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Rex A. Wadham personal papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1717

Scope and Contents

The Rex A. Wadham Collection is a collection of the personal papers, original writings, and original illustrations of Dr. Rex A. Wadham. The majority of the papers included in the collection are the original writings and illustrations made by Dr. Wadham for use in the classes that he taught in the School of Education and the Department of Religion during his tenure as a professor at Brigham Young University. Also included are other personal works including but not limited to documents relating to Professor Wadham's work on an early computer system called TICOR and an unbound copy of his dissertation. In addition, class documents (i.e. syllabuses, course calendars, etc.), select student evaluations, and select student work is also included.


  • 1963-1986


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Personal papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Rex A. Wadham was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1931. He attended Brigham Young University and graduated with B. S. in commercial art and was hired as a full-time special instructor in audio-visual media in the College of Education. He eventually received a Master of Library Science degree from Brigham Young University and a Ph. D. in educational psychology from the University of Utah. He spent his teaching career at Brigham Young University.


11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Sherry Wadham.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Rex A. Wadham personal papers
Garrett Schroath
2011 March 22
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 Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States