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Patricia Lyn Scott

Patricia Lyn Scott, American archivist, historian. Certified archivist, Utah.


  • Scott, Patricia Lyn was born on December 7, 1950 in Rigby, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Keith A. and Marjorie June (Winchester) Scott.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Ricks College, Rexburg, Idaho, 1971. Bachelor, South Utah State College, 1973. Master of Library Science, Wayne State University, 1977.

      Master of Arts in History, University Utah, 1983.


    • Assistant branch librarian Rose Park Branch Library., Salt Lake City, 1973-1976. State documents librarian Salt Lake City Public Library., 1977-1978, assistant humanities librarian, 1978-1982, special collections librarian, 1982-1984. Local government records archivist Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City, since 1984.

      Instructor Salt Lake Community College, 1989-1992. Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified archivist, Utah.


    • Author: Utah County General Records Retention Schedule, 1996. Contributor chapters to books. Manuscripts editor Journal Mormon History, since 1989.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Every person is the beloved spirit son or daughter of heavenly parents, God the Father and a Heavenly Mother, with a divine nature and destiny. The Heavenly Mother is like the Heavenly Father in glory, perfection, compassion, wisdom, and holiness.


    Volunteer consultant Ladies Literary Club, Salt Lake City, since 1996. Member Academy Certified Archivists, Organization American Historian, Society of America Archivists, Conference Intermountain Archivists (board member since 1975, various committees since 1975), Utah Genealogical Association (board directors since 1998), Utah State History Society, Mormon History Association.



    Writing, research, travel.


    • father: Keith A. Scott
    • mother: Marjorie June (Winchester) Scott
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    Born December 7, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1971
      Ricks College
    • 1973
      South Utah State College
    • 1977
      Wayne State University
    • 1983
      University Utah
    • 1973 - 1976
      Assistant, branch librarian Rose Park Branch Library
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
    • 1982 - 1984
      state documents librarian Salt Lake City Public Library
    • 1984
      local government records archivist Utah State Archives
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States