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College of Engineering and Technology records

College of Engineering and Technology records

Dates: 1977-1987

Collection contains correspondence from 1977-1987 of the following people in the College of Engineering and Technology: L. Douglas Smoot, David M. Ward, Paul O. Hedman, Dee H. Barker, Kent E. Kohkonen, Michael R. King, Cliff S. Barton, and S. Olani Durrant.

  • Extent: 25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 1032
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Arranged in 4 series: 1. College of Engineering and Technology dean correspondence, approximately 1977-1987. 2. College of Engineering and Technology associate dean correspondence, 1977-1987. 3. College of Engineering and Technology professor correspondence, 1977-1985. 4. College of Engineering and Technology research assistant correspondence, 1984-1985.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from College of Engineering and Technology records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1032; College of Engineering and Technology records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1032, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management in April 2003.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; April 2003.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1032.xml
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Engineering; Engineering--Study and teaching; Technology; Technology--Study and teaching
Genre / Form
Memorandums
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1032
Finding Aid Title
College of Engineering and Technology records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-24T04:24-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative history

The College of Engineering Sciences and Technology (1973-1984) was organized to offer a broad spectrum of training in a single college for students interested in pursuing a career in a technological profession.

The College of Engineering Sciences and Technology was established in 1973 when the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences split into the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology and the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. The college continued in operation under its name until it was established as the College of Engineering and Technology in 1984. Between 1973 and 1984, the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology was administered by deans Armin J. Hill and L. Douglas Smoot.

The College of Engineering Sciences and Technology was the administering body for the following departments: Chemical Engineering Science, Civil Engineering Science, Electrical Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering Science, Industrial Education, Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Administrative History

The College of Engineering and Technology (1984-2004) was organized to train and prepare students as craftsman, technicians, technologists, and engineers to enable them to work together to solve problems and challenging needs in the world.

The College of Engineering and Technology, previously the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology, was established in 1984 within Brigham Young University and continued under its name until it was established as the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology in 2004. Between 1984 and 2004, the college was administered by deans L. Douglas Smoot and Douglas M. Chabries.

The College of Engineering and Technology was the administering body for the following departments and school: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Education, Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Technology, Technology Education and Construction Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the School of Technology. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.



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