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Research Division records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1354

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains reports, notes, correspondence, memorandums, awards, and financial records from the Research Division during 1954-1985. The materials pertain to research and faculty.

Dates

  • 1960-1985

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

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 note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Research Division records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Research Division was established on 28 April 1921 by Brigham Young University President Franklin Harris to encourage the investigation of new truth, particularly subjects that were important to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Extent

20 cartons (20 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

The collection contains reports, notes, correspondence, memorandums, awards, and financial records from the Research Division during 1954-1985. The materials pertain to research and faculty.

Arrangement note

The collection has been arranged into two series. I. Research Division reports, 1954-1979. II. Research Division department records, 1960-1985. The materials have been left in the original order in which they were found. This order appears to be grouped into like subject.

Custodial History note

Found in the Stacks in May 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Found; Stacks; May 2007.

Appraisal note

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

Processing Information note

Processed; Stephanie Christiansen; May 2007.

Processed; Matthew Leavitt; May 2009.
Title
Register of Research Division records
Status
Completed
Author
Matthew Leavitt
Date
2009
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