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Domestic Department records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 195
Contains minutes of meetings and lists of students involved. The 1884-1885 volume also includes minutes of the missionary meetings and the general theology class, 1879-1900.

Dates

  • 1879-1900

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

Extent

6 Volumes

Administrative History

The Domestic Department, created by Karl G. Maeser, concerned itself with regulating student life through a self-policing system. It concentrated on curfew times, boarding house regulations and adherence to the Word of Wisdom.

Appraisal

University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Title
Register of Domestic Department records
Status
completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 July 15
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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