Sperry, Sidney B. (Sidney Branton), 1895-1977
- Existence: 1895 - 1977
Sidney B. Sperry (1895-1977) was a professor of religion in Utah. He was director of the Division of Religion at Brigham Young University and director of Graduate Studies in Religion. He did postdoctoral work in archaeology at the American School of Oriental Research in Jerusalem.
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Contains nine reel-to-reel audiotapes. Five of the audiotapes feature lectures given by Lynn McKinlay and the other four feature Sidney B. Sperry. The Sperry lectures are entitled "Know your Doctrine and Covenants." The lectures were delivered at the old Barratt Hall in Salt Lake City.
Contains correspondence with his family, students, Church notables and fellow scholars, senators, Ernest Wilkinson, and others.
Contains correspondence with members of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (RLDS), including president Israel A. Smith, F. Henry Edwards, and C. J. Hunt. Materials date from 1938 to 1960)
Contains Sperry family genealogy, pedigree chart, notes, list of family members and addresses, and published manuscript on the Sperry family in New England; typescript of the funeral services of Sperry's mother, Josephine Titcomb Sperry, and notice of hearing concerning her estate; and photographs of family, friends, and associates.
Contains cards and correspondence from senators, Church notables, Church-college presidents and professors, American Schools of Oriental Research, and others. Dated 1955 to 1971.
Contains patriarchal blessings, sermons, Utah Stake High Priest Quorum papers, inspirational articles, books, and anecdotes. Includes blessing typescripts, a funeral address, documents regarding efforts to improve enforcement of Provo's moral statutes, typed manuscripts of works by Leah B. Lyman, clippings from the Liahona, and assorted other articles and anecdotes.
- Archival Record 10
- Collection 4
- Digital Record 1
- Colleges and Universities 13
- Education 13
- Doctrine and Covenants -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. 11
- Hopi Tribe 11
- Linguistics 11
- Middle East 11
- Provo (Utah) 11
- Letters 8
- Notes 3
- Photographs 3
- Speeches, addresses, etc. 3
- Drafts (Documents) 2
- Financial records 2
- Genealogies 2
- Handbooks and manuals 2
- Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 2
- Speeches, addresses, etc., American 2
- Articles 1
- Audiotapes 1
- Bible -- Study and teaching 1
- College teachers -- Utah -- Provo -- History 1
- Commencement ceremonies -- Utah -- Provo 1
- Compact discs 1
- Financial statements 1
- Greeting cards 1
- Israel 1
- Lectures 1
- Manuscripts (for publication) 1
- Media and Communication 1
- Postcards 1
- Programs 1
- Receipts (Acknowledgments) 1
- Receipts (Financial records) 1
- Sermons, American 1
- Social Life and Customs 1 ∧ less