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Martin B. Hickman professional papers, 1960-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2206 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Handouts, notes, lecture material, exams, placards and awards, class rolls, and other materials used in political science courses. Includes photocopies of laws, judicial practices, state constitutions, and other information pertaining to political science. Drafts of and a copy of Hickman's biography of David M. Kennedy. Letters and other materials from Martin's time at BYU Jerusalem. Materials dated 1960-1989.

Dates

  • 1960-1989

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Martin B. and JoAnn E. Hickman papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

From the Collection: Martin B. Hickman (1925-1991) was a Mormon political science professor and academic administrator in Utah.

Martin Berkeley Hickman was born on May 16, 1925, in Monticello, Utah. He served in the military during WWII in the European theater from 1944-1946. He served a full time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1947-1949 in France. He married JoAnn Emmett on August 1, 1950, and they had six daughters. He received his Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, from the University of Utah in 1951, his Master’s Degree in 1952, and his Ph.D. in 1954. He has served in the U.S. Department of State, as consular and economic officer in Germany and in Hong Kong. He has worked as an associate professor of international relations and as a professor of political science at Brigham Young University. In 1970, Hickman became dean of the College of Social Sciences at Brigham Young University and director of the Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. Martin B. Hickman died on October 14, 1991, in Provo, Utah.

Biographical History

From the Collection: JoAnn E. Hickman (1929-2012) was a Mormon wife and mother in Utah.

JoAnn Emmett Hickman was born on March 12, 1929, in Logan, Utah, to parents Henry Roland Emmett and Harriet Dudley. JoAnn married Martin Berkeley Hickman August 1, 1950, in Logan, Utah. Together they had 6 daughters. Martin was a professor and a dean at Brigham Young University, and JoAnn accompanied him on trips with students and/or friends to the Middle East. JoAnn died 21 years after her husband, on June 10, 2012.

Extent

13 cartons

2 folders

Language

English