Photographs of Brigham Young University campus, approximately 1884-1989, bulk: bulk 1954-1989
Scope and Contents
Contains photographs of BYU campus including multiple photos of the McKay Building as well as photos of the Women's Gymnasium, Joseph Smith Building, and the Lewis Building. Also includes aerial photos of campus and photographs of campus statues, circa 1884-1980s, bulk 1954-1980s.
- approximately 1884-1989
- Majority of material found within 1954-1989
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Collection of Brigham Young University photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Brigham Young University (1903-) is a university sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Provo, Utah.
Brigham Young University was established in 1903 in a renaming of Brigham Young Academy. Past and present Brigham Young University presidents include George H. Brimhall (1903-1921), Franklin S. Harris (1921-1945), Howard S. McDonald (1945-1949), (acting president) Christian Jensen (1949-1951), Ernest L. Wilkinson (1951-1971), Dallin H. Oaks (1971-1980), Jeffrey R. Holland (1980-1989), Rex E. Lee (1989-1995), Merrill J. Bateman (1996-2003), and Cecil O. Samuelson (2003- ).
Brigham Young University is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as part of the Church Educational System (CES). The university is governed by a Board of Trustees, which, since 1939, has consisted of the First Presidency of the Church as well as other General Authorities or general officers of the Church appointed by the First Presidency. The Board of Trustees provides general direction and oversees the formulation of broad policies as well as the approval of all executive leadership and faculty appointments at the university. The Board of Trustees delegates to the University President the responsibility to conduct the operations of the institution and administer the policies enacted by the board. The President serves as the chief executive officer and general manager of the University.
Brigham Young University has grown from a small academy to one of the world's largest private universities. Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU offers a unique educational environment that promotes learning by study and also by faith.
Language of Materials
Arranged chronologically where possible.
- Aerial photographs
- College campuses -- Utah -- Provo -- Photographs
- David O. McKay Building (Provo, Utah) -- Photographs
- Joseph Smith Building (Provo, Utah : 1941-1990) -- Photographs
- Lewis Building (Provo, Utah) -- Photographs
- Universities and colleges -- Utah -- Provo -- Photographs
- Women's Gymnasium (Provo, Utah) -- Photographs