Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian history and project records
Scope and Contents
Contains correspondence, notes, reports, and newspaper clippings relating to the work of Dr. Raymond B. Farnsworth with American Indians, as well as research proposals to various grant agencies.
- approximately 1971-1984
- Brigham Young University. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture (creator, Organization)
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 Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian History and other project records must be obtained from the Permissions & Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is part of the College of Biology and Agriculture. It was created in 1967 when the Department of Agronomy and the Department of Horticulture were merged to strengthen both programs. The new department was part of the College of Biological and Agricultural Science that had been created in 1954. Prior to that, both departments had been members of the College of Applied Sciences. An important part of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is the University farm located in Spanish Fork, Utah.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged in three series: 1. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian history project records, 1971-1984. 2. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture departmental history project records, 1971-1984. 3. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture other project records, 1971-1984.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA962.xml
These materials were transferred to the University Archives from Records Management on June 4, 2002. The records were stored in Records Management from 1993-2002. Prior to that they were in the custody of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred; Records Management; 2002.
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; June 2002.
- Agriculture -- Libya
- Agriculture -- South America
- Brigham Young University -- History
- Colleges and Universities
- Farnsworth, Raymond B. (Raymond Bartlett), 1915-1987
- Indians of North America -- Agriculture
- Indians of North America -- West (U.S.)
- Register of Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Indian history and project records
- J. Gordon Daines III
- June 2002
- 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