College of General Studies records

College of General Studies records

Dates: 1971-1978

Collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, lectures, surveys, newspaper clippings, department policies, articles, and projects relating to the Curriculum Council and the General Education Program (now the Office of Undergraduate Education) from 1971 to 1978.

  • Extent: 8 cartons (8 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. College of General Studies
  • Call Number: UA 5369
  • 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 (until 2003) 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
Collection was left in 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 College of General Studies 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 5369; College of General Studies records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 5369, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by C. Terry Warner in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; C. Terry Warner; 1989.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young University. College of General Studies--Archives; Colleges and Universities; Education; General education--Study and teaching--Utah--Provo
Genre / Form
Articles; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Corporate minutes; Lectures; Letters; Surveys
Processing Information
Processed; Stephanie Laabs; May 2010.
Appraisal Information
Part of University Archives; college records (University Archives collecting policy February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
College of General Studies records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Stephanie Laabs
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-06T04:23-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The College of General Studies (1972-1979) was an administrative unit at Brigham Young University.

The College of General Studies was established in 1972 in a reorganization of the earlier General College, and was responsible for administering the university's general education program. It also administered a number of instructional units and programs, including minority education and the ROTC. The dean of the college was C. Terry Warner. The college was reorganized in 1979 as Nonmajor Programs.

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