Richard O. Cowan collection of material relating to seminaries and institutes
Scope and Contents note
The Richard O. Cowan collection of material relating to seminaries and institutes contains the LDS church seminaries and institutes annual report from 1972-1973 which contains maps of different states and countries and the number of students enrolled in institutes and seminaries. It also contains a booklet entitled Family Home Evenings 1970-1971, which contains information regarding the Family Home Evening program. Also included is a document entitled the LDS: Student Association which contains reports and guidelines. The last document is a folder with information relating to the Priesthood/hometeacher. Most of the documents have information that is written in braille.
- Cowan, Richard O., 1934- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Richard O. Cowan collection of material relating to seminaries and institutes must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Richard O. Cowan (1934-) was a Stanford graduate who is a member of the BYU Religious Education faculty.
Richard O. Cowan was born in January 1934 and is originally from Los Angeles, California. He received a doctorate in History at Stanford University in 1961 and has been a member of the BYU Religious Education faculty since that time. He is the author of nine books and numerous articles. He was the chair of a committee preparing Gospel Doctrine lessons for the Church from 1981-1993. He served as Church History department chair from 1994-1997 and taught at the BYU Jerusalem Center Fall 1989 and at the BYU Hawaii campus during Spring 2007. He was the BYU Professor of the Year, 1964-1965; and received the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Teaching Award, 1969. He also received the annual Phi Kappa Phi in 2003 and was chosen to give a devotional assembly address 3 April 2007. He and his wife, Dawn, have six children and 22 grandchildren.
2 folders (0.15 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Richard O. Cowan collection of material relating to seminaries and institutes is a collection of materials relating to seminaries and instiutes as well as home teaching.
Custodial History note
donated by Richard O. Cowan in 1991.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
donated; Richard O. Cowan; 1991.
20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because it contains program information and statistics regarding Mormon seminary and institute programs throughout the world.
Processing Information note
Processed; Katie Connors; 2008.
- Register of Richard O. Cowan collection of material relating to seminaries and institutes
- Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2008
- 8 August 2008
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States