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Brigham Young Academy. Beaver Branch



  • Existence: 1898-1903

Administrative History

The Beaver Branch (1898-1903) was a secondary school and teacher training institution affiliated with Brigham Young Academy in Beaver, Utah. With the renaming of its parent organization as Brigham Young University in 1903, the Beaver Branch changed its name as well. Principals of the school included Ernest DeAlton Partridge (1898-1903) and Andrew B. Anderson (1903).

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Beaver Branch records

Identifier: UA 242
Scope and Contents Collection includes Beaver Branch school catalogs, programs for commencement exercises and other events, invitations to dances and closing week, a collection of handwritten school yells, and other ephemera such as admission cards, postcards, and announcements. It also includes a brief history of the academy written by Mary K. Davis, and a photocopied handwritten narrative describing the campus buildings. Also contains several oversize photographs of students, faculty, and the campus. The...
Dates: 1898-1908; 1967

Lovina E. Bond autograph album

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9213
Scope and Contents Contains digital scans and photocopy prints of an autograph album belonging to Lovina E. Bond. Most entries date from her school years at Brigham Young University's Beaver Branch between 1889 and 1903, with additional entries through 1965. Photocopies and other materials prepared by Michael R. Kelsey.
Dates: 1899-1965

Brigham Young Academy acting president correspondence, 1901

Identifier: UA 1093 Series 18
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Brimhall and students, teachers, Church leaders, and others related to the administration of the Academy. Includes information on the Beaver Branch and the progress of the South American Expedition. Materials date from 1901.
Dates: 1901

Brigham Young Academy acting president correspondence on missionaries, 1900-1901

Identifier: UA 1093 Series 17
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Brimhall and Church leaders regarding the missionary training program at the Academy. Materials date from between 1900 and 1901.
Dates: 1900-1901

Brigham Young Academy presidential correspondence, 1902

Identifier: UA 1093 Series 19
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Cluff and students, teachers, and Church leaders related to the administration of the Academy. Includes information on the Beaver Branch. Materials date from 1902.
Dates: 1902

Office of the President correspondence

Identifier: UA 1093
Scope and Contents Contains the correspondence files of President Cluff, with the exception of his first year of administration. The papers extent cover 1893 to 1903, and are incoming except for 1897 to 1900. Also includes his correspondence as president of the Peoples Canal Irrigation Company. Includes information on his administration of the Academy, and the school's relationship to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Board of Education. Also includes correspondence regarding the Beaver Branch, the...
Dates: 1892-1903

Oral history interview with Ernest DeAlton Partridge

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 78
Scope and Contents Interview by Karl Young with E. DeAlton Partridge, discussing his ancestry, life in Provo, education, career, travels, marriage, and memories of Brigham Young University. Includes transcript and sound recording.
Dates: 1981

Oral history interview with Marie H. Rollins

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 5
Scope and Contents Interview by Hollis Scott, with Marie H. Rollins, housewife, concerning experiences as a student at the Beaver Branch of the Brigham Young Academy, 1881-1901. Includes transcript and sound recording.
Dates: 1965

Photograph of Beaver Branch

 Digital Record
Identifier: UAP2_F050_p050topright

Photograph of Beaver Branch girls' physical education class

 Digital Record
Identifier: UAP2_F050_p050bottomright