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David O. McKay School of Education dean records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 700

Scope and Contents

Contains records of the David O. McKay School of Education's dean's office, including department and curriculum records, research files, records on committees and conferences, and records regarding the running of the organization, including records on physical facilities, budgets, self-studies, and accreditation and policy. Materials date from 1926 to 2006.

Dates

  • 1926-2006

Creator

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 the David O. McKay of Education Deans records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The College of Education (1921-1997) oversaw various programs for future educators at Brigham Young University.

The College of Education, previously known as the School of Education, was created in 1921 from by the newly appointed President Harris. The organization was created to qualify students to be supervisors, elementary teachers, high school instructors, or high school principals under the Church and State school systems. The four main purposes were outlined as: (1) Preparing teachers for public and private schools. (2) Providing graduate programs for the preparation of school principals, counselors, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors, speech/language pathologists, clinical audiologists, and master teachers. (3) Offering research-based graduate programs. (4) Researching educational processes and issues. Deans and acting deans of the College included John C. Swenson (1921-1924), L. John Nuttall (1924-1930), Amos N. Merrell (1930-1946), Asahel D. Woodruff (1955-1961), A. John Clarke (1961-1962), Antone K. Romney (1962-1970), Stephen L. Alley (1970-1974), Curtis N. Van Alfen (1974-1985), Ralph B. Smith (1985-1989), Dan W. Andersen (1989-1993), and Robert S. Patterson (1993-1997).

Administrative History

The David O. McKay School of Education (1997-) oversees various programs at Brigham Young University for future educators.

The David O. McKay School of Education, formerly called the College of Education, was formed in 1997. The organization's four purposes are outlined as: 1. To prepare teachers for public and private Schools; 2. To provide graduate programs for the preparation of school principals, counselors, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors, speech-language pathologists, clinical audiologists, and master teachers; 3. To offer research-based graduate programs; 4. To research educational processes and issues. Robert S. Patterson (1996-2003), K. Richard Young (2003-2013), and Mary Anne Prater (2013- ).

Extent

53 cartons (53 linear ft.)

23 boxes (11.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Contains eleven series: 1. Administrative records. 2. Research records. 3. Conferences and workshops. 4. Committee records. 5. Records on associations. 6. Accreditation and policy records. 7. Curriculum records. 8. Records of the Church Educational System. 9. Physical facilities records. 10. Budget records. 11. Self-study reports.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid may be found in the repository.

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA700.xml

Custodial History

Found in the University Archives Stacks in May 2009.

Transferred from Records Management in April 2009.

Transferred from Records Management in May 2012.

Transferred from Records Management in May 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; University Archives Stacks; May 2009.

Transferred; Records Management; April 2009.

Transferred; Records Management; May 2012.

Transferred; Records Management; May 2014.

Appraisal

Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Office files (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Related Materials

See also College of Education correspondence (UA 559); College of Education records (UA 733), (UA 822), (UA 25), (UA 17), (UA 93), (UA SC 78), (UA 382), (UA 385), (UA SC 77), (UA 564); College of Education Teacher Education records (UA 1245); College of Education Laboratory School records (UA 564).

Processing Information

Processed; Kayla Quinney; May 2009.

Processed; Stephanie Laabs; June 2012.

Processed; Dani Peterson; October 2012.

Processed; Hannah Waddel; June 2014.

Creator

Title
Register of David O. McKay School of Education dean records
Status
Completed
Author
Kayla Quinney
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States