Our life together : a personal history of the Max and Janet Berryessa family
Scope and Contents
Recounts his significant life experiences, including early life in Boise and Gooding, Idaho, and Ogden, Utah; marriage to Janet Greaves, 1944; service in the U.S. Navy, 1943-1945, during World War II; career on faculty of Brigham Young University in Education Department, 1948-1988; travels throughout the world; family life; and service in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as bishop, member of Child Correlation Committee, missionary, and temple sealer. Includes details of his experiences abroad as an educator in Iran, 1951-1954; and Thailand, 1961-1963 and 1973-1974. Also contains accounts of missions with his wife in Spain Bilboa Mission and at Swiss Temple, 1988-1990; and again at Swiss Temple, 1992-1994. The history begins with information on Max and Janet's ancestors, and includes brief information on Janet's early life in Ogden, Utah. Includes several photographic images.
- Berryessa, Max J. (Person)
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1 folder (0.06 linear ft.) : (168 p.)
Language of Materials
Max Berryessa, historian of the Emeritus Alumnus Association, handed volume to Brian Reeves, University Archivist, on 9 September 1998.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Max J. Berryessa; 1998.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Bern Switzerland Temple (Zollikofen, Switzerland)
- Berryessa, Max J.
- Berryssa, Janet Marian Greaves, 1923-
- Biography -- United States -- Sailors
- Boise (Idaho)
- Brigham Young University -- Faculty
- Colleges and Universities
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- Musicians -- Biography
- Ogden (Utah)
- Provo (Utah)
- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives
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- 2010 December 16
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