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J. LaVar Bateman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2143

Scope and Contents

Contains papers, in paper and plastic binders, documenting BYU forum assembly speakers, 1965-1977, including Bateman's commentaries on specific speakers, 1966-1973; speech and communications classes that he taught; the Speech Communication area of the Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts, 1959-1985 (department and area names varied during this period); the University Speaker's Bureau, 1966-1975; and the BYU Emeritus Club, 1991-1992. Includes outlines, correspondence, news clippings, teaching resource materials, copies of minutes, a few photographs, vita information on LaVar Bateman, and other papers. Also includes a short history of the BYU Emeritus Club, written by Ed Butterworth.

Dates

  • approximately 1947-1999

Creator

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 the J. LaVar Bateman papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Professor of speech at Brigham Young University, 1949-1985; chairman, University Speaker's Bureau, 1956-1973; chairman, Forum Assemblies Committee, 1966-1973; chairman, Department of Communications, 1982-1985.

Extent

4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Contains papers documenting BYU forum assembly speakers. Also includes outlines, correspondence, news clippings, teaching resource materials, copies of minutes, a few photographs, vita information on LaVar Bateman, and other papers. Also includes a short history of the BYU Emeritus Club, written by Ed Butterworth.

Other Finding Aids

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

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2143.xml

Custodial History

Donated by J. LaVar Bateman, August 1998 to January 2000.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; J. LaVar Bateman; 1998-2000.

Appraisal

University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Personal papers of students, faculty, staff which relate to the university's work.

Processing Information

Processed; Brian D. Reeves (University Archivist) and Joshua A. Howard (Student Intern); May 2000.
Title
Register of the J. LaVar Bateman papers, circa 1947-1999
Status
Completed
Author
Brian D. Reeves and Joshua A. Howard
Date
May 2000
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