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Los Altos Road Show

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9168

Content Description

Contains one VHS videocassette of a road show production put on by the Los Altos, California ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1985. The show was produced by Kieth Merrill with the music composed by Michael Hicks.


  • 1985


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 the Los Altos Road Show must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Kieth Merrill (b. 1940) is an American filmmaker.

Merrill was born on May 22, 1940 in Farmington, Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1967. He won an Academy Award for his documentary, "The Great American Cowboy," in 1973. He also produced/directed "Mr. Kruger's Christmas," "The Testaments," "Legacy," and various other films and documentaries. He and his wife reside in California and have eight children.

Biographical / Historical

Michael Hicks (1956-) is a music professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

Michael Hicks was born in 1956 in San Jose, California. He received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1984 and has been teaching at BYU since 1985. He has written four books and many historical and analytical articles. He also writes poetry, which has been published in Dialogue. He and his wife Pamela have four children.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donated by Michael Hicks, BYU music professsor and composer of songs for the production, in 2018.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Michael Hicks; June 11, 2018.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007).


Formal title taken from item.

Processing Information

Processed; Deven Hunsaker, student manuscript processor; 2019.

Register of Los Altos Road Show
Deven Hunsaker
2019 April 5
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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