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Walter C. Cambra essays

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6155

Scope and Contents

Collection contains seven essays written by Cambra on religious topics, including commentaries on the Books of Daniel and Revelations. Materials date from between 1984 and 2013.


  • 1984-1993


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 Walter C. Cambra essays must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Walter C. Cambra (born 1946) is an astrologer and avocational religious scholar in California.

Walter C. Cambra was born on September 14, 1946, and was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 1970 he married Ann Elizabeth Jamison. He attended California State University, Hayward, where he graduated in 1973. He then earned a certificate in horticulture in 1974 from Chabot College. Cambra is interested in religious studies, and has published a number of articles on the Bible beginning in the 1980s. In 1993 he earned a master's degree in philosophy from San Francisco State University, and is a Life Advanced Member of the American Federation of Astrologers (LAMAFA). He is also a member of the Bram Stoker Society of Dublin (Ireland), the Ancient and Mystical Order Rose+Cross, and the Order Summum Bonum.


4 folders (0.3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Walter C. Cambra in 1986, 1988, 2011, and 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Walter C. Cambra; 1986, 1988, 2011, and 2014.


LDS scholarship and historiography (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.III, August 2007).

The Walter C. Cambra essays are written on topics important to LDS scholars.

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Related Materials

See also the Walter C. Cambra papers (Manuscript Collection No. 3780; University of Washington).

Processing Information

Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.

Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor; and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.

Register of Walter C. Cambra essays
Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
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