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Reed Turner collection of engineering course materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5639

Scope and Contents

Contains assignments, notes, and handouts from courses taken at Brigham Young University from 1970 to 1978. The majority of materials come from various engineering classes.


  • 1970-1978


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 materia from the Reed Turner collection of engineering course materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Reed Turner (1948- ) of Canada is a retired agricultural engineer and Brigham Young University graduate.

Reed Turner was born on October 21, 1948 in Fort William, Ontario, Canada. Turner studied at the University of Lethbridge in 1967 prior to serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in southern Austrailia from 1968 to 1969. Upon his return, Turner attended Brigham Young University from 1970 to 1973 and graduated with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Reed Turner married Emma Worthington in December of 1973. From 1973 to 1988 Turner worked as a Design and Test Engineer at John Deere Harvester Works and John Deere Technical Center in Illinois. In 1988 Reed Turner began work at the Alberta Farm Machinery Research Centre and Agricultural Technology Centre. Turner remained at the Agricultural Technology Centre until 2007. Reed Turner then worked at Turner Consulting from 2007 until his retirement in 2013.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged by course and chronologically.

Custodial History

Donation by Reed and Emma Turner.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Reed and Emma Turner; April 2013.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Joseph Wiest; May 2013.

Register of the Reed Turner collection of engineering course materials
In Progress
Joseph Wiest
2013 May
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