Church College of Hawaii
- Existence: 1955 - 1974
The Church College of Hawaii (1955-1974) was a private college in Laie, Hawaii affliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1974 it was renamed as Brigham Young University--Hawaii Campus.
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the establishment of a college in Hawaii in July 1954. In 1955, the two-year Church College of Hawaii (CHH) classes began in war surplus buildings with 153 students and 20 faculty/administrators. In February 1961, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges granted full four-year accreditation to CCH. President Spencer W. Kimball of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints publicly announced in 1974 that CCH would become Brigham Young University–Hawaii Campus.
Presidents of the Church College of Hawaii included Reuben D. Law (1955-1959); Richard T. Wootton (1959-1964); Owen J. Cook (1964-1972); and Stephen L. Brower (1972-1974).
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Contains correspondence with various estates, foundations, and funds regarding university contributions, fund appropriation, and university development. Also contains reports on development, records regarding various awards and gifts, and thank you letters for donors. Materials date from 1972-1986.
Contains President Holland's personal calendars, planners, and appointment books spanning from 1974 to 1989. Planners contains reminders of various meetings and events, appointments, and personal notes.
Contains meeting minutes of the Pacific Board of Education, dating from between 1957 and 1964.
Contains slides of the Brigham Young University campus, the Church College of Hawaii campus, and the Latter-day Saints Business College campus. Also included are a few slides of the Air Force Academy campus.
Includes reports, charts, correspondence and publications of the various schools and units under the Unified Church School System. Only a few of the records apply to Brigham Young University.
Contains reports, articles, and other information on the Church College of Hawaii. Includes information on college administrators and their functions, as well as the Polynesian Cultural Center. Materials date from between 1958 and 1964.
Unified Church School System records on college guidance centers for Mormon students, approximately 1960
Contains information on counseling services for Mormon youth.
Contains scrapbooks and other materials on church schools in Mexico operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Materials date from between 1958 and 1963.