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BYU Photo general contact sheets and photographs, 1875-2001, bulk: 1970-2001

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5754 Series 2 Sub-Series 5

Scope and Contents

Contains contact sheets and photograph prints depicting scenes of campus life, including students and their activities, university faculty, employees, and administration, leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as its sponsoring body, campus buildings and construction/improvements, events in the Marriott Center and campus in general, sports teams, different departments, other University properties like Aspen Grove, pageants, appearances of famous people and groups (e.g., Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the Carpenters), international students and visitors, services, awards (including annual President's Appreciation Award recipients), rare items and collections, field trips, mission presidents and their wives, Commencement ceremonies and processions, oldest and youngest graduates for various years, and the library and Special Collections. Materials dated 1875 to 2001, with the bulk dated from 1970 to 2001.


  • 1875-2001
  • Majority of material found within 1970-2001


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Negatives and transparencies are condition restricted and kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

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 Reference Services at

Administrative History

The Brigham Young University News Bureau was established around 1952 and was responsible for overseeing university news publications. The unit later became the Brigham Young University Public Communications Department in 1978.

Administrative History

Brigham Young University Public Communications was responsible for overseeing mass media on all levels at the university, including publications such as BYU Today. The unit became University Communications in 1997.

Biographical / Historical

University Communications (1997- ) is a department of Brigham Young University as of 2022, and is responsible for producing media resources, including publications such as BYU Today.


24 folders

39 boxes

Language of Materials



Arranged numerically, with general numbers listed first, followed by CD numbers.

Related Materials

Contact sheets and photograph prints correspond to the general negatives in subseries 1.5 in the collection.


Contact sheets listed in inventory below this subseries do not contain corresponding negatives in subseries 1.5.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US