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Marriott School of Management records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5338

Scope and Contents

Contains the Dean's office and other departmental correspondence, administrative records relating to the students, faculty, staff, and courses taught in the Marriott School of Management, records from the National Advisory Council, and Marriot School magazines. Dated 1951-2011.

Dates

  • 1951-2011

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 Marriott School of Management records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative history

The College of Commerce (1929-1959) was the college of business adminsitration at Brigham Young University.

The College of Commerce and Business Administration was renamed the College of Commerce in 1929 and continued in operation until it was established under the name of the College of Business in 1959. During its years of operation, the deans and acting deans were Harrison V. Hoyt, Herald R. Clark, William F. Edwards, and Weldon J. Taylor.

The College of Commerce was originally organized with the purpose to provide training for leadership in finance and industry as well as helping students gain skills to analyze business conditions for efficiency in office administration and to meet the demands of the industrial and financial world.

Between 1929 and 1959, the College of Commerce was the administering body for the following departments: Finance and Banking, Accounting and Business Administration, Political Science, Economics, Marketing, Agricultural Economics, Office Practice, Secretarial Practice, Secretarial Training, Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Business Education and Office Management, and Industrial Management. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Administrative history

The College of Business (1959-1988) was the college of business administration at Brigham Young University.

The College of Commerce was renamed the College of Business in 1959. In 1979 it came under the administration of the School of Management, where it remained until it was dissolved in 1988. Between 1959 and 1979, the college was administered by the following deans and acting deans: Weldon J. Taylor, Bryce B. Orton, and Merrill J. Bateman.

The College of Business was originally organized to provide training for students to make an effective contribution to the stability and abundance of the economy in order to acquire economic self-reliance and personal satisfaction. Moreover, some of the objectives of the college included training in analysis, business operations, oral and written communication, and understanding human characteristics and social aspects of business.

The College of Business was the administering body for the following departments: Accounting, Business Education and Office Management, Business Management, Economics, Statistics, Business Education, and Organization Behavior. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Administrative history

The School of Management (1979-1989) was a college at Brigham Young University.

The College of Business was renamed the School of Management in 1979 to be an administering body for colleges and schools. The School of Management became the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management, or Marriott School of Management, in 1989. During its years of operation under the name School of Management, it was administered by the following deans: Merrill J. Bateman, William G. Dyer, and Paul H. Thompson.

The School of Management was originally organized to develop innovative educational programs such as consulting and research projects, internships, executive visitation programs, and other activities designed to bring management education and training closer to management practice. Furthermore, it was organized on the basis for a need of strong leadership in business, government, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Between 1979 and 1989, the School of Management was comprised of the College of Business, the Graduate School of Management, the School of Accountancy, the Institute of Business Management, Information Management, Human Resource Development, Managerial Economics, the Institute of Public Administration, Organizational Behavior, Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC), and Military Science (Army ROTC). The School of Management was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Administrative history

The Marriott School of Management was established in 1989 and administers business and management studies at Brigham Young University.

The Marriott School of Management, previously the School of Management, was established as the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management in 1989. In 1998, the name was shortened to the Marriott School of Management. The school has been administered by the following deans: Paul H. Thompson, K. Fred Skousen, and Ned C. Hill.

The Marriott School of Management was established because of a need for strong leadership in business, government, and church service as well as to provide opportunities for Marriott School of Management graduates to contribute to society in meaningful ways. For this purpose, programs within the school are designed to assist students in acquiring knowledge, insight, maturity, competence, and a strong sense of moral and ethical behavior.

Since 1989, the Marriott School of Management has been the administering body for the following academic departments: School of Accountancy, Institute of Business Management, Information Management, Managerial Economics, Institute of Public Management, Organizational Behavior, Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC), Military Science (Army ROTC), School of Accountancy and Information Systems, Management Communications, Business Management, Organizational Leadership and Strategy, Finance, and the Romney Institute of Public Management. The Marriott School of Management is administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Extent

69 boxes (34.5 linear ft.)

6 cartons (6 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged into five series: 1. Marriott School of Management correspondence, 1967-2003. 2. Marriott School of Management administrative records, 1960-1995. 3. Marriott School of Management class records, 1951-1982. 4. National Advisory Council records, 1974-1989. 5. Marriott School of Management magazines, 1976-2011.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management and found in the Stacks in September 2007.

Transferred from Records Management in July 2011.

Transferred from Records Management in December 2012.

Transferred from Records Management in May 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; October 2007.

Found; University Archives stacks; October 2007.

Transferred; Records Management; July 2011.

Transferred; Records Management; December 2012.

Transferred; Records Management; May 2013.

Appraisal

Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Matthew Leavitt; October 2007.

Processed; Elizabeth West; July 2011.

Processed; Joseph Wiest; December 2012.

Processed; Joseph Wiest; June 2013.
Title
Register of the Marriott School of Management records
Status
Completed
Author
Matthew Leavitt
Date
2007 October
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:
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