Department of Technology records on government surplus

Department of Technology records on government surplus

Dates: 1969-1984

Contains purchase orders, invoices, and other financial records related to the department's acquisition of surplus government materials. Materials date from between 1969 and 1984.

  • Extent: 11 folders
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Department of Industrial Technology. -- Brigham Young University. Department of Technology
  • Call Number: UA 1119 Series 8
  • 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 (until 2014) 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.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Department of Technology records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Department of Technology records on government surplus; UA 1119; Department of Technology records; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1119.xml
Subject Terms
Surplus government property--Purchasing
Genre / Form
Financial records; Invoices; Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1119
Finding Aid Title
Department of Technology records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Matthew Leavitt
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-17T04:23-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Department of Technology (1972-1990) was an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.

The department was established in 1972 in a reorganization of the earlier Department of Industrial Technology, and provided course instruction in engineering and technology design, electronics, and manufacturing technologies, as well as aspects of construction management. It provided two-year associate's degrees for technicians and four-year bachelor's degrees. Department chairs included Ross "J" McArthur (1972-1979), Kay F. Brown (1979-1980), John J. Kunzler, Jr. (1981-1986), E. Max Raisor (1986-1987), J. L. Carroll (1987-1989), and John J. Kunzler (1989-1990).

The department reported to various colleges during its existence, including the College of Industrial and Technical Education (1972-1973), the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology (1973-1984), and the College of Engineering and Technology (1984-1990). In 1990 the department merged into the newly formed Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Technology.

Administrative History

The Department of Industrial Technology (1966-1972) was an instructional unit at Brigham Young University.

The department was established in 1966 in a split of the earlier Department of Industrial Education, and placed in the College of Industrial and Technical Education. The department offered a two-year associate's degree for industrial technicians, as well as four-year baccalaureate programs in Tool and Manufacturing Technology, Construction Technology, and Design and Drafting Technology. The department chair through this period was Ross "J" McArthur. In 1972 the department was reorganized as the Department of Technology.



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