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Administrative history of the Church Educational System (CES), 1888-1994

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2373
Scope and Contents Describes the origins, organization, and history of both religious and secular education within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The purpose of the work was to help archivists place in historical context, corporate papers entering the Church Historical Department (Salt Lake City, Utah). The paper discusses administrative changes and developments in centralized education including: a board of education, a board of examiners, the office of superintendent and later commissioner of...

Brief history of the Brigham Young Academy to 1908

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 416
Scope and Contents Summary of the establishment and early development of the Academy.

DeWitt family histories

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2983
Scope and Contents Collection includes three family histories from the DeWitt and Kempe families, which include typescripts of correspondence and journals, reproductions of photographs, and other biographical information. The histories themselves describe the lives of Elijah Reeves DeWitt, Abel Alexander DeWitt Sr., Abel Alexander DeWitt Jr., Christopher Jensen Kempe, and Ruth Leila Kempe. Includes information on their experiences in Utah, Illinois, Indiana, and at Brigham Young Academy.

J. Marinus Jensen collection on Brigham Young University

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 104
Overview This collection includes original manuscripts consisting of Brigham Young Academy student registers, addresses by Karl G. Maeser, life sketches, and histories of departments, clubs and organizations used in the preparation of History of Brigham Young University, compiled and written by J. Marinus Jensen et al. (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University. [1945]).

Joseph B. Keeler family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2016
Scope and Contents Includes journals, biographical sketches, correspondence, articles, lesson manuals, published and unpublished manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera. The bulk of the material was created by Joseph B. Keeler's descendants, who used his papers as they compiled their published family history, "Build Thee More Stately" (1989). The collection focuses on family history, religion, education, and professional organizations.

Oral history interview with Daniel Mandeville Keeler

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 68
Scope and Contents Interview by Bertrand Harrison with Daniel Keeler, coal miner and steel worker, concerning the work of his father, Joseph B. Keeler, at Brigham Young Academy and Brigham Young University, 1884-1920. Includes comments on the development of BYU, and particularily the construction of campus buildings, and comments about BYU presidents. Also tells of Keeler's experiences as a student at BYU, his family, and the work of his parents in the Utah Stake with the development of Aaronic Priesthood and...

Oral history interview with David Johnson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 15
Scope and Contents Includes reminiscences of Brigham Young Academy, written questions and answers about experiences as a student, and correspondence between Johnson and Hollis Scott.

Oral history interview with Delenna Rogers Taylor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 127
Scope and Contents Interview by Nadine Ashby with Delenna Taylor on her experiences and memories of Brigham Young Academy, its faculty, students, and other persons and events associated with the Academy. Includes transcript and sound recording.

Oral history interview with Evelyn Crandall

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 63
Scope and Contents Interview by Hollis Scott with Eva Maeser Crandall, concerning her father, Karl G. Maeser, her childhood in Provo, her memories of Brigham Young Academy, students and faculty of Brigham Young Academy. Includes transcript and sound recordings.

Oral history interview with Francis W. Kirkham

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 19
Scope and Contents Interview by James R. Clark with Francis Kirkham concerning his experiences at Brigham Young Academy, 1893-1904. Includes transcript and sound recordings.

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