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Brigham Young University. College of Business

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1959-1988

Administrative History

The College of Business (1959-1988) was the college relating to business administration at Brigham Young University.

The College of Commerce was renamed the College of Business in 1959. In 1979 it came under the administration of the School of Management, where it remained until it was dissolved in 1988. Between 1959 and 1979, the college was administered by the following deans and acting deans: Weldon J. Taylor, Bryce B. Orton, and Merrill J. Bateman.

The College of Business was originally organized to provide training for students to make an effective contribution to the stability and abundance of the economy in order to acquire economic self-reliance and personal satisfaction. Moreover, some of the objectives of the college included training in analysis, business operations, oral and written communication, and understanding human characteristics and social aspects of business.

The College of Business was the administering body for the following departments: Accounting, Business Education and Office Management, Business Management, Economics, Statistics, Business Education, and Organization Behavior. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Citation

Brigham Young University organizational history project website, viewed Jul. 26, 2011 (College of Business; established 1959; previously the College of Commerce; came under the administration of the School of Management, 1979; dissolved in 1988; administered by the following deans and acting deans: Weldon J. Taylor, Bryce B. Orton, and Merrill J. Bateman; organized to provide training for students to make an effective contribution to the stability and abundance of the economy in order to acquire economic self-reliance and personal satisfaction. Moreover, some of the objectives of the college included training in analysis, business operations, oral and written communication, and understanding human characteristics and social aspects of business; administering body for the following departments: Accounting, Business Education and Office Management, Business Management, Economics, Statistics, Business Education, and Organization Behavior. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university)

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

An analysis of trading stamps in Utah, 1958-1960

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 316
Scope and Contents Report on the College of Business on the use of trading stamps in Utah, and public attitudes toward them. Prepared in approximately 1960.
Dates: approximately 1960

College of Business : a century of progress at Brigham Young University

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA SC 119
Scope and Contents Organizational history of the College of Business at Brigham Young University. Item published in approximately 1973.
Dates: 1972-1973

College of Business executive lecture series records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 943
Scope and Contents Contains copies of the College of Business Executive Lecture Series from 1954-1975.
Dates: 1954-1975

College of Business files, 1947-1986

 Series
Identifier: UA 674 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Published documents of the College of Business
Dates: Other: 1947-1986

College of Business files, 1967-1987

 Series
Identifier: UA 674 Series 14
Scope and Contents note Brochures, Convocation/Commencement
Dates: Other: 1967-1987

College of Business records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1279
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, information on awards (Jesse Knight Industrial Citizen Award and Distinguished Alumni Award), meeting minutes, productivity reports for various departments, an annual report for 1975, and other information related to the College of Business.
Dates: 1970-1979

College of Business records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 170
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, memoranda, speeches, minutes, reports and surveys from deans, Brigham Young University presidents, personnel, students, Latter-Day Saint Church General Authorities, committees, councils, universities, and corporations, 1921-1976.
Dates: 1921-1976

College of Business records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 674
Abstract Contains brochures, newsletters, and other publications from the BYU College of Buisness
Dates: 1947-1989

College of Business scrapbooks, 1955-1978

 Series — Carton: 5, Folder: 25-35
Identifier: UA 5423 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains scrapbooks from the College of Business and the Department of Business Education. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and articles. Also contains photocopies of the scrapbooks, 1955-1978.
Dates: 1955-1978

College of Business student papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 513
Scope and Contents Contains seven student papers written for an economics class taught by Weldon Taylor. Materials date from between 1942 and 1943.
Dates: 1942-1943