Walter C. Cambra essays

Walter C. Cambra essays

Dates: 1984-1993

Collection contains seven essays written by Cambra on religious topics, including commentaries on the Books of Daniel and Revelations. Materials date from between 1984 and 2013.

  • Extent: 4 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cambra, Walter C.
  • Call Number: MSS 6155
  • 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.
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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 Walter C. Cambra essays 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 6155; Walter C. Cambra essays; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6155, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Walter C. Cambra in 1986, 1988, 2011, and 2014.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Walter C. Cambra; 1986, 1988, 2011, and 2014.
Related Material
See also the Walter C. Cambra papers (Manuscript Collection No. 3780; University of Washington).
Subject Terms
Cambra, Walter C.--Archives; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Genre / Form
Bible--Commentaries; Bible. Daniel; Bible. Revelation
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008. Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor; and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.III, August 2007). The Walter C. Cambra essays are written on topics important to LDS scholars. 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
Cambra (Walter C.) essays
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator.
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-06T04:01-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Walter C. Cambra (born 1946) is an astrologer and avocational religious scholar in California.

Walter C. Cambra was born on September 14, 1946, and was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 1970 he married Ann Elizabeth Jamison. He attended California State University, Hayward, where he graduated in 1973. He then earned a certificate in horticulture in 1974 from Chabot College. Cambra is interested in religious studies, and has published a number of articles on the Bible beginning in the 1980s. In 1993 he earned a master's degree in philosophy from San Francisco State University, and is a Life Advanced Member of the American Federation of Astrologers (LAMAFA). He is also a member of the Bram Stoker Society of Dublin (Ireland), the Ancient and Mystical Order Rose+Cross, and the Order Summum Bonum.

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