Skip to main content

Brigham Young High School (Provo, Utah)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1903-1968

Administrative History

Brigham Young High School (1903-1968) was a private secondary school in Provo, Utah.

Brigham Young High School was formed in 1903 in a reorganization of the earlier Brigham Young Academy. The high school was closely associated with Brigham Young University's College of Education, and acted as a laboratory school for the university faculty and staff. The school was known for its speech team and sports program. Brigham Young High School was closed in 1968.

Citation

Wildcat (Brigham Young High School yearbook), 1965: t.p. (published by the students of Brigham Young High School, Provo, Utah)

A report for Dr. Antone K. Romney, 1969: p. 182 ("Brigham Young University Laboratory School Faculty, 1967-68," lists faculty for elementary school and secondary school) p. 181 (Brigham Young High School was part of the Laboratory School, The Laboratory School, including BY High, was discontinued in 1968)

Wildcat, 1933: t.p. (Brigham Young University High School)

Wildcat, 1968: cover (B.Y.U. High School)

Brigham Young High School website, via WWW, Nov. 10, 2014 (est. 1903 in reorganization of Brigham Young Academy; closely associated with BYU College of Education; laboratory school for university faculty and staff; known for speech team and sports program; closed, 1968)

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young High School class photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 1139
Scope and Contents A photograph of the graduating class of 1909 from Brigham Young High School.
Dates: 1909

Brigham Young High School ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 758
Scope and Contents Includes pin and two patches. Pin bears photographic image of several students, plus text: "Brigham Young Wildcats, 1964-65." Patches, identical to each other, bear artistic images: beehive; block Y; mountains and partial wagon wheel; wildcat; and hand bearing a torch. Patches also contain text: "Uniti Stetimus" and "Brigham Young High School."
Dates: 1965

Brigham Young University collection of Kimball Young diplomas

 Collection — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: UA 1121
Scope and Contents Materials include two diplomas earned by Kimball Young. One is his high school diploma from Brigham Young University High School and the other is his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University. Dated 1911-1915.
Dates: 1911-1915

Brigham Young University historical files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 704
Overview Contains manuscripts, biographies, photographs, correspondence, building plans, articles, and filmstrips, all from many different persons and departments on campus.
Dates: 1875-1983

Anna Boss Hart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2066
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the professional and personal papers of Anna Elizabeth Boss Hart. The materials contained in this collection document nearly every dimension of her personal life (1902-1980) and professional life (1924-ca. 1970s).
Dates: 1889-1980

New horizons

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 747
Scope and Contents Volume contains four separate sections on BY High School written by different authors: (1) June Berry, "The Library in BY High School"; (2) Faye Buttle, Don McConkie, and Grant D. Bendixsen, "The Core Curriculum in the BYU Junior High School"; (3) Leland Anderson, "General Aims of the BYU Seminary"; (4) Jesse R. Black, Julia Caine, William McKell, Lane Compton, LeRoy Sparks, June Berry, Principal Morris Shirts, and BY High School faculty, "A Study of Brigham Young University High School...
Dates: 1955

Pictures of my life

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2929
Scope and Contents Author shares family experiences in Springville, Provo, and Manti, Utah. She also recounts experiences at Brigham Young High School and Academy in Provo. In the 1920s she and her family lived in Long Beach and Berkeley, California and were active in the LDS Church there. Upon returning to Utah, Bullock worked as a sales clerk at Auerbach's in Salt Lake City and during World War II she worked at Fort Douglas. She gives insight into women in the work place during the war. She also gives...
Dates: 1997

A short history of my life

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2947
Scope and Contents Reviews his early life in Provo and Spanish Fork, Utah, including references to activities on the family farm; attendance at Brigham Young Junior High, High School, and University, including comments about playing on basketball and tennis teams; marriage to Patricia Peterson, 1956; training and work as a dentist; service as a bishop at BYU, 1964-1969; teaching religion classes at BYU beginning in 1969; other church and community service; and his family. The first six pages of narrative,...
Dates: 1976-1985