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Bruce Jorgensen posters of Brigham Young University alumni

Bruce Jorgensen posters of Brigham Young University alumni

Dates: 1979

Materials contain two posters advertising for the third and fourth annual Brigham Young University Symposium on the Humanities. Dated in 1979.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jorgensen, Bruce W. (Bruce Wayne), 1944
  • Call Number: UA 5707
  • 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: Open to public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 5707; Bruce Jorgensen posters of Brigham Young University alumni; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 5707, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Bruce Jorgensen in November 2014.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Bruce Jorgensen; November 2014.
Subject Terms
Education; Colleges and Universities; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Jorgensen, Bruce W. (Bruce Wayne), 1944-
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Processing Information
Processed; Erin Owens; December 2014.
Appraisal Information
University records (University Archives Collecting Policy February 2010).
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Jorgensen (Bruce) posters of Brigham Young University alumni
Finding Aid Author
Erin Owens
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-08 14:45:18 -0600.
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Biographical History

Bruce W. Jorgensen (1944-) was a teacher of Creative Writing at Brigham Young University.

Bruce W. Jorgensen was born on June 2, 1944 in Salina, Utah. He has eight children: three daughters and five sons. In 1969 he recieved his M.A. in English from Brigham Young University. Then in 1978 he recieved his Ph.D. in American literature at Cornell University. He is a writer of poetry and fiction under the name Wayne Jorgensen. He was also a professor of creative writing at Brigham Young University.

In 1993 he recieved the Short Story Award from Utah ARts council for "Who Jane, Who Tarzan". Once again in 1994 he recieved the Association for Mormon letters award for "Who Jane, Who Tarzan". He has also served as President of the Association for Mormon Letters, and has written criticism that has been seminal in shaping Mormon literary tradition.

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