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Archive: September, 2018

American Archives Month Activities

October is American Archives Month and the BYU Library has lined up a series of events for people who enjoy touching a piece of history. Archives Month activities kick off on Tuesday, October 2, when the library’s Head Conservator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Chris McAfee, hosts a “Conservation Roadshow” where the public is invited …

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Calvin S. Smith—Utah’s “Fighting Chaplain” in The Great War

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 4:00 PM 1060 HBLL—The Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium   Dr. Kenneth L. Alford, Professor of Church History and Doctrine, will present a lecture, Calvin S. Smith—Utah “Fighting Chaplain” in the Great War as part of the L. Tom Perry Special colletions’ Archives Month activities. Calvin S. Smith, a son of Church president Joseph F. Smith, served as …

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New L. Tom Perry Exhibit

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections in the Harold B. Lee Library is pleased to announce the opening of a new permanent exhibition celebrating the life of its namesake—Elder L. Tom Perry. L. Tom Perry served as an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1974 until 2015.  Prior to his extensive church service, L. Tom Perry was …

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Free Film—2001: A Space Odyssey

The library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. Astronauts travel to the moon to study a black monolith before another mission to Jupiter goes awry due to a malfunctioning computer system. Later regaining control of his spaceship, the surviving astronaut travels through a dazzling star-gate. Join us on September …

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Secrets of the HBLL Activity Night

New BYU students are invited to enjoy escape rooms, virtual reality, live music and lots more as they explore the library. Freshmen can meet their peer mentors, get a snack, test out a green screen room, learn where they can watch movies with their friends, etc. September 19 from 6:00 until 9:00 pm. Free