Department of Sociology records

Department of Sociology records

Dates: 1955-1989

This collection is made up of two series. The first consists of department meeting minutes, faculty class schedules, and faculty load reports, along with other miscellaneous reports, self-studies, and correspondence. The second series consists of part-time faculty files and is restricted.

  • Extent: 17 boxes (8.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 1251
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Department of Sociology records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Index/Finding aid Finding aid available online and in the Special Collections Reference area.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1251; Department of Sociology records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1251, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management, February 2006
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education; Sociology
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Letters
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
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Finding Aid Title
Department of Sociology records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-24T04:25-0700
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Administrative History

When it was first developed, the Department of Sociology was a part of the College of Social Sciences, now the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. In 1961 the Department of Sociology was renamed the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Today it is again known as the Department of Sociology.

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Cory Nimer
University Archivist - University Archives