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Physical Plant Department campus facilities histories collection

Physical Plant Department campus facilities histories collection

Dates: 1875-2004

This collection contains multiple scrapbooks/building histories documenting the history of the physical facilities of Brigham Young University up through the 1980s. The collection also contains a few newspaper clippings concerning the Physical Plant Department from 1978-2004. Many of the items were produced by Ephraim Hatch.

  • Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 1216
  • 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: Open to public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
This collection was maintained in the order that it was received. "A History of the Brigham Young University Campus and the Department of Physical Plant" is abbreviated as "Pictorial History of Campus" in Boxes 1 and 2 and is organized by presidential administration. The volume pertaining to Franklin S. Harris is a photocopy as is one of the volumes titled "Survey of Physical Plant Dept."
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Physical Plant Department campus facilities histories collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: UA 1216; Physical Plant Department campus facilities histories collection; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: UA 1216, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from the Physical Plant Dept., October 2005.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Physical Plant Dept.; 2005.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1216.xml
Subject Terms
Hatch, Ephraim; College campuses--Utah--Provo--Photographs; Colleges and Universities; Education; Provo (Utah)
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Photographs; Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; October 2005.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1216
Finding Aid Title
Physical Plant Department campus facilities histories collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by J. Gordon Daines III
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-09T17:57-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Brigham Young Academy was founded in 1875 and became a university in 1903 under President Benjamin Cluff. The university now boasts approximately 30,000 students from fifty states and 100 countries. The Physical Plant Department is responsible for the programming, planning, construction, and maintenance of facilities to provide the best possible environment for the campus community.

Brigham Young Academy was founded in 1875 and became a university in 1903 under President Benjamin Cluff. The university now boasts approximately 30,000 students from fifty states and 100 countries. The Physical Plant Department is responsible for the programming, planning, construction, and maintenance of facilities to provide the best possible environment for the campus community.



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Cory Nimer
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