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Kenneth I. Perry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6803
The Kenneth I. Perry papers consists of Perry's professional papers from his experiences teaching French. Much of the collection deals with students' work and his own research. Personal papers are included. The collection dates from 1950-1988. He taught French Literature at the University of Illinois. He is the author of The Religious Symbolism of Audre Gede (1969).

Dates

  • 1950-1988

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

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

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Abstract

The Kenneth I. Perry papers consists of Perry's professional papers from his experiences teaching French.

Biographical History

Kenneth I. Perry (1929-1989), professor of French and French literature at the University of Illinois.

Kenneth I. Perry was born on March 2, 1929 to Ivan and Laurie H. Perry in Provo, Utah. He served a mission in France from 1950 to 1951. Perry received a Certificate d'Assistance at Sorbonne, Paris, France, in 1951. He received his A.B. in French at Brigham Young Unversity in 1954, his M.A. in French Language and Literature at the University of Michigan in 1959, his Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literature at the University of Michigan in 1966. He also received his Masters of Political Science at Auburn University in 1974 and his Air War college certificate at the Air University, Maxwell AFB in 1974. Perry also studied music at the McCune School. He died on June 5, 1989 in Los Angeles, California.

Custodial History note

Donated by Kenneth I. Perry in 1992.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Kenneth I. Perry; 1992.

Appraisal note

LDS scholarship and historiography (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, II.B.5.III).

Related Archival Materials note

The Religious symbolism of André Gide; PQ 2613 .I2 Z6585.

Processing Information note

Processed; Katie Connors and Mary Downs, student processors, and John Murphy, curator; 2009.
Title
Register of Kenneth I. Perry papers
Status
completed
Author
Katie Connors and Mary Downs, student processors, and John Murphy, curator.
Date
17 April 2009
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States