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Alice Louise Reynolds diaries and notes

In honor of all the female faculty and graduates at BYU, L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Alice Louise Reynolds diaries and notes (MSS 120, Series 1).┬áThis series of her collection contains diaries, lecture notes, correspondence, and autobiographical materials produced by Reynolds. Includes information on …

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Brigham Young University’s Cultural Tradition

One of the goals of the administration of Franklin S. Harris (1921-1945) was to provide students with uniqiue cultural opportunities. This was accomplished with the establishment of the Lyceum Series. Herald R. Clark was tasked with identifying and inviting prominent artists to campus. He quickly established himself as one of the most knowledgeable individuals in …

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Brigham Young University’s professional athletes

Fans of Brigham Young University display their devotion to the university in a variety of ways. Christopher J. J. Thiry chose to display his school spirit by collecting the professional trading cards of former Brigham Young University football and basketball athletes. He donated these trading cards to the University Archives in September 2014. The trading …

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UA 5702 Cecil O. Samuelson scrapbook

Brigham Young University inaugurated Kevin J. Worthen as the thirteenth president of Brigham Young University last month. To honor the outstanding service of his predecessor, Cecil O. Samuelson, the Harold B. Lee Library produced a scrapbook documenting his eleven year tenure. The scrapbook is contained in UA 5702 Cecil O. Samuelson scrapbook. The collection includes …

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Brigham Young University inaugurates a new president

Yesterday Kevin J. Worthen was inaugurated as the 13th president of Brigham Young University. He was charged by President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to remember that the course of this university has been set by the Lord and that “things will work out” …

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UA 1029 Collection of Brigham Young University athletics photographs

The Brigham Young University Archives is pleased to announce the availability of a new digital collection: Collection of Brigham Young University athletics photographs (UA 1029). This collection contains photographs of Brigham Young University athletic teams, players, and events in a variety of sports. Photographs date from 1893 to 1989. The easiest way to access the …

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Merry Christmas from the Brigham Young University Archives

This is a wondrous time of year as we celebrate the birth of the Savior Jesus Christ and begin to prepare for a new year’s dawn. Working and going to school at Brigham Young University is a special privilege in today’s secularized world. In the halls of this beautiful campus the sacred and the secular …

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“Christmas around the World” at Brigham Young University

This past weekend saw the annual performance of “Christmas around the World” featuring the International Folk Dance Ensemble. The program featured over 200 talented dancers, singers and musicians in colorful costumes discovering the Christmas traditions of different cultures from around the world. The group performed music and dances from a variety of countries, including Scandinavia, …

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