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Collection on university faculty and staff

 Collection — Box: 197
Identifier: UA 909

Scope and Contents

Contains biographical information on members of the university faculty, administration, and Board of Trustees. Files contain information on the subjects' professional, civic, family, and church activities. Some files include newspaper and magazine articles, and talks. The files are arranged alphabetically. A small section of biographical information on BYU staff, also arranged alphabetically, is included near the end of the collection; as are booklets prepared for annual faculty workshops, 1952-1971, which include pictures and thumbnail sketches of new and returning faculty members. Most of the information in the collection predates 1990.


  • 1875-2009


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


197 boxes (98.5 linear ft.)

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in three series: 1. Collection on university faculty members, 1875-2009. 2. Collection on university staff members, 1900-2000. 3. Compilations for annual faculty workshops, 1990-2000.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

The files were compiled by University Archives staff, who gleaned information from various sources. Most of the information was compiled prior to 1990.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Compiled; University Archives; primarily pre-1990.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).


Former title: Faculty biographical files

Processing Information

Processed; Brian D. Reeves and Carrie Strong; March 2000.

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; March 2024. Records Analytics flags processed.

Register of the Collection on university faculty and staff
Brian D. Reeves and Carrie Strong
March 2000
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.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US