Kent P. Jackson diaries
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.
- approximately 1961-2018
- Jackson, Kent P. (author, Person)
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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.
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.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
2 cartons ((2 linear ft.) )
1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
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.
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.
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.
- Register of Kent P. Jackson diaries
- Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, Shaelyn Stohl, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator.
- 2010 May 13
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.