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BYU Magazine collection of reminiscences

BYU Magazine collection of reminiscences

Dates: 1937-2012

Contains responses to an advertisement placed in the BYU Magazine requesting recollections by students, faculty, and alumni about notable university and world events. These include reminiscent accounts concerning the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the space shuttle Challenger explosion, campus working experiences, social life, Y Bell, Y Days, university mascots, lighting the Y, dating, places of hangouts, Persian Gulf War, Intermountain Association of College and University Residence Halls (IACURH) conference, Preference Ball dances, KBYU, and World War II.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: BYU Magazine
  • Call Number: UA 864
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Arranged topically.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from BYU Magazine collection of 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 864; BYU Magazine collection of reminiscences; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 864, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Responses sent to BYU Magazine after an advertisement was placed in the magazine asking for recollections concerning BYU Alumni experiences at BYU. Reminiscence concerning the Tausigs and Brickers was transferred to the University Archives by BYU Magazine in September 2012.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; BYU Magazine; 1999. Transferred; BYU Magazine; September 2012.
Subject Terms
Challenger (Spacecraft)--Accidents; Intermountain Association of College and University Residence Halls; KBYU-FM (Radio station : Provo, Utah); Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Assasination; Colleges and Universities; Education; Greek letter societies--Utah--Provo; Persian Gulf War, 1991
Genre / Form
Letters; Reminiscences
Processing Information
Processed; University Archives; 1999. Procesed; J. Gordon Daines III; February 2013.
Appraisal Information
Part of University Archives; department records (University Archives collecting policy July 2003).
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Finding Aid Title
BYU Magazine collection of reminiscences
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:01-0600
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Administrative history

BYU Magazine is published four times a year by Brigham Young University for graduates and friends.

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