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Sports Information records

Identifier: UA 5427

Scope and Contents

Contains media guides, photographs, awards, and team travel and statistics. The materials are on different athletic teams, including football, basketball, baseball, track, golf, and swimming. Materials date from 1937 to 1996.


  • 1937-1996


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

Sports Information was a division of University Relations, and was responsible for sports team publicity. In 1996 it was renamed Athletic Media Relations and put under the direction of Athletics. Directors included David Schulthess (1969-1989) and Ralph Zobell (1989-1996).


8 cartons (8 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged into four series: 1. Sports Information media guides and publications, 1963-1996. 2. Sports Information photographs, 1970-1996. 3. Sports Information record books and awards, 1937-1987. 4. Sports Information records on travel and statistics, 1948-1979.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in January 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; January 2009.


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

Related Materials

See also Brigham Young University Athletic Media Relations Media guides and related items, 1930-2005 (UA 669).

Processing Information

Processed; Matthew Leavitt; January 2009.

Register of Sports Information records
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