Collection of presidential photographs

Collection of presidential photographs

Dates: 1875-2014

Collection contains photographs of the presidents of Brigham Young University. The photographs are of the presidents, their families, homes, offices, and colleagues. Dated 1875 to 2014.

  • Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 946
  • 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
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Collection of presidential photographs 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 946; Collection of presidential photographs; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 946, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Found in the University Archives stacks. Transferred from Public Affairs and Guest Relations May 2014.
Acquisition Information
Found; University Stacks. Transferred; Public Affairs and Guest Relations; May 2014.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education; College presidents--Utah--Provo--Photographs; Brigham Young University--Presidents--Photographs
Genre / Form
Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Abe Austin; April 2012. Processed; Hannah Waddel; May 2014.
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA946
Finding Aid Title
Collection of presidential photographs
Finding Aid Author
Abe Austin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-14 12:23:53 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

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), Cecil O. Samuelson (2003-2014), and Kevin J. Worthen (2014- ).

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 University has grown from a small academy to one of the world's largest private universities. Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU offers a unique educational environment that promotes learning by study and also by faith.



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