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College of Fine Arts and Communications records on Harris Fine Arts Center, 1939-2015

 Series — Box: 10
Identifier: UA 1353 Series 8
Contains records on the Harris Fine Arts Center in Provo, Utah. Includes information on its dedication, groundbreaking, and history, on art exhibits, on the history of the College of Fine Arts and Communications, and on convocations. Materials include transcripts, CDs, brochures and pamphlets, programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, and original histories. The photographs were signed in 1939; all other materials are dated 1964-2015.


  • 1939-2015
  • Majority of material found within 1964-2015

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 College of Fine Arts and Communications dean records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


1 box

Administrative History

The College of Fine Arts and Communications (1963- ) provides coursework and degrees in the fine arts at Brigham Young University.

The College of Fine Arts and Communications was founded in 1963 following a reorganization of the College of Fine Arts. Currently, it consists of the departments of Communications, Theatre and Media Arts, and Visual Arts and has responsibility over BYU Broadcasting, the Museum of Art, Newsnet, and the School of Music. The college has been administered over by the following deans: Conan E. Mathews (1963-1966), Clawson Cannon (1967), Lorin F. Wheelwright (1967-1973), Lael J. Woodbury (1973-1982), James A. Mason (1982-1993), Bruce L. Christensen (1993-2000), K. Newell Dayley (2000-2003), and Stephen M. Jones (2003- ).


Digital material copied onto M-Disc for preservation. Located in Box 10, folder 14.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States