Brigham Young University. Department of Art (1920-1973)
- Existence: 1920 - 1973
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:
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.
Contains exhibit slides of student art shows, faculty art shows, various galleries, Mormon Festival of Arts, and other Fine Arts exhibitions. Dated 1955-1995.
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.
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.
Materials are related to the graduate program of the Department of Visual Arts from 1991-2004. Materials include reports, department reviews, and proposals.