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Burton, Alma P., 1913-1998



  • Existence: 1913 - 1998

Biographical History

Alma P. Burton (1913-1998) was an academic administrator and religious educator in Utah.

His Toward the new Jerusalem, c1985: CIP t.p. (Alma P. Burton) book t.p. (Alma P. Burton) jkt. (Dr., teacher and administrator in public schools, Brigham Young Univ., and in the LDS Church educ. system; port. of author)

LC data base, 4-19-85 (hdg.: Burton, Alma P., 1913-)

Find a grave, via WWW, viewed March 2, 2018 (Alma Pexton Burton, born 12 January 1913, Nephi, Utah; died 30 April 1998 at Provo, Utah) -

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

William E. Berrett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 889
Scope and Contents Contains minutes, correspondence, reports, course outlines, newsletters, speeches, pamphlets, lists, recommendations, and Division of Religion faculty applications collected by William Berrett in his role as the Vice President of Religion and CES administrator. Correspondence concerns the Student Military Relations Committee, faculty, LDS Institute assistant administrators Alma P. Burton, Boyd K. Packer, and Dale T. Tingey, and other Church Educational System matters. Materials dated 1938 to...
Dates: 1938-1968

Office of the President records on Karl G. Maeser, 1952-1955

Identifier: UA 1086 Series 1 Sub-Series 35
Scope and Contents

Correspondence about a book written by Alma P. Burton about Karl G. Maeser. Also included are lists describing some of the work done by Maeser. The letters discuss the distribution of the books as well as the editing. Dated 1952 to 1955.

Dates: 1952-1955

Oral history interview with Alma P. Burton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 130
Scope and Contents

Contains transcripts and recordings of an interview with Burton. Materials date from 1987.

Dates: 1987

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Collection 2
Archival Object 1
Colleges and Universities 2
Education 2
Letters 2
Church schools -- Finance 1
College students -- Utah -- Provo 1