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Robert J. Smith academic college files, 1970-1983

Identifier: UA 690 Series 5

Scope and Contents note

Notes and files about various colleges, institutes and departments.


  • Other: 1970-1983


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 100 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Robert J. Smith papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection: Robert J. Smith earned a in Business Administration and Accounting from BYU in 1948. The following year he earned an MBA from Northwestern. Upon graduation, he joined the BYU faculty as a member of the Accounting Department. Smith served as Department Chair of Accounting from 1951 until 1955, when he left for Indiana University to pursue a DBA degree. Returning to BYU, he was again appointed Chair of Accounting from 1958 to 1962. From 1963-1964, Smith served as acting Dean. When the School of Business became the Marriott School of Management, Smith continued to teach on the graduate faculty in the Institute of Accountancy. From 1968 through 1988, Smith served as a University Vice-President in the following capacities: 1968-1972 Assistant Academic Vice-President 1971-1978 Associate Academic Vice-President 1978-1983 Financial Vice-President 1984-1988 Jerusalem Center Comptroller.


3 boxes



Arrangement note

This series is arranged alphabetically.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

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File-level inventory available online.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States