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Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1373
Contains faculty files of the department, including photographs, department histories, production information, student information, scripts, budget records, correspondence, newspapers, and programs.

Dates

  • 1965-1980

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

Extent

16 cartons (24 linear ft.)

Administrative History

The Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts has undergone several name changes during its existence. It began as the Department of Public Speaking and Dramatic Arts in 1921 and became the Department of Speech in 1930. In 1953 it was renamed the Department of Speech and Dramatic arts which was divided into the Department of Dramatic Arts and the Department of Speech in 1961. In 1968 the separate departments were combined to once again create the Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts. The department became the Department of Theater and Cinematic Arts in 1975 and the Department of Theatre and Film in 1988.

Custodial History

These items were transferred to Special Collections in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer; Records Management; 1997.

Appraisal

Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Title
Register of Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts records
Status
completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 August 31
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