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Thomas, Robert K. (Robert Kedzie), 1918-1998

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1918-1998

Biographical History

Robert K. Thomas (1918-1998) was a college professor and administrator in Utah. He started at Brigham Young University in 1951 as a faculty member of the English Department and Establishing Director of the Honors Program. In 1966 he was named Assistant Academic Vice-President to Earl C. Crocket, then Academic Vice President to Ernest L. Wilkinson a year later. He also served as a commissioner of the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. In 1980, Dr. Thomas served as a special assistant to Jeffrey R. Holland until his retirement in 1983.

Citation

Robert K. Thomas papers, 1956-1989

Brigham Young University, L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, Mar. 25, 2009 (Robert K. Thomas; Academic Vice-President of Brigham Young University, 1967)

Mormon Literature Database, Mar. 25, 2009 (Robert K. Thomas; Robert Kedzie Thomas; b. 1918)

Ancestry.com, viewed Mar. 25, 2009 (Robert K. Thomas; Robert Kedzie Thomas; b. July 22, 1918 in Sunnyside, Utah; d. Oct. 3, 1998 in Provo, Utah)

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on academic support, 1972-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 687 Series 5
Scope and Contents note Contains records concerning Robert K. Thomas and his affiliation with the academic support office of Brigham Young University from 1972-1980.
Dates: 1972-1980

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on centers and institutes, 1970-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 687 Series 6
Scope and Contents note Contains records concerning Robert K. Thomas and his affiliation with the centers and institutes of Brigham Young University from 1970-1980.
Dates: 1970-1980

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on committees and councils, 1969-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 687 Series 4
Scope and Contents note Contains records concerning Robert K. Thomas and his affiliation with the commitees and councils of Brigham Young University from 1969-1980.
Dates: 1969-1980

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on individuals, 1970-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 687 Series 10
Scope and Contents note Contains records concerning Robert K. Thomas and his affiliation with certain individuals the contributed to Brigham Young University from 1970-1980.
Dates: 1970-1980

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on museums, 1972-1980

 Series — Box: 34
Identifier: UA 687 Series 7
Scope and Contents note Contains records concerning Robert K. Thomas and his affiliation with the museums of Brigham Young University from 1972-1980.
Dates: 1972-1980

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1971-1983

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 687 Series 12
Scope and Contents note Contains records concerning Robert K. Thomas and his affiliation with the church records of Brigham Young University from 1971-1983.
Dates: 1971-1983

Brigham Young University vice-presidential records on vice presidents, 1969-1983

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 687 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Contains records of past vice presidents of Brigham Young University, along with minutes, memos, and correspondence of Robert K. Thomas from 1969-1983.
Dates: 1969-1983

BYU College Bowl correspondence and articles

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 447
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, articles, memoranda concerning the appearance of the BYU College bowl team on the General Electric College Bowl television show. The team was coached by Robert K. Thomas, and consisted of students Robert Despain, JoJean Loflin, Todd Britsch, and David Stone.
Dates: 1961-1962

Division of Continuing Education videotapes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1276
Abstract This collection contains videotapes of various conferences and lectures that were filmed by the Division of Continuing Education between the years of 1980 and 1988. The majority of the videotapes in this collection are of lectures given by Stephen R. Covey.
Dates: 1980-1988

Inside the Wilkinson era

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 871
Scope and Contents Interview by Heber G. Wolsey with Ben E. Lewis, Robert K. Thomas, Harvey Taylor, Sam Brewster, and Bruce L. Olsen concerning their personal experiences with Ernest L. Wilkinson. Wilkinson's resignation as president of Brigham Young University had beeen announced in March 1971, and the inteviews were recorded as a tribute to him.
Dates: 1971 May 25