Human Events records

Human Events records

Dates: 1944-1994

The Human Events records contains the files, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and financial reports of the Human Events organization. The Human Events magazine is geared toward a Conservative readership. Much of the collection pertains to the American Conservative Union. The collection dates from circa 1944-1994.

  • Extent: 24 cartons (24 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Human events (Magazine)
  • Call Number: MSS 6733
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Human Events 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 6733; Human Events records; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6733, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Thomas S. Winter in 1984.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Thomas S. Winter; 1984.
Related Material
Human events: National Foundation for Education in American Citizenship.; D 410 .H8. Human events; E 835 .H8.
Subject Terms
Political Campaigns; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Business records; Financial records; Letters
Processing Information
Processed; Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2009.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts because of Collection Development Policy 5.1 "Utah Political History."
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Human Events records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2009
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-01-13T13:13-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Corporate History

Human Events gave birth to the post Second World War American conservative movement. It was a weekly conservative magazine which started in 1944. Human Events was President Ronald Reagan's favorite paper. It continues in its push for conservatism today.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts