Centennial Committee clippings file

Centennial Committee clippings file

Dates: 1974-1976

Contains copies of newspaper articles related to centennial events and programming. Dated 1974-1976.

  • Extent: 4 boxes
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Centennial Committee
  • Call Number: UA 1124 Series 6
  • 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: Restricted. Closed for 25 years (1998) after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Centennial Committee records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Related title: Register of the Centennial Committee records, 1973-1976.
Preferred Citation
Centennial Committee clippings file; UA 1124; Centennial Committee records; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
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File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1124.xml
Subject Terms
Performing Arts; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Mormons--Drama; Provo (Utah); Provo (Utah)--Centennial celebrations, etc; Musicals--Vocal scores with piano; Wilkinson, Ernest L., 1899-1978; Dayley, K. Newell; Sundgaard, Arnold, 1909-2006; Brigham Young University--Centennial celebrations, etc.--History; Wheelwright, Lorin Farrar, 1909-1987; Cundick, Robert, 1926-2016; Brigham Young University. Centennial Committee--Archives
Genre / Form
Articles; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
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Finding Aid Title
Centennial Committee records
Finding Aid Author
Jennifer Kim
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-01-05 12:36:25 -0700.
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Administrative History

The Centennial Committee (1970-1976) was organized by Brigham Young University to plan and execute the university's Centennial Celebration.

The Centennial Committee was organized in 1970 to prepare celebration activities for Brigham Young University's Centennial Celebration. There were twelve members, with Heber G. Wolsey as chairman. Upon Wolsey's resignation in 1973, President Dallin H. Oaks appointed Dr. Lorin F. Wheelwright chairman and executive leader of the Centennial. Dr. Wheelwright served as chair until 1976, when the Centennial Committee was disbanded. The Centennial was to be theme centered, and would encompass the creation of major monuments and artistic productions. The Centennial began in April 1975 and ended with commencement one year later, in April 1976.

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