Brigham Young University. Dept. of Fine Art

After Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah became an university, academics were separated into three areas, the College, the Normal School and the High School. The Department of Fine Art was organized in 1906 under the College. While the College was renamed the Church Teachers College in 1909, the Department of Fine Art retained its name.

Variant names

Brigham Young University. College. Fine Art Dept.

Brigham Young University. College. Dept. of Fine Art


Established: 1906

Abolished: 1909

Location: Provo, Utah (1906-1909)


The Department of Fine Art was responsible for the courses in pictorial art.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Department of Fine Art was part of the College, the higher-education branch of Brigham Young University. Elbert H. Eastmond served as the Department Chairman.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College (1906-1909)

Later unit: Church Teachers College. Dept. of Fine and Applied Arts (1910)


Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1906-1907: p. 29 (part of the College) p. 50 (Department of Fine Art; courses offered, Pictorial Art)

Brigham Young University, 1975: v. 4, p. 493 (department chairman: Elbert H. Eastmond, 1906-1936)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00016

Creator: UPB