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Barrett, Stephen L.


biographical statement

Stephen L. Barrett (1934-2008) was an educational administrator in Utah.

Stephen Lee Barrett was born on June 12, 1934 in Logan, Utah to Walter William Barrett and Myrtle Jeppson. His parents later moved to Phoenix, Arizona, and then to El Cerrito, California, where Barrett attended elementary and high school. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served a mission to the Eastern States. He then attended Brigham Young University-Hawaii, where he earned his bachelor's degree in political science. He taught high school in Hawaii, California, and Utah before determining to continue his education, earning a master's of education from Brigham Young University in 1968.

In 1969 Barrett joined the Brigham Young University administration, serving in various roles related to alumni relations. He served as the director of the Brigham Young University Alumni Association from 1986 to 1998. Barrett was also active in the Church, serving as a bishop, high councilor, and gospel doctrine teacher. He died on June 7, 2008 in Orem, Utah.

Records, 1967 (Stephen L. Barrett)

A proposal to establish an outdoor education-recreation center with the cooperative invovlement of the Provo City School District and the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Provo, 1968 (Stephen L. Barrett)

Oral history interview with Stephen L. Barrett, 2007 (Stephen L. Barrett)

UPB files, Apr. 1, 2014 (Stephen L. Barrett; b. 1934 in Logan, Utah; lived in Phoenix, Ariz. and El Cerrito, Calif.; BS, Brigham Young University-Hawaii, 1963, political science; M.Ed., Brigham Young University, 1968; taught high school in Hawaii and Utah; junior high school counselor in Calif.; started working at Brigham Young University in 1969; served as associate director of Alumni Relations, assistant director of Annual Giving, coordinator of Alumni Activities; director of Alumni Association, 1986-1998)

Daily herald, June 9, 2008 (Stephen Lee Barrett; b. June 12, 1934 in Logan, Utah; m. Sept. 1, 1965 to Crystal Broderick in the Salt Lake Temple, three children; bachelor's degree, Brigham Young University-Hawaii; master's degree, Brigham Young University; served as an assistant chaplain in the U.S. Army; oversaw development of Aspen Grove master plan; member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; served mission to Eastern States; served as bishop and high counselor, gospel doctrine teacher; d. June 7, 2008 in Orem, Utah), via WWW, Apr. 1, 2014 (Stephen Lee Barrett; parents: Walter William Barrett and Myrtle Jeppson)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alumni Association records

 File — Folder 1
Identifier: UA 450
Scope and Contents

Contains information and addresses about Founder's Day at Brigham Young University. Also includes two addresses by Harold B. Lee and Karl Maeser.

Dates: 1967

Oral history interview with Stephen L. Barrett

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5323
Scope and Contents

Interview with Barrett in which he discusses his employment with the Brigham Young University Alumni Association. Collection includes both a transcript and the audio recording.

Dates: 2007 July 17

Additional filters:

Audiocassettes 1
Oral histories 1
Speeches, addresses, etc. 1
Transcripts 1