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Brigham Young University

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1903-

Administrative History

Brigham Young University (1903- ) is a university sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Provo, Utah.

Brigham Young University was established in 1903 in a renaming of Brigham Young Academy. Past and present Brigham Young University presidents include George H. Brimhall (1903-1921), Franklin S. Harris (1921-1945), Howard S. McDonald (1945-1949), (acting president) Christian Jensen (1949-1951), Ernest L. Wilkinson (1951-1971), Dallin H. Oaks (1971-1980), Jeffrey R. Holland (1980-1989), Rex E. Lee (1989-1995), Merrill J. Bateman (1996-2003), Cecil O. Samuelson (2003-2014), and Kevin J. Worthen (2014- ).

Brigham Young University is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as part of the Church Educational System (CES). The university is governed by a Board of Trustees, which, since 1939, has consisted of the First Presidency of the Church as well as other General Authorities or general officers of the Church appointed by the First Presidency. The Board of Trustees provides general direction and oversees the formulation of broad policies as well as the approval of all executive leadership and faculty appointments at the university. The Board of Trustees delegates to the University President the responsibility to conduct the operations of the institution and administer the policies enacted by the board. The President serves as the chief executive officer and general manager of the University. Since 1996, the President of the university has also been a General Authority of the Church.

Brigham Young University has grown from a small academy to one of the world's largest private universities. Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU offers a unique educational environment that promotes learning by study and also by faith.

Citation

Its Annual catalog, 1907/08.

BYU--national champions, 1985: intro. (Brigham Young University)

The Journal of pedagogy, Feb. 1895: t.p. (Brigham Young Academy)

History of BYU (within Brigham Young University website), via WWW, 4 November 2010 (Brigham Young Academy established October 16, 1875 in Provo, Utah. Name changed to Brigham Young University in 1903. Sponsored by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, associated with BYU-Hawaii in Laie, Hawaii; BYU-Idaho in Rexburg, Idaho; and LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, Utah)

Brigham Young University Organizational History website, via WWW, Mar. 2, 2011 (Brigham Young University; est. 1903; name change from Brigham Young Academy; Presidents: George H. Brimhall (1903-1921), Franklin S. Harris (1921-1945), Howard S. McDonald (1945-1949), (acting president) Christian Jensen (1949-1951), Ernest L. Wilkinson (1951-1971), Dallin H. Oaks (1971-1980), Jeffrey R. Holland (1980-1989), Rex E. Lee (1989-1995), Merrill J. Bateman (1996-2003), Cecil O. Samuelson (2003-2014), and Kevin J. Worthen (2014- ); owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; governed by a board of trustees)

Found in 10136 Collections and/or Records:

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 Sub-Series — Box: 26, Folder: ?
Identifier: MSS P 340 Series 6
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs taken by Harris while on multiple trips around the world and in the western United States between 1910 and 1954.

#0-35, Trip to Isafahan by air, 15 Nov. 1950

 Sub-Series — Box: 8, Folder: Page I7, 10,166-10,201
Identifier: MSS P 340 Series 5 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs taken by Harris while on multiple trips around the world and in the western United States between 1910 and 1954.

#0-35, Views in California, Jan. & Feb. 1953

 Sub-Series — Box: 8, Folder: Page I29, 10,895-10,930
Identifier: MSS P 340 Series 5 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs taken by Harris while on multiple trips around the world and in the western United States between 1910 and 1954.

#0-36, [Trip from Shabankareh or Chabankareh to Shiraz, 27-28 Jan. 1951

 Sub-Series — Box: 8, Folder: Page I12, 10,325-10,360
Identifier: MSS P 340 Series 5 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs taken by Harris while on multiple trips around the world and in the western United States between 1910 and 1954.

#0, Garden of Sheikh [Abdulla] Suleyman, [Al Hufuf] spoiled[?], 23 May 1946

 Sub-Series — Box: 7, Folder: 9805
Identifier: MSS P 340 Series 5 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs taken by Harris while on multiple trips around the world and in the western United States between 1910 and 1954.

#1-10, At Duadameme [or Ad Duwadami] where we stayed over night outside the walls, 17 May

 Sub-Series — Box: 7, Folder: 9709-18
Identifier: MSS P 340 Series 5 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs taken by Harris while on multiple trips around the world and in the western United States between 1910 and 1954.

#1-10, Khabarovsk, Sept. 1929

 Sub-Series — Box: 5, Folder: 4144-53
Identifier: MSS P 340 Series 5 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs taken by Harris while on multiple trips around the world and in the western United States between 1910 and 1954.

#1-10, [Trip across Saudi Arabia], 17-18 May 1946

 Sub-Series — Box: 7, Folder: 9741-50
Identifier: MSS P 340 Series 5 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs taken by Harris while on multiple trips around the world and in the western United States between 1910 and 1954.

#1-10, Views of House of the Governador [Palacio de Gobernador]

 Sub-Series — Box: 6, Folder: 6414-23
Identifier: MSS P 340 Series 5 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs taken by Harris while on multiple trips around the world and in the western United States between 1910 and 1954.

#1-10, Yuma, Ariz, 8 Nov. 1937

 Sub-Series — Box: 5, Folder: 5499-5508
Identifier: MSS P 340 Series 5 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs taken by Harris while on multiple trips around the world and in the western United States between 1910 and 1954.