Difference between revisions of "Brigham Young University. University History Committee"

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Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1939-1940, p. 33 (Chairman, J.M. Jensen)
 
Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1939-1940, p. 33 (Chairman, J.M. Jensen)
  
Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1946-1947, p. 9 (Chairman, Newburn I. Butt)
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Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1946-1947, p. 9 (Alternative Name, History of the University, and Chairman, Newburn I. Butt)
  
 
Brigham Young University Committees, 1980-1984 (UA 791 Fol 1) (Chairman, Sterling J. Albrecht)
 
Brigham Young University Committees, 1980-1984 (UA 791 Fol 1) (Chairman, Sterling J. Albrecht)
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Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086 Box 28 Fol 3) (Alternative Name, History of BYU Committee)
  
 
Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086 Box 489 Fol 10) (Function)
 
Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086 Box 489 Fol 10) (Function)

Latest revision as of 14:41, 18 February 2011

The University History Committee sought to compile and record the history of Brigham Young University. They also offered advice to the university archivist on how best to assess what archival materials needed to be preserved and which ones could be disposed of. Chairmen of this committee include Alice L. Reynolds (1937-1939), J.M. Jensen (1939-1946), Newburn I. Butt (1946-c. 1964), Donald K. Nelson (1972-1980), and Sterling J. Albrecht (1980-1982).

Variant names

History of BYU Committee

History and Archives Committee

University Archives and Record Management Committee

History of the University Committee

Description

Established: 1937

Abolished: 1982

Location: Provo, Utah (1937-1982)

Functions

The University History Committee was organized to maintain records containing the history of BYU and to lay the groundwork for compiling a centennial history of BYU. They also advised the University Archivist concerning the legal, educational, administrative, financial, and historical values of and policies and procedures for retention and disposal of university archival materials.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The University History Committee was administered by a chairman. This committee was appointed by the President and responsible to the Academic Vice-President.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1937-1982)

Associated Archival Materials

Accreditation Reports (UA 1262 Box 2)

Brigham Young University Committees, 1980-1984 (UA 791)

Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086)

Harvey L. Taylor Administrative Council Records (UA 913)

Sources

Accreditation Reports (UA 1262 Box 2) (Function)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1937-1938, p. 30 (Chairman, Alice L. Reynolds)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1939-1940, p. 33 (Chairman, J.M. Jensen)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1946-1947, p. 9 (Alternative Name, History of the University, and Chairman, Newburn I. Butt)

Brigham Young University Committees, 1980-1984 (UA 791 Fol 1) (Chairman, Sterling J. Albrecht)

Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086 Box 28 Fol 3) (Alternative Name, History of BYU Committee)

Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086 Box 489 Fol 10) (Function)

Ernest L. Wilkinson Presidential Papers, 1949-1975 (UA 1086 Box 125 Fol 4) (Alternative Name, History and Archives)

UPB Files, February 18, 2011 (Administrative Structure, Function and Chairman, Donald K. Nelson)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2011-00039

Creator: UPB