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Mark Philbrick photographs of Harold B. Lee Library groundbreaking

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6279

Scope and Contents

The collection contains Mark Philbrick's photographs of the Harold B. Lee Library groundbreaking ceremony at Brigham Young University Campus, which took place September 20, 1996. Included are photos of the journey to the groundbreaking ceremony, the entire ceremony, close-ups of the speakers and audience, the actual groundbreaking, and close-ups of the First Presidency and others with shovels in hand. There are also photos of a luncheon held in honor of the event, and Presidents Hinckley's address there. President Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, and James E. Faust were all in attendance.


  • 1996 September 20


Biographical history

Mark Philbrick is an official photographer for Brigham Young University.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from Mark Philbrick photographs of Harold B. Lee Library groundbreaking must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


7 folders (0.3 linear ft.)



Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Custodial History

Donated by Mark Philbrick in September 1996.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mark Philbrick; September 1996.


Photographs (Photographic Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Christianne Holbrook;September 11, 2008.
Register of the Mark Philbrick photographs of Harold B. Lee Library groundbreaking
Christianne Holbrook
2008 September 17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States