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Autobiographical sketches

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 776

Scope and Contents

Autobiographical sketch forms contain information about retired faculty, administrators, and staff of Brigham Young University. The sketches contain information about each individual's education; employment; professional, community and church services; family; and hobbies. Photographs of some individuals are also included. The collection is added to on a yearly basis. Dated from 1990 to 2017.


  • approximately 1990-2017

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

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


6 boxes (3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged alphabetically by surname.

Custodial History

Individual autobiographical sketches donated by university employees and assembled by the repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of various faculty members.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John Daniel Stonely; November 2014.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Erin Owens; January 2015.

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; 2021. Addendum processed. The existing arrangement of the collection (with items arranged alaphabetically within shared folders) was maintained for existing items. New items were housed in individual folders, each labeled with the name of the individual, and those folders were arranged alphabetically at the end of the collection.

Register of Autobiographical sketches
Rose Frank
2011 July 1
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