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Brigham Young University ledgers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1377

Scope and Contents

Contains ledgers from Brigham Young University dated 1932 to 1960. The ledgers pertain to the finances of the University and include account books and financial records.


  • 1932-1960


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

Administrative History

Founded in 1875, Brigham Young University has grown from a small academy to one of the world's largest private universities, where more than 29,000 students gather from 100 countries. Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU offers a unique educational environment that promotes learning by study and also by faith.


7 oversize boxes (4.75 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Retained in original order, which appears to be mainly chronological.

Custodial History

Found in the stacks in June 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; the Stacks; June 2007.


Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Stephanie Christiansen; June 2007.

Processing Information

Processed; Matthew Leavitt; June 2009.

Register of Brigham Young University ledgers
Matthew Leavitt
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