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John A. Williams papers on Brigham Young University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5652

Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of the Brigham Young University campus, with an emphasis on Wymount Village. Also includes textual material related to Wymount Village. Materials cover the years 1959 to 1963.


  • 1959-1963


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 John A. Williams papers on Brigham Young University must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

John A. Williams (1938- ) was an American agricultural officer and real estate appraiser.

John Albert Williams was born on January 7, 1938 in Chestertown, Maryland to Albert Porter Williams and Helen Martha Lusby. Upon graduating from high school in 1955 he joined the Navy and was stationed in San Diego, California. In 1959 he married his wife Charlotte and moved to Provo, Utah to begin his education in agriculture at Brigham Young University. He and his wife joined the Church in 1961. After his graduation Williams returned to the East, where he earned a master's degree at the University of Maryland. He then joined the Foreign Agricultural Services, and took postings in The Netherlands, Zaire, South Africa, and Saudi Arabia. He retired in 1990, working afterward as a real estate appraiser in West Virginia.


2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged by content type.

Custodial History

Materials were donated by John A. Williams in October 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John A. Williams; October 2013.


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

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; October 2013.

John A. Williams papers on Brigham Young University
J. Gordon Daines III
31 October 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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