Ted Lyon research on T. Edgar Lyon
Ted Lyon research on T. Edgar Lyon
Collection contains research material on T. Edgar Lyon, Sr., drafts of the T. Edgar Lyon biography, miscellaneous materials regarding T. Edgar Lyon, cassette tapes of oral interviews regarding T. Edgar Lyon, and transcripts of the cassette tapes.
- Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.). -- 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.). -- 8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
- Creator: Lyon, Ted
- Call Number: MSS 2372
- Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
- Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
- Languages and Scripts
- Location of Originals
- T. Edgar Lyon Collection (MS 9468) Church History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah.
- Some of the boxes have maintained their original organization, while others have been reorganized to better facilitate research.
- Conditions of Use
- Collection is to be used for research only. No photocopies are allowed. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Ted Lyon research on T. Edgar Lyon must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
- Preferred Citation
- Initial Citation: MSS 2372; Ted Lyon research on T. Edgar Lyon; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 2372, LTPSC.
- Custodial History
- Donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections on December 17, 2001 by Ted Lyon, the creator of the collection. The collection was created over a number of years as the donor gathered information for his biography, T. Edgar Lyon: A Teacher in Zion. Thus the researcher will find the donor's marginal notes throughout the collection.
- Acquisition Information
- Donated; Thomas Edgar [Ted] Lyon; 2001.
- Ted Lyon, T. Edgar Lyon: A Teacher in Zion (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 2002).
- Other Finding Aids
- File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2372.xml
- Related Material
- See also John Lyon papers (MSS 1595), John Lyon collection (MSS 2371), David Ross Lyon collection (MSS 2370), and Thomas Edgar Lyon, Sr. collection (MSS 2341).
- Subject Terms
- Arrington, Leonard J.; Bennion, Lowell E.; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Netherlands; Hanks, Marion D.; Lyon, T. Edgar; Salt Lake Institute of Religion; University of Chicago; Home and Family; Mormon Church--Missions--Netherlands; Nauvoo (Ill.); Netherlands--History; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History; Social Life and Customs
- Genre / Form
- Audiocassettes; Biography; Diaries; Drafts (Documents); Letters; Oral histories; Transcripts
- Processing Information
- Processed; David J. Whittaker and Erin Chapman; September 2002.
- Appraisal Information
- Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Finding Aid ID Number
- Finding Aid Title
- Lyon (Ted) research on T. Edgar Lyon
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by David J. Whittaker & Erin Chapman
- Finding Aid Creator
- This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-20T04:05-0600
- Finding Aid Language
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
- Biographical Info:
Ted Lyon (b. 1939) is a researcher, writer, and ecclesiastical leader in Latin America.
Thomas Edgar (Ted) Lyon, Jr. was born on May 13, 1939 in Salt Lake City to T. Edgar Lyon and Laura Hermana Forsberg. He graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor's degree in Spanish Literature. He subsequently received a scholarship to study at the University of California-Los Angeles and attained his doctorate there. During his academic career, Lyon taught at the University of Oklahoma, the University of Wisconsin, and finally at Brigham Young University in the Spanish department. During his stay at BYU, Lyon wrote several publications in the form of books and articles, which were published mainly in South America. With his wife, Cheryl, Lyon served for three years as a mission president in Osorno, Chile from 1996 to 1999. Shortly thereafter, Lyon was called to serve as a MTC president in Santiago, Chile from 2002 to 2004. In 2006, Lyon was named Honorary Consul of Chile, a position expected to last five years. Additionally, Lyon has traveled to every Spanish-speaking country in Latin America. Among these visits, Lyon participated in service projects in Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Lyon and wife Cheryl have five children and multiple grandchildren. He currently resides in South America and holds permanent resident status in Chile.
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