Brigham Young University. Iran Committee

The Iran Committee was created in 1954 in conjunction with the University's involvement in the United States of America's Four Point Program in Iran. This committee was abolished in 1961. The chairmen of this committee were Joseph T. Bentley (1954-1955), Dean Peterson (1955-1956) and A Reed Morrill (1956-1961).


Established: 1954

Abolished: 1961

Location: Provo, Utah (1954-1961)


The function of the Iran Committee was to maintain a constant study of BYU's participation in the United States Point Four program in Iran. They likewise recommended faculty members for this program and maintained a liaison with those faculty members now serving.

Assets and Administrative Structure

This committee was headed by a chairman.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1954-1961)

Associated Archival Materials

A. Reed Morrill Collection (UA 454 Box 2 Fol 9, Box 4 Fol 1-4)

Dean A. Peterson Collection (UA 514 Box 2, Box 3 Fol 7)


Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086, Box 28 Fol 3): (Joseph T. Bentley, chairman; A. Reed Morrill, chairman)

Harvey L. Taylor Administrative Council Records, 1953-1963 (UA 913 Box 13 Fol 4): (Dean A. Peterson, chairman)

Brigham Young University Accreditation Self-Study Reports, 2003-2006 (UA 1262 Box 2): (maintained constant study of BYU participation in the Point Four program; recommend faculty; maintain liaison with faculty)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00294

Creator: JDM