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Robert J. Smith institute and professional organization files, bulk 1980-1982

 Series
Identifier: UA 690 Series 10
Notes and minutes from various institutes and professional organizations.

Dates

  • Other: bulk 1980-1982
  • Other: 1974-1982

Creator

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.

Extent

4 folders

Biographical History

Robert J. Smith earned a B.S.degree 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.

Arrangement note

This series is arranged alphabetically.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
Other Finding Aids File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA690.xml

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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