Spencer J. Palmer interview

Spencer J. Palmer interview

Dates: 1985

Typescript of an interview taken from the included audiocassette. Palmer was interviewed on 30 July and 1 Aug. 1985 by Christopher B. Finuf for Hillam's War Project. Palmer talks about his experiences as a chaplain for the United States Army during the Korean War. Palmer was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.06 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Finuf, Christopher B.. -- Palmer, Spencer J.
  • Call Number: MSS 3000
  • 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.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview 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 3000; Spencer J. Palmer interview; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3000, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were found in the receptionist's are of the office of Special Collections.
Subject Terms
Palmer, Spencer J.; United States. Army. Chaplain Corps; Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American; Korean War, 1950-1953--Religious aspects; Military; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Audiocassettes; Interviews; Typescripts
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Palmer (Spencer J.) interview
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-01T04:02-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Palmer was an author and a professor at Brigham Young University.

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