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J. R. Kearl correspondence, 1974-1991

Identifier: UA 5527 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains the correspondence of the James R. Kearl papers from 1974 to 1991.


  • 1974-1991


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 25 years (2035) after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the J. R. Kearl papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

J. R. Kearl (born 1947) is an economics professor and educational administrator in Utah.

James R. Kearl was born on May 27, 1947 in Logan, Utah. He earned his bachelor's degree at Utah State University, then obtained a law degree at Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1974 he joined the economics faculty at Brigham Young University. During his time at BYU he has served as Associated Academic Vice President (1989-1991). He has also served as a special assistant to the United States Secretary of Defense (1983-1984), a member of United States Census Bureau Advisory Board on Population Statistics (1991-1994), and as chair of the Food and Care Coalition Board (2005- ).


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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US