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Ricks Academy (Rexburg, Idaho)



  • Existence: 1902 - 1918

Administrative History

Ricks Academy (1902-1918) was a religious school in Rexburg, Idaho. The academy, previously known as Fremont Stake Academy, was later expanded and renamed as Ricks Normal College.

The state of Idaho, 1905: p. 67-68 (Ricks Academy)

The spirit of Ricks, c1997: p. 6 (In 1898, the school was renamed Fremont Stake Academy) p. 9 (On March 5, 1902, a letter from the First Presidency suggested that the school be named the Ricks Academy; the motion carried unanimously) p. 64 (Mar. 1, 1918, name changed to Ricks Normal College)

BYU-Idaho website, via WWW, May 9, 2003 (in 1917, school became Ricks Normal College)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ezra C. Dalby diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2859
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten diary. Dalby lived in Manti, Utah, and later taught school in Rexburg, Idaho, where he worked at Ricks Academy from 1901 to 1914. He writes about his career, finances, further education, and various summer sessions which he taught.

Dates: 1900-1914