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John F. A. Seggar rugby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8076

Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and other records regarding the rugby team at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah from 1968 to 2003. Materials document both rugby team events and gatherings covered by articles in such newspapers as The Herald and The Daily Universe as well as personal photograph collections. Collected by John Seggar, co-founder and coach. Also contains photocopies of the included newspaper clippings, photocopied by the Harold B. Lee Special Collections in August 2012.


  • 1968-2003


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 John F. A. Seggar rugby papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical history

John F. A. Seggar (born 1937) is a retired sociology professor and rugby coach in Utah.

John F. A. Seggar attended Brigham Young University (BYU) as a student, where he helped found the school's rugby team in 1962. He pursued graduate studies at the University of Kentucky before returning to BYU as a member of the sociology faculty in 1967. He also became head coach of the men's rugby team in 1967, serving in that role until 1987. Between 2000 and 2004 he coached the women's rugby team.

Seggar retired from the university in 2002.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by John Seggar in July 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John Seggar; July 2012.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Stephanie Laabs; August 2012.

Register of John F. A. Seggar rugby papers
Stephanie Laabs
2012 August 3
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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