Nibley, Hugh, 1910-2005
- Existence: 1910 - 2005
Hugh Nibley (1910-2005) was a religion professor and author in Utah. He is well known for his writings on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Hugh Winder Nibley was born March 27, 1910, to Alexander and Agnes Sloan Nibley in Portland, Oregon. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Germany from 1927 to 1929. Nibley received a PhD in 1938 from the University of California at Berkeley after already graduating in history from UCLA with highest honors in 1934. He then served in the United States Army during World War II. In 1946, he married Phyllis Ann Draper and together they had nine children. Nibley began teaching ancient scripture and ancient history at Brigham Young University in 1946, retiring in 1975. He is well known as an apologist for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Hugh Nibley died in Provo, Utah, on February 24, 2005.
Citation:Lehi in the desert, c1952.
NY times, Feb. 25, 2005: obit (Hugh W. Nibley, religious scholar; d. Feb. 24, 2005 in Provo, Utah)
Wikipedia, Nov. 9, 2010 (Hugh Nibley; Hugh Winder Nibley; b. Mar. 27, 1910 in Portland, Ore.; d. Feb. 24, 2005 in Provo, Utah; professor of Biblical and modern scripture at Brigham Young University, 1946-1975; apologist for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; prolific author; earned Ph.D. at Univ. of Calif., Berkeley in 1938; served in intelligence during World War II)
UPB files, October 27, 2015 (taught ancient scripture and ancient history at Brigham Young University; graduated in history from UCLA with highest honors in 1934; served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1927 to 1929; he and his wife Phyllis Draper Nibley had nine children)
Ancestry, via WWW, October 27, 2015 (m. Phyllis Ann Draper on September 18, 1946 in Salt Lake, Utah)
Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:
Arabic at Brigham Young University : an oral history
Interviews by Jeffrey Foster with Kathleen Andrus, Hugh Nibley, Rey L. Baird, Daniel C. Peterson, Arnold Green, and Dilworth B. Parkinson on the history of the study of Arabic at Brigham Young University. Also includes a 22 page written report by Jeffrey Foster on the history of the study of Arabic at BYU.
Audio-visual materials on Brigham Young University
Contains videotapes from sporting events, cassette tapes of lecture series and other speeches, as well as film from other university events such as the Women' Science Workshop, university forums, and the Annual University Conference. Also includes master tapes of many different films such as Johnny Lingo, church history, and other films from Brigham Young University. Dated from 1957 to 1999.
Boyd Petersen papers, 1940-2005
Contains the research materials of Boyd Petersen, pertaining specifically to his biography of Hugh Nibley.
Brigham Young University photographs
Collection documents people, places, and topics related to Brigham Young University between 1968 and 1994. Subjects include: theatre arts, mountain scenery, music, Festival of Life, parades, sports, football, ballet, running, basketball, Ezra Taft Benson, Dallin H. Oaks, Jeffrey R. Holland, Thomas S. Monson, Gordon B. Hinckley, Spencer W. Kimball, Henry B. Eyring, Boyd K. Packer, Neal A. Maxwell, Howard W. Hunter, Hugh Nibley, and N. Eldon Tanner.
Gary P. Gillum correspondence, 1973-2007
Contains memorandums, notes, and letters from Brigham Young University (BYU) faculty, as well as non-BYU correspondence with family, professional colleagues, editors, and Church authorities. The series dates from 1973 to 2007.
Gary P. Gillum professional papers, 1970-2007
Contains annual files, assessments, bibliographies, planners, conferences and symposium papers, and the unpublished writings of Gillum. Most of the material concerns Gillum's professional responsibilities as Ancient Studies Librarian, dating from 1970-2007.
Gary P. Gillum research on Hugh Nibley, 1926-2004
Contains bibliographies, articles, indexes, and notes concerning Hugh Nibley. Correspondence and articles written by Hugh Nibley are also included. The papers date from 1926 to 2004.
Gary P. Gillum papers
Hugh Nibley academic correspondence, 1940-2002
Contains letters to and from Hugh Nibley including correspondence with Dallin H. Oaks, Russell M. Nelson, Ernest L. Wilkinson, G. Homer Durham, and many other people. The contents are about academic matters. Materials date from 1940 to 2002.
Hugh Nibley archaeology photographs, approximately 1962-2000
Contains black-and-white and color photographs collected by Hugh Nibley of archaeological sites and artifacts, and of texts. Materials date from approximately 1962 to 2000.