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A little learning

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2891

Scope and Contents

Describes his educational experiences as a student, including elementary and high school in Snowflake, Arizona, beginning in 1927; Gila Junior College, 1938; Brigham Young University, 1940; Iowa State College (later university), 1942; and the University of Chicago, 1942. He mentions, by name, several teachers who made a positive difference in his life.


  • 1995


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Microfilm copy is open without restriction. Access to original materials with permission from the supervisor of reference services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from A little learning must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Student at Brigham Young University majoring in agronomy and chemistry, 1940-1942.


1 item (13 pages) ; 28 cm.

Custodial History

In 1997 Broadbent was recognized by BYU as one ot ten outstanding alumni. Max Berryessa, historian for the Emeritus Alumnus Association, asked Broadbent if he had written anything that he would care to share, and Broadbent sent him "A Little Learning" in response. Berryessa gave the item the BYU Archives in about January 1998.

Custodial History

Donated by the BYU Emeritus Alumnus Association, 1998.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of A little learning
Rose Frank
29 April 2011
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States