Sound recordings of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints events, 1942-2012
Scope and Contents
Contains audio recordings of firesides, conferences, leadership meetings, religious meetings, religious events, Relief Society meetings, Temple groundbreakings, Missionary Training Center devotionals, and seminars. Dated 1942 to 2012.
Conditions Governing Access
Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Brigham Young University sound recordings must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Brigham Young University (1903-) is a university sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Provo, Utah.
Brigham Young University was established in 1903 in a renaming of Brigham Young Academy. Past and present Brigham Young University presidents include George H. Brimhall (1903-1921), Franklin S. Harris (1921-1945), Howard S. McDonald (1945-1949), (acting president) Christian Jensen (1949-1951), Ernest L. Wilkinson (1951-1971), Dallin H. Oaks (1971-1980), Jeffrey R. Holland (1980-1989), Rex E. Lee (1989-1995), Merrill J. Bateman (1996-2003), and Cecil O. Samuelson (2003- ).
Brigham Young University is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as part of the Church Educational System (CES). The university is governed by a Board of Trustees, which, since 1939, has consisted of the First Presidency of the Church as well as other General Authorities or general officers of the Church appointed by the First Presidency. The Board of Trustees provides general direction and oversees the formulation of broad policies as well as the approval of all executive leadership and faculty appointments at the university. The Board of Trustees delegates to the University President the responsibility to conduct the operations of the institution and administer the policies enacted by the board. The President serves as the chief executive officer and general manager of the University. Since 1996, the President of the university has also been a General Authority of the Church.
Brigham Young University has grown from a small academy to one of the world's largest private universities. Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU offers a unique educational environment that promotes learning by study and also by faith.
610 sound tape reels
Arranged into seven subseries: 1. Sound recordings of Church Educational System firesides, 1993-2012. 2. Sound recordings of General Conference, 1942-1982. 3. Sound recordings of leadership meetings, 1953-1979. 4. Sound recordings of Relief Society meetings and conferences, 1959-1972. 5. Sound recordings of church functions, 1951-1980. 6. Sound recordings of temple groundbreakings, 1969-1981. 7. Sound recordings on the Missionary Training Center, 1974-1986.
The material is arranged by audio reel number, which is the original order of the material.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid and item list available in the repository. A box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1197.xml