Campus Tours and Conferences records

Campus Tours and Conferences records

Dates: 1952-1974

Documents were gathered to record the history of the campus tours and conference reccords.

  • Extent: 26 boxes (13 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Campus Tours and Conferences
  • Call Number: UA 550
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
The collection is divided into six series: 1. Campus Tours and Conferences budget files, 1952-1956; 2. Campus Tours and Conferences correspondence and general files, 1958-1963; 3. Campus Tours and Conferences scheduling correspondence and arrangements files, 1962-1966; 4. Campus Tours and Conferences general correspondence file, 1963-1966; 5. Campus Tours and Conferences reports, 1962-1967; and 6. Campus Tours and Conferences: files from the office of Director Gary Bascom, 1955-1974.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Campus Tours and Conferences records must be obtained from the Head of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: UA 550; Campus Tours and Conferences records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: UA 550, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were transferred from an unknown location.
Acquisition Information
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Bascom, Gary R.; Brigham Young University. Bureau of Information and Campus Tours; Colleges and Universities; Social History
Genre / Form
Letters; Reports
Processing Information
Processed; James Cloward; 1970s.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Campus Tours and Conferences records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by James Cloward
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-19T16:52-0700
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Campus Tours and Conferences was organized during the 1950's by Lester B. Whetton, as per the wishes of President Wilkinson. The Department was dissolved in 1973, and it's duties assumed by University Relations.

Gary Bascom was the director for Campus Tours during the late 1960's until it's demise.

Campus Tours and Conferences performed many of the functions now handled by University Relations.

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