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Bryant Miner papers

Identifier: 09-02---002

Scope and Contents

This collection contains class notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings photographs, and publications


  • 1951-2002

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Bryant A Miner was born August 9, 1934 in Moroni, Utah to Caroline Eyring and Glen Bryant Miner. He graduated from Jordan High School in 1952. He served an LDS mission to Argentina from 1954 to 1957. From 1957 to 1959 he served in the United States Army. In 1960 he married Janice Mabey, who passed away in 1986. He later married Karen Neff in 1987. He was a member of the Audubon society and loved to travel the world visiting every continent except Antarctica.
He received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry in 1961 and his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry in 1965, both from the University of Utah. While enrolled at the University of Utah he received the American Institute of Chemists’ medal in 1961 and was also elected to membership in Phi Kappa Phi Multidisciplinary Honor Society and Phi Beta Kappa Liberal Arts Honor Society. He joined the faculty at Weber State College in 1964, where he taught Chemistry for 43 years.
He became a member of Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society and the American Chemical Society in 1966. He served as a member of the Utah State Board of Education General Science Curriculum Committee from 1968-1972.
He co-authored six publications on electrochemistry, significant structure theory of liquid mixtures, and, high pressure studies of battery output.
He passed away December 19, 2012 at the age of 78. He was memorialized in 2017 at the University of Utah with an endowed lectureship and lecture theater in his name.


5.2 Linear Feet (13 Holliger boxes)


The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Education 1951-1964; Series 2, Career 1965-2002.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

There are no physical or technical access restrictions

Custodial History

Material was acquired from Karen Miner (2015-007).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Karen Miner, January 2015


No accruals are expected

Publication Rights

Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes, please credit the University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University. Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of the University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.
Sarah Tooker
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Repository Details

Part of the Weber State University Archives Repository

3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408