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A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records, 2004-2019

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1079 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains materials from the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference, including conference programs and guides, brochures and information cards, various artifacts and handouts from conference sessions, evaluation forms, nametags, a copy of the Winter 2008 BYU Magazine, and printouts of maps to the conference. Covers conference topics including various book repair and enhancing techniques, presentations on literature, and book collection techniques. Dated from 2004 to 2019.


  • 2004-2019


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 collections must be obtained from Reference Services at

Administrative History

The A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference (2003-) is a two-day conference on rare books and book collecting at Brigham Young University.

Following the 2003 conference, the Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference was renamed the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. The conference is held annually and is open to book collectors and book lovers alike. Each conference features a collection as a theme, a keynote speaker, and various seminars and workshops.


1 box

8 folders

Language of Materials



Original order maintained. In 2005 the conference switched from the fall to the winter semester creating an 18 month gap between conferences.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US