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Brigham Young University. News Bureau

 Organization

Biography

The Brigham Young University News Bureau was established around 1952, and was responsible for overseeing university news publications. In 1978 Press Relations was renamed Public Communications. Directors for the News Bureau included Edwin J. Butterworth (1952-1978).

Press Relations’ main function was to serve the university in dispersing school news to the outside world. It also prepares news releases and dissemination of the same to press, radio, television, magazine, and wire services. Within it there were four main divisions: news operations, information service, publications, and advertising. The news bureau was responsible for publishing president ‘s letter to the parents, special editions of the Daily Universe, and BYU Today, the alumni magazine.

The director of News Bureau reported to the director of the Division of Public Relations until 1964, after which they reported to the director of University Relations.

Later units include Brigham Young University Public Communications Department(1978-1997) and University Communications (1997-).

Found in 132 Collections and/or Records:

A brief history of the Brigham Young University News Bureau

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233275608]
Identifier: UA SC 116
Scope and Contents

History of the public relations arm of Brigham Young University, formerly called the New Bureau, currently named Public Communications.

Dates: Publication: 1972

BYU Photo general negatives, 1875-2002, bulk: 1970-2002

 Series
Identifier: UA 5754 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains negatives, contact sheets, and photograph prints of various scenes of Brigham Young University campus life, University departments, University presidents, and staff and faculty. Also includes leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, events and ceremonies such as graduation and Homecoming, student activities during different seasons of the year, campus buildings and services, field trips, workshops, other properties such as Aspen Grove and the BYU Farm in...
Dates: 1875-2002; Majority of material found within 1970-2002

BYU Photo photographs

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5754
Scope and Contents

Contains negatives, contact sheets, photograph prints, and transparencies of images produced by BYU Photo and its predecessors between 1875 and 2010, with the bulk produced between 1968 and 2002. Includes images of Brigham Young University events, campus scenes and buildings, administrators, faculty and staff, awards, visiting leadership from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and theater, dance, and other performing groups.

Dates: 1875-2010; Majority of material found within 1968-2002

BYU Photo photographs of baseball, 1970-2000

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5754 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Slides and negatives of Brigham Young University baseball related images. Dated 1970-2000.

Dates: 1970-2000

BYU Photo photographs of Entertainment Division, 1976-2001

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 5754 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains negatives, corresponding contact sheets, and some corresponding photograph prints of various performing groups on campus (including Synthesis, the Ballroom Dance Team, Frolics, Whistling + Whittling Brigade, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Young Ambassadors, Philharmonic Orchestra, A'Cappella Choir, Theater Ballet, Dance in Concert, Children's Dance Company, Folk Dance Ensemble, Dancers Company, Chamber Orchestra, Gentleman's Agreement barbershop quartet, University Singers, Cougarettes, a...
Dates: 1976-2001

BYU Photo photographs of International Folk Dance Ensemble, approximately 1975-2000

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 5754 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains negatives, contact sheets, and photograph prints featuring the Brigham Young University International Folk Dance Ensemble, and occasionally the Folk Music Ensemble, during domestic performances (e.g., parades, festivals, Christmas Around the World, Wheeler Farm, and Lagoon's Pioneer Village); international tours (Europe, Puerto Rico, China/Japan/Taiwan, Hawaii, Canada, Switzerland, Israel, Armenia, France, Poland, Czech Republic); as well as publicity photos, headshots of dancers in...
Dates: approximately 1975-2000

BYU Photo photographs of Living Legends, 1977-2000

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 5754 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains negatives and contact sheets for the Brigham Young University Lamanite Generation dance group, later known as Living Legends. Images include public relations and publicity shots, passport mugshots, tour photographs (Scandinavia, Poland and Romania, Hawaii, Taiwan, Philippines, China, Eastern Europe, Spain), recording an album at the Motion Picture Studio in Provo, Utah, performances in the DeJong concert hall, Promised Valley Playhouse, Homecoming Spectacular, and Canyon View...
Dates: 1977-2000

BYU Photo photographs of men's basketball, 1964-2001

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5754 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Slides and negatives of Brigham Young University men's basketball related images. Dated 1964-2001.

Dates: 1964-2001

BYU Photo photographs of men's cross country, 1976-2000

 Sub-Series — Carton 168: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197239129692]
Identifier: UA 5754 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Negatives of Brigham Young University men's cross country related images. Dated 1976-2000.

Dates: 1976-2000

BYU Photo photographs of men's golf, 1972-2000

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5754 Series 2 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents

Slides and negatives of Brigham Young University men's golf related images. Dated 1972-2000.

Dates: 1972-2000