Harold B. Lee Library. University Archives and Records Management

In 1990 Records Management was transferred from Information Systems Services to the Library. In early 1991 Records Management and University Archives merged to make a new department, University Archives and Records Management. The chair of this new department was Maralyn Harmston (1991-1996) and she was replaced by Marcel Ramjoue (1996-1997), both of whom reported to the University Librarian, Sterling K. Albrecht (1991-1997).


Established: 1991

Abolished: 1997

Location: Provo, Utah (1991-1997)


University Archives and Records Management's purpose was to advise and teach information and records management protocol and skills to members of the University community. they were charged with providing the most efficient means of dealing with all types of records. records that were of importance for legal financial, or historical purposes were stored and archived in the University Archives. Records that were irrelevant were disposed of.

The Records Center functioned as a part of University Archives and Records Management. The Records Center retrieved and stored records from the University offices that solicited these services.

Assets and Administrative Structure

Records Management was housed in room 233 in the Smith Family Living Center. The chair of University Archives and Records Management reported to the University Librarian.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Harold B. Lee Library (1991-1997)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Records Management (1990)

Earlier unit: Harold B. Lee Library. Dept. of Archives and Manuscripts (1991)

Later unit: Harold B. Lee Library. University Records Management (1997)

Associated Archival Materials

University Archives Records (UA 1068)

Harold B. Lee Library annual Reports (UA 1015)


HBLL Annual Reports 1990-1991, pg. 4, (merger of Records Management and Archives, purpose of merged department)

Maintenance Information

Record ID:EAC-2012-00017

Creator: UPB