John O. Christensen papers
Scope and Contents
Contains reports, statistics, correspondence, and minutes of various committees relating to the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. Materials date from 1973 to 2010.
- Christensen, John O. (Creator, Person)
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 John O. Christensen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
John O. Christensen (born 1949) was a Mormon librarian in Utah.
John O. Christensen was born August 8, 1949 in Portland, Oregon to Thomas Hartman Christensen and Helen Louise Mangelson and was raised in Seattle, Washington from age four. He went to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York from 1967-1969. He served a mission to the Brasil North Mission from 1969-71. He finished his B.S. in Math at the University of Washington in 1973. He got an M.L.S. at BYU in 1975, and then worked as the librarian at Utah Technical College in Salt Lake from May 1975 to January 1981. Christensen then received a position at Brigham Young University's library and worked as the General Reference Librarian from January 1981 to summer 1986, after which he was the Science Librarian from 1986 to January 2014, when he retired from the university.
3 cartons (3 linear ft.)
Arranged into five series: 1. Papers on physical storage. 2. Correspondence on the integrated library system. 3. Administrative papers. 4. Papers on collection development. 5. Papers on subjects and serials.
Donated by John O. Christensen in January 2014.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; John O. Christensen; January 2014.
Part of University Archives; college records (University Archives collecting policy February 2010).
Processed; Sarah Markle; February 2014.
- Register of John O. Christensen papers
- Sarah Markle
- 2014 February 6
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.