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Brigham Young University videorecordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1194

Scope and Contents

Contains of a video and two DVDs, with a recording of "A Foundation of Faith." The video contains a nine and a half minute introduction to the core philosophies of Brigham Young University as well as its worldwide educational efforts featuring Jane Clayson, Steve Young, and Brigham Young University president Merrill J. Bateman. The DVD contains a similar ten minute introduction as well as a four minute piece entitled "This is BYU" and a series of four thirty second interviews with Brigham Young University president Merrill J. Bateman. The four minute piece is available in the English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish languages. The first DVD was completed in 2001. An updated version was created in 2005 and features interviews with Brigham Young University President Cecil O. Samuelson.


  • 2001
  • 2005


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 Brigham Young University videorecordings must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

Brigham Young Academy was established in 1875 and became Brigham Young University in 1903. It has since grown into one of the largest private educational institutions in the United States.


3 folders (0.2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Acquisitions, June 2005.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from University Communications, Nov. 2006.


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


Former title: "A Foundation of Faith" video and DVD

Register of Brigham Young University videorecordings
Jennifer Kim
2011 September 6
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