Religious Instruction records

Religious Instruction records

Dates: 1965-1979

Religious Instruction files on prospective, part-time, and full-time faculty members including contracts and correspondence, budget reports, subject files, office files, and mounted oversize photographs of archaeological and other sites in South America. Includes materials from 1965 to 1979.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 8 cartons (8 linear ft.). -- 7 oversize boxes (3 linear ft.). -- 15 oversize box (48 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Religious Instruction
  • Call Number: UA 1351
  • 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 Religious Instruction 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 1351; Religious Instruction records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1351, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Found in the stacks, May 2007.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young University. College of Religious Instruction--History; Brigham Young University. Religious Instruction--History; Colleges and Universities; Education
Genre / Form
Letters; Memorandums; Reports
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
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Finding Aid Title
Religious Instruction records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:21-0700
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Biographical History

Religious Instruction was established in 1973 as part of a reorganization of the College of Religious Instruction. Its instructors taught courses in ancient scripture and the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was renamed Religious Education in 1983. The College of Religious Instruction was established in 1959 in a reorganization of the Division of Religion. The college provided instruction in ancient scripture and the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and granted master's and doctoral degrees in Mormon religious studies. The college was reorganized, losing its college status, in 1973.

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