A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records
Scope and Contents
Contains materials from the Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference held in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections, later renamed the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. Materials include name badges, conference programs, and various handouts and materials related to the sessions. Dated 2003-2019.
- A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference (Creator, Organization)
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 collections must be obtained from Reference Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gentle Madness of Book Collection Conference (2003) was a book collecting conference held at Brigham Young University.
The Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference was a two-day conference on rare books and book collecting at Brigham Young University. Held in 2003, the conference was renamed the following year as the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference.
The A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference (2003-) is a two-day conference on rare books and book collecting at Brigham Young University.
Following the 2003 conference, the Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference was renamed the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. The conference is held annually and is open to book collectors and book lovers alike. Each conference features a collection as a theme, a keynote speaker, and various seminars and workshops.
The L. Tom Perry Special Collections (1999-) is a special collections library and archive at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
With the completion of new facilities in 1999, the Department of Special Collections & Manuscripts was renamed the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Library. Aline and L. Sam Skaggs, through their ALSAM Foundation, had made a generous financial donation to the new library and requested that the Special Collections be named after L. Tom Perry, an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The department is responsible for collecting, preserving, and making available rare books, historical manuscripts, and university records. Department chairs have included Scott Duvall (1999-2002), P. Bradford Westwood (2002-2009), and Russ Taylor (2009- ).
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)
Contains two series: 1. Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference materials, 2003. 2. A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference materials, 2004-2019.
Transferred to the University Archives from the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in installments between 2003 and 2015. Materials from 2014, 2016, and 2019 were found in the stacks in 2021.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; December 2003.
Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2012.
Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2013.
Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2014.
Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2015.
Found in stacks; 2021.
Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Processed; Jennifer Kim; 2011.
Processed; Dani Peterson; 2012.
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; 2013.
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; 2014.
Processed; Erin Owens; 2015.
Processed; Starrla Pearson; 2022.
- 2 copies of 2014 Conference program
- Register of A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records
- Jennifer Kim
- 2011 August 24
- 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.
- 2012 April 12: Addendum made, series added; Dani Peterson; April 12, 2012.
- 2013 September 23: Updated for DACS compliance by Sarah Flinders on September 23, 2013.
- 2013 October 2: Addendum made October 2, 2013.
- 2014 March 24: Addendum added; March 24, 2014.
- 2015 April 2: Addendum added; Erin Owens; April 2, 2015.