L. Tom Perry Special Collections records
Scope and Contents
- L. Tom Perry Special Collections (Creator, Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
The Perry Special Collections was named in May 2000, and was previously known as the Department of Special Collections; Manuscripts. Aline and L. Sam Skaggs, through their ALSAM Foundation, 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), Russ Taylor (2009-2014), and J. Gordon Daines III (2014- ).
5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
1 carton (1 linear ft.)
Found in the University Archives stacks in January 2015.
Transferred from the Motion Picture Archives of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections by Mary-Celeste Ricks Lewis in February 2017.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; October 2013.
Found; University Archives stacks, January 2015.
Transferred; Mary-Celeste Ricks Lewis; February 2017.
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; 2013.
Addendum processed; Erin Owens; March 2015.
Addendum processed; Eric Wolford; February 2016.
Addendum processed; Eric Wolford; May 2017.
- Register of L. Tom Perry Special Collections records
- Olivia Serafin
- 2011 October 7
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.