Brigham Young University forum records

Brigham Young University forum records

Dates: 1970-1998

Collection contains materials dealing with the Brigham Young University forum assemblies for the years 1970 through 1998. This includes speaker nomination and review files, speaker background files, copies of forum addresses, and related correspondence created by the Forum Committee and Assistant Academic Vice President L. Robert Webb.

  • Extent: 1 carton ; (1 linear ft.).. -- 33 boxes ; (16.5 linear ft.).
  • Creator: Webb, L. Robert (Lynn Robert), 1938
  • Call Number: UA 1148
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Brigham Young University forum records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Related title Register of the Brigham Young University forum assemblies records, 1970-1997.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1148; Brigham Young University forum records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1148, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; February 2009.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education; Forums (Discussion and debate)--Utah--Provo--History--Sources; Lecturers--Utah--Provo--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Letters; Reports; Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Brigham Young University forum records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-22T12:39-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Brigham Young University was originally founded in 1875 as the Brigham Young Academy, becoming a university in 1903. The university is administered by a university president, with the assistance of vice presidents with responsibility for functional areas. The academic vice president is responsible for coordinating university forums.

Biographical/Historical note

The Forum Committee at Brigham Young University is responsible for recommending university forum speakers to the university administration. It is comprised of faculty and student representatives, and its activities are coordinated by the academic vice president and his staff.

Biographical/Historical note

L. Robert Webb (1938- ) was an university administrator in Utah. He served as assistant academic vice president, associate academic vice president, and director of Strategic Planning and Assessment at Brigham Young University.

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