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Allen E. Bergin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2391

Scope and Contents

Contains professional and personal records, correspondence, book production materials, research files, and course notes. Also included are copies of Bergin's numerous publications. Materials date from 1954 to 2013.


  • 1954-2013


Conditions Governing Access

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 the Allen E. Bergin papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Allen E. Bergin (born 1934) was a professor of pyschology at Brigham Young University.

Allen E. Bergin Bergin was born August 4, 1934 in Spokane, Washington. He is married to Marian Shafer of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They are the parents of nine children. Bergin joined the faculty of Brigham Young University in 1972 as a professor of psychology. Previously he had taught psychology for eleven years at Columbia University Teachers' College. He is the author of about 40 articles and books, and is considered by his peers to be one of the nation's leading clinical psychologists.


33 boxes (16.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged into seven series: 1. Administrative papers, 1959-2002. 2. Unpublished lectures and course materials, 1970-2000. 3. Trip files, speeches, and essays, 1954-1998. 4. Papers on professional organizations, 1966-1998. 5. Notes, 1960-1969. 6. Publications, 1957-2004. 7. Research, 1977-2013.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Donated to the repository by Allen E. Bergin in August 2002. A second installment was donated by Allen E. Bergin in December 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Allen E. Bergin; 2002.

Donated; Allen E. Bergin; 2013.


BYU faculty member (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; September 2002.

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; December 2013.

Register of the Allen E. Bergin papers
J. Gordon Daines III
2002 September
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States