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A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1079

Scope and Contents

Contains materials from the Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference held in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections, later renamed the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. Materials include name badges, conference programs, and various handouts and materials related to the sessions. Dated 2003-2015.

Dates

  • 2003-2015

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 A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Adminstrative History

The Gentle Madness of Book Collection Conference (2003) was a book collecting conference held at Brigham Young University.

The Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference was a two-day conference on rare books and book collecting at Brigham Young University. Held in 2003, the conference was renamed the following year as the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference.

Administrative History

The A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference (2003-) is a two-day conference on rare books and book collecting at Brigham Young University.

Following the 2003 conference, the Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference was renamed the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. The conference is held annually and is open to book collectors and book lovers alike. Each conference features a collection as a theme, a keynote speaker, and various seminars and workshops.

Administrative History

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections (1999-) is a special collections library and archive at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

With the completion of new facilities in 1999, the Department of Special Collections & Manuscripts was renamed the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Library. Aline and L. Sam Skaggs, through their ALSAM Foundation, had made a generous financial donation to the new library and requested that the Special Collections be named after L. Tom Perry, an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The department is responsible for collecting, preserving, and making available rare books, historical manuscripts, and university records. Department chairs have included Scott Duvall (1999-2002), P. Bradford Westwood (2002-2009), and Russ Taylor (2009- ).

Extent

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Contains two series: 1. Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference materials, 2003. 2. A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference materials, 2004-2015.

Custodial History

Transferred to the University Archives from the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in installments between 2003 and 2015.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; December 2003.

Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2012.

Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2013.

Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2014.

Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2015.

Appraisal

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

Processing Information

Processed; Jennifer Kim; 2011.

Processed; Dani Peterson; 2012.

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; 2013.

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; 2014.

Processed; Erin Owens; 2015.
Title
Register of A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records
Status
Completed
Author
Jennifer Kim
Date
2011 August 24
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

  • 2012 April 12: Addendum made, series added; Dani Peterson; April 12, 2012;
  • 2013 September 23: Updated for DACS compliance by Sarah Flinders on September 23, 2013.
  • 2013 October 2: Addendum made October 2, 2013
  • 2015 April 2: Addendum added; Erin Owens; April 2, 2015.
  • 2014 March 24: Addendum added; March 24, 2014.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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