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College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences printed materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 659

Scope and Contents

Contains printed materials of the departments of geology, computer science, chemistry, math, physics and astronomy, and statistics. Includes department minutes, newsletters, course materials, reports, addresses, and manuals.


  • 1953-1988


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 College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences printed materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Brigham Young University College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences was established in 1973 in a split of the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences. The college is responsible for the administration of the instructional departments within its subject area.


6 boxes (3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged into eight series: 1. Department of Geology printed materials, 1955-1975. 2. Department of Computer Science printed materials, 1953-1975. 3. Department of Chemistry printed materials, 1964-1988. 4. Department of Mathematics printed materials, 1963-1978. 5. Department of Physics and Astronomy printed materials, 1959-1975. 6. Department of Statistics printed materials, 1963-1980. 7. High Pressure Data Center printed materials, 1968-1978. 8. College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences general printed materials, 1955-1977.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

This collection was originally PM 10, part of the Printed Matter collection in the Archives. A vertical file of sorts, PM 10 was designated as static, and was processed as a permanent collection in October, 1992.


Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; 2002.

Register of the College of Physical and Math Sciences records
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.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US