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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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Honoring the Founders

Brigham Young University has a rich heritage and every year during Homecoming the university pauses to reflect on those men and women who have helped to create the educational institution that we enjoy. The honored founder this year is Eugene Lusk Roberts. Roberts served as the first head of the Brigham Young University’s athletic department …

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Homecoming at BYU

Brigham Young University’s Homecoming festivities have a rich history rooted near the end of the 19th century. President Benjamin Cluff began what would become our Homecoming with the establishment of Founders Day in 1891 to remember individuals who had established Brigham Young Academy and helped it to flourish. The first Founders Day was held 16 …

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