BYU Women records

BYU Women records

Dates: 1914-2011

Contains scrapbooks and minute books that document the history of BYU Women. The scrapbooks include newsclippings, announcements, programs, newsletters, membership directories, photographs, minutes, invitations, reports, constitution and by-laws, and the correspondence of various presidents of the club.

  • Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.). -- 1 carton (1 linear ft.). -- 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 545
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
The collection has been arranged into five series. 1. BYU Women (Club) papers, 1914-2004. 2. BYU Women (Club) personal histories and history records, 1914-1974. 3. BYU Women (Club) annual reports, 1971-1974. 4. BYU Women (Club) scrapbooks, 1955-2004. 5. BYU Women (Club) minutes, 1934-2005. The materials have been left in the original order in which they were found. This order appears to be grouped into like subjects.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the BYU Women records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 545; BYU Women records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 545, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Six boxes found in the University Archives Stacks and 1 carton donated by BYU Women (Club) in April 2005. An addendum is made each year.
Acquisition Information
Donated; BYU Women (club); 2005. Donated; BYU Women (club); 2011.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Clubs and Societies; Colleges and Universities; Education; Provo (Utah); Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Corporate minutes; Newsletters; Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; April 2005. Processed; Kayla Jones; July 2011. Processed; Dani Peterson; April 2012.
Appraisal Information
Part of University Archives; college records (University Archives collecting policy February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
BYU Women records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by J. Gordon Daines III and Kayla Jones
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-23T13:01-0600
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

BYU Women is a club for women faculty and wives of faculty members at Brigham Young University that was established in 1914.

BYU Women was established in 1914 under the direction of President George H. Brimhall. The organization is for women who are faculty members of Brigham Young University or for the wives of Brigham Young University faculty members.

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