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Brigham Young University. Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1942 - 1955

Administrative History

The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (1942-1955) was an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation was established in 1942 as an expansion of the Department of Physical Education. Part of the College of Education, it included greater course options, such as health education, physical education, and recreational opportunities. The department also administered the university's sports program. In 1955, the department became its own college, the College of Recreation, Physical and Heatlh Education, and Athletics.

The department chair was Charles J. Hart (1942-1955).

Citation:
BYU Organizational History Project, via WWW, July 10, 2020 (Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; established as an expansion of the Department of Physical Education, 1942; part of College of Education; greater course options; health education; physical education; recreational opportunities; became its own college, 1955; College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics; chair, Charles J. Hart (1942-1955))

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation department chair records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 561
Scope and Contents

Contains Charles J. Hart's correspondence, resource and research material, genealogy information, Timp Hike files, and general department files. Charles J. Hart was chairman of the department from 1937-1962.

Dates: 1931-1971

Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation general correspondence and subject files, 1922-1971

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 561 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Administrative files, including correspondence, reports, programs, minutes, memos, requirements, statistics, student evaluations, clippings, inventories, pamphlets, and course materials.

Dates: 1922-1971

Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation records on sports

 File — Volume: 1
Identifier: UA 19
Scope and Contents

Bound volume (24 pages) with typewritten schedules and biographical sketches of basketball and football team members and coaches, dating from between 1942 and 1943.

Dates: 1942-1943

Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation resource and research material, 1951-1971

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 561 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Administrative files, including sample class materials, student papers, a history of BYU physical education programs and athletics, and various studeis in physical education.

Dates: 1951-1971

Intercollegiate Athletics records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1327
Scope and Contents

Contains financial records, departmental records, correspondence, brochures, reports, photographs, newspaper clippings, recruiting files, books, pamphlets, and magazines of Brigham Young University's sports program from 1929 to 1982.

Dates: 1929-1982