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The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and Brigham Young University

Last week General David H. Petraeus visited the campus of Brigham Young University to discuss the progress and challenges of the U.S. Military in the CENTCOM region, which includes Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and 17 other countries in the Middle East. General Petraeus spoke to a large gathering of students which included members of Brigham Young …

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Harrison Collection periodicals now online

A select number of British sociopolitical periodicals from the JFC Harrison Collection have recently been scanned and added to the Internet Archive.  A total of 16 volumes from ten periodicals are now available.  Titles include the annual journal of the Scottish Cooperative Wholesale Society, John Bright’s Speeches on questions of public policy, and several titles …

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Inscribed copies and presentation copies

One of the notable features of Special Collections’ rare literature collections is the number of books signed by their authors.  Such books are highly collectible and can tell us about the social and familial connections that authors had during their lifetimes.  Signed copies of books can fall into one of two categories: A presentation copy …

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BYU Serials and Newsletters (UA 956)

Every year the various entities that comprise Brigham Young University produce a number of serials and newsletters. These serials and newsletters describe campus events, the activities of various colleges and departments, and provide information about life at Brigham Young University. They are designed to share information and to create a sense of connectedness between the …

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J. Reuben Clark Law School

In March 1971 President Harold B. Lee, counselor in the First Presidency, announced that a law school was going to be established at Brigham Young University and in November 1971 Rex E. Lee was appointed as the first dean of the J. Reuben Clark Law School. Classes at the new law school began during fall …

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