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A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records

A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records

Dates: 2003-2015

Contains materials from the Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference held in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections, later renamed the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. Materials include name badges, conference programs, and various handouts and materials related to the sessions. Dated 2003-2015.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. -- Gentle Madness of Book Collecting (Conference). -- L. Tom Perry Special Collections
  • Call Number: UA 1079
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Contains two series: 1. Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference materials, 2003. 2. A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference materials, 2004-2015.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference 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: UA 1079; A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1079, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred to the University Archives from the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in installments between 2003 and 2015.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; December 2003. Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2012. Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2013. Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2014. Transferred; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; March 2015.
Subject Terms
Education; Colleges and Universities; Book collecting--Utah--Provo--Congresses; Rare books--Utah--Provo--Bibliography; Artifacts; A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference; Gentle Madness of Book Collecting (Conference); L. Tom Perry Special Collections--Congresses
Genre / Form
Conference programs
Processing Information
Processed; Jennifer Kim; 2011. Processed; Dani Peterson; 2012. Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; 2013. Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; 2014. Processed; Erin Owens; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1079
Finding Aid Title
A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference records
Finding Aid Author
Jennifer Kim
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-07-22 16:45:33 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Adminstrative History

The Gentle Madness of Book Collection Conference (2003) was a book collecting conference held at Brigham Young University.

The Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference was a two-day conference on rare books and book collecting at Brigham Young University. Held in 2003, the conference was renamed the following year as the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference.

Administrative History

The A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference (2003-) is a two-day conference on rare books and book collecting at Brigham Young University.

Following the 2003 conference, the Gentle Madness of Book Collecting Conference was renamed the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecting Conference. The conference is held annually and is open to book collectors and book lovers alike. Each conference features a collection as a theme, a keynote speaker, and various seminars and workshops.

Administrative History

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections (1999-) is a special collections library and archive at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

With the completion of new facilities in 1999, the Department of Special Collections & Manuscripts was renamed the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Library. Aline and L. Sam Skaggs, through their ALSAM Foundation, had made a generous financial donation to the new library and requested that the Special Collections be named after L. Tom Perry, an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The department is responsible for collecting, preserving, and making available rare books, historical manuscripts, and university records. Department chairs have included Scott Duvall (1999-2002), P. Bradford Westwood (2002-2009), and Russ Taylor (2009- ).



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