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Department of Family and Local History Studies records

Identifier: UA5363A

Scope and Contents

Contains oral histories on audiocassette related to the migration from members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as records on the operations of the Department of Family and Local History Studies. Materials date from between 1982 and 1988.


  • 1982-1988


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from the Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

The Department of Family and Local History Studies was a research and teaching institute at Brigham Young University. It was formed in 1978 from the Institute of Genealogical Research in the College of Social Sciences. The department taught classes on genealogical research and prepared students to conduct family history work. In 1985, it became the Center for Family and Community History.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

5 media boxes (3.75 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Transferred from Department of Family and Local History Services in October 1989. Additional materials were found in the stacks and added to the collection in November 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Department of Family and Local History Services; October 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; November 2007.

Processing Information

Processed; Jacob Clark Smith; November 2007.

  • Bon Bloxham records, including car rental records, receipts, student wages, activity reports, and other financial records.
Register of Department of Family and Local History Studies records
In Progress
Jacob Clark Smith
2007 November
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US