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Department of Linguistics and English Language administrative and academic records, 1983-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1222 Series 6

Scope and Contents

Contains syllabi, department meeting minutes, graduate catalogue, accreditation reports, and records concerning department awards banquets, retreats, visiting scholars, academic reviews, class changes with the English/Linguistics merger, and department self-studies. Dates range from 1983 to 2008.

Dates

  • 1983-2008

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Department of Linguistics and English Language records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

From the Collection: The Department of Linguistics at Brigham Young University was established in 1972. Prior to that time linguistics courses were taught by the Department of Languages. The department was reorganized as the Department of Linguistics and Special Languages in 1978. In 1982, the department was reorganized as the Department of Linguistics. The department was reorganized as the Department of Linguistics and ESL in 1983. The department was reorganized and returned to its previous designation of Department of Linguistics in 1989. The department then was reorganized as the Department of Linguistics and English Language in 2002 as part of a reorganization of the College of Humanities. The department is responsible for teaching linguistics, English language, editing, English as a Second Language, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and American Sign Language. The department also assists in managing the English Language Center program.

Extent

2 cartons

Language

English