Karen Ann Griggs professional papers

Karen Ann Griggs professional papers

Dates: 1985-2011

Collection contains the professional papers of Griggs, including presentations covering the cataloging of audiovisual materials, as well as files from her professional papers. Materials date from between 1985 and 2011.

  • Extent: 10 folders (0.4 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Griggs, Karen Ann
  • Call Number: MSS 7965
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Arranged in two series: 1. Audiovisual cataloging presentation materials, 1994-2011. 2. Cataloging papers, 1985-2010.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Karen Griggs 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 7965; Karen Griggs professional papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citation: MSS 7935, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Karen Griggs.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Karen Griggs; Sept. 2011.
Subject Terms
Griggs, Karen Ann--Archives; Cataloging of audio-visual materials; Colleges and Universities; Education
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Dani Peterson; Sept. 2011.
Appraisal Information
Part of University Archives; college records (University Archives collecting policy February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Griggs (Karen Ann) professional papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Dani Peterson
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-10-19T11:56-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Karen Ann Griggs (born 1945) was a faculty cataloger at the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University.

Born in Utah and raised in Hawaii, has a Bachelor of Arts in music performance and a Masters of Library and Information Science from Brigham Young University (BYU). She is the mother of seven and grandmother of thirteen. Her interests include family, church, friends, reading, music, geneology, and travel. As a faculty cataloger at BYU, her subject area responsibilities include U.S. history, local history, genealogy, and also cataloging the non-print media that is housed in the Learning Resource Center. She serves as the team leader for the Special Formats team and is active in Utah Library Association activities. She has created a Union List of Local Histories and Genealogies for Five North-Central Counties of West Virginia and has also presented a paper on the History of Utah Valley during the "Move South" -- 1858, at the Mormon History Association Conference in Tucson, 2002.

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