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English Composition records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1338

Scope and Contents

Contains information pertaining to the English Composition program. Includes research proposals, syllabi from English 115 and Advanced Writing classes, evaluations, and student records. Materials date from between 1976 and 2003.


  • 1976-2003


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 publish material from English Composition records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

English Composition is a program within the English Department at Brigham Young University. Their mission is to help individuals achieve the mission and aims of Brigham Young University through the study of the English language and of literature written in English, and through the development of the attributes associated with a liberal arts education: skill with language, sound thinking, critical judgment, effective and persuasive writing, moral discrimination, creative imagination, independent thought, and wisdom.


16 boxes (8 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged into five series: 1. English research files, 1998-2003. 2. Syllabi, 2001-2003. 3. General files, 1991-1999. 4. Grade rolls, 1992-2002. 5. Student essays, 1976-1978.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Found in the stacks, Mar. 2007.


Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Register of English Composition records
Rose Frank
2011 July 8
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