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Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 961

Scope and Contents note

Arranged in two series: 1. History files, 1937-1988. 2. Chair correspondence, 1985-1989.

Dates

  • circa 1937-1989

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 the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records must be obtained from the Permissions & Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is part of the College of Biology and Agriculture. It was created in 1967 when the Department of Agronomy and the Department of Horticulture were merged to strengthen both programs. The new department was part of the College of Biological and Agricultural Science that had been created in 1954. Prior to that, both departments had been members of the College of Applied Sciences. An important part of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is the University farm located in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Extent

6 boxes (3 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement note

Arranged in two series: 1. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture history files, 1937-1988; and 2. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Chair correspondence, 1985-1989.

Series are arranged in a reversed chronology.

Other Finding Aids note

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/UA961.xml

Custodial History note

These materials were transferred to the University Archives from Records Management on June 4, 2002. The records were stored in Records Management from 1990-2002. Prior to that they were in the custody of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Transferred; Records Management; 2002.

Appraisal note

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

Processing Information note

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; June 2002.
Title
Register of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records
Status
Completed
Author
J. Gordon Daines III
Date
June 2002
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