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The Miracle at Academy Square collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2940

Scope and Contents note

Contains an extremely detailed compilation (eight volumes) of official documents, correspondence, minutes, photographs, estimates, and records associated with the renovation of the old Brigham Young Academy building in Provo, UT. Also includes a CD with a digitized copy of each volume (excluding Vol. 3, written by L. Lee Bartlett).

Dates

  • approximately 1984-2003

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from The Miracle at Academy Square collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Leon Douglas Smoot, great-grandson of early LDS leader Abraham O. Smoot, is a Provo, UT native. He earned a degree in chemical engineering and worked as a professor at BYU and as a private consultant. He was instrumental in the renovation of the early Brigham Young Academy building in Provo, UT.

Extent

4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Contains an extremely detailed compilation (eight volumes) of official documents, correspondence, minutes, photographs, estimates, and records associated with the renovation of the old Brigham Young Academy building in Provo, UT. Also includes a CD with a digitized copy of each volume (excluding Vol. 3, written by L. Lee Bartlett).

Arrangement note

Eight volumes sorted numerically by volume number.

Other Finding Aids note

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

Custodial History note

Collection donated by L. Douglas Smoot to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in November, 2003.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; L. Douglas Smoot; 2003.

Appraisal note

LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; Taylor M. Dix; November, 2003.
Title
Register of The Miracle at Academy Square collection
Status
Completed
Author
Taylor M. Dix
Date
November, 2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States