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Woodruff, Asahel D. (Asahel Davis), 1904-1994



  • Existence: 1904 - 1994

Biographical History

Asahel D. Woodruff (b. 1904) was Dean of Brigham Young University Graduate School, 1949-1952; dean, College of Education, BYU, 1952-1961; and dean College of Education, University of Utah.

Teaching the gospel, 1958: t.p. (Asahel D. Woodruff)

OCLC, Sept. 17, 2004 (hdg.: Woodruff, Asahel Davis, 1904-; Woodruff, Asahel D. (Asahel Davis), 1904-; usage: Asahel D. Woodruff, Asahel Davis Woodruff)

FamilySearch, July 16, 2019 (Asahel Davis Woodruff; born 21 October 1904 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah; died 20 January 1994 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah; son of Elias Smith Woodruff and Nellie Maria Davis; grandson of Wilford Woodruff and Emily Jane Smith; married Eva Mildred Stock (1904-1969) on 14 April 1930; married Dorothy Jane Nelson (1909-1996) on 12 March 1972; B.S., Brigham Young University, 1936; M.S., Brigham Young University, 1937; Ph. D., University of Chicago, 1941; Director, L.D.S. Institute, Ogden, Utah, 1941-1942; Professor, Educational Psychology, Cornell University, 1942-1949; Dean, Graduate School, Brigham Young University, 1949-1952; Associate Director, Human Resources Research Office, US Army Research, George Washington University, 1952-1954; Dean, College of Education, Brigham Young University, 1954-1960; Dean, State College of Education, University of Utah, 1960-1966; Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Utah, 1966-1973)

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

College of Education records, 1973-1993

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 559 Series 32
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files produced by the college, including correspondence, research, employment information, and files on graduate studies, job placement, partnership studies, scholarship, counseling and guidance, as well as a history of the College of Education.

Dates: 1973-1993

College of Education reports, 1966-1967

 Series — Box 43: Series 28 [Barcode: 31197233257986]
Identifier: UA 559 Series 28
Scope and Contents

Contains a series of Educational Experimental Program and Laboratory School reports (#3-7 and 9) produced by the college.

Dates: 1966-1967

College of Education source files for centennial history, 1876-1973

 Series — Box 49: Series 30 [Barcode: 31197233258109]
Identifier: UA 559 Series 30
Scope and Contents

Contains copies of source material used for the production of the centennial history of the College of Education.

Dates: 1876-1973

College of Education working papers, 1941-1964

 Sub-Series — Box 32: Series 18 [Barcode: 31197233257887], Folder: 4-6
Identifier: UA 559 Series 18 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains working papers for teacher load, department enrollment and degree statistics, and assorted comparative graphic charts related to graduates, enrollment, and certification.

Dates: 1941-1964

Doctoral Admissions and Standards Committee minutes, 1958-1970

 Sub-Series — Box 35: Series 21 [Barcode: 31197233257911], Folder: 1-3
Identifier: UA 559 Series 21 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes of Doctoral Admissions and Standards Committee meetings.

Dates: 1958-1970

George H. Hansen albums, 1914-1963

Identifier: MSS 1628 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains scenes from Hansen's mission in England, travels and studies in Mexico, Texas, and California, geology trips, visit to Indonesia to establish a geology department at Gadjah Mada University, and his college years and service in the Utah State ROTC; Afton Allred Hansen's mission to the Eastern States in the 1920s; Bessie Hansen and her family and friends in Richfield, Utah, her nursing work, on camping trips and other vacations; Mildred Allred with her friends and family, on trips to...
Dates: 1914-1963

George H. Hansen loose photographs, 1900-1980

Identifier: MSS 1628 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of George on his mission to England, on geology field trips, on his visit to Indonesia, in the ROTC; of Afton Allred Hansen on his mission to the Eastern States; of Bessie Hansen in Richfield, on vacations, and with her family and friends; of Mildred Allred on her mission to California; of the Greco family (George's aunt); of George's family while he was growing up in Richfield; of the Utah Agricultural College Fair; of Afton as a teacher, missionary, and mother; of...
Dates: 1900-1980

George H. Hansen negatives, 1896-1972

Identifier: MSS 1628 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains negatives of George Hansen at Utah State, family trips, and geology; Bessie Hansen with her family and friends; George's mission to England; findings of fossils, arrowheads, and interesting rocks; the trip to Indonesia; redistricting studies; fishing trips; artifacts from a trip to Mexico; Utah maps and documents; Utah gas and oil studies, soil profiles.

Dates: 1896-1972

George H. Hansen slides, 1915-1971

Identifier: MSS 1628 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains slides of George and Afton's family and their travels, and family reunions; Afton's BYU tour to Europe; trips (George and Afton, Mildred) to Hawaii, China, Indonesia, Africa, Italy, Switzerland, New Zealand and Australia, Denmark, Norway, England, Fiji, Egypt, Greece, India, the Holy Land, and Turkey.

Dates: 1915-1971

George H. Hansen photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1628

This is primarily a collection of original Hansen prints, slides, and negatives and also includes photographic albums belonging to George Hansen, Afton Allred Hansen, and Bessie Hansen.

Dates: approximately 1896-1980