Ellsworth Charles Dent correspondence

Ellsworth Charles Dent correspondence

Dates: 1940-1970

Includes various correspondences, newsprint and magazine articles, and photographs.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Dent, Ellsworth Charles, 1899-1983
  • Call Number: UA 728
  • 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 for public research.
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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 Ellsworth Charles Dent correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Scrapbook contained a few articles which were removed and foldered.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 728; Ellsworth Charles Dent correspondence; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 728, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Gift; Mrs. Dent; 1982; A82-27.
Subject Terms
Audio-visual equipment; Audio-visual materials; Colleges and Universities; Education
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters; Photographs
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy , February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Dent (Ellsworth Charles) correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-23T04:29-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Leader in the field of audio/visual equipment and techniques. Authored a handbook on audio/visual use. Eventually employed (as a consultant) by BYU to organize the audio/visual department in 1933. Retired in 1971 as vice-president of Cornet Films.

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