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Brigham Young University. Department of Art (1920-1973)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1920-1973

Administrative History

The Department of Art (1920-1973) was a department under the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University. The department was responsible for academic instruction in the areas of drawing, painting, design, vocational crafts, and home planning.

Citation

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

Brigham Young University organizational history website, Aug. 9, 2011 (Dept. of Art (1920-1973); Department of Art; est. 1920; previously part of the Church Teachers College; under direction of the School of Arts and Sciences (1920-1921), the College of Arts and Sciences (1921-1925), the College of Fine Arts (1925-1964), and the College of Fine Arts and Communications (1964-1973); provided courses in drawing, painting, design, vocational crafts, and home planning)

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

College of Fine Arts and Communications department correspondence, 1959-1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1056 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between the departments of the college including the departments of Art, Music, and Speech and Dramatic Arts. The correspondence is on the subject of day-to-day affairs of each department and their interactions with each other and the community. Materials date from between 1959 and 1970.
Dates: 1959-1970

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 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

Graduate Studies records on Department of Visual Arts, 1991-2004

 Sub-Series — Carton: 18, Folder: 13-15
Identifier: UA 1141 Series 6 Sub-Series 54
Scope and Contents Materials are related to the graduate program of the Department of Visual Arts from 1991-2004. Materials include reports, department reviews, and proposals.
Dates: 1991-2004