Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records
Scope and Contents
Contains history files and correspondence from the chair of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, dated from between 1937 and 1989.
- approximately 1937-1989
- Brigham Young University (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.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.
Permission to publish material from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records must be obtained from the Permissions & Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is part of the College of Biology and Agriculture. It was created in 1967 when the Department of Agronomy and the Department of Horticulture were merged to strengthen both programs. The new department was part of the College of Biological and Agricultural Science that had been created in 1954. Prior to that, both departments had been members of the College of Applied Sciences. An important part of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is the University farm located in Spanish Fork, Utah.
6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged in two series: 1. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture history files, 1937-1988. 2. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture chair correspondence, 1985-1989.
Series are arranged in a reversed chronology.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA961.xml
These materials were transferred to the University Archives from Records Management on June 4, 2002. The records were stored in Records Management from 1990-2002. Prior to that they were in the custody of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred; Records Management; 2002.
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; June 2002.
- Register of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records
- J. Gordon Daines III
- June 2002
- 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.
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008