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Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1963-

Administrative History

The College of Fine Arts and Communications (1963-) provides coursework and degrees in the fine arts at Brigham Young University.

The College of Fine Arts and Communications was founded in 1963 following a reorganization of the College of Fine Arts. Currently, it consists of the departments of Communications, Theatre and Media Arts, and Visual Arts and has responsibility over BYU Broadcasting, the Museum of Art, Newsnet, and the School of Music. The college has been administered over by the following deans: Conan E. Mathews (1963-1966), Clawson Cannon (1967), Lorin F. Wheelwright (1967-1973), Lael J. Woodbury (1973-1982), James A. Mason (1982-1993), Bruce L. Christensen (1993-2000), K. Newell Dayley (2000-2003), Stephen M. Jones (2003-2015), and Ed Adams (2015-).

Citation

BYU Organizational History Project, via WWW 2012 May 21: College of Fine Arts and Communications (1963, reorganization College of Fine Arts, departments of Communications, Theatre and Media Arts, and Visual Arts, School of Music, deans Conan E. Mathews (1963-1966), Clawson Cannon (1967), Lorin F. Wheelwright (1967-1973), Lael J. Woodbury (1973-1982), James A. Mason (1982-1993), Bruce L. Christensen (1993-2000), K. Newell Dayley (2000-2003), and Stephen M. Jones (2003- ))

BYU news, via WWW, October 28, 2015 (Ed Adams appointed dean on June 15, 2015 and replaced Stephen Jones)

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

American image, 1830-1940

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 1057
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of paintings in the Brigham Young University art collection, as well as giving information about each painting and the style in which it was painted. Some of these paintings, although they were masterpieces, were never able to be displayed because the university lacked proper facilities. This booklet was meant to cast light on this problem and to raise support for a museum of art on campus.

J. Roman Andrus papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8961
Scope and Contents Contains material pertaining to the career of James Roman Andrus as an art professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. His personal papers include correspondence, family photographic color slides, standard audio cassettes, and magnetic tape recordings. His professional papers include his lecture notes and recordings, lithography notes, exhibit programs, personal notes and journals, small sketches, clippings, and color photographic slides (2 in x 2 in) of many of his paintings. Dated...

Brigham Young University records on Alfred Newman concert

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 835
Scope and Contents Concert sponsored by the Brigham Young University College of Fine Arts and Communications in memory of Alfred Newman and Ken Darby, film composer and film music arranger, respectively. Includes program; advertisement; article from "The Cue Sheet"; and twenty-eight photographs of Ken Darby, performers, guests, and recording equipment. Compiled in 1997 by James V. D'Arc, curator of Arts and Communication Archives at BYU.

Brigham Young University salaries records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 258
Scope and Contents Collection includes summary of regular annual salaries of professors, associate professors and instructors.

Brigham Young University vice-presidential administrative correspondence, 1975-2004

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1325 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains administrative correspondence and minutes collected by the advancement vice president. Included is the correspondence of Rex E. Lee and Jeffrey R. Holland, facility records, incident records, personnel files, University Relations meeting minutes, College of Fine Arts and Communications performance information, records from various university institutes, awards, and committee records, 1975-2004.

Brigham Young University vice-presidential correspondence, 1973-1984

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 655 Series 1
Scope and Contents note General files, followed by communication with specific individuals. Includes one folder of "Collected information on Wesley P. Lloyd upon his death. One time dean of the Graduate School."

Brigham Young University vice-presidential correspondence and other material, 1976-1984

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 655 Series 3
Scope and Contents note Honorary degrees and relevant correspondence, curriculum files, Learning Services files, Ben Lewis Award materials, David Wooley Evans Award files, Research Libraries Group files, IMURA files, Weather Modification Consort files, and BYU Press files.

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 655
Scope and Contents Contains the correspondence of Associate Academic Vice President Neal E. Lambert. It also contains information on various academic departments at Brigham Young University.

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on academic departments and adjuncts, 1980-1984

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 655 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Department files for Biology and Agriculture, the Benson Institute, Education, the McKay Institute, Engineering, Family, Home and Social Sciences, Fine Arts and Communications, Humanities, Law School, Library and Information Sciences, Nursing, Physical Education, Physical and Math Sciences, Religious Instruction, School of Management, and the Library.

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on colleges, 1982-1987

 Sub-Series — Box: 9, Folder: 1-10
Identifier: UA 679 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, internal audits, research reviews, advancement and admission procedures, and other information for colleges of the university, including the Biology and Agriculture, Education, Engineering and Technology, Family, Home and Social Sciences, Fine Arts and Communications, and Humanities. Also includes college audits and information on university buildings, 1982-1987.