Graduate School records
Scope and Contents
Contains materials from the Graduate School that pertain to internships and research. The materials include correspondence, reports, dissertations, notes, awards, and memorandums from 1956 to 1981.
- Brigham Young University. Graduate School (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 Graduate School records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
The Graduate program began in 1921 with Christen Jensen serving as chairman. Later, in 1929, the Graduate School was formally organized and Jensen was then appointed as Dean of the school. When President Wilkinson came to BYU in 1961, he organized many of the doctoral programs. In the time since the Graduate Studies program was organized in Riddle's administration, Brigham Young University awarded 9,331 master's degrees, and 882 doctoral degrees between 1960 and 1975.
30 cartons (30 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged into two series: 1. Graduate School office records, 1960-1981. 2. Graduate School internship and research records, 1956-1976.
The materials have been left in the original order in which they were found which appears to be grouped by subject.
Found in the Stacks in May 2007.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Found; the Stacks; May 2007.
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Processed; Stephanie Christiansen; May 2007.
Processed; Matthew Leavitt; May 2009.
- Register of Graduate School records
- Matthew Leavitt
- 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.