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Brigham Young Academy. Domestic Department



  • Existence: 1879 - 1903

Administrative History

The Domestic Department (1879-1903) was a monitoring system at Brigham Young Academy that concerned itself with regulating student life through a self-policing system. Created by Karl G. Maeser, it concentrated on curfew times, boarding house regulations, and adherence to the Word of Wisdom.

F. Timothy Hoyt papers, 1972 (Brigham Young Academy, Domestic Department (1879-1903); Domestic Organization; monitoring system for students focuses on curfew, boarding house regulations and adherence to the Word of Wisdom; founded by Karl G. Maeser)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Domestic Department enrollment statistics

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231243855]
Identifier: UA 593
Scope and Contents

Contains a compilation of students by county or home state.

Dates: 1895

Domestic Department records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 195
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes of meetings and lists of students involved. The 1884-1885 volume also includes minutes of the missionary meetings and the general theology class, 1879-1900.

Dates: 1879-1900

Domestic Department records

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231036705]
Identifier: UA 239
Scope and Contents

Contains Domestic Department records with typewritten transcript of minutes and description of organization for maintaining honorable conduct.

Dates: 1879-1881

F. Timothy Hoyt papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233275715]
Identifier: UA 289
Scope and Contents

Contains a typewritten research paper (36 pages) concerning the Brigham Young Academy Domestic Department written for a history seminar taught by Eugene Campbell.

Dates: 1972 August