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BYU Women records

Identifier: UA 545

Scope and Contents

Contains scrapbooks and minute books that document the history of BYU Women. The scrapbooks include newsclippings, announcements, programs, newsletters, membership directories, photographs, minutes, invitations, reports, constitution and by-laws, and the correspondence of various presidents of the club. Materials dated 1914-2011.


  • 1914-2011


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 the BYU Women records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative History

BYU Women (1914-2011) is a club for women faculty and wives of faculty members at Brigham Young University that was established in 1914.

BYU Women was established in 1914 under the direction of President George H. Brimhall. The organization is for women who are faculty members of Brigham Young University or for the wives of Brigham Young University faculty members.


11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



The collection has been arranged into five series. 1. BYU Women records on general files, 1914-2011. 2. BYU Women records on personal histories and history records, 1914-1974. 3. BYU Women records on annual reports, 1971-1974. 4. BYU Women records on scrapbooks, 1955-2009. 5. BYU Women records on minutes, 1934-2005.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Six boxes found in the University Archives Stacks and 1 carton donated by BYU Women (Club) in April 2005. An addendum is made each year.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; BYU Women (club); 2005.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; BYU Women (club); 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Evelyn Dalebout and BYU Women (Club); 2016.


Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; April 2005.

Processing Information

Processed; Kayla Jones; July 2011.

Processing Information

Processed; Dani Peterson; April 2012.

Processing Information

Processed; Eric Wolford; November 2016.

Register of BYU Women records
J. Gordon Daines III and Kayla Jones
2005 April
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.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Revision Statements

  • 2009 August: Updated to DACS and CCLA standards by Jonathan.
  • 2011 July: Updated; Kayla Jones.
  • 2012 April: Updated; Dani Peterson.
  • 2016 November 29: Addendum to collection processed; Eric Wolford.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US