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Brigham Young University. Department of Design

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1981-1996

Administrative History

The Department of Design (1981-1996) was a department in the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Design was established in 1981 and was part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Previously the curriculum for design was in the Department of Art and Design and the Department of Interior Environment. In 1996 the department merged with the Department of Art to form the new Department of Visual Arts. Department Chairmen for Design included Michael C. Graves (1981-1982), W. Douglas Stout (1982-1987, 1989-1992), John W. Sipherd (1987-1989), and Robert T. Barrett (1992-1996).

The Department of Design included students who were pursing the following degrees: Design (B.A.); Environmental Design (BFA); Interior Design (BFA); Industrial Design (BFA); Graphic Design (BFA); Illustration (BFA); Exhibit Design (BFA); and Crafts Design (BFA).

Citation

Department of Visual Arts records, 1955-2005, bulk 1980-2005 (Brigham Young University, Department of Design)

Brigham Young University organizational history website, Aug. 8, 2011 (Dept. of Design; Department of Design; est. 1981; formed in merger of the Department of Art and Design and the Department of Interior Environment; merged with the Department of Art in 1996 to form the Department of Visual Arts; under the direction of the College of Fine Arts and Communications; taught classes in design, environmental design, interior design, industrial design, graphic design, illustration, exhibit design, and crafts design)

Brigham Young University Organizational History Project website, viewed Jul. 27, 2011 (Department of Design; established in 1981; College of Fine Arts and Communications; previously Department of Art and Design and the Department of Interior Environment; merged with the Department of Art to form the new Department of Visual Arts, 1996; Department Chairmen for Design included Michael C. Graves (1981-1982), W. Douglas Stout (1982-1987, 1989-1992), John W. Sipherd (1987-1989), and Robert T. Barrett (1992-1996); Design (B.A.); Environmental Design (BFA); Interior Design (BFA); Industrial Design (BFA); Graphic Design (BFA); Illustration (BFA); Exhibit Design (BFA); and Crafts Design (BFA))

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph M. Boel papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 498
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and papers pertaining to journalism and news photography, with copies of the Intermountain Journalism Bulletin, and Nieman Reports, 1946-1962.
Dates: 1946-1962

College of Fine Arts records on Department of Design, 1980-1983

 Series
Identifier: UA 666 Series 7
Scope and Contents note Administrative records.
Dates: 1980-1983

Department of Art exhibit slides, 1955-1995

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5532 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains exhibit slides of student art shows, faculty art shows, various galleries, Mormon Festival of Arts, and other Fine Arts exhibitions. Dated 1955-1995.
Dates: 1955-1995

Department of Journalism photo studio records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 407
Scope and Contents Includes class outlines, handouts, assignments, examinations, and committee suggestions concerning the photo studio.
Dates: 1949-1957

Department of Visual Arts awards and donation records, 1986-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5532 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains award information and donation financial records of the Brigham Young University Department of Visual Arts. Dated 1986-2005.
Dates: 1986-2005

Department of Visual Arts exhibit records, 1988-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5532 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains exhibit brochures, outlines, drawings, correspondence, and other materials concerning student and faculty fine arts exhibitions, galleries, and other exhibition records. Dated 1988-2005.
Dates: 1988-2005

Department of Visual Arts faculty histories, 1959-2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5532 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains files regarding employment of various faculty within the Visual Arts department. Files include letters of recommendation and endorsements for hiring. Files also contain resumes and lists of accomplishments. Contents also includes correspondence regarding advancement, funding, and termination. Included are funding forms, leave of absence forms, and research materials and findings. Dates range from 1959-2010.
Dates: 1959-2010

Department of Visual Arts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 322
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, minutes of meetings, memoranda, curriculum outlines and budget reports concerning departmental developments and procedures, 1966-1974. The collection also includes slides used for Interior Design classes and presentations including slides on color, architecture, textiles, flooring, lighting, furniture, walls, and other elements of design, and various time periods including English Tutor, Greek Revival, Victorian, Art Deco, Georgian, colonial style, post-war, Arts and...
Dates: 1966-2007

Department of Visual Arts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5532
Scope and Contents Contains award information and donation financial records from the Brigham Young University Department of Visual Arts, as well as exhibit slides, brochures, outlines, drawings, correspondence, and other materials concerning student and faculty fine arts exhibitions, galleries, and other exhibition records. Materials date from between 1955 and 2010.
Dates: 1955-2010