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Department of Youth Leadership records

Identifier: UA 1181

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, reports, and historical materials from the Department of Youth Leadership. Materials date from between 1959 and 1980.


  • 1959-1980


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Administrative History

The Department of Youth Leadership (1958-1981) was an academic unit at Brigham Young University.

Formerly the Department of Scouting Education, the Department of Youth Leadership was organized in 1958 within the College of Recreation, Physical and Health Education, and Athletics. The department provided instruction related to the scouting program to prepare students for possible professional careers in youth leadership for the Boy Scouts of America and similar organizations. Courses offered included Boy Scout Leadership, Scouting in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and National Camp School. In 1960, the Department was placed within the College of Physical Education. Chairmen include Royal B. Stone (1958-1960) and Thane Packer (1960-1981).


5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Available online and in the Special Collections Reference area.

Custodial History

Found in the stacks of the University Archives, April 2005. Additional slides added to collection in December 2023.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Slides: Found; November 2023.


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

  • Brigham Young University, General Education Guide, Brigham Young University, 1980-81. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, 1980. ISBN: 1846-0. 1 copy.
Register of Department of Youth Leadership records
Jennifer Kim
2011 August 29
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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