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Women's Conference


Administrative History

Women's Conference is a two–day conference for women held each spring at Brigham Young University. Established by the Associated Students of Brigham Young University (ASBYU) Women's Office in 1976, the conference provides inspirational and practical sessions. Beginning the 1990 the Relief Society began co-sponsoring the event, which is currently administered by BYU Conferences and Workshops.

Deseret news, Apr. 30, 2009 (Women's Conference; BYU Women's Conference; begun by ASBYU Women's Office in 1976; Relief Society became co-sponsor in 1990; currently managed by BYU Conferences and Workshops)

Women's Conference website, May 25, 2011 (two-day conference held in spring at Brigham Young University; share gospel messages through sessions, service, and friendship; general sessions in Marriott Center, concurrent sessions throughout campus)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young University lecture series speeches

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 944
Scope and Contents

Contains copies of speeches from various lecture series on campus from 1899-1992.

Dates: 1899-1992

Dean of Students records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1314
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, minutes, and other records created by the Dean of Students and Student Life, documenting the administration and finances of the unit. Also includes records related to Women's Conference programs. Materials date from between 1962 and 1997.

Dates: 1962-1997

Learning Resource Center collection of Women's Conference, 1986

 Series — Box 7: Series 2; Series 12 [Barcode: 31197233652137]
Identifier: UA 5577 Series 12
Scope and Contents

Contains sound recordings of Brigham Young University Women's Conference collected by the Learning Resource Center, 1986.

Dates: 1986

Office of the President speeches and addresses, 1980-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 20
Scope and Contents

Contains President Holland's speeches and campus addresses given from 1980 to 1989. Speeches were given at BYU, Ricks College, and to various organizations and conferences including Women's Conference and Leadership Workshops. Speeches cover topics ranging from educational commitment to matters of spiritual agency and faith.

Dates: 1980-1989

Sound recordings of Women's Conference, 1979-1994

Identifier: UA 1197 Series 1 Sub-Series 5 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains audio recordings of talks and events from Women's Conference. Dated 1979 to 1994.

Dates: 1979-1994

Women's Conference

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1052
Scope and Contents

Contains files compiled by BYU's Women's Conference 1974-1999. This collection includes minutes, correspondences, pamphlets/information, newsletters, talks, and researches conducted for Women's Conference. Most of the correspondence is addressed to Carol Cornwall Madsen.

Dates: 1974-1999

Women's Research Institute records on organizations and conferences, 1973-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1332 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains records from the Women's Research Institute regarding organizations and conferences related to women and women empowerment. Includes records from the Advisory Committee on Women's Concerns at Brigham Young University, various conferences given on various topics relating to women, BYU lectures and devotionals, Women's Conference, and organizations existing for women and their conferences, 1973-1989.

Dates: 1973-1989

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Archival Object 4
Collection 3
Education 4
Colleges and Universities 3
Audiocassettes 2
Latter Day Saint women -- Congresses 2
Letters 2