Felt, Paul E., 1916-1999
- Existence: 1916 - 1999
Paul E. Felt (1916-1999) was a religious educator and educational administrator in Utah. He taught at Brigham Young University, and serving as the director of the Institute of American Indian Services and Research (1964-1971).
Citation:Institute of American Indian Services and Research records, 1956-1978 (Paul E. Felt)
Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies website, via WWW, February 27, 2023 (Paul Felt; b. January 29, 1916; parents: Ernest W. and Edith Mae Martin Felt; d. February 9, 1999 in Provo, Utah; raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, and attended University of Utah; served as missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Central States Mission, 1937; returned to study at Brigham Young University, studentbody president in 1941-1942; served in U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II; m. June 1, 1943 in Salt Lake City, Utah to M. Afton Harris; worked as seminary teacher for the Church Education System in Logan, Utah; completed master's degree at University of Utah; appointed Institute director at University of Alberta and Southern Utah State College; hired as Student Coordinator at Brigham Young University in 1957, and later appointed director of American Indian Institute and Studies; served as mission president of Southwest Indian Mission, 1971-1974; professor in College of Religion at BYU, 1974-1981; also served as counselor to presidents of the Missionary Training Center, co-director of BYU Israel Semester Abroad (1980), director of Hawaii Temple Visitors Center, sealer in Provo Temple)
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Contains project files, proposals, agreements, news clippings, correspondence, maps, budgets, minutes, etc.; files on alcoholism, educations, crafts, housing, various local tribes, Indian education and health, Kaibab and Kanosh projects, the Kellogg Foundation, the Lamanite Development Project, the Francis Mannie Poultry Project, and farm co-ops.
Contains check deposits, purchase receipts, budgets, hiring notices, miscellaneous receipts, Lamanite Program brochure statements, and Native American Studies brochures.
Contains office information, financial files, correspondence, missionary files, project files, personal files, and other miscellaneous materials associated with the collection.
Contains alphabetical files for 1972, chronological files for 1972, and alphabetical files for 1974.
Contains alphabetical correspondence files, A-Y (except Q, U, X).
Contains alphabetical correspondence files, A-Y.
Contains alphabetical correspondence files, A-Y (except Q, W).
Contains files on Welfare Service development, Christmas addresses, Indian housing, various Native American cultural topics, copies of articles submitted to the Indian News, LDS Seminary News, Amedian, etc. Also budget reports and proposal project files.
Contains office files, including finances, correspondence, Liberty Resources Foundation materials, economic development papers, project files on various Indian tribes (e.g., morality, improvement, education), San Juan Resource Development correspondence and memos, and seminar addresses.