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Kent P. Jackson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7577

Scope and Contents

Contains daily diaries of Kent P. Jackson from 1961 to 2018. Diaries document his personal and professional life beginning with early memories from living in Holland with his family, and journals and appointment books from his mission in Austria. Later diaries document trips to the Middle East, New England, church callings, family life and traditions, civic engagement, and day-to-day work log at Brigham Young University.

Dates

  • approximately 1961-2018

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Privacy restricted until 2043; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Kent P. Jackson (1949- ) is a professor of religion at Brigham Young University in Utah.

Kent P. Jackson was born August 9, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Austrian mission from 1968-1970. He later married Nancy Porter and they had five children together. He received his B.A. from Brigham Young University (BYU) in Ancient Studies, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies from the University of Michigan. He began teaching at Brigham Young University in 1980. Jackson is a professor of ancient scripture at BYU and the associate director of the BYU Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. He is a former associate dean of Religious Education and former chair of Near Eastern Studies at BYU. He has served in many positions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Extent

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

2 cartons ((2 linear ft.) )

1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Donated by Kent P. Jackson in 2010.

Donated by Kent P. Jackson in 2013.

Donated by Kent P. Jackson in 2017.

Donated by Kent P. Jackson in 2018.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Kent P. Jackson; 2010.

Donated; Kent P. Jackson; 2013.

Donated; Kent P. Jackson; 2017.

Donated; Kent P. Jackson; 2018.

Appraisal

20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana (Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history, II.B.5.VI, 2018).

Existence and Location of Copies

Box 4 folders 3 and 4 contain photocopies of individual pages of original appointment books.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.

Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.

Processed; Jeremy Meservy, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2017.

Processed; Shaelyn Stohl, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2018.

Processed; Meghan Hoesch, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2019.

Creator

Title
Register of Kent P. Jackson diaries
Status
Completed
Author
Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, Shaelyn Stohl, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator.
Date
2010 May 13
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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