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Oral history interview with Lloyd L. Cullimore

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 115

Scope and Contents

Dr. Cullimore was interviewed by Hollis Scott on June 28, 1978 as part of the Joint Oral History Project for the Brigham Young University Archives and Brigham Young University Alumni Association Emeritus Club. The interview was transcribed in 1983. The material centers on the 1920s and is mostly concerned with the early years of the Brigham Young University health center. Cullimore reminisces about BYU personalities such as Benjamin Cluff and Ernest L. Wilkinson. He talks about student health and also shares his ideas on preventative medicine, nutrition, rest homes, and practical religion. Includes transcript and sound recording.


  • 1978-1983


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Open for public research.

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Biographical History

Lloyd L. Cullimore (1895-1986) was a physician and politician in Utah.

Lloyd Lorenzo Cullimore was born on December 10, 1895, in Lindon, Utah, to Albert and Luella Keetch Cullimore. After serving a Mormon mission, Cullimore attended the University of Utah where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. In 1920, he married Odessa Allred in the Salt Lake Temple. He earned his medical degree in 1925, and opened a private practice in Provo, Utah in 1928, and specialized in maternity welfare. He founded the Student Health Program at Brigham Young University, where he taught from 1927-1949.

In the fall of 1957, Cullimore was elected a city councilman in Provo, Utah, and in 1959 he became mayor of that same city until 1961. While mayor, Cullimore was appointed to the national civic committee of the "People-to-People Program" organized by former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. He was also deeply involved in the Chamber of Commerce in Provo, Utah, where he served as president twice. Lloyd L. Cullimore died on September 24, 1986 and was buried in the Provo City Cemetery.


3 folders (0.1 linear ft.)

1 volume




University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).


Includes index.


Related title Joint oral history project.


Register of Oral history interview with Lloyd L. Cullimore
Jennifer Kim
2011 August 17
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Language of description
Script of description
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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