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Physical Plant Department building inventories

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 1100

Scope and Contents

Contains copies of building inventories produced by the Physical Plant Department of Brigham Young University. The inventories list the buildings on campus and some information about them. Materials date from 1984, 1992 to 1996, 2004 to 2005, and 2009.


  • 1984-2009


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 Physical Plant Department building inventories must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Physical Plant Department (est. 1954) functions to coordinate the building and grounds maintenance of Brigham Young University.

The Physical Plant Department, previously the Department of Buildings and Grounds, was established in 1954. The Physical Plant functions under the Physical Facilities Division and is responsible for maintaining university utilities, overseeing engineering and construction, maintaining the grounds, maintaining the buildings (including custodial services), overseeing transportation services, and administering to campus projects. Directors of the department have included Leland M. Perry (1954-1957), Sam F. Brewster (1957-1974), Fred A. Schwendiman (1974), Harold J. Anderson (1979-1986), Douglas Christensen (1986-1990), and Scott Briggs (1990- ).


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

Found in the University Archives workroom in 2011 and 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; University Archives; 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; University Archives; 2013.


Building inventory (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Natalie Fisher; 2011.

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; October 2013.

Register of Physical Plant Department building inventories
Rose Frank
2011 September 9
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.

Revision Statements

  • 2013 October 30: Additional materials added to collection and description updated for DACS-compliance; J. Gordon Daines III.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US