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Brigham Young University. Intercollegiate Athletics

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1955-

Administrative History

Intercollegiate Athletics (est. 1955) functions to coordinate and maintain Brigham Young University's athletic programs.

Intercollegiate Athletics was established in 1955 as part of the College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics. In 1960, Athletics was made part of the College of Physical Education. In 1975, it was incorporated into the overall structure of Brigham Young University. Administrative heads have included: Edwin R. Kimball (1957-1964), Floyd Millett (1964-1972), Stan Watts (1972-1975), Glen C. Tuckett (1975-1993), Clayne R. Jensen (1993), Rondo Fehlberg (1996-2000), Val Hale (2000-2005), and Thomas Holmoe (2005- ). Athletics is responsible for maintaining Brigham Young University's participation within its respective conferences as well as the National Collegiate Athletic Association. As an educative body, it is dedicated to the development of vital individual traits such as respect for authority and discipline, ability to direct and lead, understanding in social and moral aspects, ability for self-discipline, capacity to think and act under stress, and perseverance in overcoming barriers. The teams sponsored by Athletics include football, basketball, swimming, tennis, golf, and track.

Citation

Intercollegiate Athletics annual reports, 2010-2011 (BYU Athletics; BYU Athletics Department; Brigham Young University Athletics)

BYU organizational history website, Oct. 26, 2011 (Intercollegiate Athletics; Intercollegiate Athletic Department; Department of Intercollegiate Athletics; Brigham Young University Athletics; est. 1955 as part of College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics; continued as part of College of Physical Education in 1960; became independent division in 1975; responsible for maintaining university's participation within its respective conferences as well as the National Collegiate Athletic Association)

Brigham Young University directory, via WWW, Oct. 26, 2011 (Athletics; Intercollegiate Sports)

Brigham Young University 2011-2012 undergraduate catalog, via WWW, Oct. 26, 2011 (Intercollegiate Athletics; Athletic Department; BYU Athletics)

BYU Organizational History Project, website viewed 11 Oct 2011: Brigham Young University. Intercollegiate Athletics (1955, College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics; 1960 College of Physical Education; 1975 overall structure; Edwin R. Kimball (1957-1964) and Floyd Millett (1964-1972), Stan Watts (1972-1975), Glen C. Tuckett (1975-1993), Clayne R. Jensen (1993), Rondo Fehlberg (1996-2000), Val Hale (2000-2005), and Thomas Holmoe (2005- ); respective conferences, NCAA; educative body, vital individual traits, respect authority and discipline, direct and lead, social and moral aspects, ability for self-discipline, think and act under stress, perseverance; football, basketball, swimming, tennis, golf, and track)

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Trustees records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 148
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, reports, and minutes of meetings concerning theological controversy, faculty appointments, student awards, finances, athletics, and maintenance of buildings, 1907-1922.

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on athletics, 1982-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1325 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains records relating to the Brigham Young University athletics program, including football records, NCAA reporting forms and certification, conference records, policies and procedures, gender equity civil rights cases, academics for athletes, scholarships and fundraising, correspondence, and facility records, 1982-2005.

BYU basketball vs. Fordham Kactus Klassic, 1985 December 7

 Fonds — Box: 378
Identifier: UA 5426 Series 2 Fonds 2034
Scope and Contents DVD recording of an original film of BYU men's basketball vs. Fordham University, Kactus Klassic, on December 7, 1985.

BYU football vs. Utah State, 1933 October 10

 Series — Box: 366
Identifier: UA 5426 Series 2 Series 1050
Scope and Contents DVD recording of an original film of BYU football vs. Utah State University on October 30, 1993.

Eugene L. Roberts correspondence, 1916-1972

 Series
Identifier: UA 562 Series 1
Scope and Contents note General items, and letters from his wife Sytha, Charles J. Hart, Harrison R. Merrill, and John A. Widtsoe.

Eugene L. Roberts general files, 1912-1967

 Series
Identifier: UA 562 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Information on Timpanogos peak and hikes, address on BYU history, certificates, donor acknowledgements, Utah County Outdoor Association, minutes, by-laws, and correspondence, poetry, manuscripts for a biographical thesis and a practicum on Roberts.

Eugene L. Roberts "History of BYU Physical Education, Sports, and Athletics" files, 1875-1953

 Series
Identifier: UA 562 Series 3
Scope and Contents note Typewritten manuscripts on general history of BYU, and correspondence with individuals contributing information for the compilation.

Eugene L. Roberts subject files, 1920-1953

 Series
Identifier: UA 562 Series 4
Scope and Contents note Dr. Kerr's history of athletics at University of Utah involving athletic competition with BYU, and related correspondence.

Leadership material, "Syllabus for Stake Institutes in Teaching Training, Social Recreational Leadership, Charities and Relief Work Manual for Stake and Ward Social Committees," 1920 (From this concept came the BYU Leadership Weeks): also letter of explanation from Arthur L. Beeley to E.L. Roberts.

Halftone print of Brigham Young University swim team

 Digital Record
Identifier: UAP2_F164_p164bottom

Intercollegiate Athletics annual reports

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 5590
Scope and Contents Collection contains the annual reports for Intercollegiate Athletics for 2010 to 2013, as well as a letter explaining the report. The report covers various sports of Brigham Young University, with articles highlighting athletes in the classroom, in the community, and in the mission field are also included. A general overview of each season is also presented, highlighting various athletes and awards to the sports programs. The report was written for donors and alumni of Brigham Young University...