John F. A. Seggar rugby papers

John F. A. Seggar rugby papers

Dates: 1968-2003

Contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and other records regarding the rugby team at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah from 1968 to 2003. Materials document both rugby team events and gatherings covered by articles in such newspapers as The Herald and The Daily Universe as well as personal photograph collections. Collected by John Seggar, co-founder and coach. Also contains photocopies of the included newspaper clippings, photocopied by the Harold B. Lee Special Collections in August 2012.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Seggar, John F. A.
  • Call Number: MSS 8076
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the John F. A. Seggar rugby 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 8076; John F. A. Seggar rugby papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8076, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by John Seggar in July 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; John Seggar; July 2012.
Subject Terms
Education; Colleges and Universities; Rugby football--Utah--Provo; Brigham Young University--Rugby football
Genre / Form
Photographs; Scrapbooks; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Processing Information
Processed; Stephanie Laabs; August 2012.
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Seggar (John F. A.) rugby papers
Finding Aid Author
Stephanie Laabs
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-05-02 08:39:15 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical history

John F. A. Seggar (born 1937) is a retired sociology professor and rugby coach in Utah.

John F. A. Seggar attended Brigham Young University (BYU) as a student, where he helped found the school's rugby team in 1962. He pursued graduate studies at the University of Kentucky before returning to BYU as a member of the sociology faculty in 1967. He also became head coach of the men's rugby team in 1967, serving in that role until 1987. Between 2000 and 2004 he coached the women's rugby team.

Seggar retired from the university in 2002.

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