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College of Fine Arts records on college centers, 1964-1981

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 666 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains Advisement Center administrative records; Information Center files on Bernard Brown publicity, administrative records, calendars of events, press release art, and information on communications, general material, Lael Woodbury, music, and Theatre and Cinematic Arts, as well as public service announcements; and communication between the College of Fine Arts and other Colleges and Departments.


  • 1964-1981


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

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

The College of Fine Arts was organized in 1925 with Gerrit de Jong, Jr., as the first dean. He remained dean until 1959 when he was succeeded by Conan Mathews. In 1963 the college became the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Mathews retired in 1966 and was succeeded by Clawson Cannon who served one year as acting dean until the appointment of Lorin F. Wheelright as dean in 1967. He served as dean until 1974 when he was succeeded by Lael J. Woodbury who was succeeded in 1982 by the current dean, James A. Mason. Currently, the college consists of the departments of Art, Communications, Design, Music, and Theatre and Cinematic Arts.


8 boxes

16 folders

Language of Materials



Administrative records, and any other record genre including more than one file, are in reverse chronological order. Files in the third section above (i.e., inter-University communicants with the College of Fine Arts) are alphabetical by college or department (Graduate School and Physical Plant files are reverse-chronological).

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US