Richard Edmond Bennett papers

Richard Edmond Bennett papers

Dates: 1997-2010

The Richard Edmond Bennett papers contains a collection of BYU student papers dealing with various subject matters related to church history from 1997-2010 for the Religion classes Rel 341, 342, 575, 595, and 624.

  • Extent: 2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bennett, Richard Edmond, 1946
  • Call Number: MSS 7670
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Richard Bennett 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 7670; Richard Edmond Bennett papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7670, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Richard Edmond Bennett in 2010.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Richard Edmond Bennett; 2010.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Church Educational System; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Women--Utah--History--Sources
Processing Information
Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010). Richard Bennett is a religion professor at BYU and the collections contains students papers on gospel and church history topics.
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Finding Aid Title
Bennett (Richard Edmond) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Peter Hoyt, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:49-0600
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Biographical History

Richard Edmond Bennett, a native of Canada, was born in 1946. He served a mission to Texas in 1967-1969. He married Patricia Dyer and has five children. He received his Ph.D in U.S. Intellectual History at Wayne State University. He served as head of University of Manitoba special collections from 1978-1987 and professor of Church History and Doctrine and Covenants at Brigham Young University.

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