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Office of the President executive assistant correspondence, 1976-1982

Identifier: UA 657 Series 2

Scope and Contents note

University and Presidential correspondence addressed by Dr. Rasmus, Rasmus correspondence to President Holland; sympathy, condolence, and congratulatory correspondence of President Holland, and Crackpot correspondence.


  • 1976-1982


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 70 years from the end date of the administration, 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 Office of the President executive assistant records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Carolyn Rasmus of the College of Physical Education was appointed Assistant to the President in June 1979. She served in this capacity for Presidents Oaks and Holland until May 1984. As Assistant to the President, Dr. Rasmus chaired the committee which oversaw all University committees. Much of the President's correspondence, was addressed by Dr. Rasmus. Title IX and the housing controversy were also addressed by the Assistant to the President. Dr. Rasmus was the first woman to serve on the Faculty Advisory Council. During the tenure of Dr. Rasmus, the title of Assistant to the President was changed to Executive Assistant to the President.


4 folders

Language of Materials


Arrangement note

Correspondence with President Holland is chronological, then alphabetical.

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Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US