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Brigham Young University. College of Physical Education

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1960-1998

Administrative History

The College of Physical Education (1960-1998) was a department of Brigham Young University.

The College of Physical Education was formed at Brigham Young University in 1960 in a reorganization of the earlier College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics. The college was responsible for administering academic departments responsible for recreation management, physical and health education, and dance. It also administered intramural sports, and intercollegiate sports until 1975. In 1998 it was renamed the College of Health and Human Performance.

Citation

Intercollegiate Athletics annual reports, 2010-2011

BYU organizational history website, Oct. 26, 2011 (College of Physical Education; took name in 1960, previously known as College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics; responsible for administering academic departments responsible for recreation management, physical and health education, and dance; also administered intramural and intercollegiate sports until 1975; renamed the College of Health and Human Performance in 1998)

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

College of Physical Education dean records, 1936-1973

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 544 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Contains minutes, correspondence, articles, and papers from the College of Physical Education Dean’s Office during 1936 to 1973. Most of these materials originated during the tenure of Dean Milton F. Hartvigsen and pertain to athletic conferences, faculty, and departmental materials.
Dates: 1936-1973

College of Physical Education histories, 1972-1990

 Series
Identifier: UA 5400 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains copies of department histories, tracing the history of the college from its origins under Brigham Young Academy. Materials date from between 1972 and 1990. titled Making Mountains Out of Molehills: History of Extramural Sport, through 1990, A History of the College of Physical Education, 1875-1972, and A History of the Rocky Mountain, Skyline, and Western Athletic Conferences: 1909-1976. Dated 1875-1990.
Dates: 1972-1990

College of Physical Education memoranda, 1980-1989

 Series
Identifier: UA 5400 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains memoranda to faculty, including those to Dance Theatre faculty. Materials date from between 1980 and 1989.
Dates: 1980-1989

College of Physical Education proposal for Doctor of Education program, 1967-1968

 Series
Identifier: UA 5400 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains proposals by the college to establish a Doctor of Education major program in Physical Education. Materials date from between 1967 and 1968.
Dates: 1967-1968

College of Physical Education records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5400
Scope and Contents Contains memoranda, reports, histories, proposals, and other materials concerning the College of Physical Education. Materials date from between 1967 and 1993.
Dates: 1967-1993

College of Physical Education records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 544
Overview The collection contains minutes, correspondence, articles, programs, reports, and papers from the college dated 1920 to 1974. The materials pertain to the Dean, departments, and events of the college.
Dates: 1920-1980

College of Physical Education records on the Mutual Improvement Associations, 1957-1973

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1140 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains dance calendars, choreography, handbooks, and dance cards related to the dance activities and festivals of the Mutual Improvement Associations. Dated 1957-1973.
Dates: 1957-1973

College of Physical Education reports, 1976-1993

 Series
Identifier: UA 5400 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains self-study accreditation, audit, productivity, interim, and annual reports produced by the college. Materials date from between 1976 and 1993.
Dates: 1976-1993

Department of Dance programs, 1981-1997

 Series — Carton: 11
Identifier: UA 1140 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains programs to various dance productions put on by the Department of Dance. Materials date between 1981 to 1997.
Dates: 1981-1997

Department of Dance records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1140
Scope and Contents Collection concerning the Department of Dance, and includes dance instructions for a wide variety of dances, Mutual Improvement Association files, meeting minutes, reports, surveys, reviews, memoranda, correspondence, internal reviews, accreditation files and other materials for the period between 1953 and 2008.
Dates: 1953-2008