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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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Remembering World War I at Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University was deeply impacted by World War I. Students and faculty joined the war effort, university administrators gave patriotic addresses to the student body, and students and faculty contributed generously to the war effort by purchasing Liberty bonds and giving money to the YMCA War Fund. The university petitioned for and received a …

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Reed M. Izatt papers

The University Archives is pleased to announce the availability of the Reed M. Izatt papers (UA 5654). Reed McNeil Izatt was born in Logan, Utah on October 10, 1926. He was a chemistry professor at Brigham Young University from 1956 to 1993. He received his Bachelor of Sciences at Utah State University in 1951, his …

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UA 5672 Wayne B. Hales papers

The University Archives is pleased to announce the acquisition and availability of the Wayne B. Hales papers (UA 5672). These papers document the life of an influential faculty member at Brigham Young University. Hales earned a BA from Brigham Young University in 1916. He taught at Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho) from 1916 to 1921 and …

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UA 5663 Janie Thompson papers

The University Archives recently acquired a great collection of materials from the exciting life and fruitful career of Janie Thompson. Janie grew up in the small town of Malta, Idaho before attending Brigham Young University in 1939. Janie graduated from Brigham Young University in 1943 with a degree in music. After graduating, Thompson toured Europe …

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Benjamin F. Cummings papers

Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cummings was a professor of Classical Languages at Brigham Young University from the 1920s until the 1950s. He was a professor of foreign languages with French as a specialty. The University Archives holds a collection that documents Professor Cummings experiences at Brigham Young University (UA 171 Benjamin F. Cummings papers, 1925-1955). …

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Mary Lou Fulton Chair in Theatre and Media Arts (UA 1042)

Next week marks the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the Mary Lou Fulton Chair in Theatre and Media Arts. The $5 million endowment was announced to the university community on February 26, 2004. The Fulton Chair supports students through scholarships, travel grants, mentored experiences, and employment and internship opportunities. It also augments faculty support …

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Parley A. Christensen and Brigham Young University

Parley Alma Christensen (1888-1968) was a faculty member in the English Department at Brigham Young University from 1927 to 1964. He served as chair of the English Department for twenty five years. He also chaired the University Athletic Committee for twenty years. The University Archives holds several collections useful for studying the contribution of Parley …

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