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Rick Olsen collection of This People magazine

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6072

Scope and Contents note

Materials collected for publication in This People Magazine. Materials include photographs, cover art, advertisements, book covers, interviews, correspondence, stories, and other materials. Topics include Latter-day Saint life stories, missions, living with disabilities, growth of the Church, family traditions, BYU football and the role of women in the Church. Dated circa 1980-1985.


  • approximately 1980-1985


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Rick Olsen collection of This People magazine must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Rick Olsen was an Latter-day Saints living in Utah who owned This People, a magazine about members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

3 oversize folders (0.4 linear ft.)

2 oversize boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

3 cartons (3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Materials collected for publication in This People Magazine.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

Negatives of photographs are restricted.

Photographs in cold storage. Access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Custodial History note

Donated by Rick Olsen.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Rick Olsen.

Appraisal note

Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007). This colletction preserves history of the culture of 20th Century Latter-day Saints in stories and photographs.

Processing Information note

Processed;H. Christine Swindler and John M. Murphy; 6 February 2008. Addition processed by Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, 2012.

Register of Rick Olsen collection of This People magazine
H. Christine Swindler
6 February 2008
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 Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States