Difference between revisions of "Brigham Young University. Dept. of Family and Local History"

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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Social Sciences]] ([[date::1978]]-[[date::1981]])
 
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Social Sciences]] ([[date::1978]]-[[date::1981]])
  
Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Science]] ([[date::1981]]-[[date::1985]])
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences]] ([[date::1981]]-[[date::1985]])
  
 
Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. Family and Community History Center]] ([[date::1985]])
 
Later unit: [[later unit::Brigham Young University. Family and Community History Center]] ([[date::1985]])

Latest revision as of 10:21, 14 September 2012

The Department of Family and Local History was organized in 1978 under the College of Social Sciences. The main focus of the department was to educate in genealogical research. Vestal Ben Bloxham (1978-1983), David H. Pratt (1983-1984) and Blair R. Holmes (1984-1985) served as coordinators.

Variant names

Brigham Young University. Family and Local History Studies

Brigham Young University. Family and Local History Studies Program

Description

Established: 1978

Abolished: 1985

Location: Provo, Utah (1978-1985)

Functions

The Department of Family and Local History largely focused on genealogical instruction. The department provided training and practical research for individuals who wanted to do their own genealogy or to help others. Credit and noncredit courses instructed in introductory work, regional genealogy, seminars in applied research and special problems, and the LDS priesthood genealogy program. Courses offered in the department included Basic Genealogical Research, Paleography, and Travel Studies.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Department of Family and Local History functioned under the administration of a coordinator under a college dean.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Social Sciences (1978-1981)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (1981-1985)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Family and Community History Center (1985)

Associated Archival Materials

First annual Brigham Young University Family History & Genealogical Research Seminar : Department of Family and Local History Studies, Special Courses and Conferences, July 31-August 4, 1978. (BX 8608 .A1 no.3291)

Family history & genealogical research syllabus. (CS 14 .F36sy 1979)

Sources

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1978-1979: p. 134-135 (Vestal Ben Bloxham, coordinator; provides training and practical research; credit and noncredit courses instruct in introductory work, regional genealogy, seminars in applied research and special problems, and the LDS priesthood genealogy program; courses offered include Basic Genealogical Research, Paleography, and Travel Studies; Family and Local History Studies, Family and Local History Studies Program, variant names)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1983-1984: p. 352 (David H. Pratt, coordinator)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1984-1985: p. 288 (Blair R. Holmes, coordinator)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00605

Creator: CEM