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Recording of Navajo-American Culture symposium

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8699

Scope and Contents

Contains six tapes with recordings of presentations given at a symposium entitled Navajo-American Culture - Anglo-American Culture: Interaction, Change, and Continuity. The symposium was sponsored by the Charles Redd Center of Brigham Young University, the Mountain West Center for Regional Studies at Utah State University, and the BYU History Department. Includes recordings of five presentations by faculty and students on the importance of maintaining Navajo culture when surrounded by the influence of Anglo-American culture. Materials dated 1990.


  • 1990


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 History

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies (1972- ) was created for with the expansion of area and ethnic studies.

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University was created in 1972 in response to the growing interest and awareness of area and ethnic studies. Organized through donations by Charles and Annaley Redd, the center encourages the study of Intermountain and Mountain West regions, promoting publications, lectures, classes, and oral history study. The Center includes a variety of disciplines, including history, geography, sociology, anthropology, politics, economics, literature, art, folklore, range science, forestry, biology, and popular culture.

Biographical History

Utah State University (1888- ) is a public research university in Logan, Utah.

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 as Utah's agricultural college and focused on agriculture, domestic arts and mechanical arts. Now, however, the university offers programs in liberal arts, engineering, business, economics, and elementary and secondary education. USU is the largest public residential campus in Utah. USU's main campus is located in Logan, Utah, with regional campuses in Brigham City, Tooele, and the Uintah Basin.


3 folders (0.09 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donated by the Special Collections and Archives Department at Utah State University in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Utah State University; 2011.


Campus activities (performing arts, athletics, symposia, etc.) (University Archives Collection Development Policy, V.b.v.2.d, October 2015).

Processing Information

Processed; Clarissa McIntire, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.

Register of Recording of Navajo-American Culture symposium
Clarissa McIntire
2015 March 5
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Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US