Brigham Young University. Department of Geology
- Existence: 1968 - 2006
The Department of Geology (1968-2006) was an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.
The Department of Geology was formed in 1968 in a reorganization of the earlier Department of Geology and Geological Engineering Science in the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences. The department offered bachelor degrees in earth science, geology, and geological engineering. In 1973 the department was transferred to the newly formed College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. In 2006 the department was renamed as the Department of Geological Sciences.
Department chairs included Lehi F. Hintze (1968-1970), J. Keith Rigby (1970-1973), W. Revell Phillips (1973-1975), Morris S. Petersen (1975-1983), Wade E. Miller (1983-1991), Dana T. Griffin (1991-1997), Bart J. Kowallis (1997-2003), and Jeffrey D. Keith (2003-2006).
Citation:Brigham Young Univ., Provo, Utah. Research studies. Geology series
BYU Organizational History Project, December 12, 2012 (Department of Geology 1968-2006; College of Physical and Engineering Sciences, 1968-1973; College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, 1973-2006; previously Department of Geology and Geological Engineering Science; chairs: Lehi F. Hintze (1968-1970); W. Revell Phillips (1973-1975); Morris S. Petersen (1975-1983); Dana T. Griffin (1991-1997); Bart J. Kowallis (1997-2003); and Jeffrey D. Keith (2003-2006); science, geology, and geological engineering degrees; renamed Department of Geological Sciences in 2006)
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Glass lantern geography slides, circa 1945-1951 collection contains 29 boxes of geology related glass lantern slides.
Thesis reprints, newsletters, forms, form letters, announcements, department meeting minutes, classroom materials, and geological maps.
Collection pertains to the Department of Geology and includes meeting minutes, scholarship information, TA contracts, geology newsletters, photographs, negatives, slides, annual reports, comencement programs, spring research conference programs and theses. Dates range from 1971-2009.
Collection includes a list of student publications in the Brigham Young University Research Studies, Geology Series produced from 1954-1958 under the supervision of the Geology faculty.
Materials are related to the graduate program of the Department of Geology from 1987 to 2000. Materials include reports, department reviews, and proposals.
This collection contains the publications of Lehi F. Hintze from 1948 to 2009. These publications include papers, abstracts, geologic an survey maps, open-files reports, books, and articles. Present also, is a copy of his "Geologic History of Utah" and several other widely used publications.
Historical sketch outlining Jensen's career at the university, prepared in approximately 1983.
Includes a student manual for an introductory class in historical geology at BYU.
Topographical maps concerning common minerals, rocks, and basic geology.