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Department of Physics and Astronomy records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5325

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and other files from the department, as well as research materials, class notes, and exams produced by Vanfleet. Materials date from between 1957 and 1995.


  • 1957-1995


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 L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction 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

Administrative History

The Department of Physics and Astronomy (est. 1972) is a teaching unit at Brigham Young University. it provides curriculum in physics and astronomy to prepare students for careers in those fields.


48 boxes (24 linear ft.)

2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Transferred by the Department of Physics and Astronomy in July 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Department of Physics and Astronomy; July 2007.

Processing Information

Processed; Jacob Clark Smith; 2007.

Register of Department of Physics and Astronomy records
In Progress
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US