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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:

Training School records, 1962-1964

 Sub-Series — Box 32: Series 18 [Barcode: 31197233257887], Folder: 1-3
Identifier: UA 559 Series 18 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains files on special projects in literature, an observation guide on secondary curricula, and a curriculum development project.

Dates: 1962-1964

Asahel D. Woodruff professional papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2184
Scope and Contents Contains vita; correspondence with Ernest L. Wilkinson, and others; reports; education, church, radio, and other addresses given by Woodruff. Also contains curriculum development materials from Brigham Young University, Cornell University and the University of Utah, including overheads and other materials, plus lesson plans on behavioral teaching methods, effective teaching methods, development of concepts, basic teaching concepts, and teaching of values. Also includes research on different...
Dates: 1940-1993