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M.L. Bean Museum library records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5558

Scope and Contents

Contains meeting minutes, reports, and other materials related to the founding of the Bean Museum library.


  • 1977-1992


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 M.L. Bean Museum library records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The M.L. Bean Museum (established 1978) houses the life sciences collections of Brigham Young University.

The Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum was opened to the public in 1978. The museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and maintains membership in the Natural Science Collections Alliance. Research collections of vascular and non vascular plants, invertebrate and vertebrate animals are maintained and made available to research scientists and educators. Public exhibits and educational programs are offered.


1 folder (0.2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Maintained in original order.

Custodial History

Transferred to the University Archivist by the librarian of the Bean Museum library collection in January 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Bean Museum; January 2011.


Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; January 2011.

Register of the M.L. Bean Museum library records
J. Gordon Daines III
2011 January 31
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