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Brigham Young University’s professional athletes

Fans of Brigham Young University display their devotion to the university in a variety of ways. Christopher J. J. Thiry chose to display his school spirit by collecting the professional trading cards of former Brigham Young University football and basketball athletes. He donated these trading cards to the University Archives in September 2014. The trading …

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UA 1029 Collection of Brigham Young University athletics photographs

The Brigham Young University Archives is pleased to announce the availability of a new digital collection: Collection of Brigham Young University athletics photographs (UA 1029). This collection contains photographs of Brigham Young University athletic teams, players, and events in a variety of sports. Photographs date from 1893 to 1989. The easiest way to access the …

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Intercollegiate Athletics films

The Brigham Young University is pleased to announce the availability of use copies of films of various Brigham Young University athletic programs. The use copy DVDs are part of Series 2 and Series 3 of UA 5426 Intercollegiate Athletics films. The materials date from 1930 to 2009. The original films used to create the use …

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Celebrating Homecoming at Brigham Young University

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections is currently hosting a small case exhibit in honor of Homecoming at Brigham Young University. The exhibit features images, memorabilia, yearbooks, activity schedules, speeches, and essays related to Homecoming and this year’s honored founder–Harvey Fletcher. It will run through October 11th, 2010. President Benjamin Cluff began what would become …

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Taking Stock of the Bronco Mendenhall era

Two weeks ago Brigham Young University announced that it was resigning from the Mountain West Conference and that its football program would compete as an independent while most of its other athletic programs would join the West Coast Conference. With this momentous change looming it seems appropriate to examine briefly the first five years of …

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1000 Views of 100 Years

Brigham Young University has a rich and varied history. We are fortunate that much of that history has been caught in photographs.  As part of the centennial celebrations in 1975 the university commissioned Edwin Butterworth, Jr. to compile a pictorial history of the first one hundred years of Brigham Young University.  These images capture life …

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Football at BYU

Football got its start at Brigham Young University in 1896 while it was still Brigham Young Academy. The first team played six games and one of their victims was the University of Utah whom they beat 12-0.  The Academy fielded a team every year until 1900 when football was banned from all Church schools as …

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