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Ivan A. Crosland papers

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: UA 5315

Scope and Contents

Collection contains dramatic scripts, student team papers, and grade transcripts of Crosland from 1957 to 1970.


  • approximately 1957-1970


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Ivan A. Crosland papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Ivan A. Crosland (born 1936) was an actor and theater professor in Utah.

Ivan Anthony Crosland was born on August 29, 1936 in Millard County, Utah to George Mathew Crosland and Clara E. Stephenson. He graduated high school from Millard High School in Filmore, Utah, and then attended Brigham Young University (BYU). A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Crosland served a mission for the Church to the Northwestern States between 1957 and 1959. After his return he continued his education at BYU, where he earned a bachelor's and master's degree in speech and drama in 1961 and 1965 respectively. He married Helene Bennett, and they had four children.

After graduation he worked as an actor and director. He worked at Weber State College from 1967 to 1971, and joined the faculty at BYU in 1971. There he was involved in various theatrical productions, both as an actor and director. He also served on the General Board of the Aaronic Priesthood Committee. Crosland remained active until 2005, and was known for his voice acting work for the Animated Stories scripture video series.


1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Materials left in original order.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; August 2007.


Part of University Archives; college records (University Archives collecting policy February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Kayla Quinney; May 2010.

Register of Ivan A. Crosland papers
Kayla Quinney
2010 May 7
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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