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Media Services records on special projects, 1971-1991

Identifier: UA 992 Series 6

Scope and Contents

Contains records of buildings and technology projects on Brigham Young University campus. Materials date from between 1971 and 1991.


  • 1971-1991


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

The Electronic Media Department was established in 1968 to manage audio and sound services on the university campus. In 1977, it was integrated into the newly established Media Services division. In 1993, it was dissolved as an independent unit.

Directors included Dean M. Austin (1968-1977) and Ralph O. Hickenlooper (1977-1993).

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

Media Services was established in 1976 as part of a reorganization of the Division of Learning Resources. The new unit managed Broadcast Services, the Department of Motion Picture Production, Electronic Media Department, Marketing Department, and Sound Services Department. Between 1978 and 1981, Media Services also worked with Learning Services and the David O. McKay Institute to administer campus Learning Resource Centers. In 1999 Media Services was dissolved and its departments became a part of Information Technology Services.

Directors included William Dewey Farnsworth (1976-1983) and D. Dean VanUitert (1983-1999).


1 box

21 folders

Language of Materials



Arranged in four subseries: 1. Media Services records on buildings, 1977-1989. 2. Media Services records on equipment installation, 1973-1989. 3. Media Services project proposal, 1971-1991. 4. Media Services records on assignments and services, 1979-1988.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US