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Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2991

Scope and Contents

Autobiography of Alma King contains memories of his childhood near Garland, Utah; church service, including a Latter-day Saint Mission to the Hawaiian Islands, 1923-1926; attendance at BYU, 1926-1930 and 1933-1936, and the University of Chicago, 1939-1940; teaching LDS seminary at Bear River High School, 1930-1956; marriage; travels; and employment in the Dean of Students office at BYU, 1956-1972. Autobiography of Lucille King contains memories of her childhood in Provo, Utah; attendance at BYU, 1926-1928; marriage; and involvement in the Madsen Memorial Chorus. Also includes significant information on their parents, children, and other family members. The autobiographies were compiled by Larry R. King and printed in 1999. Volume includes a preface and table of contents.


  • 1999


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 Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Larry R. King, the compiler, is a son of Alma and Lucille King.


1 v. (257 p.)(0.13 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

The compiler, a son of Alma W. King, brought two volumes to University Archives on 17 March 1999. Larry also brought a published volume, "The Kings of the Kingdom: the Life of Thomas Rice King and His Family" (Orem, Utah: Larry R. King, 1996). This latter volume will be passsed to the library for cataloging.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Larry R. King; 1999.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King
Benjamin Sipes
2010 December 27
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States