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LaMar C. Berrett research material, 1931-2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7968 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains the research of Berrett on Mormon history and various topics. The material includes hand-written notes of Berrett and various published and unpublished writings of Berrett and other authors regarding Mormon history. Dates range from 1931-2007.


  • 1931-2007


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the LaMar C. Berrett 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:

LaMar C. Berrett (1926-2007) was a professor of religion at Brigham Young University and a historian for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

LaMar C. Berrett was born March 28, 1926, in Riverton, Utah, to John Harold and Stella Wright Berrett. At the age of eighteen, Berrett fought in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. He later served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States mission. On August 3, 1950, Berrett married Darlene Hamilton in the Salt Lake Temple. They are the parents of nine children. Berrett graduated with a BS from the University of Utah and received his Masters and Doctorate degrees from Brigham Young University. He worked as a professor at BYU for twenty-nine years. Berrett spent many years researching Church history. He also conducted tours to Jerusalem, Church history sites in America, Book of Mormon places, and Europe. He edited "Sacred Places" a six-volume series of Church history. Berrett passed away August 25, 2007.


47 cartons

4 oversize folders

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