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America's Freedom Festival records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5999

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the material was created by America's Freedom Festival in the process of producing its annual events. Includes meeting minutes, correspondence, notes, forms, various lists and documents with regards to specific events, music, videos, accounting reports, essay entries, publications, and promotional material. Also includes items about the Freedom Festival, especially newspaper articles. There are also items included that were collected by the Freedom Festival such as materials from festival and event conferences, articles on how to put on festivals, and vendor information and promotions. The collection spans 1940-2014; the bulk of the collection is from 1990-2001.


  • 1940-2014
  • Majority of material found within 1990-2001


Conditions Governing Access

Donor restricted until 2035. Permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services for permission to access the collection.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from America's Freedom Festival records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative History

America's Freedom Festival (1983- ) is a private, non-profit, non-political foundation whose mission is to celebrate, teach, honor, and strengthen the traditional American values of family, freedom, God, and country.

Drawing participants and spectators from across the country and around the world, the America's Freedom Festival at Provo, Utah, produces more than 25 educational programs and community events each year. They seek to provide quality events which instill a deeper sense of patriotism in the hearts of those involved. Generous sponsors, local and state governments, event chairs, and thousands of volunteers work together to organize events for men, women, and children of all ages. It is recognized as one of America’s biggest and best patriotic celebrations. The event is held anually in Provo, Utah throughout the year, but especially during the week of July 4th.


12 cartons (12 linear ft.)

2 oversize boxes (1.25 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by America's Freedom Festival in 2007.

Donated by Bethel Black in September 2015.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; America's Freedom Festival; 2007.

Donated; Bethel Black; September 2015.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Cynthia Ann Smith; December 2008.

Processed; Eric Wolford; February 2016.

Register of America's Freedom Festival records
Cynthia Ann Smith
2008 December
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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