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College of Physical Education records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 544

Scope and Contents

Contains minutes, correspondence, articles, programs, reports, and papers from the college. The materials pertain to the Dean, departments, and events of the college.


  • 1920-1980


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 College of Physical Education 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 Physical Education was established in 1960 when the College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics was abolished. The new college incorporating many of the same programs and also some new ones. The college was abolished in 1988 and renamed the College of Health and Human Performances.


32 boxes (16 linear ft.)

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged into seven series. 1. College of Physical Education dean records, 1936-1973. 2. Intercollegiate Athletics chair records, 1946-1971. 3. Department of Physical Education-Men records, 1964-1971. 4. Department of Physical Education-Women records, 1965-1974. 5. Department of Health Sciences records, 1957-1974. 6. Department of Recreation Education records, 1939-1970. 7. Department of Youth Leadership records, 1957-1973.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Materials found in the stacks in two groupings, first in 2004 and later in October 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; Stacks; 2004.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; Stacks; October 2007.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Michael Chipman; 2004.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth West; October 2007.

Processing Information

Processed; Matthew Leavitt; June 2009.

Register of College of Physical Education records
Matthew Leavitt
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