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TV History Exhibit in Special Collections for December Only!

TV Time-Travel: 40 Years Ago on Your Local ABC Station New Small Case Exhibit in Special Collections Reference Lobby for only a limited time! For December only, we have small case exhibit that explores the historical structures of television broadcasting in the heyday of the big three networks.  We have video presentations, promotional posters, insightful …

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Brimhall Essay Contest

Each year the descendants of former Brigham Young University president George H. Brimhall honor the founders of the university by sponsoring the Brimhall Essay Contest. Held in conjunction with the university’s Homecoming celebrations, the contest is designed to introduce students to the individuals who have helped to shape Brigham Young University’s unique institutional character. The …

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Founder’s Lecture for Wilson Folklore Archives

On January 25, 2018 the annual Founder’s Lecture sponsored by The William A. Wilson Folklore Archives and The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies was held. Lisa Gabbert a professor from Utah State University gave a presentation on Infanticide at St Ann’s Retreat up Logan Canyon. The Retreat originally started as a private series of …

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Collecting Nativity Scenes

Many people collect different types of Christmas decorations from ornaments to nativity sets. Many nativity sets are made in factories but reflect the art of the country. Others are made with natural materials by hand.Here is a Polynesian nativity made of Polynesian materials. Often when you think of Nativity Scenes from Egypt, you think of …

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