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University Computing Services records

Identifier: UA 652

Scope and Contents

This collection was originally Printed Matter 28, part of a larger Printed matter collection in the University Archives. Considered static, PM 28 was processed as an independent permanent file, 9/92.


  • 1966-1975


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

Administrative History

University Computing Services was created in 1963 as a campus-wide installation for the University computers. Originally called the Computer Research Center, it was renamed Information System Services in 1981, then designated as University Computing Services in 1990. All computer science classes were taught by the Center from 1967 until 1972 when the Computer Science Department was created. Garly Carlson was the director from 1963 until 1980. Willard Gardner was director from 1980 until 1990. Kelly McDonald was appointed director in 1990.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged into folders by material genre, in no particular order.

Other Finding Aids

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

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Materials were transferred from the Printed Materials collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition



Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; 2002.

Register of the University Computing Services records
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.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Revision Statements

  • 2024 April 24: Updated file-level inventory from XML finding aid; Cory Nimer.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US