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Romney, Antone K. (Antone Kimball), 1902-1982

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1902-1982

Biographical History

Antone K. Romney (1902-1982) was an education professor and college administrator in Utah.

Before his time at Brigham Young University, Romney worked for the Utah State Department of Public Instruction and served as the director of library and director of school buildings, in addition to serving in other capacities. Romney joined the BYU faculty in 1946 and spent 26 years at the university, serving in various administrative capacities including dean of students, chariman of counseling services, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and was the stake president of the Brigham Young University stake in 1956. He also served as the dean of College Education from 1961-1969. At the university, he taught courses on subjects including education, philosophy, law, and comparative education. He retired in 1972 and passed away on February 24, 1982.

Citation

Google news, website viewed October 12, 2012: Deseret News: Antone Romney Dies in Provo (Utah State Department of Public Instruction, Director of Library and Director of School Buildings, BYU faculty 1946, 26 years at the university, Dean of Students, Chairman of Counseling Services, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dean of Education 1961-1969, education, philosophy, law, comparative education, retired 1972, February 24, 1982)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Laboratory School education experimental programs and laboratory reports, 1963-1968

 Series — Box: 9, Folder: 3-4
Identifier: UA 564 Series 12
Scope and Contents note Contains reports associated with study on the "Need for Individualizing Instruction and Learning." Includes laboratory reports #3-5, other published reports and guides, correspondence clippings, progress plans, and computer programs. Dates range from 1963-1968.
Dates: 1963-1968

Laboratory School general subject files, 1957-1968

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: UA 564 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Contains policy and procedure reports, memorandums, duties, general student standards, correspondence, and faculty handbook; correspondence from Donna Lee Turley to Lowell Thompson, Richard Wootton, et. al, attendance record reports, emergency evacuation route floor plans, and other materials. Dates range from 1957-1968.
Dates: 1957-1968

Laboratory School parent-teacher association records, 1940-1968

 Series — Box: 16, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: UA 564 Series 22
Scope and Contents note Contains meeting minutes, expenditures, correspondence, reports, policy and procedure, constitutions, patron lists, and treasurer's record. Dates range from 1940-1968.
Dates: 1940-1968