates: 1971-1972

Office of the President records on auxiliary services, 1972-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 5 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the auxiliary services of, or operated by Brigham Young University. These services include food and dining, housing, and grounds keeping on or around Brigham Young University. The materials related to these areas include yearly memos and correspondence. Materials related to the operation of the Brigham Young University Bookstore and KBYU television station are also included. These include memos, correspondence, and, in the case of KBYU, materials related to...
Dates: 1972-1974

Office of the President records on auxiliary services, 1974-1975

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 5 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the auxiliary services of, or operated by Brigham Young University. These services include food and dining, housing, and grounds keeping on or around Brigham Young University. The materials related to these areas include yearly memos and correspondence. Materials related to the operation of the Brigham Young University Bookstore and KBYU television station are also included. These include memos, correspondence, and, in the case of KBYU, materials related to...
Dates: 1974-1975

Office of the President records on auxiliary services, 1975-1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 5 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the auxiliary services of, or operated by Brigham Young University. These services include food and dining, housing, and grounds keeping on or around Brigham Young University. The materials related to these areas include yearly memos and correspondence. Materials related to the operation of the Brigham Young University Bookstore and KBYU television station are also included. These include memos, correspondence, and, in the case of KBYU, materials related to...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1975-1976

Office of the President records on auxiliary services, 1976-1977

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 5 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains materials related to the auxiliary services of, or operated by Brigham Young University. These services include food and dining, housing, and grounds keeping on or around Brigham Young University. The materials related to these areas include yearly memos and correspondence. Materials related to the operation of the Brigham Young University Bookstore and KBYU television station are also included. These include memos, correspondence, and, in the case of KBYU, materials related to...
Dates: 1976-1977

Office of the President records on colleges, 1972-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the colleges and their respective departments at Brigham Young University. Topics cover a variety of situations, such as lack of physical space for growing class sizes, changing course requirements, and reports about the faculty. Correspondence, memos, and reports between President Oaks and college representatives make up the materials. Specialty programs that are included are the AFROTC and Indian Program for Native Americans. Dates range from 1972 to 1980.

Dates: 1972-1980

Office of the President records on Continuing Education, 1974-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the development of the Continuing Education program at Brigham Young University. Materials focus on the role of the Development Office of the programs and on the Lecture series associated with the program. Materials include correspondence, memos, reports, and transcripts of the lectures. Dates range from 1974 to 1980.

Dates: 1974-1980

Office of the President records on faculty, 1972-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 11
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to faculty at Brigham Young University. Materials focus on the hiring of new faculty, faculty with health and other special concerns, and reports about the plans and needs for faculty members of each college. Dates range from 1972 to 1980.

Dates: 1972-1980

Office of the President records on students, 1972-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1085 Series 16
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the general student body at Brigham Young University during President Oaks administration. These materials cover a broad spectrum of topics such as dress and grooming standards, clubs and events, and health concerns. Much of the materials are correspondence or reports from students, the Associated Students of Brigham Young University (ASBYU), and the Dean of Student Life. Dates range from 1972 to 1980.

Dates: 1972-1980