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Archive: June, 2013

The Globe Theatre

Four hundred years ago, on June 29, 1613, London’s Globe Theatre burned down. The theater was built by William Shakespeare’s acting company, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men. One of our favorite depictions of the Globe Theatre is Gregory Rogers’ award-winning picture book, The Boy, The Bear, The Baron, The Bard (2004). In it, a young boy …

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Wordsworth on the radio

Listen to Paul Westover of the BYU English Department and Maggie Kopp of L. Tom Perry Special Collections, curators of the current library exhibit “Wordsworth and the Invention of National Parks,” discuss the British and American literary origins of national parks on KBYU’s “Thinking Aloud.” The audio file is available at: http://media.byub.org/mp3/fmarchive/thinkingaloud/2013/6/ta130617.mp3 (Original airdate: 6/17/2013)

School of Music programs (UA 761) digitized

The Brigham Young University Archives is pleased to announce that its collection of performance programs from the School of Music (UA 761) are now available online. You can search the programs directly through the Internet Archive or you can access them through the BYU History Digital Collections. In the Internet Archive, search the term “brigham …

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Benjamin Cluff diaries digitized

Benjamin Cluff, Jr. served as principal of Brigham Young Academy from 1892 to 1903. He became president of Brigham Young Academy in 1903 when the academy was granted the title of university. His remarkable impact on Brigham Young University can be uncovered through many of the collections held in the University Archives. The University Archives …

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French Political Pamphlets Project Complete!

The Lee Library’s multi-year project to digitize our collection of French Political Pamphlets from the 16th and 17th centuries is now complete: a total of 2,156 pamphlets are available at the library’s Digital Collections site. You can link directly to the French Political Pamphlets project at http://lib.byu.edu/digital/fpp/.

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