Brigham Young University grade records
Brigham Young University grade records
Contains the grade records of the Brigham Young Academy from 1876 until 1903, and the grade records of Brigham Young University from 1903 to 1931. Student records document the academic progress of each student. The semeser that the student was attending is listed as well as the classes taken during the respective semester. Grade for the classes taken are noted in the ledger.The student's personal information is also included. Materials include gradebooks and index guides to the gradebooks. Graduation progress is noted for each individual.
- Extent: 12 oversize boxes (15 linear ft.)
- Creator: Brigham Young University. -- Brigham Young Academy
- Call Number: UA 5644
- 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 100 years (until 2131) 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.
- Languages and Scripts
- Maintained in original order. Index is in Box 12.
- Conditions of Use
- It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Brigham Young University grade 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 5644; Brigham Young University grade records; University Archvies, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 5644, LTPSC.
- Custodial History
- Found in the possession of the Brigham Young University Registrar's Office and transferred in July 2013.
- Acquisition Information
- Transferred; Brigham Young University Registrar's Office; 2013.
- Subject Terms
- College students--Utah--Provo; Colleges and Universities; Education; Brigham Young University--Students; Brigham Young Academy
- Genre / Form
- School records; Student records
- Physical Location
- Oversize boxes 1 and 10 were taken to the Conservation Lab in September 2013.
- Processing Information
- Processed; Joshua Barton; July 2013.
- Appraisal Information
- University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
- Finding Aid ID Number
- Finding Aid Title
- Brigham Young University grade records
- Finding Aid Author
- Joshua Barton
- Finding Aid Creator
- This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-09 16:11:13 -0700.
- Finding Aid Language
- Biographical Info:
Brigham Young University (est. 1903) is a university sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Provo, Utah.
Brigham Young University was established in 1903 in a renaming of Brigham Young Academy. Past and present Brigham Young University presidents include George H. Brimhall (1903-1921), Franklin S. Harris (1921-1945), Howard S. McDonald (1945-1949), (acting president) Christian Jensen (1949-1951), Ernest L. Wilkinson (1951-1971), Dallin H. Oaks (1971-1980), Jeffrey R. Holland (1980-1989), Rex E. Lee (1989-1995), Merrill J. Bateman (1996-2003), and Cecil O. Samuelson (2003- ).
Brigham Young University is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as part of the Church Educational System (CES). The university is governed by a Board of Trustees, which, since 1939, has consisted of the First Presidency of the Church as well as other General Authorities or general officers of the Church appointed by the First Presidency. The Board of Trustees provides general direction and oversees the formulation of broad policies as well as the approval of all executive leadership and faculty appointments at the university. The Board of Trustees delegates to the University President the responsibility to conduct the operations of the institution and administer the policies enacted by the board. The President serves as the chief executive officer and general manager of the University. Since 1996, the President of the university has also been a General Authority of the Church.
Brigham Young Academy (1875-1903) was established by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints under the direction of Brigham Young for the instruction of church members in the area of Provo Utah.
Brigham Young Academy was the predecessor to Brigham Young University and Brigham Young High School. Brigham Young saw the school as a place where all secular learning should be fused with teachings from the scriptures. Despite steady growth during its early years, the Academy was threatened by a series of financial and physical setbacks. With the help and sacrifice of Abraham O. Smoot, the campus moved in 1891 to new facilities on University Avenue in Provo Utah. The Academy's curriculum strengthened and enrollment grew. In 1903, the name was officially changed to Brigham Young University.
Brigham Young Academy principals included Warren N. Dusenberry (1876), Karl G. Maeser (1876-1892), and Benjamin Cluff (1892-1903).
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