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Graduate School dean records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 710

Scope and Contents

Contains subject files with reports, correspondence, and other materials related to the administration of the Graduate School gathered by dean Chauncey Cazier Riddle. Materials date from between 1970 and 1979.


  • 1970-1979


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

The Graduate School (1929-1986) was an administrative unit at Brigham Young University. The Graduate School was responsible for developing, coordinating, and operating the graduate programs, and also worked with coordinating and planning so that undergraduate and graduate level classes would be compatible for the university. The Graduate School was renamed Graduate Studies.

Biographical History

Chauncey Cazier Riddle (1926- ) was a philosophy professor and academic administrator in Utah. He served as dean of the Graduate School from 1970 to 1977, and Assistant Academic Vice-President for Graduate Studies and Curriculum from 1977 to 1980.


5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Center; 1992.


Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Register of Graduate School dean records
Rose Frank
2011 August 8
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