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Brigham Young University historical files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 704
Contains manuscripts, biographies, photographs, correspondence, building plans, articles, and filmstrips, all from many different persons and departments on campus.

Dates

  • 1875-1983

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 publish material from Brigham Young University historical files must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

18 boxes (9 linear ft.)

Overview

Contains manuscripts, biographies, photographs, correspondence, building plans, articles, and filmstrips, all from many different persons and departments on campus.

Biographical History

Brigham Young Academy was founded in 1875 with Karl G. Maeser as principal. The academy did not become a university until Benjamin Cluff Jr. changed it as his last act as principal in 1903.

Arrangement

The Register of BYU Historical Files is loosely organized into three alphabetical groupings. The first alphabetical grouping beings with “Academy Square” in Box 1 Folder 1a, and ends in “"Y" on the Mountain and Grand Stand,” Box 11:Folder 25. The next grouping begins in Box 11:Folder 26 and continues until Box 13:Folder 8. The third and final grouping begins in Box 13:Folder 9 and continues to the end of the collection.(Box 17:Folder 30) The documents are not arranged according to subject, or date submitted.

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/UA704.xml

Appraisal

University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010)

Processing Information

Processed; 2002.
Title
Register of Brigham Young University historical files
Status
completed
Date
2002
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
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