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College of Business scrapbooks, 1955-1978

 Series — Carton: 5, Folder: 25-35
Identifier: UA 5423 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains scrapbooks from the College of Business and the Department of Business Education. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and articles. Also contains photocopies of the scrapbooks, 1955-1978.

Dates

  • 1955-1978

Creator

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 Department of Organizational Leadership and Strategy records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative history

The College of Business (1959-1988) was the college relating to business administration at Brigham Young University.

The College of Commerce was renamed the College of Business in 1959. In 1979 it came under the administration of the School of Management, where it remained until it was dissolved in 1988. Between 1959 and 1979, the college was administered by the following deans and acting deans: Weldon J. Taylor, Bryce B. Orton, and Merrill J. Bateman.

The College of Business was originally organized to provide training for students to make an effective contribution to the stability and abundance of the economy in order to acquire economic self-reliance and personal satisfaction. Moreover, some of the objectives of the college included training in analysis, business operations, oral and written communication, and understanding human characteristics and social aspects of business.

The College of Business was the administering body for the following departments: Accounting, Business Education and Office Management, Business Management, Economics, Statistics, Business Education, and Organization Behavior. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Administrative history

The Department of Business Education and Office Management (1956-1963) was a department in the College of Business at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Business Education was established in 1956 in response to the increasing demand for graduates in the business field. The department was headed by the following chairmen: Lars G. Crandall (1956), Edward L. Christensen (1957-1958), Lars G. Crandall (1959), Edward L. Christensen (1960), and Richard D. Bell (1961-1963).

The Department of Business Education and Office Management was created with two general purposes in mind: to prepare those planning on teaching business subjects at the high school level and to train executive secretaries in office skills and management techniques.

The Department of Business Education and Office Management was responsible for the teaching of courses on the classes of basic classroom procedures, secondary curriculum and participation, secondary student teaching, fundamentals of business education. It was also responsible for the teaching of courses that focused on general office management including the classes of calculating machines, basic office procedures, machine accounting, records control and office machines, directed office experience, office management, business English, business report writing, shorthand, applied stenography, typewriting, secretarial and statistical typewriting, and transcription.

Administrative history

The Department of Business Education (1964-1979) was a department in the College of Business at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Business Education was created out of the Department of Business Education and Office Management in 1964. Department chairmen included Lars G. Crandall (1964-1965), Max D. Waters (1966-69), George E. Nelson (1970), Max L. Waters (1971), and G. Edward Nelson (1972-1979).

The Department of Business Education included courses on shorthand, typewriting, calculating and posting machines, business communication, fundamentals of business education, accounting, procedures for executive assistants, secondary teaching procedures, and business management.

Extent

11 folders

Language

English