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Maxwell, Neal A.


Biographical History

Neal A. Maxwell (1926-2004) was an academic administrator and ecclesiastical leader in Utah.

His Regionalism in the United States Senate: the West, 1961.

On becoming a disciple-scholar, 1995: cover (Neal A. Maxwell) p. 103 (Elder Neal A. Maxwell, B.S. & M.S., pol. sci., Univ. of Utah)

Wikipedia, website viewed 11 August 2011 (Neal A. Maxwell; Neal Ash Maxwell; born July 6, 1926, Salt Lake City, Utah; died July 21, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah; General Authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, April 6, 1974-October 1, 1976; First Quorum of the Seventy, October 1, 1976-July 23, 1981; Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, July 23, 1981-July 21, 2004; infantryman in United States Army in World War II-saw action in Okinawa; B.A. and M.A. in political science from University of Utah; worked in Washington, D.C. for the US government and as an assistant to Senator Wallace F. Bennett, 1952-1956; professor of Political Science at the University of Utah--also director of publication relations (1956), Assistant to the President (1958), secretary to the Board of Trustees (1961), dean of students (1962), Executive Vice-president (1967); Commissioner of Church Education over the Church Educational System of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1970-1974; author; honorary doctor of laws from University of Utah; honorary doctor of letter from Westminster College; honorary doctor of laws from Brigham Young University; honorary doctor of humanities form Utah State University; honorary degree from Ricks College; honorary degree from Salt Lake Community College; business career as dirctor of Questar Corporation, Questar Pipeline, and Deseret News Publishing Company; chairman of the Utah Constitutional Revision Commission)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young University photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3244
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1968-1994

Ruth Witt Furr papers concerning the demolition of the Wasatch Stake Tabernacle

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232512399]
Identifier: MSS 6095

Papers concerning Ruth Witt Furr's protest of the demolition of the LDS Wasatch Stake Tabernacle.

Dates: 1964-1965

Phillip L. Morgan autograph collection

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225527180]
Identifier: MSS 3152
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of autographed, typewritten letters from General Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1935-1983