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Brigham Young University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1954-1965

Administrative History

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is an academic unit at Brigham Young University. Formed in 1954 in the division of the earlier College of Arts and Sciences, the college was responsible for administering the academic departments related to languages, literature, history, political science, archaeology, psychology, and sociology. In 1965 it was again divided to create the College of Humanities and the College of Social Sciences.

Citation

BYU organizational history, via WWW, Oct. 4, 2012 (College of Humanities and Social Sciences; est. 1954 in division of earlier College of Arts and Sciences; responsible for administering academic departments related to languages, literature, history, political science, archaeology, psychology, and sociology; divided in 1965 to form College of Humanities and College of Social Sciences)

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

College of Humanities and Social Sciences correspondence, 1960-1962

 Series
Identifier: UA 464 Series 1
Scope and Contents note General correspondence, memos to department chairmen, correspondence with specific University officers, admissions and records correspondence, and communication with the Dean of students, the College of Education, general colleges and graduate schools, and staff policies and procedures. Dates range from 1960 to 1962.
Dates: 1960-1962

College of Humanities and Social Sciences correspondence, 1954-1963

 Series
Identifier: UA 464 Series 3
Scope and Contents note Unlisted items, and correspondence with Dean Bradford, and Presidents Berrett, Edwards, Taylor, and Wilkinson.
Dates: 1954-1963

College of Humanities and Social Sciences data processing reports, 1955-1965

 Series
Identifier: UA 464 Series 6
Scope and Contents note GPA surveys (university as a whole, by college, etc.), enrollment summaries and records, data processing sheets, and GPA semester summaries.
Dates: 1955-1965

College of Humanities and Social Sciences faculty files, circa 1918-1962

 Series
Identifier: UA 464 Series 7
Scope and Contents note Personnel files on each individual qualifying faculty member. Includes information on new members, rehires, and part-time faculty.
Dates: circa 1918-1962

College of Humanities and Social Sciences subject files, 1928-1962

 Series
Identifier: UA 464 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Class rolls, faculty load reports, budgets, staff of various departments, faculty evaluations, meeting minutes, inventories, payroll and treasury, etc.
Dates: 1928-1962

College of Humanities and Social Sciences subject files, 1954-1962

 Series
Identifier: UA 464 Series 4
Scope and Contents note Department files, faculty files (part-time, prospective, etc.) and evaluations, catalogs, curriculum files, personnel lists, education requirements, budgets, accreditation, department reports, individual faculty files, graduate assistants, faculty teaching loads by quarter, summary of class rolls, etc.
Dates: 1954-1962

College of Humanities subject and correspondence files, 1955-1965

 Series
Identifier: UA 464 Series 5
Scope and Contents note Summaries of class rolls, superior student reports, teacher loads, Lambda Iota Tau files, correspondence, and enrollemnt projections.
Dates: 1955-1965

College of Social Sciences dean faculty records, 1955-1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 568 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains faculty files identified by surname. Materials date from between 1955 and 1972.
Dates: 1955-1972

College of Social Sciences dean general records, 1964-1971

 Sub-Series — Box: 5, Folder: 3-9
Identifier: UA 568 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files on faculty forums, the Charles Merrill Trust, BYU constituion for Hall of Fame establishment, BYU industrial park, correspondence with Ernest Wilkinson, and History 170 course outline.
Dates: 1964-1971

College of Social Sciences dean general subject files, correspondence, and reports, 1957-1972

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 568 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including budget reports, faculty salaries, confidential teacher appraisals, general correspondence, communication with university presidents and other colleges, special project files, and material on animal cages, genealogy, and computer science.
Dates: 1957-1972