Roy Watkins Doxey papers

Roy Watkins Doxey papers

Dates: approximately 1944-1974

The papers of Roy Watkins Doxey contain research notes and materials, scrapbooks, correspondence, graduate student papers, and family history materials.

  • Extent: 13 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Doxey, Roy W. (Roy Watkins), 1908-1992
  • Call Number: MSS 3270
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
This series is arranged into 5 series: 1. Roy W. Doxey mission president's papers, 1946-1948; 2. Roy W. Doxey scrapbooks, circa 1974- 1980; 3. Roy W. Doxey student papers, circa 1953- 1972; 4. Roy W. Doxey research and correspondence, circa 1848-1988; and 5. Roy W. Doxey miscellaneous papers, circa 1938-1965.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Roy Watkins Doxey papers 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 3270; Roy Watkins Doxey papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 3270, LTPSC.
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Acquisition Information
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File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young University. Religious Education--History; Doxey, Roy W. (Roy Watkins), 1908-1992--Archives; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Provo (Utah)
Genre / Form
College students' writings; Essays; Genealogies; Letters; Research (Document genres); Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; John Murphy and Melissa Cowles, Student Processor; 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and 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
Doxey (Roy Watkins) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-08-19T10:21-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid encoded in English.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Roy Watkins Doxey was born February 27, 1908, in Ogden, Utah. He married Alberta Opheikins on August 6, 1934. From 1948 to his retirement in 1974 he taught church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University. He died August 10, 1992.

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