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Brigham Young University. Centennial Committee



  • Existence: 1970 - 1976

Administrative History

The Centennial Committee (1970-1976) was organized by Brigham Young University to plan and execute the university's Centennial Celebration.

The Centennial Committee was organized in 1970 to prepare celebration activities for Brigham Young University's Centennial Celebration. There were twelve members, with Heber G. Wolsey as chairman. Upon Wolsey's resignation in 1973, President Dallin H. Oaks appointed Lorin F. Wheelwright chairman and executive leader of the Centennial. Wheelwright served as chair until 1976, when the Centennial Committee was disbanded. The Centennial was to be theme-centered, and would encompass the creation of major monuments and artistic productions. The Centennial began in April 1975 and ended with commencement one year later, in April 1976.

Centennial Committee records, 1975-1976(Brigham Young University, Centennial Committee)

UPB files, October 7, 2013 (organized in 1970; prepare celebration activities for Brigham Young University's Centennial Celebration; twelve members; Heber G. Wolsey, chairman; Wolsey resigned in 1973; President Dall H. Oaks appointed Dr. Lorin F. Wheelwright as chairman and executive leader; Wheelright served as chair until 1976; committee disbanded, 1976; Centennial was theme centered; encompass creation of major monuments and artistic productions; Centennial began April 1975; Centennial ended with commencement in April 1976)

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Lorin Farrar Wheelwright administrative papers, circa 1957-1976

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3164 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains primarily papers related to Wheelwright's career as Brigham Young University (BYU) dean of fine arts in Provo, Utah, circa 1957-1976. This includes correspondences, Board of Student publications, professional activities, and the BYU Centennial. The correspondences contained general letters and letters to other Deans of the BYU faculty. The Board of Student Publications mainly consisted of the publications of the Daily Universe, a BYU publication. The professional activities papers...
Dates: circa 1957-1976