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Media Services records on Department of Communications, 1962-1978

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5373 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains annual reports and correspondence relating to the status of the Department of Communications. Materials date from between 1962 and 1978.


  • 1962-1978


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 Media Services records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative History

From the Collection:

Media Services (1983-1999) was an administrative unit at Brigham Young University.

Media Services oversaw many departments dealing with video and audio production. In 1999 Media Services was dissolved and became a part of the Office of Information Technology Services. Administrators for Media Services were William D. Farnsworth (1976-1983), and D. Dean VanUitert (1983-1999). Divisions who had their own directors within Media Services included Broadcast Services Dept., Film Production Department, Marketing Department, and the Sound Services Department. Media Services oversaw the Broadcast Services Department, Electronic Media Department, Film Production Department, Marketing Department, and Sound Service Department. From 1978-1981 Media Services worked in association with Learning Services and the David O. McKay Institute to administer and run the campus Learning Resource Centers program. The manager of Media Services oversaw all units within the service. Media Services functioned under the direction of the University.


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