Department of Conferences and Workshops records
Scope and Contents
Contains meeting minutes, administrative, participation, policy, employment, and financial records, correspondence, and memoranda, concerning the Native American Outreach and other conferences and workshops. Materials date from between 1968 and 1999.
- Brigham Young University. Department of Conferences and Workshops (creator, Organization)
- Brigham Young University. Department of Special Courses and Conferences (creator, Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Brigham Young University Dept. of Conferences and Workshops records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
The Department of Special Courses and Conferences was an administrative and teaching unit at Brigham Young University.
The department was established in 1966 as part of the university's Division of Continuing Education, and was charged with providing courses and programs for on-campus and distance students, as well as the general public. Department chairmen included Thomas A. James (1966-1970), Sterling R. Church (1972-1973), and Phillip D. Harris (1973-1979). In 1979 the department was reorganized as the Department of Conferences and Workshops.
The Department of Conferences and Workshops is an administrative and teaching unit at Brigham Young University.
The department was previously known as the Department of Special Courses and Conferences, and took its current name in 1979. It is charged with offering and supporting credit-bearing and non-credit courses and programs for on-campus and distance students, as well as the general public. Directors have included Bert Gividen (1981-1989), R. Dwight Laws (1989-1994), Steven W. Taggart (1994-2013), and Robert Holcombe (2013- )).
6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
10 cartons (10 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged into five series: 1. Native American Outreach conferences and workshops records, 1972-1999. 2. Administrative records, 1978-1996. 3. Employment records, 1975-1979. 4. Correspondence and memoranda, 1970-1980. 5. Financial records, 1968-1980.
Other Finding Aids
In-depth inventory available for the first series.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1237.xml
Transferred from Records Management in installments between 2006 and 2008.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred; Records Management; January 2006.
Transferred; Records Management; June 2008.
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Processed; Amanda Jo Lindell; January 2006.
Processed; Elizabeth West; July 2008.
- Register of Department of Conferences and Workshops records
- Elizabeth West
- July 2008
- 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.