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Brigham Young University. College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences



  • Existence: 1973-

Administrative History

The Brigham Young University College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences was established in 1973 in a split of the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences. The college is responsible for the administration of the instructional departments within its subject area.

Its Records, 1956-1992 (Brigham Young University, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences)

Brigham Young University organizational history, via WWW, Jan. 20, 2012 (College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences; est. 1973 in split of College of Physical and Engineering Sciences; administers subordinate units including departments of Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, Statistics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics Education, and Geological Sciences)

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Computer Science printed materials, 1953-1975

Identifier: UA 659 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Geology road logs and manuals, classroom material, Faculty Meeting minutes, and Computer Science reports.

Dates: Other: 1953-1975

Department of Geology printed materials, 1955-1975

Identifier: UA 659 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Thesis reprints, newsletters, forms, form letters, announcements, department meeting minutes, classroom materials, and geological maps.

Dates: Other: 1955-1975

Department of Mathematics printed materials, 1963-1978

Identifier: UA 659 Series 4
Scope and Contents note

Faculty Meeting minutes, forms and form letters, and reports.

Dates: Other: 1963-1978

Department of Physics and Astronomy printed materials, 1959-1975

Identifier: UA 659 Series 5
Scope and Contents note

Department meeting minutes, classroom instructional material, forms and form letters, newsletters, and department reports.

Dates: Other: 1959-1975

Department of Statistics printed materials, 1963-1980

Identifier: UA 659 Series 6
Scope and Contents note

Classroom materials, forms, form letters, announcements, memos, and minutes.

Dates: Other: 1963-1980

Carl F. Eyring papers

 File — Volume 1: [Barcode: 31197231028124]
Identifier: UA 106
Scope and Contents

Contains a holograph draft of a thesis concerning electric waves, written by Carl F. Eyring while attending Brigham Young University.

Dates: 1912

George H. Hansen papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197239116848]
Identifier: UA 509
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, photographs, reports, a map, and news clippings concerning the College of Arts and Sciences, college policies, faculty, senior students and Utah's geology. Files belonged to George H. Hansen while serving as Acting Dean of College of Arts and Science from 1952 to 1954. Materials dated 1934 to 1959.

Dates: 1934-1959

High Pressure Data Center printed materials, 1968-1978

Identifier: UA 659 Series 7
Scope and Contents note

Bibliographies and manuals.

Dates: Other: 1968-1978

Information Systems Services committee records, 1963-1990

Identifier: UA 990 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes and records of various committees.

Dates: 1963-1990

Information Systems Services director records

Identifier: UA 990
Scope and Contents

Contains the administrative files of Willard Gardner as he served as the assistant director and then director of BYU's Computing Services, later renamed Information Systems Services. These files include reports and files on employees, correspondence, reports, and minutes of committees.

Dates: 1962-1990