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Department of Instructional Science records

Identifier: UA 5392

Scope and Contents

Collection contains records of the department from 1979 to 1986. Included in the records are course notes, class readings, subject files, project files, and a few unidentified slides.


  • 1955-1982


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 publish material from Department of Instructional Science records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Department of Instructional Science (1979-1984) was a teaching unit at Brigham Young University.

The department was established in 1976 within the College of Education, and was responsible for responsible for instruction in pedagogy, instructional design, technology, and instructional psychology. The department offered a range of master's and Ph.D. degrees. Department chairs included Harvey B. Black (1976-1978) and Grant V. Harrison (1978-1984). In 1984 the department was reorganized as the Department of Curriculum and Instructional Science.


4 cartons (4 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Transferred to Records Management in 1990. Transferred to University Archives March 2008.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; University Records Management; March 2008.


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

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; March 2008.

Register of Department of Instructional Science records
J. Gordon Daines III
2008 March
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US