Archive: 2010

New Library Exhibition Features Famous Authors

Literary Worlds is an exhibition in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections of the Harold B. Lee Library running August 2010 through June 2011. It also features an online component you can see at The exhibition includes manuscripts, letters, and drawing by authors from Louisa May Alcott to Zane Grey. You can visit the …

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Films in Utah

The library’s James D’Arc is featured in the Salt Lake Tribune today. D’Arc has a new book coming out on the film industry in Utah. The library will feature films with Utah ties this fall in the BYU Motion Picture Film Archive Film Series.

Literary Worlds: Illumination of the Mind

This August, just in time for education week, the Harold B. Lee Library will open a new exhibition featuring manuscripts by many of the world’s greatest authors. Literary Worlds: Illumination of the Mind will include materials by writers from Alcott to Zane Grey. Manuscripts, correspondence and artworks by Robert Louis Stevenson, Beatrix Potter, William Makepeace …

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New Library Promotional Videos

The library offers a diverse collection of services. We are trying a new way of promoting them using animated spots on the library’s video screen. You can also watch them on Youtube.

Try This New Assignment Calculator

The library has developed a new tool to help students plan their research projects. Give it at try at

Presents and Presentations

Special Collections is presenting a small exhibit of books that were given as gifts by well-known as well as unknown individuals. Included in the exhibit are presentation copies of books by famous 19th century authors like Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, and Leigh Hunt. This small exhibit is located in the Special Collections Reference area on …

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Government Documents Librarians Have the Information You Need

It’s caucus time.  Our Government Document Librarians have a list of locations: If you need more Government information they are always happy to help. Find them on level 1 of the library.

The Library’s Food Policy

Following the recent story in the Daily Universe there have been some questions about the Snack Zone located on level 3 of the library. Those of use who work in the library know just how long some students spend in the building working on research projects and preparing for their courses. We appreciate that some …

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HBLL features emancipation exhibit in February

In honor of Black History Month, the Harold B. Lee Library is displaying original emancipation era documents for a limited time. This valuable collection includes a copy of the original executive order issued by President Lincoln on January 1, 1863 that named the 10 states where slaves were explicitly freed. In addition to this privileged …

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Capt. Dan Jones Exhibition

Beginning February 2, 2010, the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University will host an exhibition of many of the writings and publications of Capt. Dan Jones. The exhibition can be seen on the 1st floor of the library in Special Collections (Room 1130) will run through …

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