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Gary P. Gillum

Gary P. Gillum (born 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a librarian-emeritus of Brigham Young University (BYU). He also spent several years teaching New Testament and other courses. His main focus has been on compiling bibliographies of works in Mormon Studies as well as the works of Hugh Nibley.

His father was in the United States Air Force, so his family moved often. Gillum was raised a Lutheran and studied to be a minister with the Lutheran Church before joining the LDS Church. He began his college studies at St. John's College in Winfield, Kansas and Concordia Senior College in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1969. He then enrolled at BYU where he got a masters degree in Library Science, following which he became an academic librarian at BYU, specializing in Religion, Philosophy and Ancient Studies. He wrote music to a poem by Arthur Henry King which was published in a book recognizing the work of Richard L. Anderson. Gillum had a long association with Anderson, since both were closely connected with the Harold B. Lee Library's Hugh Nibley Ancient Studies Room.

Gillum has been an editor for multiple volumes of the Collected Works of Hugh Nibley and was the compiler of Of All Things, A Hugh Nibley Quote Book. This was largely an outgrowth of having worked as Nibley's chief library aid for 30 years. Reviews by Gillum have appeared in Library Journal, BYU Studies and several other journals. He has been a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, American Theological Library Association and the Mormon History Association. He also served as a member of the Oxford Biblical Studies Online advisory board.[1]

In 2009-2010 Gillum served with his present wife, Signe Slangerup Hale, in the LDS California Anaheim Mission. Gillum was previously married to Lyn, who died in 1977, and Elizabeth, who died in 1986. He and Signe have 17 children and over 70 grandchildren between them.

Gillum was a singer for many years with the Utah Baroque Ensemble. He earlier sang with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. He was also the business manager of the Utah Valley Symphony for several years.

Bibliography

  • FARMS listing of Gillum's works
  • bio from Mormon Scholars Testify
  • Utah Baroque Ensemble bio
  • (Bountiful, Utah: Horizon Publishers, 2001) 6th Edition, p. 191-197.
  • book reviews written for BYU Studies
  • Scientific Commons listing for Gillum
  • Religious Studies Center publication Apocryphal Literature
  • Religious Studies Center publication Obadiah and Saviors on Mt. Zion
  • "Rime of the Ancient Librarian" poem written by Richard Hacken in honor of Gillum's retirement
  • Works by or about Gary Gillum in libraries [WorldCat] catalog

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