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Brigham Young University

LC control no.n 79022921
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingBrigham Young University
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Variant(s)Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
BYU
See alsoPredecessor of split: Brigham Young Academy
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Biography/History noteBrigham Young University is a private university in Provo, Utah, and is sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Established in 1875 as Brigham Young Academy, the school was named Brigham Young University in 1903.
Beginning date1903
LocatedProvo (Utah)
Field of activityEducation, Higher
AffiliationChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Found inIts Annual catalog, 1907/08.
BYU--national champions, 1985: intro. (Brigham Young University)
History of BYU (within Brigham Young University website), via WWW, 4 November 2010 (Brigham Young Academy established October 16, 1875 in Provo, Utah. Name changed to Brigham Young University in 1903. Sponsored by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, associated with BYU-Hawaii in Laie, Hawaii; BYU-Idaho in Rexburg, Idaho; and LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, Utah)
Not found inThe Journal of pedagogy, Feb. 1895: t.p. (Brigham Young Academy)
Associated languageeng