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Brigham Young Academy. Domestic Department



  • Existence: 1879-1903

Administrative History

The Domestic Department (1879-1903) was a monitoring system at Brigham Young Academy that concerned itself with regulating student life through a self-policing system. Created by Karl G. Maeser, it concentrated on curfew times, boarding house regulations, and adherence to the Word of Wisdom.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Domestic Department enrollment statistics

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 593
Scope and Contents Contains a compilation of students by county or home state.

Domestic Department records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 239
Scope and Contents Contains Domestic Department records with typewritten transcript of minutes and description of organization for maintaining honorable conduct.

Domestic Department records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 195
Scope and Contents Contains minutes of meetings and lists of students involved. The 1884-1885 volume also includes minutes of the missionary meetings and the general theology class, 1879-1900.

F. Timothy Hoyt papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 289
Scope and Contents Contains a typewritten research paper (36 pages) concerning the Brigham Young Academy Domestic Department written for a history seminar taught by Eugene Campbell.