Hugh Nibley papers
Scope and Contents
- approximately 1844-2008
- Majority of material found within approximately 1940-2000
- Nibley, Hugh, 1910-2005 (Creator, Person)
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Hugh Winder Nibley was born March 27, 1910 to Alexander and Agnes Sloan Nibley in Portland, Oregon. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Germany from 1927 to 1929. Nibley received a PhD in 1938 from the University of California at Berkeley after already graduating in history from UCLA with highest honors in 1934. He then served in the United States Army during the Second World War. In 1946 he married Phyllis Ann Draper and together they had nine children. Nibley began teaching ancient scripture and ancient history at Brigham Young University also in 1946 and he retired in 1975. He is well known as an apologist for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Hugh Nibley died in Provo, Utah on February 24, 2005.
296 boxes (148 linear ft.)
2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
1 oversize folder (0.3 linear ft.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Processed; Sadie Julian; 2015.
- Reigster of Hugh Nibley papers
- Gary Gillum and Sadie Julian
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.