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Brimhall Essay Contest

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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UA 5663 Janie Thompson papers

The University Archives recently acquired a great collection of materials from the exciting life and fruitful career of Janie Thompson. Janie grew up in the small town of Malta, Idaho before attending Brigham Young University in 1939. Janie graduated from Brigham Young University in 1943 with a degree in music. After graduating, Thompson toured Europe …

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Benjamin F. Cummings papers

Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cummings was a professor of Classical Languages at Brigham Young University from the 1920s until the 1950s. He was a professor of foreign languages with French as a specialty. The University Archives holds a collection that documents Professor Cummings experiences at Brigham Young University (UA 171 Benjamin F. Cummings papers, 1925-1955). …

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Owen S. Rich, Broadcast Education Pioneer

Owen S. Rich was a broadcast education pioneer at Brigham Young University. He came to BYU in 1946 at the request of T. Earl Pardoe. Pardoe was looking for someone to introduce radio broadcasting at the university. Rich had been serving as a chief electronic technician for the United States Coast Guard when Pardoe contacted …

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