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Don M. Christiansen photographs of the Missionary Training Center

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9091

Scope and Contents

Contains digital photographs that document the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Missionary Training Center buildings, facilities, and construction for the new building taken by Don M. Christiansen during his employment there. Pictures and recordings were taken in Provo, Utah from 2007-2017. Also includes video recordings of the 2017 open house. 16,110 digital image and audio files (34.8 GB).


  • 2007-2017


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Don M. Christiansen photographs of the Missionary Training Center must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Don M. Christiansen (1946- ) was a renovation project manager at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah.

Don M. Christiansen was born on August 5, 1946 to Lillian Merrill Morrison Christiansen and Glen Marinus Christiansen. He grew up in Payson, Utah, graduating from Payson High School in the Class of 1964 before attending Brigham Young University in Provo. On August 30, 1968, while studying at BYU, Don married his wife, Barbara Dunford and together they raised a beautiful family in Payson. Less than 2 years later, Don graduated with a Business Management degree from BYU. In November 2009, Don M. Christiansen became the Renovation Project Manager at the Missionary Training Center next to Brigham Young University where he was until his retirement.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Don M. Christiansen, prior to his retirement from the Missionary Training Center, on December 14, 2017. Materials were sent to the repository on a flash memory drive, and transferred to an optical disk during processing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Don M. Christiansen; December 14, 2017.


Administration (University Archives Collection Development Policy, V. b. ii. 2. a, October 2015).


Images were copied onto an M-disc located in folder 1.

Processing Information

Processed; Hayley Gorham, student manuscript processor, and Cory Nimer, curator; 2018.

Register of Don M. Christiansen photographs of the Missionary Training Center
Hayley Gorham
2018 February 5
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US