Bentley, Joseph T., 1906-1993
- Existence: 1906 - 1993
Joseph T. Bentley (1906-1993) was an accounting professor, academic administrator, and ecclesiastical leader in Utah.
Joseph T. Bentley born March 6, 1906 in Colonia Juarez, Mexico, was an accounting professor and academic administrator at Brigham Young University. In 1958, Bentley succeeded Elbert R. Curtis and became general superintendent of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association (YMMIA) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bentley died on June 15, 1993 in Provo, Utah.
Citation:nuc86-8838: His Life and family of Joseph T. Bentley, 1982 (hdg. on WHi rept.: Bentley, Joseph T., 1906- )
Ancestry.com, viewed Jan. 31, 2008 (Joseph T. Bentley; Joseph Taylor Bentley; b. Mar. 6, 1906 in Colonia Juarez, Mexico; d. June 15, 1993 in Provo, Utah)
Wikipedia, via WWW, Mar. 11, 2016 (Joseph T. Bentley; Joseph Taylor Bentley; b. Mar. 6, 1906 in Colonia Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico; d. June 16, 1993; tenth general superintendent of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1958-1962; graduated from Brigham Young University; teacher and educational administrator in Utah and Mexico; 1953, began teaching accounting at BYU; assistant to Ernest L. Wilkinson; 1956, president of Northern Mexican Mission; 1972, appointed president of Argentina East Mission; 1976, called as first counselor in the Provo Temple presidency; m. 1928 in Salt Lake Temple to Kathleen Bench)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Joseph T. Bentley papers
Collection includes correspondence, reports, budget requests and other financial records. The materials relate to the LDS Church schools, institutes, and seminaries, not including those at Brigham Young University.
Brigham Young University comptroller correspondence
Includes files concerning university budget, the Church School System, campus colleges and departments, faculty, staff, fund-raising, administrative meetings, students, Treasurer's Office, New World Archaeological Foundation, and athletics. Also includes files relative to Church schools in Mexico and in the Pacific, and some of Bentley's personal files. Includes significant amounts of correspondence with Ernest L. Wilkinson (president of BYU) and others.
College of Fine Arts and Communications faculty records, 1956-1966
Contains faculty records from the College of Fine Arts and Communications, including the Helaman Halls dedicatory program, self-evaluations and evaluation reports, faculty load reports, the University Handbook, undergraduate scholarship and awards brochures, the records of Harvey Taylor and Joseph T. Bentley, information about the college, alumni information, and department chair meetings. Materials date from between 1956 and 1966.
Financial reports of the Alvina Soffel Barrett Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
Report compiled by Joseph T. Bentley, comptroller and trustee for Brigham Young University; and Ben Lewis, financial vice-president. Includes three reports and a photograph.
Oral history interview with Joseph T. Bentley
Contains transcripts, audio recordings, and contracts for an oral history by Bentley in 1983. The interview includes information on the Bentley family, on his experience as a student and administrator at Brigham Young University, and on his missionary service.
Stephen H. Russell papers on alleged 1966-1967 spy ring at Brigham Young University
- Collection 5
- Archival Object 1
- Colleges and Universities 5
- Education 5
- Letters 2
- Academic freedom -- Utah -- Provo -- History 1
- Audiocassettes 1