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Brigham Young University. Graduate Department of Library and Information Sciences

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1968-1975

Administrative History

The Graduate Department of Library and Information Sciences (1968-1975) was a department in the Brigham Young University Graduate School.

The Graduate Department of Library and Information Sciences was established in 1968 under the College of Education. The department prepared students for entry work in library science, and offered a variety of courses which allowed specialization in certain fields, including public, academic, school, scientific and technical librarianship; genealogical research; and information science. In 1975, the department became a separate college: the School of Library and Information Science.

Citation

Brigham Young University Organizational History website, via WWW, Oct. 14, 2013 (Graduate Department of Library and Information Sciences; department in the Brigham Young University Graduate School; est. 1968 under College of Education; prepared students for entry work in library science; offered a variety of specialized courses; public, academic, school, scientific, and technical librarianship; genealogical research; information science; became a separate college, the School of Library and Information Science, in 1975)

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Library and Information Sciences faculty personnel records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 771
Scope and Contents Includes files on H. Thayne Johnson, Maurice P. Marchant, Lucile M. Thorne, Hattie M. Knight, and Merle Edwin Lamson. Also includes copies of reports prepared for the Association of Library and Information Sciences.

Graduate Department of Library and Information Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 582
Abstract Files of the director of the Department, Hattie Knight.

School of Library and Information Sciences audio-visual materials, approximately 1954-1993

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1105 Series 10
Scope and Contents Materials include audio-visual materials from the School of Library and Information Sciences. Includes filmstrips and posters. Dated approximately 1954-1993.

School of Library and Information Sciences cartoon posters, approximately 1975-1993

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1105 Series 11
Scope and Contents Materials include cartoon posters from the School of Library and Information Sciences. Dated approximately 1975-1993.

School of Library and Information Sciences collection of Dorothy M. Shields papers, 1975-1993

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1105 Series 7
Scope and Contents Materials include papers from Dorothy M. Shields, who was a director of the School of Library and Information Sciences. The materials include reports and committee minutes. Dated 1975-1993.

School of Library and Information Sciences collection of Maurice P. Marchant papers, 1962-1993

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1105 Series 6
Scope and Contents Materials include papers from Maurice P. Marchant, who was a professor and director of the School of Library and Information Sciences. Includes correspondence and reports. Dated 1962-1993.

School of Library and Information Sciences collection of Nathan M. Smith papers, 1975-1990

 Series — Box: 55
Identifier: UA 1105 Series 8
Scope and Contents Materials include papers from Nathan M. Smith, who was a director of the School of Library and Information Sciences. The materials include correspondence and minutes. Dated 1975-1990.

School of Library and Information Sciences course materials, 1975-1993

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1105 Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include course records from the School of Library and Information Sciences. Includes syllabi and notes. Dated 1975-1993.

School of Library and Information Sciences department event records, 1974-1992

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1105 Series 9
Scope and Contents Materials include records of department special events from the School of Library and Information Sciences. Includes awards and reports which pertain to retirements and the 25th anniversary of the department. Dated 1974-1992.

School of Library and Information Sciences department records, 1968-1991

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1105 Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include records of the School of Library and Information Sciences. Includes correspondence, minutes, and reports pertaining to department and student activities. Dated 1968-1991.