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Athletic Media Relations scrapbooks on women's swimming and diving, 1976-2003

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5584 Series 8
Scrapbooks document the Brigham Young University women's swimming and diving team through scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and photographs most notably from the Deseret News, the Daily Universe, the Daily Herald, and the Salt Lake Tribune. Contained within the scrapbooks are pamphlets introducing the new season and articles highlighting administrative changes and team participants, 1976-2003.


  • 1976-2003

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Athletic Media Relations scapbooks on women's athletics must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


6 scrapbooks

Administrative History

Women's Sports Information (1976-2003) supplemented the public relation aims of athetics at Brigham Young University.

Women's Sports Information was created in 1976 to supplement Brigham Young University's Sports Information under University Relations. When Sports Information became Athletic Media Relations under Intercollegiate Athletics in 1996, Women's Sports Information continued to exist as an associated unit. The program was abolished in 2003 and the responsibilities of the organization were assumed by Athletic Media Relations. Ellen Larsen (1976-1995) and Norma Collett (1996-2003) served as directors of Women's Sports Information. Women's Sports Information functioned to promote the women's sports programs of the university. This was done through publicity, including the preparation and selling of event programs, photo publicity, game and player statistics, and coordination with other athletic organizations.
Administrative History The Athletic Media Relations department (est. 1996) is responsible for the publicity of Brigham Young University Athletics.

The Athletic Media Relations department at Brigham Young University functions to maintain the Athletics website, write press releases, track game and season statistics, create game programs, and produce associated graphic designs and videos. It was previously named Sports Information until 1996, when it was renamed Athletic Media Relations and integrated into Intercollegiate Athletics.


Arranged by container type, binder or scrapbook, and then chronologically within the container type.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States