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UVU through the ages

25 October 2011 No Comment

Michael Freeman, UVU Library Director

The UVU Archives is ramping up its responsibilities to be the central repository to gather and preserve the University’s history. The Archives is the institutional memory, holding materials which document the school’s development and accomplishments. We need to develop a campus culture of sending historical documents and materials to the archives so that we can retain our history in one central place.

What types of materials do we want? Simply put, anything that reflects the history of the institution over time. Some examples would be: accreditation and self-study reports, annual narrative reports, assessment studies, minutes of important meetings, catalogs, commencement and convocation programs, event programs and publicity materials, fact books, directories, handbooks, newsletters and publications, photographs, personal papers and scrapbooks. If you have information or materials that you would like to contribute to the Archives, please download our Digital Repository Donation Form (PDF).

In addition, the archives is conducting a series of oral interviews with long-time employees and associates of the University. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, or want to know more about the Archives in general, please contact us. (Links and phone numbers below.)

Note: the photo above is a sepia tone photograph in which Central Utah Peace Officers review UTC Driver Ed. Program, 1960. Left to right, Orem City Chief Reed Burgener, Springville Chief Ashley Graham, UTC Instructor Lynn Asay, Utah State Highway Patrol William Duncan, and Heber City Chief Ferris Clegg. Courtesy UVU Archives. See more photos at the UVU Digital Archives.

— Michael


Catherine McIntyre
(801) 863-8821

Brent Seavers
Archives and Digitization Specialist
(801) 863-7066

Aimee Bastarache
Assistant Archivist
(801) 863-8173

The George Sutherland Archives (UVU Archives)
Download Digital Repository Donation Form (PDF)
The UVU Library
The UVU Digital Archives
UVU Digital Collections
The Oral History History of Utah Peace Activists (UVU)
The Vietnam Era Oral History Project (UVU)

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