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Ben E. Lewis personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2203
Scope and Contents

Contains annual volumes of randomly organized reminiscences of his life, including childhood in Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah; scouting; family; missionary service; education and profession; the building of the Provo and Jordan River temples; and work at Brigham Young University, including interactions with Ernest L. Wilkinson and Dallin H. Oaks. Also includes addresses and poems by Lewis, an oral history, and Lewis family history. Materials dated 1944-2003 (bulk: 1988-2003).

Dates: 1944-2003; Majority of material found within 1988-2003

Recollections of Ernest L. Wilkinson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3075
Scope and Contents

Includes a tribute to Wilkinson; an address to the Provo Ladies Literary Club, 15 March 1978; and a cover letter, 7 December 2000, to University Archivist at BYU. All items focus on her work with Ernest L. Wilkinson and on details of his life.

Dates: approximately 1975-2000

C. Lavar Rockwood letter on riots at Brigham Young University

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 1293
Scope and Contents

Letter to BYU Broadcasting from C. LaVar Rockwood describing two riots that took place at Brigham Young University in the 1960s. The first occurred at the old football stadium and was protesting the shortening of the Christmas vacation. The second took place at Helaman Halls shortly after two dorms had been converted to house women and was known as the "panty raid." Ernest L. Wilkinson was involved in resolving the "panty raid."

Dates: 2006