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University Archivist to discuss BYU library treasures Sept. 14

The Harold B. Lee Library is hosting “Discovering BYU,” a new exhibit that highlighting the Brigham Young University Archives, beginning with a lecture Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 1 p.m. in the library auditorium on the first level.

Gordon Daines III, University Archivist, will discuss “Illuminating BYU: Uncovering the Treasures of the University Archives.” Admission is free, and the public is invited.

“Discovering BYU” is the fifth of seven exhibits celebrating 50 years of the library’s current site. Throughout the year, visitors will be able to learn about collecting, preservation and history.

Daines is the archivist and assistant department chair for manuscripts in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. He holds an undergraduate degree in history from BYU, a master’s degree in history from the University of Chicago and a certificate in archives and records management from Western Washington University.

For more information contact Roger Layton at

Writer: Melissa Connor

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