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Department of Youth Leadership administrative records, 1950-1981

Identifier: UA 1181 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains memorandums, reports, programs, pamphlets, and other materials produced or received by the department. Includes information on curriculum, department leadership, and student programs. Materials date from between 1950 and 1981.


  • 1950-1981


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

Administrative History

From the Collection:

The Department of Youth Leadership (1958-1981) was an academic unit at Brigham Young University.

Formerly the Department of Scouting Education, the Department of Youth Leadership was organized in 1958 within the College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics. The department provided instruction related to the scouting program to prepare students for possible professional careers in youth leadership for the Boy Scouts of America and similar organizations. Courses offered included Boy Scout Leadership, Scouting in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and National Camp School. In 1960, the Department was placed within the College of Physical Education. Chairmen include Royal B. Stone (1958-1960) and Thane Packer (1960-1981).


1 box

7 folders

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Available online and in the Special Collections Reference area.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US