Brigham Young University. Program Bureau
- Existence: 1958 - 1978
The Program Bureau (1958-1978) organized nation and worldwide performances and tours for the performing groups at Brigham Young University.
The Program Bureau, formerly called the Student Program Bureau, was formed in 1958 to facilitate the organization of tours for performing groups at BYU including the Letterman, Fieldhouse Frolics, Startime BYU, and 15. Chairmen and coordinators included John D. Burnett (1958), James H. Lawrence (1959-1973), Janie Thompson (1973-1976), and K. Newell Dayley (1976-1978).
Citation:Register to the records of the University Program Bureau, 1980: t.p.
BYU Organizational History, Sept. 19, 2012: Program Bureau (1958-1978, nation and worldwise performances and tours, formerly Student Program Bureau, formed 1958, Letterman, Fieldhouse Frolics, Startime BYU, 15; Chairmen and coordinators included John D. Burnett (1958), James H. Lawrence (1959-1973), Janie Thompson (1973-1976), and K. Newell Dayley (1976-1978))
Banyan, 1969: p. 99 (Program Bureau; under leadership of Janie Thompson)
Daily universe, March 5, 1970: p. 3 (Janie Thompson, show director; administration, James H. Lawrence)
Brigham Young University catalog of courses, 1970: p. 529 (Program Bureau; Jane Thompson, coordinator)
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Program Bureau records on the Philharmonic Orchestra, 1970
Includes correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials, 1970.
Program Bureau records on the Symphonic Band and Symphonic Orchestra, 1969-1970
Includes correspondence, schedules, itineraries, financial records, contracts, and other materials concerning tours in North America, 1969-1970.
Program Bureau reports and journals, 1960-1978
Contains performance tours and local shows reports and tour journals from 1960 to 1978.
Program Bureau scrapbooks, 1927-1969
Scrapbooks produced by the Program Bureau with information on student performing groups. Materials date from between 1927 and 1969.
Program Bureau tour journals, 1960-1972
Includes itineraries and tour journals for American Folk Dancers, "Curtain Time" Orient tour, and the European A Capella tour, 1960-1972.
Program Bureau tour reports, 1964-1977
Contains reports on international tours by performing groups associated with the Program Bureau. Materials date from between 1964 and 1977.
Jane Thompson life sketch
Brief reminiscences of important experiences in her life, including singing with the 314th Army Special Service Band, 1945-1947; work with the Program Bureau and in related capacities at BYU, 1952-1984; service on the general board of the Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954-1970; and other experiences relating to music. Includes several photographic images.
University Relations Division records, 1965-1967
Contains correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, and other material related to the operations and programs of the University Relations Division, including Program Bureau performing groups and the International Folk Dance Ensemble. Materials date from between 1965 and 1967.