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Brigham Young University vice-presidential records

Identifier: UA 677

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, minutes, and other materials on colleges, Deans' Council, visiting scholars, and other subject headings. Materials document the administrative service of Eliot Butler, Associate Academic Vice President at Brigham Young University, 1980-1989.


  • 1973-1989


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 70 years from the end date of the administration, 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 collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Biographical / Historical

Brigham Young University (1903- ) is a private university sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Provo, Utah.

Biographical / Historical

Eliot Butler was an Associate Academic Vice-President from July 1980 to August 1989. His duties included supervision of colleges and individual academic departments. Upon release, he returned to the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Butler was chairman of the Chemistry Department from 1974-1977, when he became acting Dean of the College until 1980.


15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in three series: 1. Brigham Young University vice-presidential correspondence, 1974-1987. 2. Brigham Young University vice-presidential minutes, 1973-1987. 3. Brigham Young University vice-presidential general files, 1979-1989.

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

Transferred from the Department of Anthropology.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Department of Anthropology.


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


Former title: Eliot Butler papers

Processing Information

Processed; Jim Dooley; 1993.

Register of Brigham Young University vice-presidential records
Jim Dooley
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

Revision Statements

  • 2024 March 2: Updated file-level inventory and collection title; Cory Nimer.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US