Associated Latter-day Media Artists records

Associated Latter-day Media Artists records

Dates: 1956-1992

Materials consist of videocassettes, records from the Associated Latter-day Media Artists (ALMA or A.L.M.A.) organization, letters, newspaper clippings, newsletters, minutes, audio materials including cassettes and reel to reel tapes, personal records, small number of photographs and film reels. The materials relate to the organization, meetings, and functions of the association and include archival media materials.

  • Extent: 19 cartons (19 linear ft.). -- 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Associated Latter-day Media Artists
  • Call Number: MSS 1697
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Preliminarily processed; access with permission from the Curator of the Arts & Communications Archives of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Languages and Scripts
Collection is arranged into 7 series: 1. Associated Latter-day Media Artists records, 1956-1987; 2. Associated Latter-day Media Artists audiovisual materials, 1976-1985; 3. Associated Latter-day Media Artists videocassettes, 1976-1991; 4. Associated Latter-day Media Artists newsletters, 1976-1984; 5. Associated Latter-day Media Artists records for the California chapter, 1984-1986; 6. Associated Latter-day Media Artists correspondence, 1987-1988; 7. Associated Latter-day Media Artists membership and administrative records, 1976-1991.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Associated Latter-day Media Artists (ALMA) 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: MSS 1697; Associated Latter-day Media Artists records; Arts and Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University.
Custodial History
Donated by Robert Starling and Al Lampkin. Donated by Jay C. Munns in January 2011.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Robert Starling and Al Lampkin. Donated; Jay C. Munns; January 2011.
Other Finding Aids
Box-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Mormon Church--Public relations--History--Sources; Performing Arts--History--United States--Sources; Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.); Mormons in motion pictures; Performing Arts--Utah--History--Sources; Columbus (Ga.); Los Angeles (Calif.); Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Mormons in motion pictures--History; Wolsey, Heber G. (Heber Grant), 1922-; Starling, Robert, 1946-; Hale, Ruth, 1908-2003; Jump, Gordon; Hale, Nathan, 1910-1994; Larsen, Glen; Associated Latter-day Media Artists; Osmond family
Genre / Form
Newsletters; Newspapers; Letters; Corporate minutes; Videotapes; Photographs; Audiocassettes
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth West; November 2006. Processed; Elizabeth West; March 2011.
Appraisal Information
Producers/Directors/Production Companies collections (Arts & Communications Archives Collecting Policy, 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Associated Latter-day Media Artists records
Finding Aid Author
Elizabeth West
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-07-09 10:46:12 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

Associated Latter-Day Media Artists (1977-) is a networking group for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are a part of the Media field.

Associated Latter-day Media Artists (ALMA or A.L.M.A.) was formed in January of 1977 by Donna King Conkling, Glen Larson, Robert Starling and Gordon Jump. A network of contacts was created for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints within the Media fields. The organization hosted firesides, seminars, award ceremonies and other activities bringing support and awareness concerning Latter-day Saints in the Media. It became a worldwide association with headquarters in Los Angeles, California.

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