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Brigham Young University. Auxiliary Services



  • Existence: 1954-1969

Administrative History

Auxiliary Services (1954-1969) functioned to administrate over a variety of services provided by the university.

Auxiliary Services was created in 1954 in order to officiate over a large group of previously unincorporated university services including Farm Operations, Creamery, Laundry, Food Buying, Food Service, Photo Studio, Student Housing, University Press, Purchasing, Campus Planning, and Motion Picture Production. The organization existed until 1969 when the services were dispersed under the direction of various vice-presidents and assistant vice-presidents. Directors included: Ben E. Lewis (1954-1966) and Fred Schwendiman (1966-1969).


BYU organizational history project, Feb. 8, 2012: Brigham Young University. Auxiliary Services (1954-1969, unincorporated university services, Farm Operations, Creamery, Laundry, Food Buying, Food Service, Photo Studio, Student Housing, University Press, Purchasing, Campus Planning, Motion Picture Production, dispersed services under vice-presidents and assistant vice-presidents, directors Ben E. Lewis 1954-1966 and Fred Schwendiman 1966-1969)

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, approximately...
Dates: approximately 1957-1999

General Services subject slides, 1974-1982

 Series — Carton: 1, 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, 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