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Dan W. Wakefield collection on cougar mascots

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5627

Scope and Contents

Contains a photocopy of a postcard of the original Brigham Young University cougar mascots (Cleo and Tarbo), a photocopy of a photograph of Cleo and Tarbo, and a color copy of a painting of a cougar by Glenn S. Potter.


  • 2012


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 Dan W. Wakefield collection on cougar mascots must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators

Biographical History

Dan W. Wakefield (born 1937) is an American businessman in Utah.

Dan W. Wakefield was born on November 23, 1937 in Utah to Thomas Lynn and Helen Whitesides Wakefield. He attended Brigham Young High School in Provo, Utah, graduating in 1955. He attended Brigham Young University in 1959. He then served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa in the 1960s.

Wakefield later returned as to Samoa as a businessman, and was involved in a number of initiatives including the establishment of the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, the development of a cattle breeding program, and a local youth center.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged topically.

Custodial History

Donated by Dan W. Wakefield in October 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Dan W. Wakefield; October 2012.


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

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; February 2013.

Register of the Dan W. Wakefield collection on cougar mascots
J. Gordon Daines III
2013 February 1
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.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US