Alexander Wadley reminiscences

Alexander Wadley reminiscences

Dates: 2006

Collection consists of two reminiscences. The first discusses the Block Y and various activities associated with it. The second discusses the Brigham Young University in the 1930s and describes the different buildings on campus as well as student life. It also includes a discussion of the first cougar mascots.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Wadley, Alexander, 1911
  • Call Number: UA 1312
  • 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 Alexander Wadley reminiscences 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 1312; Alexander Wadley reminiscences; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1312, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Gift of Mary Jackson, November 2006.
Subject Terms
George H. Brimhall Building (Provo, Utah); Heber J. Grant Building (Provo, Utah); Karl G. Maeser Building (Provo, Utah); William H. Snell Industrial Education Building (Provo, Utah); Student Life
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Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Wadley (Alexander) reminiscences
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Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
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Biographical/Historical note

Alexander Wadley was born 24 October 1911 in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He worked for the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1941-1952. He commenced working at Brigham Young University in May 1952 as the Engineer for the Physical Plant Department and worked there until 1958. In 1958 he began working for the Utah State Road Commission. He retired in 1976.

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