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Emeritus Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1137

Scope and Contents

Contains records related to the affairs of the Emeritus Club during the years 1983 through 1993. Important information includes minutes taken at various meetings, correspondence between alumni and the president of the Emeritus Club, a history of the Emeritus Club, various publications made by the Emeritus Club under the Alumni Association, award nominations and recipients of awards, and a history of Cornelius Rawlings (Neal) Peterson, former president of the Brigham Young University Emeritus Club.


  • 1983-1993


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 Emeritus Club records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Emeritus Club was founded in 1941 by Richard R. Lyman, and was created as a branch of the Brigham Young University Alumni Association. All graduates who attended Brigham Young Academy during the Karl G. Maeser presidency, all those who graduated 50 years before the Emeritus Club was formed, or all those who are 70 years or older and have served on the Brigham Young University Board of Trustees or the faculty are included in the Brigham Young University Emeritus Club.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available online and in the Special Collections Reference Area.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Other Finding Aids

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Custodial History

Gift of Sarah Grow, September 2004.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Register of Emeritus Club records
Jennifer Kim
2011 August 24
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.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US