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Brigham Young University. Campus Tours and Conferences

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1961-1972

Administrative History

Campus Tours and Conferences (1961-1972) was an administrative unit at Brigham Young University. The office was responsible for providing campus tours, and promoting the external use of campus facilities for conferences.

The office of Campus Tours and Conferences was established 1961 within the Public Relations Division, providing an organizational home for the university's earlier Bureau of Information. The office was provided tours of university facilities for off-campus groups, and promoted the use of campus for conferences and workshops. The office initially operated as part of the Public Relations Division, and remained in that unit after it changed names to the University Relations Unit in 1964. In 1972 the office was renamed Campus Information, Tours and Conferences.

Chairs of the office included C. LaVar Rockwood (1961-1963), A. Sterling Workman (1963-1966), Collin Allan (1966-1970), Gary R. Bascom (1970-1972).

Citation

Campus Tours and Conferences records, 1952-1974

Brigham Young University organizational history, via WWW, May 27, 2020 (Campus Tours and Conferences; est. 1961; organized conferences held on campus, as well as campus tours for visitors; 1972, renamed Campus Information, Tours and Conferences; chairmen: C. LaVar Rockwood (1961-1963), A. Sterling Workman (1963-1966), Collin Allan (1966-1970), Gary R. Bascom (1970-1972); director reported to Public Relations Division (1961-1964), University Relations Division (1964-1972))

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Campus Information, Tours and Conferences records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 550
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, reports, and other materials documenting the history of the campus tours and conferences at Brigham Young University Materials date from between 1952 and 1974.
Dates: 1952-1974

Campus Tours and Conferences correspondence and general files, 1958-1963

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 550 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence, reports, dues, memoranda, and budgets. Materials date from between 1958 and 1963.
Dates: 1958-1963

Campus Tours and Conferences general correspondence, 1963-1966

 Series — Box: 17
Identifier: UA 550 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains administrative correspondence related to the work of the office. Materials date from between 1962 and 1963.
Dates: 1963-1966

Campus Tours and Conferences reports, 1962-1967

 Series — Box: 20, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: UA 550 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains reports related to the office, as well as Bishops' and Stake Presidents' Day. Materials date from between 1962 and 1967.
Dates: 1962-1967

Campus Tours and Conferences scheduling correspondence and arrangements files, 1962-1966

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 550 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence, memorandums, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and news clippings. Materials date from between 1962 and 1966.
Dates: 1962-1966