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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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Russell R. Rich and Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University has always had a remarkable and highly talented faculty that is deeply devoted to educating the undergraduates that come here. Current faculty members are heirs to this wonderful tradition. The University Archives is home to many collections that document the dedication of faculty members to the university and its students. One of …

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Noel B. Reynolds papers

The Brigham Young University Archives attempts to document the history of Brigham Young University from a variety of perspectives. This includes the intellectual life of the university which is best represented by the university’s faculty. The archives is home to several faculty papers collections including the Noel B. Reynolds papers. Noel B. Reynolds served on …

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James E. Talmage at BYU

In the early 1880s science studies blossomed at Brigham Young Academy under the instruction of James E. Talmage. Talmage had been educated at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania and John Hopkins University in Maryland where he had acquired a substantial scientific knowledge and honed his natural curiosity. Talmage taught courses in chemistry, physics, biology, physical geography, …

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List of faculty, instructors, and courses offered in 1899 at the Brigham Young Academy

Brigham Young University got its start in 1875 as the Brigham Young Academy. The University Archives has several items that document the history of the Brigham Young Academy. UA 596 is such an item. It is a small information card providing the names of faculty and instructors, and listing the various grades, classes, and degrees …

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Reinhard Maeser papers

Reinhard Maeser, son of Brigham Young Academy principal Karl G. Maeser, was a faculty member at Brigham Young University for many years. The University Archives is home to a collection of papers that documents his life and activities. The Reinhard Maeser papers, 1838-1944 (MSS 1841) contains correspondence, notes, speeches, certificates, poems, and miscellaneous items. The …

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Daniel H. Ludlow papers

The Brigham Young University Archives recently acquired the personal papers of Daniel H. Ludlow. The Daniel H. Ludlow papers include correspondence, research notes, bibliographies, and other materials. Subjects include studying the scriptures, the Encyclopedia of Mormonism, the Book of Mormon Critical Text project, and statements by the prophets of the Restoration. Also included is information …

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Thomas G. Alexander papers

The Brigham Young University Archives houses the professional papers of many faculty members who have taught at the university. Among these collections is the Thomas G. Alexander papers. Researchers interested in the teaching of history at Brigham Young University will find this collection enlightening. Thomas G. Alexander (b. 1935) was a professor at Brigham Young …

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Harvey Fletcher Sr. and BYU

The Brigham Young University Archives is proud to announce the acquisition of the Harvey Fletcher family papers (UA 5540). These papers document the life of world-renowned physicist Harvey Fletcher and his family. The collection includes materials gathered by Maureen Meyer Fletcher for her master’s thesis in film and include significant biographical materials related to Harvey …

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