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Curtis G. Taylor cardigan

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9395

Scope and Contents

Letter jacket with a KBYU chenille patch, given to Curtis G. Taylor, a radio announcer for KBYU, in 1951. Also includes a photograph of Taylor and a handwritten biographical note about Taylor's career with Brigham Young University. Dated 1951.


  • 1951


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical History

Curtis Gene Taylor was born on August 13, 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Fred and Roxie Porter Taylor. Raised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Taylor graduated from high school in Long Beach, California. After graduation he served in the Merchant Marine as a radio operator.

Following his military service, Taylor attended Brigham Young University. During his time as a student he worked as a radio announcer on KBYU. He later served as a missionary in Western Canada and attended Brigham Young University. In 1955, Taylor married Marilyn Hess, and they had four children.

Throughout his career, Taylor worked for a number of companies, including KSL Television, Atomics International, and Signetics. He also served for twenty years as a children's gymnastics coach at Brigham Young University, and in leadership positions in his local Church congregation.

Taylor passed away on September 20, 2001 in Provo, Utah.


1 artifact (1.3 linear ft.)

1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Bruce Seely, a former program director at KBYU, on September 4, 2019. Seely had received the item as a donation by the Taylor family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Bruce Seely; September 2019.


Students and student organizations (University Archives Collection Development Policy, V. b. ii. 2. v. c., March 2020).

Processing Information

Processed; Meghan Hoesch; March 2020.

Register of Curtis G. Taylor cardigan
In Progress
Meghan Hoesch
2020 March 13
Description rules
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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