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Joel L. Justesen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7676

Scope and Contents

Collection includes Joel L. Justesen's papers relating to the Theatre Department at City University of New York, including classwork, papers, and handouts from various classes. It also includes posters and advertisements for Theatre Department productions at Brigham Young University (BYU) performed between 1975 and 1987. The entire collection dates 1935-1987.


  • 1935-1987


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

Biographical History

Joel L. Justesen was born on March 21, 1939 in Boise, Idaho, to Eleanor Chandler and Lawrence Verl Justesen. He was a graduate of the Theatre Department at Brigham Young University in 1959, and went on to get a Ph.D. in theater from the City University of New York in 1978. He died on April 24, 1989.


3 oversize folders (0.6 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



The collection has been kept in its original order.

Custodial History

Donated from Eleanor C. Justesen in 1991.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Eleanor C. Justesen; 1991.


This collection contain three posters of the theatre department at Brigham Young University. Collected in Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Mary Downs, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.

Register of the Joel L. Justesen papers
Mary Downs
2010 October 19
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