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David O. McKay Institute

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1976 - 1986

Administrative History

The David O. McKay Institute was created in 1976 to act as a way to consolidate instructional research, development and evaluation activities under one administration head. The institute acted under a director which included: Adrian P. Von Mondfrans (1976-1983), and Robert C. Wood (1983-1986).

Citation:
BYU Organizational History website, via WWW, July 3, 2014: David O. McKay Institute (est. 1976; acted as a way to consolidate instructional research, development and evaluation activities under one administration head; directors included Adrian P. Von Mondfrans (1976-1983), and Robert C. Wood (1983-1986))

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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."

Dates: 1973-1984

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.

Dates: 1976-1984

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.

Dates: 1973-1984

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.

Dates: 1980-1984

David O. McKay Institute records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1306
Scope and Contents

Contains information from the David O. McKay Institute.

Dates: 1965-1983

David O. McKay School of Education research records, 1926-2001

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 700 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains research files from the Eyring Research Institute and McKay Institute including research proposals, publications and statistics. Also contains Robert L. Egbert's files regarding his research on human behavior including correspondence and evaluations. Materials date from 1926 to 2001.

Dates: 1926-2001

Graduate School records on academics, 1972-1981

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1141 Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials focus on the academic situation of various departments from 1972 to 1981. Materials include audits of departments, information concerning the David O. McKay Institute, the School of Library and Information Sciences, and minutes of various meetings from 1972 to 1981. Many of the meeting minutes are from advisement centers around Brigham Young University campus about the graduate studies role on campus. Correspondence between Graduate Studies and the various departments is...
Dates: 1972-1981

Graduate School reports, 1972-1981

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1141 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Reports of various Graduate Studies programs from 1972 to 1981. Materials include reports prepared by research committees to improve the performance various departments and entities on Brigham Young University campus. These include the School of Library and Information Sciences, the David O. McKay Institute of Education, and several evaluations of Graduate Studies outreach programs to undergraduates. Materials consist of reports prepared by research committees.

Dates: 1972-1981

McKay Institute History Files, 1973-1981

 Series
Identifier: UA 1306
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Contains information from the David O. McKay Institute.

Dates: 1973-1981

Photographs of David O. McKay Building dedication

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233620878]
Identifier: UA 1120
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of the dedication of the David O. McKay Building, of David O. McKay himself, and of McKay with Ernest L. Wilkinson, and the First Presidency. Images date from between 1954 and 1979.

Dates: 1954-1979