Berrett, LaMar C., 1926-2007
- Existence: 1926 - 2007
LaMar C. Berrett (1926-2007) was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, scholar and author who was born in Riverton, Utah and spent his entire life in Utah teaching in Seminary in Copperton and Heber, Utah as well as Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. After twenty-nine years of teaching at BYU, he died in Provo.
LaMar C. Berrett was born March 28, 1926 in Riverton Utah. He joined the United States Military in 1944 and fought in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. After the war he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States Mission. On August 3, 1950 he married Darlene Hamilton in the Salt Lake Temple, they were the parents of nine children. He graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor's degree in business and later recieved his master's and doctorate degrees from BYU. He was a seminary teacher in Copperton, Utah as well as Heber. He later worked as a professor of religion for twenty-nine years at BYU. He passed away August 25, 2007.
Citation:Legacy, via WWW, October 7, 2015, (LaMar C. Berrett; b. August 28, 1926; d. August 25, 2007; scholar born in Riverton, Utah; served in U.S. military in 1944; served LDS mission in Southern States Mission; married Darlene Hamilton August 3, 1950; had 9 children; received master's and doctorate degrees from BYU; professor of religion for 29 years)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Contains the research material, notes, photographs, and other material of Berrett, including research on Mormon Trail history, history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and scrapbooks of tours conducted by LaMar C. Berrett. Dates range from 1931-2007.
Contains syllabi, study guides, and published curricular material for various Religion classes which LaMar Berrett taught during his tenure at Brigham Young University. Courses included are Doctrine and Covenants 324-325 and Book of Mormon 121-122. Materials dated between 1844-1989.
Contains research papers and materials in Mormon history including bibliographies of Mormon Standard Works, journals from Church leaders, and magazine articles pertaining to Mormon history. Also includes articles and research materials from Mormon historians including Lester Bush, Jr. and Bruce R. McConkie. Materials dated between 1843-1991.
Contains tour journals, scrapbooks, and other material from tours that Berrett was associated with that went to Jerusalem, Europe, Book of Mormon sites, and Mormon history sites. Many of the tours were done through Brigham Young University. Dates range from 1961-1999.
Contains the research of Berrett on Mormon history and various topics. The material includes hand-written notes of Berrett and various published and unpublished writings of Berrett and other authors regarding Mormon history. Dates range from 1931-2007.
Collection contains materials pertaining to or collected by LaMar Berrett. Includes minutes from meetings at Brigham Young University which Berrett attended between 1967-1969, primary and secondary source documents pertaining to his research in Mormon history, and materials pertaining to his career as a religion professor at BYU including syllabi, textbooks, and lesson plans. Materials dated between 1843-1991.
- Archival Object 7
- Collection 3
- Jerusalem 5
- Research (Documents) 4
- Book of Mormon 3
- Book of Mormon -- Commentaries 3
- Church Educational System 3
- Notes 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Immigration and American Expansion 2
- Latter Day Saint churches -- History 2
- Overland Journeys to the Western United States 2
- Photographs 2
- Seminaries and Institutes 2
- Audiocassettes 1
- Bibliographies 1
- Book of Mormon -- Geography 1
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1
- Diaries 1
- Europe 1
- Interviews 1
- Latter Day Saint authors -- Research 1
- Latter Day Saint churches -- Doctrines 1
- Latter Day Saint churches -- Doctrines -- History -- 19th century 1
- Latter Day Saint pioneers 1
- Lectures and lecturing 1
- Maps 1
- Mormon Church -- Doctrines 1
- Mormon Church -- Doctrines -- History -- 19th century 1
- Mormon Church -- History 1
- Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail 1
- Mormon authors -- Research 1
- Outlines 1
- Publications 1
- Religion -- Study and teaching -- Utah -- Provo 1
- Research 1
- Tours 1 + ∧ less