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Gwynn W. Barrett research notes on Walter Murray Gibson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6840

Scope and Contents note

A collection of research on Walter Murray Gibson, compiled by BYU-Hawaii professor Gwynn W. Barrett, 1958-1968. Includes a newspaper article on Bill Sproat of Hawaii, newspaper clippings and letters about Hawaiian ancestry, history and Walter Murray Gibson, photocopies of certificates and books related to Gibson, and typed notes on Brigham Young and Gibson.


  • 1958-1968


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Gwynn W. Barrett research notes on Walter Murray Gibson must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Dr. Gwynn William Barrett was born 28 February 1927 in Logan, Utah. He taught history at Boise State University. Gwynn died 23 September 2006 in Ajo, Arizona.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Notes, articles and correspondence related to Walter Murray Gibson, collected by Gwynn W. Barrett from 1958-1968.

Custodial History note

Donated by Gwynn W. Barrett in 1992.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Gwynn W. Barrett; 1992.

Appraisal note

LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).

Related Archival Materials note

DU 627.17 .G5 A3 The diaries of Walter Murray Gibson: 1886, 1887.

Processing Information note

Processed; Karen Glenn; 5 May 2009.

Register of Gwynn W. Barrett research notes on Walter Murray Gibson
Karen Glenn, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States