L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives
- Existence: 1999-
The L. Tom Perry Special Collections University Archives (1999- ) preserves records documenting the history of Brigham Young University and its people as well as their impact on the Latter-day Saint Church and society.
The University Archives is responsible for processing and managing university related records and assisting patrons and university administrators access these materials. The materials that compose the University Archives are either transferred directly from departments within the university or donated, often by alumni or former professors.
In 1999, when the Department of Special Collections and Manuscripts became the L. Tom Perry Special Collections, the University Archives became the unit it is today.
Citation:UPB files, April 11, 2013 (University Archives; 1999, with the formation of the L. Tom Perry Special collections, the University Archives became its own unit)
L. Tom Perry Special collection website, via WWW, viewed Nov. 21, 2013 (University Archives; preserves records documenting the history of Brigham Young University and it’s people as well as their impact on the Latter-day Saint Church and society; responsible for processing and managing university related records and assisting patrons and university administrators access these materials)
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Contains biographical information on members of the Brigham Young University faculty, administration, and board of trustees. Various files contain information on the subjects' professional, civic, family, and church activities. Some files include newspaper and magazine articles, and talks.
Contains clippings and other biographical information on Brigham Young University staff members, dating from between 1900 and 2000.
Contains the booklet for each annual conference, held prior to the beginning of the school year, includes pictures and thumbnail sketches of new and returning faculty members. Faculty workshop booklets are also included.
Collection includes slides taken by Ralph W. Hansen, which show the archives in these early years. Also enclosed is a piece of the goal post of BYU's first football game win against University of Utah, when at the conclusion of the game, the goal posts were torn down by BYU students.
Audio-cassettes of oral histories and transcripts of several oral histories.
Newspaper clippings about the football games played in the 1984 season including the 1985 Holiday Bowl.
One compact disc containing two oral history interviews about the President's Home. The interviews are with Matt Holland, faculty member and son of BYU President Jeffrey Holland, and Ronald Clark, the director of Public Affairs and Guest Relations.
Correspondence files primarily contain correspondence, lists, and photographs to and from the University Archivist regarding materials held in the University Archives. Materials date from between 1998 and 2012.
Contains archival forms that were used by the University Archivist and student assistants to facilitate processing and cataloging of University documents.
- Archival Object 9
- Collection 9
- Colleges and Universities 13
- Education 13
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 8
- Archives -- Utah -- Provo 6
- Letters 5
- Records -- Management 5
- Biographies 3
- Handbooks and manuals 2
- Lists 2
- Memorandums 2
- Minutes (Records) 2
- Oral histories 2
- Reports 2
- Speeches, addresses, etc. 2
- Archives -- Acquisitions -- Utah -- Provo 1
- Archives -- Conservation and restoration 1
- Archives -- Processing -- Utah -- Provo 1
- Archives -- Utah -- Provo -- Photographs 1
- Articles 1
- Blank forms 1
- College teachers -- Utah -- Provo 1
- Files (Records) 1
- Microfiches 1
- Microfilms 1
- Newsletters 1
- Pamphlets 1
- Photographs 1
- Publications 1
- Research (Documents) 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Social Life and Customs 1
- Sports and Recreation 1 + ∧ less