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We two became one

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2368

Scope and Contents

Autobiography details memories of his childhood in Arizona; his mission to the Eastern States Mission; church service; their teaching career; and family life. It also discusses his teaching religion at Brigham Young University.


  • 2001


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Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from We two became one must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Jay was born in northern Arizona in 1921 on a family ranch. He served a full-time mission in the Eastern States Mission and then in the military during World War II. He attended Utah State Agricultural College where he met and married Leona Fairbourn Turley. They taught in seminaries, institutes, and Jay taught religion at BYU.


1 v. ; (0.2 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Gift of Phil Shumway, 2002. Phil Shumway, 890 S. 725 W. Orem, Utah 84058

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Phil Shumway; 2002.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of We two became one
In Progress
Rose Frank
9 March 2011
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Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States