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Publications and Graphics samples

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5658

Scope and Contents

Contains booklets, pamphlets, newsletters, and fliers that were published for various entities at Brigham Young University. Dates range from 1977 to 2012.


  • 1977-2012


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 the Publications and Graphics samples must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

University Publications (1978-1994) was an academic support unit at Brigham Young University. It facilitated the production of all types of publications representing the University and its programs.

Brigham Young University University Publications was created in 1978, and insured that all publications representing the university were produced professionally and economically. University Publications assisted the University with a variety of services such as creative planning, scheduling, writting editing, and design. It was renamed Brigham Young University Publications and Graphics in 1994.

Administrative History

Publications and Graphics (est. 1994) is an academic support unit at Brigham Young University. It works with various units on campus to provide publications in a variety of mediums.

Brigham Young University Publications and Graphics was created in 1994 and was originally titled Brigham Young University Publications. The office works with photography, film and sound to help the university make various publications for use both on and off campus. Publications and Graphics is run by a director and functions under the Print and Mail Production Center. Publications and Graphics has been under the direction of Norman A. Darais (1994-2013) and Jeff McClellan (2013- ).

Administrative History

Brigham Young University Press (1967-1984) was an academic support service at the university. It had the responsibility of producing print materials for students, faculty, and the University as a whole.

University Press came about with the consolidation of printing and publishing facilities at Brigham Young University. Publishing and printing was under the overall direction of Auxiliary Services. Ernest L. Olson acted as director of the Brigham Young University Press when it began in 1967.

The University Press published scholarly materials for distribution outside of the university. The University Press also functioned as a service for publishing materials for University use, such as the Daily Universe. Mail services were also under the direction of the Brigham Young University Press.

Directors included Ernest L. Olson (1967-1982), J. Robert Driggs (1982-1984). Divisions within the Brigham Young University Press formed, such as University Publications in 1978. Divisions that had their own directors within University Press included Graphic Communications Department, Marketing, Press Business Office, Printing Service, Mail Service, and Editorial Department. In 1984 the Brigham Young University Press was renamed Brigham Young University Print Services.


10 cartons (10 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged alphabetically.

Custodial History

Materials were transferred from University Publications and Graphics to the Records Manangement offices in September of 2013. The materials were then transferred from the Records Management offices to the University Archives in November of 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; November 2013.


Part of University Archives; college records (University Archives collecting policy February 2010).

Related Materials

See also University Publications samples (UA 630).

Processing Information

Processed; Joseph Wiest; January 2014.

Register of Publications and Graphics samples
Joseph Wiest
2014 January 14
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