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Brigham Young University. General Services


Administrative History

General Services (1972-1979) functioned to administrate over a variety of services offered by the university.

General Services was formed in 1972 in a reorganization of the earlier Auxiliary Special Services. The Assistant Vice-President for Business acted through General Services in order to administrate Agricultural Operations, Auxiliary Maintenance, Auxiliary Special Services, the BYU Bookstore, Food Services, and Purchasing. General Services was also responsible for providing management and skills training programs, necessary safety programs, and to coordinate food and housing needs for summer conferences, as well as coordinating university services to the Language Training Mission (1972-1979). In 1979 the department merged with Student Housing to form Housing and General Services.

Heads of the unit included Rulon G. Craven (1972) and Clyde Bair (1972-1979).

BYU organizational history project, Feb. 8, 2012: Brigham Young University. General Services (1972-1990, Auxiliary Special Services and Department of Housing combined, Assistant Vice-President for Business, administrate over Agricultural Operations, Auxiliary Maintenance, Auxiliary Special Services, the BYU Bookstore, Food Services, Purchasing, Director of Housing, management and skills training programs, safety programs, summer conference food and housing, Language Training Mission, 1972-1980, housing, Rulon G. Craven (1972), Clyde Bair (1972-1987), Delyle Barton (1987-1990), part of Student Auxiliary Services 1990)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

General Services photographs and negatives, approximately 1957-1999

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5595 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains photographs and corresponding negatives of various buildings on campus and activities related to Food Services. Includes photographs of the cafeterias, concessions, vending, and Food Services administration. Also contains negatives and corresponding contact sheets for photographs of catering, food displays, and various events, approximately 1957-1984. Additional materials were added in April 2017, including photographs from Halloween, construction and other campus events,...
Dates: approximately 1957-1999

General Services subject slides, 1974-1982

 Series — Carton 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233601761], Folder: 22-30
Identifier: UA 5595 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contans slides titled by subject relating to the Food Services and its derivatives. Includes slides on student events and activities as well as campus views, 1974-1982.

Dates: 1974-1982

General Services training slides, approximately 1979

 Series — Carton 2: Series 3; Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8 [Barcode: 31197233601779], Folder: 9-10
Identifier: UA 5595 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains training slides for the Morris Center and General Services. Slides include photographs of food preparation and facility use, circa 1979.

Dates: approximately 1979

Student Auxiliary Services photographs and negatives

Identifier: UA 5595
Scope and Contents

Contains slides, photographs, and negatives of the Student Auxiliary Services and its earlier derivatives. Slides and photographs are of food services, the Brigham Young University campus, the Missionary Training Center, training materials, landscapes, as well as various general slides and photographs relating to the activities of the organization, approximately 1957-1999.

Dates: approximately 1957-1999