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Office of the President scrapbook on Cecil O. Samuelson

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: UA 5702

Scope and Contents

Contains materials relating to Cecil O. Samuelson's years as president of Brigham Young University. Collection contains newspaper and magazine articles, newsletters, letters, photos, and DVDs, as well as the printed scrapbook made from these materials. Dated 1994-2014.


  • 1994-2014


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 70 years from the end date of the administration, 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 the Office of the President scrapbook on Cecil O. Samuelson must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

The Brigham Young University President (est. 1903) is the chief executive officer and general manager of the University.

Brigham Young University has had a president since Brigham Young Academy was changed to Brigham Young University in 1903. While the school was still called Brigham Young Academy the head officer was titled principal.

The Board of Trustees delegates to the University President the responsibility to conduct the operations of the institution and administer the policies enacted by the board. Since 1996, the President of the university has also been a General Authority of the Church.

Past and present Brigham Young University presidents include George H. Brimhall (1903-1921), Franklin S. Harris (1921-1945), Howard S. McDonald (1945-1949), (acting president) Christian Jensen (1949-1951), Ernest L. Wilkinson (1951-1971), Dallin H. Oaks (1971-1980), Jeffrey R. Holland (1980-1989), Rex E. Lee (1989-1995), Merrill J. Bateman (1996-2003), Cecil O. Samuelson (2003-2014), and Kevin J. Worthen (2014- ).


1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Transferred from the Office of the President to the University Archives in September 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Office of the President; September 2014.


University records (University Archives Collecting Policy February 2010).

Register of Office of the President scrapbook on Cecil O. Samuelson
Nicole Sandberg
2014 September 25
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