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Charles Redd Center for Western Studies records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 478

Scope and Contents

Materials include reports, correspondence, articles, audiotapes, videotapes, corporate minutes, and budgets from the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies. The materials pertain to documents from the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Office of the Associate Director, and research documents compiled from Jessie Embry regarding oral history projects. Dated approximately 1810-2012.

Dates

  • approximately 1810-2012

Creator

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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at specialcollections@byu.edu.

Administrative History

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies (1972- ) was created for with the expansion of area and ethnic studies.

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University was created in 1972 in response to the growing interest and awareness of area and ethnic studies. Organized through donations by Charles and Annaley Redd, the center encourages the study of Intermountain and Mountain West regions, promoting publications, lectures, classes, and oral history study. The Center includes a variety of disciplines, including history, geography, sociology, anthropology, politics, economics, literature, art, folklore, range science, forestry, biology, and popular culture.

Biographical History

Jessie Embry (born 1952) is a Mormon historian in Utah.

Extent

27 cartons (27 linear ft.)

8 boxes (4 linear ft.)

2 oversize folders (0.4 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged into eight series: 1. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Office of the Director records, 1970-1996. 2. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies lectures and articles, 1973-1974. 3. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Advisory Council records, 1972-1980. 4. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies audio reels, 1983-1984. 5. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies video tapes, 1988. 6. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies monograph records, 1979-1983. 7. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies financial records, 1971-1974. 8. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies oral history project research materials, approximately 1810-2012.

The materials were left in the original order in which they were found.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA478.xml

Custodial History

Transferred from the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies in 2004.

Transferred from Records Management in June 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Charles Redd Center for Western Studies; 2004.

Transferred; Records Management; June 2009.

Appraisal

Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Related Materials

Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Lecture Series, 1982-1983 (UA OH 72).

Separated Materials

See MSS OH Redd for individual oral histories separated from this collection. All bound manuscripts have separate call numbers from MSS OH 1 through MSS OH 2260. This is an ongoing project with additional oral histories added annually.

Processing Information

Processed; Amy Nuffer; 2004.

Processed; GlendaLynn Ainsworth; 2009.

Processed; Matthew Leavitt; March and June 2009.

Processed; Margaret Weddle; May 2014.

Processed; Erin Owens; July 2014.

Creator

Title
Register of Charles Redd Center for Western Studies records
Status
Completed
Author
Matthew Leavitt and GlendaLynn Ainsworth
Date
2009
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.

Revision Statements

  • 2013 October 11: Revised for DACS compliance and instances added; Sarah Flinders.
  • 2014 May: Materials added and finding aid updated; Margaret Weddle.
  • 2015 July 31: Materials added; Erin Owens.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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