Jane Thompson life sketch

Jane Thompson life sketch

Dates: approximately 1998

Brief reminiscences of important experiences in her life, including singing with the 314th Army Special Service Band, 1945-1947; work with the Program Bureau and in related capacities at BYU, 1952-1984; service on the general board of the Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954-1970; and other experiences relating to music. Includes several photographic images.

  • Extent: 17 leaves ; 28 cm.
  • Creator: Thompson, Jane, 1921-2013
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2967
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Jane Thompson life sketch 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 SC 2967; Jane Thompson life sketch; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2967, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Janie Thompson, the author, delivered her life sketch to University Archives, together with an autobiographical sketch, on 15 January 1999.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Janie Thompson; 1999
Subject Terms
Brigham Young University. Program Bureau; Lamanite Generation (Musical group); United States. Army--Songs and music; Young Ambassadors (Musical group); Young Women (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Photographs
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Thompson (Jane) life sketch
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:05-0700
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Biographical History

Director of Program Bureau and faculty member at Brigham Young University, 1952-1984. Founded the Young Ambassadors, 1970, and the Lamanite Generation, 1971.

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