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Brigham Young High School (Provo, Utah)



  • 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.

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 86 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 University collection of Kimball Young diplomas

 Collection — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: UA 1121
Scope and Contents

Materials include two diplomas earned by Kimball Young. One is his high school diploma from Brigham Young University High School and the other is his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University. Dated 1911-1915.

Dates: 1911-1915

Brigham Young University historical files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 704
Scope and Contents

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 booklets and manuals, 1950-1971

 Sub-Series — Box: 33, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: UA 559 Series 19 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains published proposals, manuals, reports, conference papers, pamphlets and brochures, form letters, announcements, programs, and charts produced by the College of Education.

Dates: 1950-1971

College of Education correspondence and other material, 1960-1972

 Sub-Series — Box: 46
Identifier: UA 559 Series 29 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative correspondence with the College of Education.

Dates: 1960-1972

College of Education data processing print-outs, 1913-1962

 Sub-Series — Box: 34, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: UA 559 Series 20 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains print-outs on graduates of the College of Education, degree statistics, and lists of graduates by department.

Dates: 1913-1962

College of Education dean correspondence, 1956-1957

 Series — Box: 40
Identifier: UA 559 Series 26
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Asahel Woodruff and Harvey L. Taylor.

Dates: 1956-1957

College of Education dean correspondence, 1954-1960

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 559 Series 27
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence produced by Reuben D. Law and Asahel D. Woodruff during their terms as dean. Includes correspondence with William F. Edwards, Earl C. Crockett, Ernest L. Wilkinson, and the Training School.

Dates: 1954-1960