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William S. Bradshaw professional papers, 1967-2014

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6947 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains published articles, speeches, presentations, and letters mainly pertaining to the professional career of William Bradshaw in his role as a professor of biology at Brigham Young University. Also contains one packet of speeches, essays, and articles by William, arranged in chronological order, that includes material on biology, teaching in academia, religion, translating Chinese materials, and topics related to homosexuality, especially within the Latter-day Saint community. Dated 1967 to 2014.


  • 1967-2014


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Biographical History

William S., or Bill, Bradshaw was born in 1937 to William W. and Lucia Seely Bradshaw. He studied biology at Harvard University and received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Illinois. He has done research in the microbiology field as well as regarding analytical thinking in students. He met his wife Marjorie while they were both serving as Latter-day Saint missionaries in Hong Kong. He later served as a mission president in the Hong Kong Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1971 to 1947. He taught microbiology at Brigham Young University, retiring in 2008. He and his wife are former chairs of LDS Family Fellowship. They have five children.


7 folders

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