Gary L. Bunker papers

Gary L. Bunker papers

Dates: 1834-1969

Contains research compiled by Gary L. Bunker to assist him in writing books on Mormonism. Collection dates 1834-1969.

  • Extent: 7 cartons (7 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bunker, Gary L., 1934
  • Call Number: MSS 7655
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
The collection has been kept in its original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearnaces. Permission to publish material from Gary L. Bunker 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 7655; Gary L. Bunker papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, BYU. Following citations: MSS 7655, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Davis Bitton and Gary L. Bunker in 1984. Donated by Gary L. Bunker in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Davis Bitton and Gary L. Bunker; 1984. Donated; Gary L. Bunker; 1987.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education--Utah; Mormon Church--Research; Psychology; Teaching--Utah
Processing Information
Processed; Kiren Dulai, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
Appraisal Information
This collection provides insight into the life of a BYU psychology professor. Collected in Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Bunker (Gary L.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kiren Dulai
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-19T13:07-0600
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Biographical History

Gary L. Bunker was born in 1934 and is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada. He earned both his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Brigham Young University. In 1966, he graduated with a PhD from the University of California at Berkley. Previous to his time as a professor of psychology at Brigham Young University, he worked within the Department of Psychology at California State College in Los Angeles. He married Carolyn Marie Brown with whom he had five children. Gary L. Bunker is known for his extensive research on mormons and intergroup relations.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts