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Curious about Utah’s frontier women? Browse BYU’s new database of women’s newspaper ads

July 20, 2021
A single bottle of tonic to cure diabetes, cancer, ulcers and dizziness. Raisins and currants for Christmas mince meat pies. Midwifery courses taught by a certified female doctor, $30 a term. A souvenir stone from the Hill Cumorah, “guaranteed genuine,” mailed from New York for 25 cents.
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Rick Anderson named university librarian at BYU

July 02, 2020
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Shane Reese has announced the appointment of Rick Anderson as university librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library. He succeeds Brian Rennick who has been interim university librarian since December 2019 following the passing of university librarian Jennifer Paustenbaugh in November.
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Celebrate Black History Month

February 06, 2017
BYU has several free events and activities this month recognizing the key roles that African Americans played in U.S history.

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Illustrating Hidden Treasures at the BYU Library

August 30, 2016
From stunning collections of art to retro media consoles and a swimsuit exhibit, BYU’s Harold B. Lee Library (HBLL) has more than a few treasures hidden within its walls – and two student illustrators are trying to prove it.

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BYU Curators Help Digitize Scout Archive

August 03, 2016
In the late 1800s, Robert Baden-Powell—a war hero, adventurer, actor and sometimes a spy—sat down with a pencil and paper and wrote out his idea of “scouting for boys.” That document, along with hundreds of others that show the worldwide development of scouting for girls and boys, is safely stored in the Scout Association Archive in Gilwell Park, England. For years, anyone wanting to research the origins and history of scouting needed to travel to the archive and work with the archivists.
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BYU Library Webinars Teach Family History Anytime Anyplace

March 14, 2016
The BYU Family History Library has expanded it's genealogy classes offerings, now providing online webinars to let anyone learn about family history right from home. 

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