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College of Physical Education histories, 1972-1990

Identifier: UA 5400 Series 1
Contains copies of department histories, tracing the history of the college from its origins under Brigham Young Academy. Materials date from between 1972 and 1990. titled Making Mountains Out of Molehills: History of Extramural Sport, through 1990, A History of the College of Physical Education, 1875-1972, and A History of the Rocky Mountain, Skyline, and Western Athletic Conferences: 1909-1976. Dated 1875-1990.


  • 1972-1990

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 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 College of Physical Education records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


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Administrative History

The College of Physical Education (1960-1998) was a department of Brigham Young University.

The College of Physical Education was formed at Brigham Young University in 1960 in a reorganization of the earlier College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics. The college was responsible for administering academic departments responsible for recreation management, physical and health education, and dance. It also administered intramural sports, and intercollegiate sports until 1975. In 1998 it was renamed the College of Health and Human Performance.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States