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A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference

 Organization

Administrative History

The A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference (est. 2003) is a two-day conference on rare books and book collecting at Brigham Young University.

In 2003, the Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference was renamed the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. The conference is held annually and is open to book collectors and book lovers alike. Each conference features a collection as a theme, a keynote speaker, and various seminars and workshops.

Citation:
Harold B. Lee Library website, via WWW, April 12, 2012: A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference 2008 (two-day conference, book collectors and book lovers, collection as theme, keynote speaker, seminars and worshops)

A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records (UA 1079), Brigham Young University (Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference renamed 2003)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1079
Scope and Contents

Contains materials from the Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference held in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections, later renamed the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. Materials include name badges, conference programs, and various handouts and materials related to the sessions. Dated 2003-2019.

Dates: 2003-2019

A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records, 2004-2019

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1079 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains materials from the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference, including conference programs and guides, brochures and information cards, various artifacts and handouts from conference sessions, evaluation forms, nametags, a copy of the Winter 2008 BYU Magazine, and printouts of maps to the conference. Covers conference topics including various book repair and enhancing techniques, presentations on literature, and book collection techniques. Dated from 2004 to 2019.

Dates: 2004-2019