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Department of Conferences and Workshops records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1237

Scope and Contents

Contains meeting minutes, administrative, participation, policy, employment, and financial records, correspondence, and memoranda, concerning the Native American Outreach and other conferences and workshops. Materials date from between 1968 and 1999.

Dates

  • 1968-1999

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 the Brigham Young University Dept. of Conferences and Workshops records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Department of Special Courses and Conferences was an administrative and teaching unit at Brigham Young University.

The department was established in 1966 as part of the university's Division of Continuing Education, and was charged with providing courses and programs for on-campus and distance students, as well as the general public. Department chairmen included Thomas A. James (1966-1970), Sterling R. Church (1972-1973), and Phillip D. Harris (1973-1979). In 1979 the department was reorganized as the Department of Conferences and Workshops.

Administrative History

The Department of Conferences and Workshops is an administrative and teaching unit at Brigham Young University.

The department was previously known as the Department of Special Courses and Conferences, and took its current name in 1979. It is charged with offering and supporting credit-bearing and non-credit courses and programs for on-campus and distance students, as well as the general public. Directors have included Bert Gividen (1981-1989), R. Dwight Laws (1989-1994), Steven W. Taggart (1994-2013), and Robert Holcombe (2013- )).

Extent

6 boxes (3 linear ft.)

10 cartons (10 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

A collection of meeting minutes, administrative, participation, policy, employment, and financial records, correspondence, and memoranda, concerning the Native American Outreach and other conferences and workshops from the Brigham Young University department of Conferences and Workshops.

Arrangement

Arranged into five series: 1. Native American Outreach conferences and workshops records, 1972-1999. 2. Administrative records, 1978-1996. 3. Employment records, 1975-1979. 4. Correspondence and memoranda, 1970-1980. 5. Financial records, 1968-1980.

Other Finding Aids

In-depth inventory available for the first series.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1237.xml

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in installments between 2006 and 2008.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; January 2006.

Transferred; Records Management; June 2008.

Appraisal

Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Amanda Jo Lindell; January 2006.

Processed; Elizabeth West; July 2008.
Title
Register of Department of Conferences and Workshops records
Status
Completed
Author
Elizabeth West
Date
July 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States