Domestic Department records
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 195
Scope and Contents
Contains minutes of meetings and lists of students involved. The 1884-1885 volume also includes minutes of the missionary meetings and the general theology class, 1879-1900.
- Brigham Young Academy. Domestic Department (Creator, Organization)
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 Domestic Department records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
The Domestic Department, created by Karl G. Maeser, concerned itself with regulating student life through a self-policing system. It concentrated on curfew times, boarding house regulations and adherence to the Word of Wisdom.
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
- Register of Domestic Department records
- Rose Frank
- 2011 July 15
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.