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Department of Conferences and Workshops records

Department of Conferences and Workshops records

Dates: 1968-1999

Contains meeting minutes, administrative, participation, policy, employment, and financial records, correspondence, and memoranda, concerning the Native American Outreach and other conferences and workshops. Materials date from between 1968 and 1999.

  • Extent: 10 cartons (10 linear ft.). -- 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Department of Special Courses and Conferences
  • Call Number: UA 1237
  • 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 into five series: 1. Native American Outreach conferences and workshops records, 1972-1999. 2. Administrative records, 1978-1996. 3. Employment records, 1975-1979. 4. Correspondence and memoranda, 1970-1980. 5. Financial records, 1968-1980.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Brigham Young University Dept. of Conferences and Workshops 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 1237; Brigham Young University Dept. of Conferences and Workshops records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1237, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management in installments between 2006 and 2008.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; January 2006. Transferred; Records Management; June 2008.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1237.xml
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Congresses and conventions--Utah--Provo; Education; Indians of North America--Education; Workshops--Utah--Provo
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Letters; Newsletters; Periodicals
Processing Information
Processed; Amanda Jo Lindell; January 2006. Processed; Elizabeth West; July 2008.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1237
Finding Aid Title
Department of Conferences and Workshops records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth West
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:03-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Department of Special Courses and Conferences was an administrative and teaching unit at Brigham Young University.

The department was established in 1966 as part of the university's Division of Continuing Education, and was charged with providing courses and programs for on-campus and distance students, as well as the general public. Department chairmen included Thomas A. James (1966-1970), Sterling R. Church (1972-1973), and Phillip D. Harris (1973-1979). In 1979 the department was reorganized as the Department of Conferences and Workshops.

Administrative History

The Department of Conferences and Workshops is an administrative and teaching unit at Brigham Young University.

The department was previously known as the Department of Special Courses and Conferences, and took its current name in 1979. It is charged with offering and supporting credit-bearing and non-credit courses and programs for on-campus and distance students, as well as the general public. Directors have included Bert Gividen (1981-1989), R. Dwight Laws (1989-1994), Steven W. Taggart (1994-2013), and Robert Holcombe (2013- )).



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