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Department of Physical Education records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1361

Scope and Contents

Brigham Young University Dept. of Physical Education records, 1955-1979 contains correspondence, alumni files J-P, files about graduate students, grade sheets, class rolls, and other student records.

Dates

  • 1955-1979

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

Administrative history

The first physical education class was established at Brigham Young Academy in 1887. Under the direction of Benjamin Cluff, principal from 1892-1903, the first professionally prepared teacher in physical education was hired--Maud May Babcock in the early 1900s. Eugene Roberts was hired in 1910 to run the physical education program and was very successful in raising the profile of physical education at the University. The Department of Physical Education was established in 1922 and has seen sustained growth over the years. In 2004 the name was changed to the Department of Exercise Sciences.

Extent

18 boxes (9 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; 1989.

Appraisal

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

Related Materials

These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Title
Register of Department of Physical Education records
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 August 30
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