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Office of the President records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1091

Scope and Contents

Contains alphabetical correspondence, files on colleges and departments, files on prospective faculty, and some budget records. Materials were produced by Christen Jensen during his service as acting president of the university between 1949 and 1951.


  • 1949-1951


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

Biographical History

Christen Jensen served as acting president of Brigham Young University from the time that Howard S. McDonald left the University (1949) and the time that Ernest L. Wilkinson began his presidential tenure (1951).


10 boxes (5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.


Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Register of Office of the President records
Jennifer Kim
2011 September 13
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