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College of Engineering and Technology records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1032

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence from 1977-1987 of administrators in the College of Engineering and Technology, including L. Douglas Smoot, David M. Ward, Paul O. Hedman, Dee H. Barker, Kent E. Kohkonen, Michael R. King, Cliff S. Barton, and S. Olani Durrant.

Dates

  • 1977-1987

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 College of Engineering and Technology 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 Engineering Sciences and Technology (1973-1984) was organized to offer a broad spectrum of training in a single college for students interested in pursuing a career in a technological profession.

The College of Engineering Sciences and Technology was established in 1973 when the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences split into the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology and the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The college continued in operation under its name until it was established as the College of Engineering and Technology in 1984. Between 1973 and 1984, the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology was administered by deans Armin J. Hill and L. Douglas Smoot.

The College of Engineering Sciences and Technology was the administering body for the following departments: Chemical Engineering Science, Civil Engineering Science, Electrical Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering Science, Industrial Education, Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Administrative History

The College of Engineering and Technology (1984-2004) was organized to train and prepare students as craftsman, technicians, technologists, and engineers to enable them to work together to solve problems and challenging needs in the world.

The College of Engineering and Technology, previously the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology, was established in 1984 within Brigham Young University and continued under its name until it was established as the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology in 2004. Between 1984 and 2004, the college was administered by deans L. Douglas Smoot and Douglas M. Chabries.

The College of Engineering and Technology was the administering body for the following departments and school: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Education, Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Technology, Technology Education and Construction Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the School of Technology. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Extent

25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged in four series: 1. College of Engineering and Technology dean correspondence, approximately 1977-1987. 2. College of Engineering and Technology associate dean correspondence, 1977-1987. 3. College of Engineering and Technology professor correspondence, 1977-1985. 4. College of Engineering and Technology research assistant correspondence, 1984-1985.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1032.xml

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in April 2003.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; April 2003.

Appraisal

Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Title
Register of College of Engineering and Technology records
Status
Completed
Author
Jennifer Kim
Date
2011 August 31
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