Department of Visual Arts records

Department of Visual Arts records

Dates: 1966-2007

Collection includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, memoranda, curriculum outlines and budget reports concerning departmental developments and procedures, 1966-1974. The collection also includes slides used for Interior Design classes and presentations including slides on color, architecture, textiles, flooring, lighting, furniture, walls, and other elements of design, and various time periods including English Tutor, Greek Revival, Victorian, Art Deco, Georgian, colonial style, post-war, Arts and Crafts, and Modern interior design, 1980-2007.

  • Extent: 2 cartons (2 linear ft.). -- 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Design. -- Brigham Young University. Dept. of Environmental Design. -- Brigham Young University. Dept. of Housing and Home Management. -- Brigham Young University. Dept. of Interior Design. -- Brigham Young University. Dept. of Interior Environment. -- Brigham Young University. Dept. of Visual Arts
  • Call Number: UA 322
  • 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 (2032) 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
Retained its original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Department of Visual Arts 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 322; Department of Visual Arts records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 322, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Initial installment found in the University Archives stacks in June 2011, with an additional installment transferred from Records Management in June 2011.
Acquisition Information
Found; University Archives stacks; June 2011. Transferred; Records Management; June 2011.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young University. Dept. of Environmental Design--Archives; Brigham Young University. Dept. of Housing and Home Management--Archives; Brigham Young University. Dept. of Interior Design--Archives; Architecture--Photographs; Colleges and Universities; Education; Interior decoration--Photographs; Interior decoration--Study and teaching--Utah--Provo
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Financial records; Letters; Memorandums; Outlines; Slides (Photography)
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth West; June 2011.
Appraisal Information
Part of University Archives; college records (University Archives collecting policy February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA322
Finding Aid Title
Department of Visual Arts records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth West
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-02-27T13:43-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Department of Housing and Home Management was formed when the Department of Housing and Design and the Department of Economics and Management of the Home were combined. Stephen Stanford (1960-1964) and Jenniev Poulson (1964-1970) served as chairmen.

Administrative History

The Department of Environmental Design was established in 1970 in the College of Family Living as part of a reorganization of the Department of Housing and and Home Management. Milo R. Baughman served as department chairman. In 1973 the department was renamed the Department of Interior Design.

Administrative History

The Department of Visual Arts was established as a part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications in 1996. Two previously existing departments, the Department of Art and the Department of Design, were merged to form the Department of Visual Arts. The Department Chairs have included Michael D. Day (1996-1998), Mark J. Johnson (1998-2004), John W. Telford (2004-2006), and Linda Sullivan (2006).

Administrative History

The Department of Interior Environment was formed in 1975 in a reorganization of the earlier Department of Interior Design. The unit was responsible for instructing students in the creation of interior home environments, and reported to the College of Family Living. Department chairs included Robert Edgar Dansie (1975-1978) and John W. Siperd (1978-1981). In 1981, the department was merged into the newly formed Department of Design.

Administrative History

The Department of Design was established in 1981 and was part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Previously the curriculum for design was in the Department of Art and Design and the Department of Interior Environment. In 1996 the department merged with the Department of Art to form the new Department of Visual Arts. Department Chairmen for Design included Michael C. Graves (1981-1982), W. Douglas Stout (1982-1987, 1989-1992), John W. Sipherd (1987-1989), and Robert T. Barrett (1992-1996).

Administrative History

The Department of Interior Design was formed in 1973 in a reorganization of the earlier Department of Environmental Design. The unit was responsible for instructing students in the creation of interior home environments, and reported to the College of Family Living. The department chair was Phyllis Allen. In 1975, the department was again renamed as the Department of Interior Environment.



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Cory Nimer
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