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The College of Commerce, previously the College of Commerce and Business Administration, was established within Brigham Young University in 1929 and continued in operation until it was established under the name of the College of Business in 1959.  During its years of operation, the deans and acting deans were Harrison V. Hoyt, Herald R. Clark, William F. Edwards, and Weldon J. Taylor.
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The College of Commerce, previously the College of Commerce and Business Administration, was established within Brigham Young University in 1929 and continued in operation until it was established under the name of the College of Business in 1959.  During its years of operation, the deans and acting deans were Harrison V. Hoyt (1929-1932), Herald R. Clark (1932-1951), William F. Edwards (1951-1957), and Weldon J. Taylor (1957-1959).
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==

Latest revision as of 14:18, 22 November 2021

The College of Commerce, previously the College of Commerce and Business Administration, was established within Brigham Young University in 1929 and continued in operation until it was established under the name of the College of Business in 1959. During its years of operation, the deans and acting deans were Harrison V. Hoyt (1929-1932), Herald R. Clark (1932-1951), William F. Edwards (1951-1957), and Weldon J. Taylor (1957-1959).

Description

Established: 1929

Abolished: 1959

Location: Provo, Utah (1929-1959)

Functions

The College of Commerce was originally organized with the purpose to provide training for leadership in finance and industry as well as helping students gain skills to analyze business conditions for efficiency in office administration and to meet the demands of the industrial and financial world.

Assets and Administrative Structure

Between 1929 and 1959, the College of Commerce was the administering body for the following departments: Finance and Banking, Accounting and Business Administration, Political Science, Economics, Marketing, Agricultural Economics, Office Practice, Secretarial Practice, Secretarial Training, Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Business Education and Office Management, and Industrial Management. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1929-1959)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. College of Commerce and Business Administration (1922-1929)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. College of Business (1959)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Finance and Banking (1929-1958)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Accounting and Business Administration (1929-1952)

Subordinate unit: Dept. of Political Science (1929-1945)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Economics (1929-1959)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Marketing (1934-1958)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Agricultural Economics (1935-1955)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Office Practice (1929-1942)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Secretarial Practice (1942-1951)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Secretarial Training (1951-1956)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Accounting (1952-1959)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Business Administration (1952-1954)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Business Management (1954-1956) (1954-1956)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Business Management (1958-1983) (1958-1959)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Business Education and Office Management (1956-1959)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Industrial Management (1956-1958)

Associated Archival Materials

Papers, 1938. (UA 203)

Application of Brigham Young University College of Commerce for membership in the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business, 1958. (UA 882)

Sources

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue, 1929-1930: p. 10 (Harrison V. Hoyt, dean) p. 59 (College of Commerce purposes and skills provided; departments listed)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Catalogue Number, 1932-1933: p. 6 (Herald R. Clark, acting dean)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Catalogue Number, 1934-1935: p. 6 (Herald R. Clark, dean) p. 66 (New department - Marketing)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Catalogue Number, 1935-1936: p. 67 (New department - Agricultural Economics)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Catalogue Number, 1937-1938: p. 93 (New department - Office Practice)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Catalogue Number, 1938-1939: p. 65 (departments listed as Finance and Banking, Accounting and Business Administration, Agricultural Economics, Economics, Marketing, Political Science)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue Issue, 1942-1943: p. 47 (New department - Secretarial Practice)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue Issue, 1945-1946: p. ? (Department of Political Science listed under the College of Arts and Sciences)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1951: p. 9 (William F. Edwards, dean)

Brigham Young University General Catalog, 1952: p. 4 (College of Commerce departments listed as Accounting, Agricultural Economics, Business Administration, Economics, Finance and Banking, Marketing, Secretarial Training)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalog Issue, 1954: p. 358 (Department of Business Administration changes to the Department of Business Management)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalog Issue, 1955: p. 380 (Department of Agricultural Economics no longer listed under the College of Commerce)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1956: p. 425 (College of Commerce departments listed as Accounting, Business Education and Office Management, Economics, Finance and Banking, Industrial Management, Marketing)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1957: p. 11 (Weldon J. Taylor, dean)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1958: p. 109 (College of Commerce departments listed as Accounting, Business Education and Office Management, Business Management, Economics)

Brigham Young University Bulletin Catalog of Courses, 1959: p. 92 (College of Business established within Brigham Young University)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00141

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