Skip to main content

Division of Continuing Education assistant dean records, 1955-1970

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 547 Series 7

Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files, including correspondence and memos, meeting minutes, reports, financial information, and other records from when Phileon B. Robinson was the assitant dean of the Division of Continuing Education. Dated from 1955 to 1970.


  • 1955-1970


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 the Division of Continuing Education records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Phileon B. Robinson (1923-2003) was an administrator at Brigham Young University's Divison of Continuing Education.

Phileon Benjamin was born August 20, 1923 in Wilder, Idaho. He recieved his BA from Brigham Young University in 1945. He received his MBA from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1946. From 1947-1950 he served a mission in Finland for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. in 1952 he married Hortense Burton. In 1954 he returned to Finland with his family to serve as mission president there. In 1970 he received a doctorate from the University of Nebraska in Adult Education. He served 30 years as part of the BYU community, spending 20 years as an administrator in the Division of Continuing Education, after which he became the founding director of the Gerontology Center. He died September 13, 2003.


22 boxes

Language of Materials



Arranged in two subseries: 1. Division of Continuing Education assistant dean memos, minutes, and other material, 1955-1970. 2. Division of Continuing Education assistant dean correspondence and other material, 1958-1962.

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