Department of Geography slides
Scope and Contents
Collection has 7344 items with 7331 of them being slides. The collection contains teaching aids and slides of different parts of the world. Box 6 contains 22 housed 35mm filmstrips and 9 cassette tapes.
- Majority of material found within 1965-1976
- Brigham Young University. Department of Geography (creator, Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearance. Permission to publish material from the Department of Geography slides held in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections at Brigham Young University must be obtained in writing from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Board of Curators.
The Department of Geography was a part of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences during its time of operation from 1955 to 1965. It then became a part of the newly established College of Social Sciences and remained so until 1981 when it became a part of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. The Department of Geography has been under the direction of chairmen Elliot Tuttle (1955-58), Albert L. Fisher (1959-1960), Robert L. Layton (1961-1965; 1968-1981), Floyd Millet (1966-1968); Russell N. Horiuchi (1981-1989); Dale J. Stevens (1989-1995); Richard H. Jackson (1995-2001); J. Matthew Shumway (2001-present).
The Department of Geography provided instruction to those wishing to build a vast cultural education around a primary interest in geography and the understanding of the world and its problems. Courses offered included Geography in World Affairs, Geography of Climates, Industrial Geography, Urban Geography and Geography of Underdeveloped Areas.
The Department of Geography functions under the administration of a department chair under the direction of the college dean. During its existence, the department has been under the direction of the deans of and parts of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (1955-1965), the College of Social Sciences (1965-1981), and part of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (1981- ).
Citation: Harold B. Lee Library University Organizational History Project, website viewed Nov. 12, 2010 (History of the Department of Geography).
10 boxes (5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged into two series: Series 1: Department of Geography teaching slides 1965-1993; Series 2: Department of Geography slides of the world 1965-1993.
Donated by the Brigham Young University Geography Department in 2010.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Brigham Young University Geography Department; 2010.
Administration (University Archives Collection Development Policy, V.b.v.2.a, October 2015).
Processed; Lionel Thomas, student photograph processor; 2010.
- Register of the Department of Geography slides
- Lionel Thomas
- 2010 October 13
- 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.