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University Archives: Brimhall Essay Contest

Guide to the University Archives at L. Tom Perry Special Collections

About the Contest

Each year the descendants of former Brigham Young University president George H. Brimhall honor the founders of the university by sponsoring the Brimhall Essay Contest. Held in conjunction with the university's Homecoming celebrations, the contest is designed to introduce students to the individuals who have helped to shape Brigham Young University’s unique institutional character.

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections preserves and makes available a range of manuscript and archival resources documenting the contributions of the university's founders. A bibliography of related materials is available below. If you would like to learn more about the resources available for this year's founder, contact the University Archivist.

Carl F. Eyring Bibliography

Manuscript Materials

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections holds various manuscript materials produced by Carl F. Eyring, documenting his life experience and service to the Church and Brigham Young University. Additional materials may be available in the Church History Library or other repositories. Relevant collections available locally include:

Published Primary Sources

During his professional career Eyring published articles and textbooks on physics, while also writing and speaking on religious topics. Some of these works available in Special Collections include:

Secondary Sources

Little has been published about Eyring's life and work. Brief biographical information is available at:

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