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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 15 Collections and/or Records:

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

College of Social Sciences dean records, 1955-1972

 Series
Identifier: UA 568 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains letters, reports, personnel records, and topical subject files created by the dean's office. Materials date from between 1955 and 1972.
Dates: 1955-1972

College of Social Sciences records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 568
Overview Includes correspondence and records from the office of the Dean of the College of Social Sciences.
Dates: 1955-1976

College of Social Sciences subject files, 1970-1976

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 568 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and news clippings.
Dates: 1970-1976