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Rockwood, C. Lavar, 1928-2015



  • Existence: 1928 - 2015

Biographical History

C. LaVar Rockwood (1928-2015) was an academic administrator in Utah.

Brigham Young University. University Relations. Records, 1956-1983 (name not given)

Daines, J. G. Brigham Young University L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, 2004 (C. Lavar Rockwood; b. 1928), via WWW, December 15, 2021 (C. LaVar Rockwood; d. July 23, 2015; b. September 6, 1928 in Salt Lake City, Utah; parents: Clarence LeRoy Rockwood and Vesta Arilla Eyre Rockwood; raised in Sugar House area, Salt Lake City; served mission for Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to South Africa; m. Shirley W. Rockwood, three children; m. Shirley Gilles Rockwood)

Familysearch, via WWW, December 15, 2021 (Clarence LaVar Rockwood; d. in Springville, Utah; worked as Student Activities Coordinator at Brigham Young University)

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Residential Housing Office administrative policies and reports, 1956-1983

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1116 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains monthly and annual reports, meeting minutes, reports, and policy statements from the department for the years 1956-1983.

Dates: 1956-1983

Residential Housing Office correspondence, 1962-1981

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1116 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence from the department for the years 1962-1981. The materials mainly pertain to the day to day functions of the department.

Dates: 1962-1981

Residential Housing Office Head of Resident Housing records, 1968-1982

Identifier: UA 1116 Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains minutes, memorandums, and reports from the Head of Resident Housing during 1968-1982.

Dates: 1968-1982

Residential Housing Office housing department records, 1956-1979

Identifier: UA 1116 Series 5
Scope and Contents note

The series contains manuals, reports, and other materials pertaining to the housing department during 1956-1979.

Dates: Other: 1956-1979

Residential Housing Office publications and training materials, 1960-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1116 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains published reports, forms, and training materials for the landlords from 1960-1980. Materials include correspondence, reports, and workshops.

Dates: 1960-1980

Residential Housing Office records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1116
Scope and Contents Contains the correspondence of the Residential Housing Office Coordinators and managers, including both incoming and outgoing mail. The letters cover a wide range of topics, from answering requests for housing to negotiating with landlords. There are also many letters that include reports of student misbehavior which the office relayed to the University Standards Office for action. It also includes numerous reports and publications produced by the office. These include monthly...
Dates: 1956-1983

Residential Housing Office summer conference, 1972-1979

Identifier: UA 1116 Series 4
Scope and Contents note

The series contains reports, handouts, and recaps of summer conferences during 1972-1979.

Dates: 1972-1979

Residential Housing Office university reports, 1976-1981

Identifier: UA 1116 Series 6
Scope and Contents note

The series contains reports on students and housing complexes during 1976-1981.

Dates: Other: 1976-1981

C. Lavar Rockwood letter on riots at Brigham Young University

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225551511]
Identifier: UA 1293
Scope and Contents

Letter to BYU Broadcasting from C. LaVar Rockwood describing two riots that took place at Brigham Young University in the 1960s. The first occurred at the old football stadium and was protesting the shortening of the Christmas vacation. The second took place at Helaman Halls shortly after two dorms had been converted to house women and was known as the "panty raid." Ernest L. Wilkinson was involved in resolving the "panty raid."

Dates: 2006

Student Organizations Coordinator records, 1931-1968

Identifier: UA 460 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the files of the Student Organizations Coordinator, records created or collected by the office of C. Lavar Rockwood, 1962-1966, who served as the last student organizations coordinator. The records extend from 1946-1966. Prior coordinators have been Paul Felt, 1957-1962; Henry L. Isaksen, 1953-1957; Royden Braithwaite, 1952-1953; Harold Glen Clark, 1951-1952; Ellvert H. Himes, 1949-1951; John F. Jones, 1947-1949; Thomas Broadbent, 1946-1947. It should be noted that many of the...
Dates: 1931-1968