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Walter Cryer collection on physical education and sports

Walter Cryer collection on physical education and sports

Dates: approximately 1964-1973, 1920s-1960s

Contains photographs and negatives of sporting events and athletes at Brigham Young University. Includes images from track and field events and tumbling. Images appear to date from the 1920s to 1960s. Materials were collected by Cryer between approximately 1964 to 1973.

  • Extent: 1 half box (0.25 linear ft.). -- 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cryer, Walter
  • Call Number: MSS 3331
  • 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: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
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Arranged topically.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Walter Cryer collection on physical education and sports 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 3331; Walter Cryer collection on physical education and sports; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3331, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Found in the stacks and transferred to the University Archives in December 2013.
Acquisition Information
Found; LTPSC stacks; December 2013.
Subject Terms
College sports--Utah--Provo; College sports--Utah--Provo--Photographs; Colleges and Universities; Education; Physical education and training--Utah--Provo; Physical education and training--Utah--Provo--Photographs; Track and field--Tournaments--Utah--Provo--Photographs
Genre / Form
Nitrate negatives; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; December 2013.
Appraisal Information
University photographs (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Cryer (Walter) collection on physical education and sports
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by J. Gordon Daines III
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:28-0700
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Biographical History

Walter Cryer (born 1929) was the swimming coach at Brigham Young University from 1964 to 1973.

Walter Cryer was born April 10, 1929 in Illinois. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Illinois in 1952 and 1959. He received his Ed.D. from Brigham Young University in 1975. Cryer served as coach of the Brigham Young University swim team from 1964 to 1973. He was married to Patricia Anne Cryer and had eight children.

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