Archive: "Photographs" Tag

William Thomas Ogden missionary diaries and photographs

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: William Thomas Ogden missionary diaries and photographs (MSS 8999). Materials include five diaries and one autograph book from Ogden’s mission to the Samoan Islands. Also includes three oversize mounted photographs, a cabinet card portrait of Ogden, and several loose …

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Duwayne Leroy Anderson missionary papers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Duwayne Leroy Anderson missionary papers (MSS 6060). Materials include a mission journal, missionary meeting notes, “Swiss and German Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints” LDS Church directory, and photograph and postcard albums. All these things were …

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Sarah Oakey Sirrine collection

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Sarah Oakey Sirrine collection (MSS 8593). Materials include a collection of letters, journals, photographs and other records related to families of James Oakey and George Warren Sirrine, founders of Paris and Dingle, Idaho, and Mesa, Arizona. Collection was compiled …

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Orson F. Whitney papers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Orson F. Whitney papers (MSS 15). This important collection is arranged in three series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Writings; and, 3) Whitney Family papers. The Correspondence series includes letters between Orson F. Whitney and other Church members, Church leaders, family members, and friends. The …

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Inaugural photographs from BYU’s past

Earlier this month Kevin J. Worthen was inaugurated as Brigham Young University’s 13th president. The University Archives is home to numerous collections that document the storied history of Brigham Young University. Among those collections are photographs documenting inaugurations from the university’s past. Below are a few representative samples of these images: If you would like …

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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 1007 Joseph C. Nelson photographs of Brigham Young University

The Brigham Young University Archives is pleased to announce the availability of a new digital collection: UA 1007 Joseph C. Nelson photographs of the Brigham Young University. Joseph C. Nelson was a student at Brigham Young University and took photographs documenting campus life in the 1920s. His subjects included the early university mascots (two live …

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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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Historic photographs of Aspen Grove

Students, faculty, and Utah Valley residents have long enjoyed escaping up Provo Canyon to beat the summer heat. These historic images of Aspen Grove, located up Provo Canyon, are from UA 869 Collection of Brigham Young University photographs and negatives. The bulk of this collection has been digitized and can be accessed through a finding …

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The J. Reuben Clark Law School bridge

Early this week the university closed campus drive and yesterday they knocked down the bridge connecting the law school with the rest of campus. This is all part of the campus unification project and soon a lovely pedestrian plaza will connect the law school with the rest of campus. The law school bridge has been …

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