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LaMar Berrett research on Mormon history, 1843-1991, bulk: 1960-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8824 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains research papers and materials in Mormon history including bibliographies of Mormon Standard Works, journals from Church leaders, and magazine articles pertaining to Mormon history. Also includes articles and research materials from Mormon historians including Lester Bush, Jr. and Bruce R. McConkie. Materials dated between 1843-1991.


  • 1843-1991
  • Majority of material found within 1960-1980


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 Eric Snow collection on LaMar Berrett must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

LaMar C. Berrett (1926-2007) was a Mormon scholar and author who was born in Riverton, Utah and spent his entire life in Utah teaching in Seminary in Copperton and Heber, Utah as well as Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. After twenty-nine years of teaching at BYU, he died in Provo.

LaMar C. Berrett was born March 28, 1926 in Riverton Utah. He joined the United States Military in 1944 and fought in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. After the war he served a Mormon mission in the Southern States Mission. On August 3, 1950 he married Darlene Hamilton in the Salt Lake Temple, they were the parents of nine children. He graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor's degree in business and later recieved his master's and doctorate degrees from BYU. He was a seminary teacher in Copperton, Utah as well as Heber. He later worked as a professor of religion for twenty-nine years at BYU. He passed away August 25, 2007.


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