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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 106 Collections and/or Records:

Laboratory School student council files, 1939-1968

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 564 Series 9
Scope and Contents note Contains meeting minutes, policy and procedures, constitution, student officer duties, budgets, histories, and other materials in chronological order. Dates range from 1939-1968.
Dates: 1939-1968

Laboratory School student government files, 1939-1968

 Series — Box: 5, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: UA 564 Series 8
Scope and Contents note Contains the Advisor to Student Council notes, reports, and procedures; assembly/program/concert programs scripts, and procedures; awards assembly programs and procedures; and conference leadership material, information guide and addresses. Dates range from 1939-1968.
Dates: 1939-1968

Laboratory School teaching guides, 1950-1969

 Series — Box: 17, Folder: 1-6
Identifier: UA 564 Series 24
Scope and Contents note Contains materials and handbooks for teachers and student teachers, files on organization for administrative functions, comprehending students, and a BY High handbook. Dates range from approximately 1950-1969.
Dates: 1950-1969

Laboratory School training school photographs, approximately 1896-1969

 Series — oversize: 15
Identifier: UA 564 Series 20
Scope and Contents note Various photographs of student classes and activities of the Training School. Dates range from approximately 1896-1969.
Dates: approximately 1896-1969

Lindsay family photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7472
Abstract Includes twelve group photographs including members of the Lindsay family. The collection dates circa 1910.
Dates: approximately 1910

Morris A. Shirts papers on Brigham Young High School, 1955-1986

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the correspondence of Shirts with BY High. Material dates 1955-1986, bulk 1955-1956.
Dates: 1955-1986

National Youth Administration records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 251
Scope and Contents Contains records of National Youth Administration dealings with Brigham Young University students. Includes correspondence, reports, bulletins, affidavits, recommendations, lists of students and a University of Utah survey concerning student financial aid for high school, undergraduate and graduate students, the Utah Works Progress Administration and suggested programs (28 items). Materials date from between 1935 and 1941.
Dates: 1935-1941

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

Oral history interview with Alva John Clarke

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 21
Scope and Contents Interview by C. Garn Coombs with A. John Clarke, Brigham Young University professor, concerning his experiences as a student at BYU during the late 1930s, and as an instructor and principle of the Brigham Young High School in the mid 1940s. Includes transcript and sound recording.
Dates: 1977