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John H. Brailsford film of Brigham Young University graduation footage

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5681

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a DVD of footage of a Brigham Young University graduation ceremony and graduate march, taken from the Joseph Smith Memorial Building on the BYU campus by John H. Brailsford. Includes shots of David O. McKay and Heber J. Grant. Focus of footage appears to be an unnamed female graduate and her family. Dated approximately 1941.


  • approximately 1941


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical History

John H. Brailsford (1889-1956) was a manager in Utah.

John H. Brailsford was born in 1889 in Springville, Utah to Charles Brailsford and Anna Nash Smith. He married Ethel Lenora Adamson on February 17, 1910 and had three children. Ethel died on October 16, 1950 and John married Lucy Ann Duncan on June 21, 1951. He died in Provo, Utah in 1956.


1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Collection was left in its original order.

Custodial History

Transferred from the Church History Department in April 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Church History Department; April 2014.


University records (University Archives Collecting Policy February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Sarah Markle; May 2014.

Register of John H. Brailsford film of Brigham Young University graduation footage
Sarah Markle
2014 May 23
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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