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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 27 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Maud Dixon Markham

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 119
Scope and Contents Interview by Lucille Thorne with Maud Dixon Markham concerning her childhood, education at Brigham Young High School and Brigham Young University, marriage to Fred Markham, and experiences at Brigham Young High as a teacher. Includes transcript and sound recording.
Dates: 1982

Pictures of my life

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2929
Scope and Contents Author shares family experiences in Springville, Provo, and Manti, Utah. She also recounts experiences at Brigham Young High School and Academy in Provo. In the 1920s she and her family lived in Long Beach and Berkeley, California and were active in the LDS Church there. Upon returning to Utah, Bullock worked as a sales clerk at Auerbach's in Salt Lake City and during World War II she worked at Fort Douglas. She gives insight into women in the work place during the war. She also gives...
Dates: 1997

School sounds

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 840
Scope and Contents Contains two short-play vinyl records. Side one contains the school song, B.Y. Boys, and the fight song. Side two contains Sanctus and the school song.
Dates: 1968

Morris A. Shirts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2227
Scope and Contents Contains the professional and family papers of Shirts related to his professional career with Brigham Young High, Brigham Young University, and other high schools and universities in Utah. Also contains collected writings, research notes, and other materials related to southern Utah including the Iron Mission, Mountain Meadows, and Peter Shirts. Materials date from 1810-2001.
Dates: 1810-2001

A short history of my life

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2947
Scope and Contents Reviews his early life in Provo and Spanish Fork, Utah, including references to activities on the family farm; attendance at Brigham Young Junior High, High School, and University, including comments about playing on basketball and tennis teams; marriage to Patricia Peterson, 1956; training and work as a dentist; service as a bishop at BYU, 1964-1969; teaching religion classes at BYU beginning in 1969; other church and community service; and his family. The first six pages of narrative,...
Dates: 1976-1985

Sophomore at B. Y. High

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 795
Scope and Contents Unpublished class yearbook compiled by students in Brigham Young High School's English B, Section Two, class. The book includes information on campus layout, location, buildings, and history; names of school officers; traditions; athletics; and clubs. Also includes a transcript of the U.S. Constitution, drawings, newspaper and magazine clippings, and autographs of class members. Bonnie Kae Andrus and Jackie Beck were editors of the volume.
Dates: 1952-1953

Wildcat

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5520
Abstract Brigham Young High School Wildcat yearbook from 1936.
Dates: 1936