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Brigham Young University. College of Biology and Agriculture

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1983-2007

Administrative History

The College of Biology and Agriculture (1983-2007) is an administrative unit at Brigham Young University.

The College of Biology and Agriculture was established in 1983 in a reorganization of the earlier College of Biological and Agricultural Sciences. In 2007 the college was again reorganized as the College of Life Sciences.

Deans of the college included Bruce Nephi Smith (1983-1988), Clayton S. Huber (1988-1998), R. Kent Crookston (1998-2005), and Rodney J. Brown (2005-2007).

Citation

Department of Plant and Animal Sciences records, 1987-2007

Brigham Young University organizational history website, Aug. 8, 2011 (College of Biology and Agriculture; est. 1983; previously known as the College of Biological and Agricultural Sciences; administered academic departments related to agriculture, biology, zoology, and food science; renamed the College of Life Sciences in 2007)

UPB files, March 7, 2013 (Brigham Young University. College of Biology and Agriculture; deans: Bruce Nephi Smith (1983-1988), Clayton S. Huber (1988-1998), R. Kent Crookston (1998-2005), and Rodney J. Brown (2005-2007))

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Verl Allman biology course syllabi

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2106
Scope and Contents Includes outlines for biology classes from 1950-1980. Also includes a two-page autobiographical sketch.
Dates: approximately 1950-1980

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."
Dates: 1973-1984

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.
Dates: 1976-1984

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.
Dates: 1973-1984

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.
Dates: 1980-1984

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.
Dates: 1982-1987

College of Biology and Agriculture annual reports

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 729
Scope and Contents Includes annual reports 1982-1990; special report of 1988; reports on scholarly/research productivity 1990-1994.
Dates: 1982-1994

College of Biology and Agriculture photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 823
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs of the deans, faculty, classes, facilities, and groups of the College of Biology and Agriculture as well as its predecessors, the College of Biological and Agricultural Sciences and the College of Applied Sciences. Dated approximately 1885-2005.
Dates: approximately 1885-2005

College of Biology and Agriculture records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 702
Scope and Contents Contains records, minutes, publications, and other material from the College of Biology and Agriculture, the Benson Institute, and the departments of the College. Materials date from between 1917 and 1986, with the bulk from 1950 to 1975.
Dates: 1917-1986; Majority of material found within 1950-1975

College of Life Sciences dean records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1337
Scope and Contents Contains information tied to the College of Life Sciences. Included are curriculum papers and department correspondence concerning curriculum requests and changes. Also included are self-study documents, meeting minutes, and general correspondence. Also contained are administrative materials which contain Professional Developmental Committee and National Advisory Board files, annual reports, and academic statistics from various departments. Dates range from 1971 to 2007.
Dates: 1971-2007