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Jones, Garth N.

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Garth N. Jones (b. 1926) is Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Alaska at Anchorage.

Garth Nelson Jones was born in 1926. He received a B.S. from Utah State University in 1947, then a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Utah in 1948 and 1954, all in Political Science. He was Professor of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Alaska at Anchorage until he became Professor Emeritus in 1988. During his career he has written about a dozen monographs on public policy, and numerous articles on Mormon history and culture.

Citation:
Mormon Literature and Creative Arts Database, via WWW, Apr. 18, 2016 (Garth Nelson Jones, b. 1926, although the bio also says: "b. 1925"; received a B.S. from Utah State University in 1947, then a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Utah in 1948 and 1954, all in Political Science; Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Alaska at Anchorage; written about a dozen monographs on public policy, and numerous articles on Mormon history and culture)

University of Alaska Anchorage Faculty Emeriti website, via WWW, Apr. 18, 2016 (received Professor Emeritus status in 1988)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Clegg diary and letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1935
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Typescript of a diary and a typewritten letter. The diary was written from 30 Mar. to 4 Sept. 1855 and records Clegg's journey from Liverpool, England to the Western U.S. on his way to Utah. Parts of the original handwritten diary are in shorthand and were not transcribed. The letter is dated 12 Aug. 1981 and is from Garth N. Jones to James B. Allen. It tells about the life of Henry Clegg.

Dates: 1855-1981

Search for Zarahemla : the call of expeditionary Parley Pratt Nelson

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8846
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Draft copy of paper by Garth N. Jones on his ancestor and his part in the expedition to South America with Brigham Young Academy president Benjamin Cluff, Jr. to find the ancient Book of Mormon city of Zarahemla in Colombia. Original draft finished in 2008. This 2010 edition is the corrected version with some additions.

Dates: 2010 February

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