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English Composition records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1338
Contains information pertaining to the English Composition Department. Includes research proposals, syllabi from English 115 and Advanced Writing classes, evaluations, and student records. Materials date from between 1976 and 2003.


  • 1976-2003


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 English Composition records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


16 boxes (8 linear ft.)

Administrative History

English Composition is a branch of Brigham Young University's English Department. Their mission is to help individuals achieve the mission and aims of Brigham Young University through the study of the English language and of literature written in English, and through the development of the attributes associated with a liberal arts education: skill with language, sound thinking, critical judgment, effective and persuasive writing, moral discrimination, creative imagination, independent thought, and wisdom.


Arranged into five series: 1. English research files (1998-2003). 2. Syllabi (2001-2003). 3. General Files (1991-1999). 4. Grade rolls (1992-2002). 5. Student essays (1976-1978).

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Found in the stacks, Mar. 2007.


Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Register of English Composition records
Rose Frank
2011 July 8
Description rules
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States