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Archive: July, 2016

Collection on University Faculty and Staff

For researchers interested in the growth, development, achievements, and character of the Brigham Young University faculty and staff, the compiled sources available in the University Archives Collection on University Faculty and Staff (UA 909) is a valuable resource. The collection includes a wide range of sources aggregated by archives staff and filed under the name …

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Josi S. Killpack

Josi S. Killpack is a prolific LDS author. Come see our Advanced Reader’s Editions of Forever and Forever as well as A Heart Revealed. Josi uses colored cards to organize her books. Come and look at her creative process.

Material Folklore and Children

Folklore is the the things people say, do, or make. Currently an exhibit on what people make is in the reference area of special collection. People make things out of fabric, yarn, wood, clay, leather and many other materials. These things are called material culture. It takes commonplace items and makes them beautiful. The exhibition …

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Finding books and manuscripts from Colonial America

Interested in Colonial American History? This new resource provides a list of books and manuscripts held by Special Collections which were produced in North America before the 19th century. The document also lists our holdings of descriptive and historical works about North America produced in Europe during the Colonial period. Fun fact: the oldest book …

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New sources for American poetry

Special Collections has recently acquired copies of several important 19th and early 20th century anthologies of American poetry and literary criticism. These are wonderful resources for students of  American poetry, providing information about literary reception and canon formation in the 19th century as well as publishing the work of  many long-forgotten poets of the period. …

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