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College of Fine Arts and Communications dean records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1353

Scope and Contents

Contains materials created by the dean's office of the College of Fine Arts and Communications including correspondence, minutes, and policy records. Also an assortment of news reports and clippings concerning BYU or BYU (former or current) students, faculty, or employees. Records cover topics including the Olympic Spectacular, Media Arts Development Lab, Carillon Tower, Honors and Awards Committee, and the Harris Fine Arts Center. Dated 1939 to 2015, with the bulk of materials dated 1964 to 2015.

Dates

  • 1939-2015
  • Majority of material found within 1964-2015

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 College of Fine Arts and Communications dean records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative History

The College of Fine Arts and Communications (1963-) provides coursework and degrees in the fine arts at Brigham Young University. The College of Fine Arts and Communications was founded in 1963 following a reorganization of the College of Fine Arts. As of 2020 it consists of the School of Communications, School of Music, and the Departments of Design, Art, Dance, and Theatre and Media Arts, and has responsibility over the Museum of Art and NewsNet. The college has been administered over by the following deans: Conan E. Mathews (1963-1966), Clawson Cannon (1967), Lorin F. Wheelwright (1967-1973), Lael J. Woodbury (1973-1982), James A. Mason (1982-1993), Bruce L. Christensen (1993-2000), K. Newell Dayley (2000-2003), Stephen M. Jones (2003-2015), and Ed Adams (2015-).

Extent

8 boxes (4 linear ft.)

3 cartons (3 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged in seven series: 1. College of Fine Arts and Communications records on Olympic Spectacular, 2000-2002. 2. College of Fine Arts and Communications records on Media Arts Development Lab, 1993-1999. 3. College of Fine Arts and Communications policy records, 1997. 4. College of Fine Arts and Communications records on Carillon Tower, 1987-1995. 5. College of Fine Arts and Communications minutes, 1991-2008. 6. College of Fine Arts and Communications records on honors and awards, 1994-1999. 7. College of Fine Arts and Communications correspondence, 1994-1996. 8. College of Fine Arts and Communications records on Harris Fine Arts Center, 1939-2015. 9. College of Fine Arts and Communications, records on department histories, 2008-2011.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in 2007.

Transferred from Records Management in 2012.

Transferred from Records Management in 2017.

Transferred from Records Management in 2019.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; BYU Records Management; 2007.

Transferred; Records Management; 2012.

Transferred; Records Management; 2017.

Transferred; Records Management; 2019.

Appraisal

Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Jennifer Kim; 2011.

Processed; Dani Peterson; 2012.

Processed; Elizabeth Kane; 2017.

Processed; Blaise Myers; 2020.
Title
Register of College of Fine Arts and Communications dean records
Status
In Progress
Author
Jennifer Kim
Date
2011 August 29
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