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Financial Services records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5309

Scope and Contents

Contains financial records, correspondence, financial and administrative memos, subject files, meeting minutes, financial ledgers, receipts, and approved budget reports. Includes information about trusts, school accounts, supply orders, capital expenses, budgets, and insurance, as well as information on research grants. Materials date from 1927 to 1975.


  • 1927-1975


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

Financial Services was established at Brigham Young University in 1967. The director of was Lyman J. Durfee (1968-1980). Financial Services was over all financial affairs of the university, including scholarships, grants, purchasing, assets, and payroll.


39 cartons (39 linear ft.)

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (0.5 linear ft.)

5 volumes (0.41 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Materials transferred from Records Management in various installments between 1984 and 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; 1984-1989.


History of campus entities (University Archives Collection Development Policy, Section IV.a.ii.2.c, October 2015).

Processing Information

Processed; 2007.

Processing Information

Processed; Blaise Myers; 2020. Cartons replaced. Previously unfoldered material placed in folders and assigned devised titles. Any necessary re-foldering used existing titles from original folders.

Register of Financial Services records
Under Revision
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.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US