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Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1981-

Administrative History

The College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (1981- ) is an academic college at Brigham Young University. The college is responsible for administering departments and institutes in the areas of social sciences and family life.

The College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences was established in 1981 in a merger of the College of Family Life with the College of Social Sciences. The college is responsible for administering associated academic departments and research institutes. College deans have included Martin B. Hickman (1981-1986), Stan L. Albrecht (1986-1989), Donovan E. Fleming (1989-1993), Clayne L. Pope (1993-2001), David B. Magleby (2001-2011), and Benjamin M. Ogles (2011- ).

Citation

Jill Mulvay Derr papers, 1977-2007

Brigham Young University website, via WWW, Mar. 8, 2012 (College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences; FHSS)

BYU organizational history project, via WWW, Mar. 8, 2012: College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (est. 1981 in merger of College of Family Life with College of Social Sciences; administers the following units: American Heritage, Anthropology, Child Development and Family Relationships, Clothing and Textiles, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Home and Family Development, Home Economics Education, Home Economics, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Family Sciences, Political Science, School of Family Life. The college has also been the administering body for the following centers, institutes, and programs: Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Family and Community History Center, Center for Family and Community History, Comprehensive Clinic, Center for International and Area Studies, David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, Family Resource Management, the RELATE Institute, Family Living Center, Family Studies Program, Neuroscience Center, Family and Demographic Research Institute, and Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Church History; deans include Martin B. Hickman (1981-1986), Stan L. Albrecht (1986-1989), Donovan E. Fleming (1989-1993), Clayne L. Pope (1993-2001), David B. Magleby (2001-2011), and Benjamin M. Ogles (2011- ))

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Alumni Association campus newsletter samples

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 852
Scope and Contents Contains outlines concerning department and college responses relating to possible department newsletters and reunions. Includes newsletters from the following Brigham Young University organizations: Department of Animal Science, "Roundup," 1989-1991; Department of Microbiology, "The Micro-Scope," 1990, and "Department of Microbiology Newsletter," Department of Food Science and Nutrition, "FS & N News," 1991; College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences newsletter, "Interact," 1989; School...

Brigham Young University vice-presidential correspondence, 1973-1984

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 655 Series 1
Scope and Contents note General files, followed by communication with specific individuals. Includes one folder of "Collected information on Wesley P. Lloyd upon his death. One time dean of the Graduate School."

Brigham Young University vice-presidential correspondence and other material, 1976-1984

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 655 Series 3
Scope and Contents note Honorary degrees and relevant correspondence, curriculum files, Learning Services files, Ben Lewis Award materials, David Wooley Evans Award files, Research Libraries Group files, IMURA files, Weather Modification Consort files, and BYU Press files.

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 655
Scope and Contents Contains the correspondence of Associate Academic Vice President Neal E. Lambert. It also contains information on various academic departments at Brigham Young University.

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on academic departments and adjuncts, 1980-1984

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 655 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Department files for Biology and Agriculture, the Benson Institute, Education, the McKay Institute, Engineering, Family, Home and Social Sciences, Fine Arts and Communications, Humanities, Law School, Library and Information Sciences, Nursing, Physical Education, Physical and Math Sciences, Religious Instruction, School of Management, and the Library.

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on colleges, 1982-1987

 Sub-Series — Box: 9, Folder: 1-10
Identifier: UA 679 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, internal audits, research reviews, advancement and admission procedures, and other information for colleges of the university, including the Biology and Agriculture, Education, Engineering and Technology, Family, Home and Social Sciences, Fine Arts and Communications, and Humanities. Also includes college audits and information on university buildings, 1982-1987.

College of Family, Home, and Social Science audio-visual materials, 1980-1995

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 940 Series 3 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Collection of audio-visual materials from departments within in the College of Family, Home, and Social Science, including history films concerning World War II. Dated 1980-1995.

College of Family, Home and Social Sciences administrative records, 1956-1978

 Series
Identifier: UA 661 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Administrative files, including reports, audits, addresses, articles, bibliographies, brochures, programs, form letters, memos, and other correspondence, meeting minutes, course materials, newsletters, genealogical source material, etc.

College of Family, Home and Social Sciences administrative records, 1969-1979

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 661 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents note Contains administrative files, including committee materials, education guidelines, correspondence, faculty statistics, graduation applications, faculty meeting minutes and papers, and Abraham O. Smoot Public Service Award nominations.

College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences dean records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1359
Scope and Contents Contains files pertaining to the administration of the College. Includes reports from the various departments within the College. Materials date from between 1986 and 2002.