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Orin Austin Seager Brigham Young Academy notes and photograph

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3037

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of notes taken for a theology class taught by Joseph B. Keeler beginning in September 1893; and undated notes for a class on social etiquette. Also includes a print, negative, and photocopy, of a group photograph of Academy students, originally taken by A. D. Anderson of Provo, Utah, presumably in 1893. The theology class notes are mostly typewritten and were placed on pages so as to obscure earlier handwritten notes.


  • 1890-1893


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Orin Austin Seager Brigham Young Academy notes and photograph must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Student at Brigham Young Academy, 1889-1892, and again in the fall of 1893, when he was sent by his Latter-day Saint bishop to attend a Sunday School course.


3 folders (0.24 linear ft)

Custodial History

Donor, a granddaughter of Orin A. Seager, sent items to Jeff McClellan at Brigham Young Magazine. Jeff, with donor's permission, forwarded them to University Archives, where they were received in January 2000. A note from the donor quotes the following information by Orin A. Seager: "I attended the grade schools of American Fork, Utah. At the age of seventeen I began a preparatory course at the Brigham Young Academy in Provo, graduating in the summer of 1892 in a business course. . . . In the fall of 1893 I was called by my bishop to pursue a Sunday School course at BYA."

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Karen Seager-Segalla; 2000.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Orin Austin Seager Brigham Young Academy notes and photograph
In Progress
Andrea Wyss
2011 February 17
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