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Brigham Young University. College of Physical and Engineering Sciences

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1954 - 1972

Administrative History

The College of Physical and Engineering Science (1954-1973) was established after the division of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The College of Physical and Engineering Sciences was established in 1954 by Ernest L. Wilkinson. Once housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, the new college was meant to focus on education and principles of physical science for students interested in engineering, industrial work, and research in various scientific fields. In 1973, Dallin H. Oaks changed the college to the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology.

Citation:
Physical Plant Department records, 1946-1979

Brigham Young University organizational history, via WWW, Jan. 20, 2012 (College of Physical and Engineering Sciences; est. 1954 in division of the College of Arts and Sciences; college split in 1973 to form the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology and the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences; administered subordinate units, including Air Science, Chemistry, Engineering Sciences, Geology and Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Geology and Geological Engineering, Civil Engineering Science, Electrical Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering Science, Geology and Geological Engineering Science, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Science, Chemical Engineering Science, Aerospace Studies, Geology, Statistics, and Physics and Astronomy)

Brigham Young University organizational history, via WWW, Jan. 3, 2014 (established after division of College of Arts and Sciences; established 1954 by Ernest L. Wilkinson; previously housed in the College of Arts and Sciences; focus on education and principles of science; students interested in engineering, industrial work, and research in various scientific fields; in 1973, changed to College of Engineering Sciences and Technology by Dallin H. Oaks)

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Addresses in honor of Harvey Fletcher

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 129
Scope and Contents

Contains eight typewritten, edited and final drafts of speeches about Fletcher written and given by William L. Woolf and George H. Hansen, a memorandum concerning a speech from Ernest L. Wilkinson to George H. Hansen, a record of Fletcher's professional experience, and biographical information submitted to Who's Who in America.

Dates: approximately 1951-1971

College of Engineering Sciences and Technology course notes, 1966-1981

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5367 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains a variety of material from the Brigham Young University College of Engineering and Technology as well as the Brigham Young University Department of Communications related to programs and specific classes and various matters concerning the faculty and the departments themselves. This material includes syllabi, course and program outlines, curriculums, lecture notes, exams, grade sheets, teacher and course evaluations, inventories, and memos between members of the faculty. Also...
Dates: 1966-1981

College of Engineering Sciences and Technology project records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5367
Scope and Contents

Contains materials from the Brigham Young University College of Engineering Sciences and Technology, including research materials for college projects, theses drafts, class and exam notes from various engineering and communications courses, geological reports produced by faculty, building design data, and other records. Materials date from between 1966 and 1981.

Dates: 1966-1981

College of Engineering Sciences and Technology project research, 1966-1981

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5367 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains materials from the Brigham Young University College of Engineering and Technology related to various projects by the faculty and master students on topics such as flood control, fish habitats, rivers, and wildlife. Included are drafts of these projects and theses, data and research reports, correspondance and notes between members of the engineering faculty, and bibliographies for these projects.

Dates: 1966-1981

College of Engineering Sciences and Technology reports, 1966-1981

 Series — Carton: 3
Identifier: UA 5367 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains variety of official reports from faculty of the Brigham Young University engineering department prepared for various departments of the government on a variety of topics including fish habitats, concrete construction and flood control and analysis. Also included are various drafts of master’s thesis projects concerning similar topics as well as reference materials for these reports, such as handbooks or other reports not from BYU faculty.

Dates: 1966-1981

College of Physical and Engineering Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 546
Scope and Contents Includes various records from the nine departments of the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences (chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, geology, mathematics, mechanical engineering, physics, and statistics) from 1954 to 1970. Reports contain the names of those who received degrees from each of the departments, lists of research projects, publications, presentations, funding summaries, patents, theses, and blueprints for the Eyring Science...
Dates: 1954-1970

Oral history interview with Armin J. Hill

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 77
Scope and Contents

Interview by Mardin Clark with Armin Hill discussing his responsibilities and administrative activities relating to Brigham Young University.

Dates: 1982 May 25

Physical Plant Department records on the Engineering Analysis Center, 1969

 Sub-Series — Carton: 22, Folder: 19
Identifier: UA 1330 Series 3 Sub-Series 24
Scope and Contents

Contains a contract between Brigham Young University and Clayburn Construction Company for the construction of a two-story Inland Ryerson Metal Building at Brigham Young University, 1969.

Dates: 1969