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Robinson, Phileon B. (Phileon Benjamin), 1923-2003

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1923-2003

Biographical History

Phileon B. Robinson (1923-2003) was an academic administrator in Utah.

Phileon Benjamin Robinson was born August 20, 1923 in Wilder, Idaho. He recieved his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University in 1945. He received his MBA from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, in 1946. From 1947 to 1950 he served a mission in Finland for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After his return, in 1952 he married Hortense Burton. Then two years later in 1954 he returned to Finland with his family to serve as mission president there. In 1970 he received a doctorate from the University of Nebraska in Adult Education. He served 30 years as part of the Brigham Young University community, spending 20 years as an administrator in the Division of Continuing Education, after which he became the founding director of the Gerontology Center.

Robinson died September 13, 2003 in Provo, Utah.

Citation

Familysearch, via WWW, April 30, 2015 (Phileon B. Robinson; b. August 20, 1923; d. Sept. 13, 2003)

Deseret news, via WWW, April 30, 2015 (Obituary: Phileon B. Robinson, Jr.; b. Wilder, Idaho; BA recieved BYU 1945; 1947-1950 Finland mission; 1952 married Hortense Burton; 1954 Finland mission president; MBA Northwestern University 1946; 1970 doctorate University of Nebraska in Adult Education; served 30 years BYU; 20 years Division of Continuing Education administrator; founding director of Gerontology center)

Found in 105 Collections and/or Records:

Adult Education and Extension Services director additional papers and faculty terminations, 1952-1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials contain administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1952 to 1970.
Dates: 1952-1970

Adult Education and Extension Services director correspondence and memorandums, 1924-1964

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1924 to 1964.
Dates: 1924-1964

Adult Education and Extension Services director correspondence and memorandums, 1956-1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1956 to 1970.
Dates: 1956-1970

Adult Education and Extension Services director records, 1924-1970

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contain the papers of Dr. Harold Glen Clark, who served as director of the Extension Division and Adult Education and Extension Services, and as dean of the Division of Continuing Education, 1946-1971. There are 48 containers of material involving two series of records, each arranged alphabetically, and some additional material added after the register was completed, which is located in the last three containers. The papers of four predecessor directors or acting directors, Harrison R. Merrill,...
Dates: 1924-1970

Audio Visual Center chairman additional community education reports and other material, 1960-1962

 Sub-Series — Box: J 6
Identifier: UA 547 Series 9 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents note Contains Audio Visual Communications final and monthly reports, and handbook. Dated from 1960 to 1962.
Dates: 1960-1962

Audio Visual Center chairman community education correspondence, 1949-1966

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 9 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents note Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records. Dated from 1949 to 1966.
Dates: 1949-1966

Audio Visual Center chairman community education films and filmstrips, 1959-1966

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 9 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents note Contains administrative files, including resource material, proposals, correspondence and memos, scripts, and other records. Dated from 1959 to 1966.
Dates: 1959-1966

Audio Visual Center chairman community education financial and other reports, 1954-1964

 Sub-Series — Box: J 4, Folder: 4-10
Identifier: UA 547 Series 9 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents note Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other reports. Dated from 1954 to 1964.
Dates: 1954-1964

Audio Visual Center chairman community education meeting minutes, 1959-1964

 Sub-Series — Box: J 1, Folder: 1-11
Identifier: UA 547 Series 9 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note Materials contain meeting minutes from Community Education. Dated from 1959 to 1964.
Dates: 1959-1964

Audio Visual Center chairman community education newsletters, 1961-1964

 Sub-Series — Box: J 4, Folder: 11-12
Identifier: UA 547 Series 9 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents note Contains Audio Visual newsletter and brochures. Dated from 1961 to 1964.
Dates: 1961-1964