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College of Fine Arts and Communications photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5649

Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of dance classes, people looking through a telescope, and James Stewart's visit to BYU. Also contains a short video on DVD of people looking through the telescope and a compact disc with photographs of BYU broadcasting.

Dates

  • approximately 1933-1985

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 the material from College of Fine Arts and Communications photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The College of Fine Arts (1925-1963) was an academic administrative unit at Brigham Young University.

The College of Fine Arts was established in 1925 when the College of Arts and Sciences transferred over some of its departments to create a separate college. It continued in operation under its name until it was established as the College of Fine Arts and Communications in 1963. College deans included: Gerrit de Jong, Jr. (1925-1959), John R. Halliday (acting dean, 1947), and Conan E. Mathews (1959-1963).

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. Currently, it consists of the departments of Communications, Theatre and Media Arts, and Visual Arts and has responsibility over BYU Broadcasting, the Museum of Art, Newsnet, and the School of Music. 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

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Photographs were transferred to the University Archives by the College of Fine Arts and Communciations in September 2013. Additional materials were transferred in June 2015.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; College of Fine Arts and Communications; Sept. 2013.

Transferred; College of Fine Arts and Communications; June 2015.

Appraisal

Part of University Archives; college records (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Mackenzie Swapp; Nov. 2013.

Processed; Sadie Hutchinson; 2015.
Title
Register of College of Fine Arts and Communications photographs
Status
Completed
Author
Mackenzie Swapp
Date
2013 December 6
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