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Associated Students of Brigham Young University

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1933 - 1988

Administrative History

The Associated Students of Brigham Young University (1933-1988) was a student government organization at Brigham Young University.

Student government at Brigham Young University began in 1909. It was refined in 1924 with the acceptance of a new constitution. The new constitution established an organization that included a president, first vice-president, second vice-president, secretary-historian, editors of two publications (Y News and Banyan), and a cheermaster. A student council that included university administrators was also part of the governing structure. The organization was know as the Student Body until 1933 when the title Associated Students of Brigham Young University (ASBYU) was first used. The student body organization would be known ASBYU until 1988 when a new constitution was implemented under the direction of President Jeffrey R. Holland and the name was changed to the Brigham Young University Student Service Association (BYUSA) to better reflect the organization's new service oriented role. One of the officers in ASBYU was the secretary-historian who was tasked with documenting as many of the activities of the student body as possible.

Citation:
BYU organizational history, via WWW, May 11, 2016 (student government organized in 1909; constitution accepted in 1924, officers: president, first and second vice-presidents, secretary-historian, Y News and Banyan editors, and cheermaster; included student council containing university administrators; called Student Body until 1933, name changed to Associated Students of Brigham Young University (ASBYU); new constitution in 1988 under President Jeffrey R. Holland, name changed to Brigham Young University Student Service Association (BYUSSA) to reflect new role; secretary historian keeps history of each year's events, see UA 1081).

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

Academics Office records, 1959-1971

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and news clippings.

Dates: 1959-1971

Academics Office records, 1972-1974

 Sub-Series — Box: b 16, Folder: 15-20
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 18
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including meeting minutes, memos, publicity, personnel lists, schedules, rough drafts, speeches, speaker biographies, correspondence, and budgets.

Dates: 1972-1974

Associated Men Students records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 376
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes of meetings concerning Y-Day plans, social and activity surveys, tuxedo bureau, rules for song contests, ice carnival, skits, and radio programs.

Dates: 1941-1945

Associated Students of Brigham Young University calendars

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 287
Scope and Contents

Contains 71 weekly calendars of events, produced by the Associated Students of Brigham Young University.

Dates: 1942-1943; 1947-1949

Associated Students of Brigham Young University class government records, 1965-1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including newsletters, clippings, memos, policies and procedures, minutes, correspondence, charts, and articles.

Dates: 1965-1972

Associated Students of Brigham Young University histories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1081
Scope and Contents

Contains histories of the ASBYU as kept by each secretary-historian, highlighting the most important events during each school year. The volumes contain meeting minutes, photocopies of newspaper articles, correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, event programs, and other miscellaneous items that were deemed to have a historical value. Materials dated 1922-1986.

Dates: 1922-1986

Associated Students of Brigham Young University memorandums, correspondence, and other material, 1974-1975

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 21
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including correspondence, memos, and other material on individual departments.

Dates: 1974-1975

Associated Students of Brigham Young University office and program records, 1967-1973

 Sub-Series — Box: b 15, Folder: 1-13
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2 Sub-Series 15
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including correspondence, memos, reports, minutes, clippings, policy and procedures, and articles.

Dates: 1967-1973

Associated Students of Brigham Young University records, 1875-1975

 Series
Identifier: UA 460 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains records created by ASBYU Student Activity and Government offices as housed in the Wilkinson Center. The records are predominately after 1960, but there are a few records dating to 1950. The register is arranged by the name of the particular office or governing body.

Dates: 1875-1975

Associated Students of Brigham Young University records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 487
Scope and Contents

Contains reports of Associated Women Students (AWS) activities such as fashion shows, visiting programs and songfest. Also includes reports of combined AWS and Associated Men Students' activities such as the freshman hike, Christmas drives, and foreign student parties. Includes 13 items.

Dates: 1956-1957