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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 91 Collections and/or Records:

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

Oral history interview with Alva John Clarke

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 21
Scope and Contents Interview by C. Garn Coombs with A. John Clarke, Brigham Young University professor, concerning his experiences as a student at BYU during the late 1930s, and as an instructor and principle of the Brigham Young High School in the mid 1940s. Includes transcript and sound recording.
Dates: 1977

Oral history interview with Anna Boss Hart

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 28
Scope and Contents Interview by C. Garn Coombs with Anna Boss Hart, educator, concerning her experiences as a member of the faculty of the Brigham Young High School. Includes transcript and sound recording.
Dates: 1977

Oral history interview with Loren C. Bryner

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 62
Scope and Contents Interview by Jay Beck with Loren Bryner concerning his schooling, employment at Brigham Young University and Kennecott, and his involvement in science organizations. Includes sound recordings and transcript.
Dates: 1980

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

Other College of Education publications and reports, 1965-1968

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 559 Series 29 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Reports, manuals, interpretive sutides, program files, ideas, etc.
Dates: Other: 1965-1968

Printed matter transferred from College of Education, 1950-1971

 Series
Identifier: UA 559 Series 19
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, comparative graphic charts, booklets, manuals, studies, catalogues, student publications, policy statements, memoranda, bulletins, news clippings, and payroll schedules.
Dates: Other: 1950-1971

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

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