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Brigham Young High School (Provo, Utah)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1903-1968

Administrative History

Brigham Young High School (1903-1968) was a private secondary school in Provo, Utah.

Brigham Young High School was formed in 1903 in a reorganization of the earlier Brigham Young Academy. The high school was closely associated with Brigham Young University's College of Education, and acted as a laboratory school for the university faculty and staff. The school was known for its speech team and sports program. Brigham Young High School was closed in 1968.

Citation

Wildcat (Brigham Young High School yearbook), 1965: t.p. (published by the students of Brigham Young High School, Provo, Utah)

A report for Dr. Antone K. Romney, 1969: p. 182 ("Brigham Young University Laboratory School Faculty, 1967-68," lists faculty for elementary school and secondary school) p. 181 (Brigham Young High School was part of the Laboratory School, The Laboratory School, including BY High, was discontinued in 1968)

Wildcat, 1933: t.p. (Brigham Young University High School)

Wildcat, 1968: cover (B.Y.U. High School)

Brigham Young High School website, via WWW, Nov. 10, 2014 (est. 1903 in reorganization of Brigham Young Academy; closely associated with BYU College of Education; laboratory school for university faculty and staff; known for speech team and sports program; closed, 1968)

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Alumni Relations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1133
Scope and Contents Contains various records, correspondence, and articles relating to Alumni Relations. Contains information pertaining to Aspen Grove, Athletic Activities, Development, Faculty, and other files.
Dates: 1955-1983

Brigham Young High School records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 167
Scope and Contents Collection includes a typewritten essay concerning the importance of high schools and the aims and purposes of Brigham Young University High School.
Dates: date of production not identified

Brigham Young University historical files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 704
Overview Contains manuscripts, biographies, photographs, correspondence, building plans, articles, and filmstrips, all from many different persons and departments on campus.
Dates: 1875-1983

Brigham Young University student registers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 261
Scope and Contents Includes handwritten registers of names of primary, grammar, sub-freshmen, high school and normal school students, listing faculty references, academic standings and promotions, Church memberships, priesthood offices and domestic Church wards and residences.
Dates: 1896-1913

BY High School student handbook

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA SC 55

College of Education records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 559
Abstract Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, comparative graphic charts, booklets, manuals, studies, catalogues, student publications, policy statements, memoranda, bulletins, news clippings, and payroll schedules.
Dates: 1876-1997

Department of Recreation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 563
Overview Includes correspondence, policy statements, brochures, attendance records, building plans, enrollment statistics, Immigration and Naturalization Services information, examinations, surveys, financial records, histories, and miscellaneous materials. Also includes information concerning BYU High School and the Elementary Training School.
Dates: 1912-1972

Laboratory School records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 564
Overview Includes correspondence, policy statements, brochures, attendance records, building plans, enrollment statistics, Immigration and Naturalization Services information, examinations, surveys, financial records, histories, and miscellaneous materials. Also includes information concerning BYU High School and the Elementary Training School from 1896-1969.
Dates: approximately 1896-1969

National Youth Administration records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 251
Scope and Contents Contains records of National Youth Administration dealings with Brigham Young University students. Includes correspondence, reports, bulletins, affidavits, recommendations, lists of students and a University of Utah survey concerning student financial aid for high school, undergraduate and graduate students, the Utah Works Progress Administration and suggested programs (28 items). Materials date from between 1935 and 1941.
Dates: 1935-1941

New horizons

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 747
Scope and Contents Volume contains four separate sections on BY High School written by different authors: (1) June Berry, "The Library in BY High School"; (2) Faye Buttle, Don McConkie, and Grant D. Bendixsen, "The Core Curriculum in the BYU Junior High School"; (3) Leland Anderson, "General Aims of the BYU Seminary"; (4) Jesse R. Black, Julia Caine, William McKell, Lane Compton, LeRoy Sparks, June Berry, Principal Morris Shirts, and BY High School faculty, "A Study of Brigham Young University High School...
Dates: 1955