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Inaugural photographs from BYU’s past

Earlier this month Kevin J. Worthen was inaugurated as Brigham Young University’s 13th president. The University Archives is home to numerous collections that document the storied history of Brigham Young University. Among those collections are photographs documenting inaugurations from the university’s past. Below are a few representative samples of these images: If you would like …

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Brigham Young University inaugurates a new president

Yesterday Kevin J. Worthen was inaugurated as the 13th president of Brigham Young University. He was charged by President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to remember that the course of this university has been set by the Lord and that “things will work out” …

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Changing of the Guard

It was with mixed emotions that we learned yesterday that Cecil O. Samuelson will be released as Brigham Young University’s twelfth president on May 1. President Samuelson has served admirably for the last eleven years. At his inauguration LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley counseled President Samuelson (a University of Utah graduate and supporter) to …

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Brigham Young University remembers the Provo Tabernacle

Last Saturday ground was broken for the Provo City Center Temple. The Provo City Center Temple will be built from the ruins of the Provo Tabernacle. Brigham Young University had a long association with the Provo Tabernacle. The following images from the early twentieth century are illustrative of the important role that the Provo Tabernacle …

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