Herbert H. Frost research, 1927-1982
Scope and Contents
Contains research information collected by Herbert Frost during various research projects he conducted and in which he participated.
- Frost, Herbert H., 1917-2001 (creator, Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Herbert H. Frost papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Herbert H. Frost (1917-2001) was a zoology professor in Utah.
Herbert Hamilton Frost was born on January 22, 1917 in New York City to Herbert and Mary Anne Hamilton Frost. He was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and after graduating from high school determined to attend Brigham Young University. He earned his bachelor's degree in 1941 and in 1942 was inducted into the U.S. Army. During World War II he served in the Pacific theater, in New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan. After leaving the Army in 1946 he took a job at Ricks College, and completed a master's degree at Brigham Young University in 1947. He later completed a Ph.D. at Cornell University. During his schooling at BYU he met Elinor Critchlow. They married in the Salt Lake Temple in 1948, and eventually had five children. In 1960, Frost joined the zoology faculty at Brigham Young University, where he taught for 22 years. He also remained active in the Church throughout his life, serving as a branch president, bishop, high counselor, and stake clerk. He also served a mission with his wife to Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he served as the public affairs director. Frost died on February 15, 2001 in Orem, Utah.
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File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3177.xml