Production Department records, 1933-1976
Scope and Contents
Contains the records of the Production Department, consisting of groups of research obtained on various topics, mainly food production. Dated 1933 to 1976, though documents earlier than the late 1950s are gathered research in that time period and not documents produced by the Chemistry Department.
- Brigham Young University. Department of Chemistry (creator, Organization)
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. Photographs in folders 17 and 18 are condition restricted, items kept in cold storage.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biographical / Historical
The Department of Chemistry was established and made a department within the School of Arts and Sciences in 1920 when the Church Teachers College was split. In 1921 the department became part of the College of Arts and Sciences, and was later transferred to the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences in 1954. In 1973, the department was moved into the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The department was disbanded in 1995 to form the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Department chairs included Charles E. Maw (1920-1945), Joseph K. Nicholes (1946-1956), H. Smith Broadbent (1955-1958), Keith P. Anderson (1958-1960); Albert D. Swenson (1960-1964); Loren C. Bryner (1964-1966); J. Rex Goates (1966-1968); K. LeRoi Nelson (1968-1972); Richard T. Hawkins (1973-1975); Eliot A. Butler (1975-1978); Nolan F. Mangelson (Acting Chair 1978-80, Chair 1980-1981); J. Bevan Ott (1981-1990); and Earl M. Woolley (1990-1994).
Language of Materials
- Brigham Young University -- Faculty
- Brigham Young University. Department of Chemistry -- Archives
- Chemical engineering
- Chemistry -- Study and teaching -- Utah -- Provo
- Chemistry -- Study and teaching -- Utah -- Provo -- History
- Colleges and Universities
- Logs (Records)
- Research (Documents)