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Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1900-1901

Administrative History

The South American Expedition was a scientific research expedition led by faculty members of Brigham Young Academy from 1900 to 1901. The group explored areas in central and southern Mexico and Central America.

Citation

Benjamin Cluff, Jr., 1947: p. x (Brigham Young Academy Scientific Expedition; organized by Benjamin Cluff and conducted between 1900-1901) p. 101 (Brigham Young Academy South American Exploring Expedition)

Diary of Christian Olsen, 1957: t.p. (Brigham Young Academy South American Expedition)

UPB files, May 29, 2010 (Cluff Expedition; Zarahemla Project)

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Cluff diary

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS3076_F2

Brigham Young Academy acting president correspondence, 1900

 Series — Box: 6, Folder: 3-5
Identifier: UA 1093 Series 14
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Brimhall and students, parents, Church leaders, and others related to the administration of the Academy. Includes information on progress of the South American Expedition. Materials date from 1900.
Dates: 1900

Brigham Young Academy acting president correspondence, 1900-1901

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1093 Series 15
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Brimhall and students, teachers, businessmen, and Church leaders related to the administration of the Academy. Includes information on the progress of the South American Expedition. Materials date from between 1900 and 1901.
Dates: 1900-1901

Brigham Young Academy acting president correspondence, 1901

 Series
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

 Series
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, 1899-1900

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1093 Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Cluff and students, teachers, and others related to the administration of the Academy. Contains information on the planning and start of the South American Expedition. Materials date from between 1899 and 1900.
Dates: 1899-1900

Brigham Young University cash ledgers, 1921-1928

 Sub-Series — Box: 8
Identifier: UA 355 Series 3 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains cash account ledgers managed by the university secretary-treasurer between 1921 and 1928.
Dates: 1921-1928

Brigham Young University financial records, 1880-1953

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 355 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains financial records for the early Brigham Young Academy and Brigham Young University years.
Dates: 1880-1953

Chester G. Van Buren dissecting set and folders, approximately 1900-1910

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 4170 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains a dissecting set and folders associated with Van Buren. Date of individual items not determined.
Dates: approximately 1900-1910

Chester G. Van Buren papers, 1899-1903

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 4170 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains diaries, field notes, and writings by Van Buren related to the South American Expedition. Materials date from between 1899 and 1902.
Dates: 1899-1903