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Brigham Young University. Department of Special Courses and Conferences

 Organization

Administrative History

The Department of Special Courses and Conferences (1966-1979) was an administrative and teaching unit at Brigham Young University.

The department was established in 1966 as part of the university's Division of Continuing Education, and was charged with providing courses and programs for on-campus and distance students, as well as the general public. Department chairmen included Thomas A. James (1966-1970), Sterling R. Church (1972-1973), and Phillip D. Harris (1973-1979). In 1979 the department was reorganized as the Department of Conferences and Workshops.

Citation

BYU organizational history project, via WWW, Jan. 31, 2014 (Department of Special Courses and Conferences; est. 1966 in Division of Continuing Education; provided courses and programs for on-campus and distance students, as well as the general public; department chairmen: Thomas A. James (1966-1970), Sterling R. Church (1972-1973), and Phillip D. Harris (1973-1979); reorganized as Department of Conferences and Workshops, 1979)

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Conferences and Workshops administrative records, 1978-1996

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1237 Series 2
Scope and Contents Collection of program planner records, participation records, general organization, administrative, and university policy papers.
Dates: Other: 1978-1996

Department of Conferences and Workshops correspondence and memoranda, 1970-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1237 Series 4
Scope and Contents Collection of department, division and individual correspondence and memoranda.
Dates: Other: 1970-1980

Department of Conferences and Workshops department and division correspondence and memoranda, 1970-1980

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1237 Series 4 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Collection of department and division correspondence and memoranda.
Dates: Other: 1970-1980

Department of Conferences and Workshops financial records, 1968-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1237 Series 5
Scope and Contents Collection of general department financial records, and annual budgets.
Dates: Other: 1968-1980

Department of Conferences and Workshops general department financial records, 1971-1980

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1237 Series 5 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Collection of daily deposits, CPO, telephone bills, travel advance/ reimbursements, registration aide records, automobile expenses, purchase order-off campus, invoice, releases of accountability, fee and honorarium schedules, seminary and institute tuition vouchers, Mexico caravan correspondence, CE-1 and CE-2, older department accounting system, grants and funding, old financial forms, dishonored checks, and computer sheet charges.
Dates: Other: 1971-1980

Department of Conferences and Workshops general organization, administrative, and university policy papers, 1968-1981

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1237 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, organizational charts, articles, forms, correspondence, agendas, outlines, guides, schedules, programs, manuals, reports, inventories, and other materials concerning joint planning management, university goals and calendars, policy, conflict of interest, university standards on dress and grooming, safety, honesty, and integrity, general services, university press and archives, tour guide instructions, conferences and workshops, division committees and...
Dates: Other: 1968-1981

Department of Conferences and Workshops individual correspondence, 1973-1979

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1237 Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note Collection of correspondence relating to individuals within the Conferences and Workshops Department, including correspondence with Dallin H. Oaks.
Dates: Other: 1973-1979

Department of Conferences and Workshops participation records, 1978-1979

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1237 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Collection of participant lists, enrollment records, applications for Cougar Music Camp and Outdoor Adventures, photographs of Children's Chorus, information request forms, and contracts, programs and registration records for Alumni expeditions.
Dates: Other: 1978-1979

Department of Conferences and Workshops program planner records, 1994-1996

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1237 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Collection of trophy brochures, women runners tape, newspaper articles, sports programs, medals, camp lists, registration, schedules, food orders, state championship programs, Cougar sports, and sports publications.
Dates: Other: 1994-1996

Department of Conferences and Workshops records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1237
Overview A collection of meeting minutes, administrative, participation, policy, employment, and financial records, correspondence, and memoranda, concerning the Native American Outreach and other conferences and workshops from the Brigham Young University department of Conferences and Workshops.
Dates: 1968-1999