Marsha D. Broadway professional papers

Marsha D. Broadway professional papers

Dates: 1985-2011

This collection contains the professional papers of Marsha D. Broadway on subjects relating to her affiliations with the Harold B. Lee Library, namely as Juvenile Literature Librarian and as an instructor in the School of Library and Information Sciences. The collection contains correspondence, copies of speeches, agreement and policy forms, financial records, special collections forms, and other various materials relating to the Juvenile Literature Library at Brigham Young University, 1985-2011.

  • Extent: 3 oversize folders (4 linear ft.). -- 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Broadway, Marsha D.
  • Call Number: MSS 7964
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open to public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Contains five series: 1. Marsha D. Broadway professional records, 1985-2011. 2. Marsha D. Broadway Juvenile Literature Library records, 1994-2011. 3. Marsha D. Broadway juvenile literature mural records, 2001-2010. 4. Marsha D. Broadway professional agreements and blog records, 1993-2011. 5. Marsha D. Broadway Juvenile Special Collections records, 1994-2010. The original order was maintained where possible.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Marsha D. Broadway professional papers 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 7964; Marsha D. Broadway professional papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citation: MSS 7964, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Marsha D. Broadway in September 2011.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Marsha D. Broadway; September 2011.
Subject Terms
Broadway, Marsha D.--Archives; Children's literature; Material Types
Genre / Form
Correspondence; Records
Processing Information
Processed; Dani Peterson; October 3, 2011.
Appraisal Information
Part of University Archives; college records (University Archives collecting policy February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Broadway (Marsha D.) professional papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Dani Peterson
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-10-19T15:06-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical history

Marsha D. Broadway was the Juvenile Literature Librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library from 1993 to 2011.

Marsha D. Broadway received a Master of Science in Library Media at Alabama A&M University in 1978 and a Master of Library Science from Brigham Young University in 1981. In 1985, she received her PhD from Florida State University. She taught at Brigham Young University from 1985 to 1991 as an assistant professor, and as an associate professor from 1991 to 1993 in the School of Library and Information Sciences. When the school closed in 1993, Broadway became the Juvenile Literature Librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library. During her tenure as the librarian, she managed the juvenile literature collection, expanded the juvenile special collections, maintained the Families and Literacy Blog, and initiated the work on the mural that is currently housed in the Juvenile Literature Library. Broadway also served as a Chair in the Humanities and Religion Library from 2002 to 2005. She has published numerous articles in print and electronically, made numerous presentations across the nations, and served on both the Caldecott and Newberry Committee.

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