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Merry May Booth Talmage journal

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Merry May Booth Talmage journal (MSS 1607). Merry May Booth Talmage is the wife of Elder James E. Talmage, the author, educator, scientist, and Apostle. This handwritten diary of Merry May Booth Talmage, the only diary of hers still in existence, …

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Alice Louise Reynolds diaries and notes

In honor of all the female faculty and graduates at BYU, L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Alice Louise Reynolds diaries and notes (MSS 120, Series 1). This series of her collection contains diaries, lecture notes, correspondence, and autobiographical materials produced by Reynolds. Includes information on …

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Brigham Young Academy’s South American Expedition, 1900-1902

The Harold B. Lee Library is currently hosting an exhibit entitled BYU Expeditions of Discovery: the world is our campus in its third floor gallery space. This exhibit examines the numerous expeditions of discovery that have been engaged in by Brigham Young University students and faculty. One of the exhibitions highlighted is the 1900 to …

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Tragedy strikes the Brigham Young Academy

On Sunday January 28th, 1884 tragedy struck the Brigham Young Academy. Fire destroyed the only home that the young institution had known. Students and members of the community had frantically formed a bucket brigade to save the burning building but their efforts were unsuccessful. They were able to salvage most of the furniture and books …

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Honoring George H. Brimhall

Each year the descendants of former Brigham Young University president George H. Brimhall honor the founders of the university by sponsoring the Brimhall Essay Contest. Held in conjunction with the university’s Homecoming celebrations, the contest is designed to introduce students to the individuals who have helped to shape Brigham Young University’s unique institutional character. This …

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Brigham Young University and the training of missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been a missionary church since its founding in 1830. Missionary work introduces individuals to the gospel of Jesus Christ and strengthens the testimonies of members of the Church. Brigham Young University has been involved with the Church’s missionary efforts since its founding in 1875. The Brigham …

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UA 869 Collection of Brigham Young University photographs and negatives

The Brigham Young University Archives is pleased to announce the availability of a new digital collection: Collection of Brigham Young University photographs and negatives (UA 869). This collection contains photographs and negatives of students, faculty, activities, and organizations at Brigham Young University. It also includes images of the performing arts and various colleges and departments. …

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UA 923 Views of Brigham Young University Campus Development

Brigham Young University has grown from a small academy into one of the largest private universities in the United States. Ephraim Hatch, a university employee who worked for Physical Facilities, compiled a series of pictorial histories documenting that growth photographically. These histories are contained in UA 923 Ephraim Hatch views of Brigham Young University campus …

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