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Department of Educational Administration records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5317
Contains master copies of educational tests as well as reports of doctoral candidates' final tests, files on graduate students, department files, correspondence, minutes, and budget information. Materials date from between 1957 and 1982.

Dates

  • 1957-1982

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

Extent

6 cartons (6 linear ft.)

Overview

This collection contains the master copies of educational tests as well as reports of doctoral candidates’ final tests, files on graduate students, department files, correspondence, minutes, and budget information.

Administrative History

The Department of Educational Administration was an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Educational Administration was established in 1922 in the newly formed College of Education. It offered courses in elementary, secondary, and rural school administration, including finance, personnel management, supervision, and research techniques. In 1925 the department absorbed portions of the Department of Vocational Education, and in 1955 parts of the Department of Education. Department chairs included Hugh M. Woodward (1922-1923), L. John Nuttall (1924-1928), Joseph Sudweeks (1929-1930), Asael C. Lambert (1931-1947), Reuben D. Law (1948-1954), Owen L. Barnett (1955), Percy E Burrup (1956-1957), and Keith R. Oaks (1958-1962). The unit later merged with departments of Educational Administration, Educational Philosophy and Programs, and Educational Research and Services to form Graduate Department of Education in 1962.
Administrative History The Graduate Department of Education was an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.

The Graduate Department of Education was established in the College of Education in 1962, resulting from a merger of the departments of Educational Administration, Educational Philosophy and Programs, and Educational Research and Services. The unit was responsible for instruction in school administration, supervision, curriculum development, educational psychology, and associated fields. It offered graduate degrees at the master's and doctorate levels. Department chairmen included Keith R. Oakes (1962-1964), Robert L. Egbert (1964-1966), and Curtis Van Alfen (1968-1970). In 1970 the unit merged with the Department of Teacher Education to form the Department of Education.
Administrative History The Department of Education was an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Education was formed in 1970 in a merger of the Department of Teacher Education and the Graduate Department of Education of the College of Education. The department prepared teachers in the areas of elementary, secondary, and special education. It was administered by Curtis Van Alfen as department chair, under the direction of the college dean. In 1972 the unit was again split to form the departments of Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Elementary Education, and Secondary Education and Foundations.
Administrative History The Department of Educational Administration was an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Educational Administration was established in 1972, in a reorganization of the earlier Department of Education in the College of Education. The department was responsible for graduate-level instruction in school administration and supervision. The department chairs included Ralph B. Smith (1972-1977), F. Delmar Wadsen (1977-1982), Glen F. Ovard (1982-1984), Dan W. Andersen (1984-1985), and F. Delmar Wadsen (1985-1986). In 1986 the department was renamed as the Department of Educational Leadership.

Arrangement

Arranged in four series: 1. Research files. 2. Dissertation. 3. Faculty and student records. 4. Meeting minutes.

Custodial History

Found in the University Archives stacks in August of 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; University Archives stacks; August 2007.

Appraisal

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

Processing Information

Processed; Stephanie Christiansen; August 2007.

Processed; Elizabeth West; May 2008.
Title
Register of Department of Educational Administration records
Status
completed
Author
Sarah Flinders
Date
2013 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