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BYU Photo general negatives, 1875-2002, bulk: 1970-2002

Identifier: UA 5754 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains negatives, contact sheets, and photograph prints of various scenes of Brigham Young University campus life, University departments, University presidents, and staff and faculty. Also includes leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, events and ceremonies such as graduation and Homecoming, student activities during different seasons of the year, campus buildings and services, field trips, workshops, other properties such as Aspen Grove and the BYU Farm in Spanish Fork, campus organizations and programs, performing groups, construction and improvements, sports teams, donations, alumni, visits of famous people or groups (e.g., Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the Carpenters), awards (including annual President's Appreciation Award recipients), Cougar Stadium, plays and other entertainment, the library and Special Collections, and mission presidents and their wives. Materials dated 1875 to 2001, with the bulk dated from 1970 to 2002.


  • 1875-2002
  • Majority of material found within 1970-2002


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

The Brigham Young University News Bureau was established around 1952 and was responsible for overseeing university news publications. The unit later became the Brigham Young University Public Communications Department in 1978.

Biographical / Historical

Brigham Young University Public Communications was responsible for overseeing mass media on all levels at the university, including publications such as BYU Today. The unit became University Communications in 1997.

Biographical / Historical

University Communications (1997- ) is a department of Brigham Young University as of 2022, and is responsible for producing media resources, including publications such as BYU Today.


44 folders

110 boxes

Language of Materials