Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King

Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King

Dates: 1973-1999

Autobiography of Alma King contains memories of his childhood near Garland, Utah; church service, including a Latter-day Saint Mission to the Hawaiian Islands, 1923-1926; attendance at BYU, 1926-1930 and 1933-1936, and the University of Chicago, 1939-1940; teaching LDS seminary at Bear River High School, 1930-1956; marriage; travels; and employment in the Dean of Students office at BYU, 1956-1972. Autobiography of Lucille King contains memories of her childhood in Provo, Utah; attendance at BYU, 1926-1928; marriage; and involvement in the Madsen Memorial Chorus. Also includes significant information on their parents, children, and other family members. The autobiographies were compiled by Larry R. King and printed in 1999. Volume includes a preface and table of contents.

  • Extent: 1 v. (257 p.)(0.13 linear ft.)
  • Creator: King, Alma W.. -- King, Larry R., 1939. -- King, Lucille Olson, 1907-1992
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2991
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King 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 SC 2991; Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2991, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The compiler, a son of Alma W. King, brought two volumes to University Archives on 17 March 1999. Larry also brought a published volume, "The Kings of the Kingdom: the Life of Thomas Rice King and His Family" (Orem, Utah: Larry R. King, 1996). This latter volume will be passsed to the library for cataloging.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Larry R. King; 1999.
Subject Terms
Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); King, Alma W.; King, Lucille Olson, 1907-1992; Madsen Memorial Chorus; University of Chicago--Students; Garland (Utah); Home and Family; Mormon Church--Missions--Hawaii; Mormon women--Biography; Mormons--Biography; Provo (Utah); Social Life and Customs
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:04-0700
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Biographical note

Larry R. King, the compiler, is a son of Alma and Lucille King.

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