College of Fine Arts and Communications records on department histories, 1952-1969, 2008-2011
Scope and Contents
Contains history subject files for departments or schools in the College of Fine Arts and Communications, including newspaper clippings and printed articles from online news sources, and department history write-ups. Articles feature the College of Fine Arts and Communications or students and alumni of the College. Dated 2008 to 2011. Also includes a scrapbook with clippings from Church News, Daily Herald, Daily Universe, and other local newspapers about events, exhibitions, and peformances hosted by the College of Fine Arts and Communications, dated 1952 to 1969.
- Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications (creator, Organization)
- Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts (contributor, Organization)
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 use material from this collection must be obtained from the Reference Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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).
The College of Fine Arts and Communications was founded in 1963 following a reorganization of the College of Fine Arts. As of 2020 it consists of the School of Communications, School of Music, and the Departments of Design, Art, Dance, and Theatre and Media Arts, and has responsibility over the Museum of Art and NewsNet. 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-).
1 oversize box
Language of Materials
- Art -- Study and teaching -- Utah -- Provo
- Bell towers -- Utah -- Provo -- History
- Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts
- Brigham Young University. College of Fine Arts and Communications
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- College administrators -- Utah -- Provo -- History
- College teachers -- Utah -- Provo -- History
- Colleges and Universities