Skip to main content

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian history and project records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 962

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, notes, reports, and newspaper clippings relating to the work of Dr. Raymond B. Farnsworth with American Indians, as well as research proposals to various grant agencies.

Dates

  • approximately 1971-1984

Creator

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 Indian History and other project records must be obtained from the Permissions & Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

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.

Extent

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged in three series: 1. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian history project records, 1971-1984. 2. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture departmental history project records, 1971-1984. 3. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture other project records, 1971-1984.

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/UA962.xml

Custodial History

These materials were transferred to the University Archives from Records Management on June 4, 2002. The records were stored in Records Management from 1993-2002. Prior to that they were in the custody of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; 2002.

Appraisal

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

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; June 2002.

Title
Register of Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian history and project records
Status
Completed
Author
J. Gordon Daines III
Date
June 2002
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US