Paul Hyer papers on Mongolia

Paul Hyer papers on Mongolia

Dates: approximately 1979-1982

Contains manuscripts used in preparation of "Mongolia's Culture and Society" (1979) and "A Mongolian Living Buddha" (1983). Also includes miscellaneous writings by Paul Hyer on Mongolia-China relationships.

  • Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hyer, Paul. -- Jagchid, Sechin, 1914
  • Call Number: UA 612
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Arranged into three series: 1. Paul Hyer manuscripts of Mongolia's Culture and Society. 2. Paul Hyer writings. 3. Paul Hyer manuscripts of A Mongolian Living Buddha.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Paul Hyer papers on Mongolia must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: UA 612; Paul Hyer Mongolian collection; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: UA 612, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Boxes 1 and 2, gift of Paul Hyer, 1980. Boxes 3 and 4, gift of Hyer and Jagchid, 1982.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Paul Hyer; 1980. Donated; Hyer and Jagchid; 1982.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Education; Colleges and Universities; Mongolia--Relations--China; Inner Mongolia (China)--Social conditions; Ethnicity--China--Inner Mongolia; Mongolia--Relations--East Asia; Mongolia--History; Inner Mongolia (China)--Politics and government; Hyer, Paul; Jagchid, Sechin, 1914-
Genre / Form
Manuscripts (for publication)
Processing Information
Processed; Chad Orton; 1983.
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Hyer (Paul) collection on Mongolia
Finding Aid Author
Chad Orton
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-03-10 16:56:23 -0700.
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Paul Hyer (born 1926) is a history professor in Utah.

Paul Hyer is a professor of Asian history at Brigham Young University and the first coordinator of Asian Studies. He has traveled extensively through China and has devoted his academic life to the study of China and Mongolia.

Biographical History

Sechin Jagchid (born 1914) was a history professor in China and Utah.

Sechin Jagchid was born and raised in Mongolia. He was educated at the University of Peking and has taught history at the National Taiwan University, National Cheng-Chi University and Brigham Young University.

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