Brigham Young University. Center for Family & Community History
- Existence: 1985 - 1990
The Center for Family & Community History (1985-1990) was a research institute at Brigham Young University. It was responsible for coordinating genealogical academic programs, as well as conducting research and promoting family history work.
Citation:Community history series ; no. 86-A. Walden, D.M. Protestant and Catholic churches of Provo, 1986: CIP t.p. (Center for Family & Community History, Brigham Young University) t.p. verso (copyr. Center for Family and Community History, Brigham Young University)
Brigham Young University Organizational History Project, via WWW, August 11, 2023 (Center for Family and Community History, Family and Community History Center; est. 1985; previously named Center for Family and Local History; part of the College of Family, Home, and Social Science, and associated with the Department of History; coordinating genealogical instruction, conducted research on community history, organized conferences to promote family history work; abolished 1990)
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Contains administrative records, mostly created by G. Wesley Johnson, including notes, lists, clippings, reports, and other records, particularly dealing with the opening of the Center for Family & Community History and development of family history curriculum. Dated 1973-1990.
Contains a five year report, annual report, summary reports, and notes on reports, mainly for the Center for Family and Community History, but also pertaining to G. Wesley Johnson's activities. Dated 1983-1989.
Letters sent to and from the Department of Family and Local History Studies, mainly to students and faculty regarding the programs, classes and services offered by the department. Also includes letters and memorandums sent to and from G. Wesley Johnson. Dated 1974 to 1991.
Contains materials on various events attended or run by G. Wesley Johnson, such as family history conferences, workshops, events on the BYU campus related to the Department of History or Center for Family & Community History, the Family History and Heritage Symposium, and BYU Education Week. Includes programs, speaker files, schedules, reports, correspondence, fliers, and other planning records. Dated 1974-1990.
Contains budgets and financial reports for the Center for Family & Community History, dated 1984-1988.
Contains agendas and minutes for the Advisory Council of the Center for Family & Community History, the Associate Director's meeting, and the Executive Committee. Dated 1982-1989.
Contains materials on conducting oral histories, such as interviewing forms, interview lists, tape index forms, release forms, guidelines, tips, sample questions, oral history bibliographies, and some class records and notes by G. Wesley Johnson. Dated 1981-1988.
Project records from the Center for Family & Community History and its predecessor, the Department of Family and Local History Studies. Includes materials on conducting oral histories, project records on various religions found in the Provo and Orem areas of Utah, and the Mormon Outmigration Leadership History Project records. Materials dated 1965-1998.
Project records on various religions found in the Provo and Orem areas of Utah, and how they began in Utah. Includes clippings, notes, drafts, and typed historical essays. Dated 1965-1987.
Contains drafts and outlines for manuscripts and other publications, correspondence, mock-ups of graphics for letterhead, notes, proposals and reports, and examples of publications from other institutions. Includes G. Wesley Johnson's records on the journal, "The Family Historian." Contains a run of files on various authors submitting to various journals, conferences, or books, kept by G. Wesley Johnson. Dated 1976-1991.