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Young, Margaret Blair, 1955-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1955-

Biographical History

Margaret Blair Young (1955-) is an author, film maker, and writer who has taught at Brigham Young University for thirty years.

Margaret Blair Young was born in 1955 and has lived most of her life in Utah. She is married to Bruce Wilson Young, who is an English professor, and is the mother of four children. Young earned her B.A. at Brigham Young University (BYU) in theatre and cinematic arts in 1979. She later earned her M.A. at BYU in 1988 in creative writing. Young has taught writing classes at BYU for over 30 years and is the author of several novels including "House Without Walls" (1991), "Salvador" (1992), and "Heresies of Nature" (2002). She also helped to write and direct the documentary "Jane Manning James: Your Sister in the Gospel" (2005) which was shown at several film festivals and on PBS. Currently her work focuses on reviving the film industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Citation

Wikipedia.org, May 10, 2019 (Margaret Blair Young was born in 1955 and has lived most of her life in Utah. She is married to Bruce Wilson Young, and english professor, and is the mother of four children. Young is the author of several novels including house without walls (1991), salvador (1992), and heresies of nature (2002). She also helped to write and direct the documentary Jane Manning James: Your Sister in the Gospel (2005) which was shown at several film festivals and on PBS. Currently her work focuses on reviving the film industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Carol Kastakos Petranek comment book, 2002 February

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 6832 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note A photocopy of the comment book kept for the Mark. E. Mitchell collection exhibit at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitor's Center in February of 2002.
Dates: Other: 2002 February

Carol Kastakos Petranek compact discs on the Mark E. Mitchell exhibit, 2002

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 6832 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents note Contains six CDs documenting the Mark E. Mitchell African American History Exhibit Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, the exhibit itself, a CD entitled Serenity, and two audio CDs of narrations related to the exhibit.
Dates: Other: 2002

Carol Kastakos Petranek photograph negatives of the Mark E. Mitchell exhibit, 2002

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 6832 Series 1 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents note Contains photo negatives of the 2002 Black History Month Mark E. Mitchell Exhibit at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitor's Center.
Dates: Other: 2002

Carol Kastakos Petranek photographs of the Mark E. Mitchell exhibit , 2002

 Sub-Series — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6832 Series 1 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents note Contains photographs of the 2002 Black History Month Mark E. Mitchell Exhibit at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitor's Center.
Dates: Other: 2002

Carol Kastakos Petranek scrapbook and papers on Black History Month, 2002

 Series
Identifier: MSS 6832 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Contains a scrapbook, photographs, correspondence, newspaper articles, invitations, CDs, and other papers documenting the Washington D.C. Temple Visitor's Center first Black History Month Mark E. Mitchell Exhibit in 2002.
Dates: Other: 2002

Carol Kastakos Petranek scrapbook on Black History Month, 2002 February

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6832 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note One scrapbook containing photographs, fliers, and articles of the first Black History Month exhibit at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitor's Center in February of 2002. Photographs include photos of Darius Gray, Margaret Young, Mark E. Mitchell, James Johnson and Frederick Douglass IV. Discussion of the Genesis Group is included.
Dates: Other: 2002 February

Margaret Blair Young papers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9290
Scope and Contents A CD titled, "I am Jane" and labeled "BYU Black History Month; Margaret Young, Director; 2014." The disk contains a videorecording of a play directed by Margaret Blair Young about the life of Jane Manning and other African American members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It details the journey of Manning and her family as pioneers to Nauvoo, Illinois. It also illustrates the lives of other black pioneers. The performance is based on early Latter-day Saint history and...
Dates: 2014