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Brigham Young University. College of Business

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1959 - 1988

Administrative History

The College of Business (1959-1988) was the college relating to business administration at Brigham Young University.

The College of Commerce was renamed the College of Business in 1959. In 1979 it came under the administration of the School of Management, where it remained until it was dissolved in 1988. Between 1959 and 1979, the college was administered by the following deans and acting deans: Weldon J. Taylor, Bryce B. Orton, and Merrill J. Bateman.

The College of Business was originally organized to provide training for students to make an effective contribution to the stability and abundance of the economy in order to acquire economic self-reliance and personal satisfaction. Moreover, some of the objectives of the college included training in analysis, business operations, oral and written communication, and understanding human characteristics and social aspects of business.

The College of Business was the administering body for the following departments: Accounting, Business Education and Office Management, Business Management, Economics, Statistics, Business Education, and Organization Behavior. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Citation:
Brigham Young University organizational history project website, viewed Jul. 26, 2011 (College of Business; established 1959; previously the College of Commerce; came under the administration of the School of Management, 1979; dissolved in 1988; administered by the following deans and acting deans: Weldon J. Taylor, Bryce B. Orton, and Merrill J. Bateman; organized to provide training for students to make an effective contribution to the stability and abundance of the economy in order to acquire economic self-reliance and personal satisfaction. Moreover, some of the objectives of the college included training in analysis, business operations, oral and written communication, and understanding human characteristics and social aspects of business; administering body for the following departments: Accounting, Business Education and Office Management, Business Management, Economics, Statistics, Business Education, and Organization Behavior. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university)

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

An analysis of trading stamps in Utah, 1958-1960

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 316
Scope and Contents

Report on the College of Business on the use of trading stamps in Utah, and public attitudes toward them. Prepared in approximately 1960.

Dates: approximately 1960

College of Business : a century of progress at Brigham Young University

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA SC 119
Scope and Contents

Organizational history of the College of Business at Brigham Young University. Item published in approximately 1973.

Dates: 1972-1973

College of Business executive lecture series records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 943
Scope and Contents

Contains copies of the College of Business Executive Lecture Series from 1954-1975.

Dates: 1954-1975

College of Business files, 1947-1986

 Series
Identifier: UA 674 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Published documents of the College of Business

Dates: Other: 1947-1986

College of Business files, 1967-1987

 Series
Identifier: UA 674 Series 14
Scope and Contents note

Brochures, Convocation/Commencement

Dates: Other: 1967-1987

College of Business records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1279
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, information on awards (Jesse Knight Industrial Citizen Award and Distinguished Alumni Award), meeting minutes, productivity reports for various departments, an annual report for 1975, and other information related to the College of Business.

Dates: 1970-1979

College of Business records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 674
Scope and Contents

Contains a variety of brochures, publications, and newsletters published by the BYU College of Business. Includes little in the way of official correspondence or minutes.

Dates: 1947-1989

College of Business records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 170
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, memoranda, speeches, minutes, reports and surveys from deans, Brigham Young University presidents, personnel, students, Church General Authorities, committees, councils, universities, and corporations, 1921-1976.

Dates: 1921-1976

College of Business records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 647
Scope and Contents

Contains reports, correspondence, pamphlets, and other material produced by the College of Business. Materials date from between 1956 and 1989.

Dates: 1956-1989

College of Business scrapbooks, 1955-1978

 Series — Carton: 5, Folder: 25-35
Identifier: UA 5423 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains scrapbooks from the College of Business and the Department of Business Education. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and articles. Also contains photocopies of the scrapbooks, 1955-1978.

Dates: 1955-1978