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Doxey, Roy W. (Roy Watkins), 1908-1992

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1908 - 1992

Biographical History

Roy W. Doxey (1908-1992) was a theologian, author, and faculty member of Brigham Young University.

Roy W. Doxey was born in Ogden, Utah on February 27, 1908. He married Alberta Opheikins in 1934. He served as the mission president for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Eastern Mission beginning in 1944 and ending in 1948. During his time as mission president, he reestablished the Hill Cumorah pageant following the end of WWII. Doxey also developed a standardized teaching method for missionary use. Doxey joined the faculty at Brigham Young University where he taught until 1974. In 1963, he was appointed chairman of the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Religion. Doxey served as Dean of Religious Education at BYU from 1971 to 1974. He was succeeded by Jeffrey R. Holland. Doxey also served on the Utah Valley Hospital board and published twelve books. He died in 1992.

Citation:
Wikipedia.org, via WWW, July 26, 2021 (Roy W. Doxey born in Ogden, Utah on February 27, 1908. Married Alberta Opheikins in 1934. Served as mission president for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Eastern Mission 1944-1948. During his time as mission president, he reestablished the Hill Cumorah pageant after WWII. Developed standardized teaching method for missionary use. Joined the faculty at Brigham Young University where he taught until 1974. In 1963, appointed chairman of the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Religion. Served as Dean of Religious Education at BYU from 1971 to 1974, succeeded by Jeffrey R. Holland. Served on the Utah Valley Hospital board and published twelve books. Died in 1992)

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

College of Religious Instruction acting dean correspondence, 1967-1971

 Sub-Series — Box: 17, Folder: 9
Identifier: UA 584 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence produced by acting dean Roy W. Doxey in the dean's office. Materials date from between 1967 and 1971.

Dates: 1967-1971

College of Religious Instruction dean correspondence, 1958-1971

 Series
Identifier: UA 584 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence from the dean's office, including materials from David H. Yarn, B. West Belnap, and Roy W. Doxey. Materials date from between 1958 and 1971.

Dates: 1958-1971

College of Religious Instruction dean records, 1951-1973

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 584 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains materials produced by the dean's office, including correspondence (notably with Ernest L Wilkinson), speeches, brocures, newsletters and other publications, policies, memos, meeting minutes, stake conference visit notes, talks, and reports. Materials produced by B. West Belnap, Daniel Ludlow, David Yarn, and Roy Doxey. Dated from between 1951 and 1973.

Dates: 1951-1973

College of Religious Instruction dean records, 1958-1973

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 584 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, memos, reports, meeting minutes, recommendations, and miscellaneous publications produced by Daniel H. Ludlow and Roy W. Doxey in the dean's office. Materials date from between 1958 and 1973.

Dates: 1958-1973

College of Religious Instruction meeting minutes, 1971-1976

 Series
Identifier: UA 584 Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains meetings from minutes attended or led by the dean of the College of Religious Instruction. Materials date from between 1971 and 1976.

Dates: 1971-1976

College of Religious Instruction records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 584
Scope and Contents

Includes the official correspondence of Bryan Belnap, David Yarn, Roy Doxey, and Daniel Ludlow, all deans of the College of Religious Instruction. Includes correspondence from Chauncey Riddle, Assistant Director of Graduate Studies.

Dates: 1937-1973

Roy Watkins Doxey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3270
Scope and Contents

The papers of Roy Watkins Doxey contain research notes and materials, scrapbooks, correspondence, graduate student papers, and family history materials.

Dates: approximately 1944-1974

Roy W. Doxey miscellaneous papers, circa 1938-1965

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3270 Series 5
Scope and Contents note

This series contains: Department of Home Study Lesson Manual; Program for the Summer Quarter, The Primary Association, 1947; Genealogy work, undated, Including: family group sheets; articles; biography of Roy W. Doxey; Family papers, circa 1938-1965, Including: letter from Clarke Doxey's mission president, 1965; Program from Doxey's graduation from George Washington University, 1938; patriarchal blessing to Jacob Opheikens; Book of Remembrance; and, miscellaneous religion papers.

Dates: Other: circa 1938-1965

Roy W. Doxey mission president's papers, 1946-1948

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3270 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

This series contains journals VII-VIII, Farewell Program for son, Evans Thomas Doxey, newspaper clippings, missionary profiles with pictures , missionary experiences, humorous experiences, What My Mission Means to Me, faith promoting experiences, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Other: 1946-1948

Roy W. Doxey research and correspondence, circa 1848-1988

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3270 Series 4
Scope and Contents note

This series includes: church articles, letters and research done on topics such as: ordinances, biographies on prophets and apostles, discourses, and discussions, groups of folders containing talks, articles, papers, lectures, lesson materials, student papers and research, magazine clippings, etc.

Dates: Other: circa 1848-1988

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Archival Record 11
Collection 2
 
Subject
Letters 12
Colleges and Universities 7
Education 7
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 6
College students' writings 6