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Dean C. Christensen papers

Identifier: MSS 9414

Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials collected or created by Dean C. Christensen, including professional and personal materials. Contains files on various organizations and committees Christensen played a role in, correspondence, personal office files, curriculum, reports, correspondence, campus memos, and books from Christensen's office library. Many files are organized by class or by topics related to teacher education, student teaching, and school evaluation. Materials from Christensen's time at University of Oregon, earning a Ph. D., as well as his teaching and administrative career at Brigham Young University. Materials date between approximately 1948 and 1978.


  • approximately 1948-1978


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Dean C. Christensen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Dean C. Christensen (1913-2007) was a professor of education in Utah.


8 cartons (8 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Received in 1985, upon Christensen's retirement.


Utah and Western American and LDS cultural, family, social, intellectual, and religious history (20th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts).

Related Materials

Related materials in MSS 2686, UA 1095, and UA OH22.

Register of Dean C. Christensen papers
Rebecca A. Wiederhold, Technical Services Archivist
2020 March 14
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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