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Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation department chair records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 561

Scope and Contents

Contains Charles J. Hart's correspondence, resource and research material, genealogy information, Timp Hike files, and general department files. Charles J. Hart was chairman of the department from 1937-1962.

Dates

  • 1931-1971

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 Health, Physical Education, and Recreation department chair records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

The Physical Education Department was a part of the College of Arts and Sciences until 1932 when it was transferred to the College of Education. The first degree for work in physical education was awarded in 1942, before which students had to earn a degree in education. Soon after the department became the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation under Charles J. Hart. Hart was the chairman of the department from 1937-1953, and later chairman of the Department of Physical Education, Men from 1953-1962.

Extent

8 boxes (4 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged in two series: 1. General correspondence and subject files, 1922-1971. 2. Resource and research material, 1951-1971.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA561.xml

Custodial History

Created and donated by the Department of Physical Education.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Dept. of Physical Education.

Appraisal

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

Processing Information

Processed; James Cloward under Hollis Scott, Revised by Natalie Fisher; March 2004.
Title
Register of Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation department chair records
Status
Completed
Author
James Cloward
Date
2004 March
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.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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