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Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1356

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, production scripts, oversized reports, audio tapes, slides, and other related materials.


  • 1953-1979


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

Administrative History

The Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts was divided during the 1970s. Dramatic Arts became Theater and Film, and Speech evolved into Audiology (within the Department of Educational Psychology), and Debate (within the Department of Communications).


2 cartons (3 linear ft.)

30 boxes (15 linear ft.)




Arranged into two series: I. Scripts and Sound Recordings, 1953-1979. II. Materials, 1969-1977.

Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; 2007.


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

Related Materials

These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Register of Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts records
Rose Frank
2011 September 9
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States