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Brigham Young University forum records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1148

Scope and Contents

Contains materials dealing with the Brigham Young University forum assemblies for the years 1970 through 1998. This includes speaker nomination and review files, speaker background files, copies of forum addresses, and related correspondence created by the Forum Committee and Assistant Academic Vice President L. Robert Webb.


  • 1970-1998


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

Administrative History

Brigham Young University was originally founded in 1875 as the Brigham Young Academy, becoming a university in 1903. The university is administered by a university president, with the assistance of vice presidents with responsibility for functional areas. The academic vice president is responsible for coordinating university forums.

Administrative History

The Forum Committee at Brigham Young University is responsible for recommending university forum speakers to the university administration. It is comprised of faculty and student representatives, and its activities are coordinated by the academic vice president and his staff.

Biographical History

L. Robert Webb (1938- ) was an university administrator in Utah. He served as assistant academic vice president, associate academic vice president, and director of Strategic Planning and Assessment at Brigham Young University.


33 boxes (16.5 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Register of the Brigham Young University forum assemblies records, 1970-1997 (30 p.) available in Special Collections Reference and on the Internet.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; October 2004.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; February 2009.


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

Register of Brigham Young University forum records
Jennifer Kim
2011 September 9
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