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Charles Redd Center for Western Studies records

Charles Redd Center for Western Studies records

Dates: 1970-2006

Materials include reports, correspondence, articles, audiotapes, videotapes, corporate minutes, and budgets from the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies. The materials pertain to documents from the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Office of the Associate Director, and research documents compiled from Jessie Embry regarding oral history projects. Dated 1970-2006.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.2 linear ft.). -- 26 cartons (26 linear ft.). -- 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 478
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years (until 2031) after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Materials are arranged into 8 series: 1. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Office of the Director records, 1970-1996. 2. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies lectures and articles, 1973-1974. 3. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Advisory Council records, 1972-1980. 4. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies audio reels, 1983-1984. 5. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies video tapes, 1988. 6. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies monograph records, 1979-1983. 7. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies financial records, 1971-1974. 8. Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Jessie Embry oral history project research materials, 2005-2006. The materials were left in the original order in which they were found.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Charles Redd Center for Western Studies records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 478; Charles Redd Center for Western Studies records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 478, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies in 2004. Transferred from Records Management in June 2009.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Charles Redd Center for Western Studies; 2004. Transferred; Records Management; June 2009.
Separated Material
See MSS OH Redd for individual oral histories separated from this collection. All bound manuscripts have separate call numbers from MSS OH 1 through MSS OH 2260. This is an ongoing project with additional oral histories added annually.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA478.xml
Related Material
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Lecture Series, 1982-1983 (UA OH 72).
Subject Terms
Alexander, Thomas G., 1935-; Bluth, John F.; Embry, Jessie L.; Colleges and Universities; Education; West (U.S.)--Study and teaching--Utah--Provo--History
Genre / Form
Articles; Audiotapes; Budgets; Corporate minutes; Letters; Reports; Videotapes
Processing Information
Processed; Amy Nuffer; 2004. Processed; GlendaLynn Ainsworth; 2009. Processed; Matthew Leavitt; March and June 2009.
Appraisal Information
Part of University Archives; University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA478
Finding Aid Title
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Matthew Leavitt and GlendaLynn Ainsworth
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-14T08:30-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies (1972- ) was created for with the expansion of area and ethnic studies.

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University was created in 1972 in response to the growing interest and awareness of area and ethnic studies. Organized through donations by Charles and Annaley Redd, the center encourages the study of Intermountain and Mountain West regions, promoting publications, lectures, classes, and oral history study. The Center includes a variety of disciplines, including history, geography, sociology, anthropology, politics, economics, literature, art, folklore, range science, forestry, biology, and popular culture.



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