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Institute of American Indian Studies records

Institute of American Indian Studies records

Dates: 1949-1972

Includes correspondence, minutes, brochures, news releases, maps, and surveys; financial, statistical, historical information, and annual reports. Includes information concerning Indian education, employment, alcoholism, conferences, and tribes. Also includes Brigham Young University Indian program development, campus tours, performing groups, tribal contacts, and memoranda.

  • Extent: 30 boxes (15 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Institute of American Indian Studies
  • Call Number: UA 552
  • 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 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
The collection is divided into three series: 1. Institute of American Indian Studies files from the office Director Paul E. Felt, 1953-1967; 2. Institute of American Indian Studies files from the office Coordinator of Research James R. Clark, 1949-1970; and 3. Institute of American Indian Studies files from the office of Directors Paul and Dale Tingey, 1959-1972.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Institute of American Indian Studies records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: UA 552; Institute of American Indian Studies records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: UA 552, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were transferred from the private collection of the Institute of American Indian Studies
Acquisition Information
Donated; Institute of American Indian Studies.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA552.xml
Related Material
For Files of Lyman Tyler as Director of Institute of American Indian Studies, see UA 549 Register to Lyman Papers as Director of Brigham Young University Libraries. Information services of B.Y.U. Library - Clip sheet of extracted articles about "Indians of the Americas", 1963-1968 -SEE- U.A. 549 Boxes 62 and 63 in the Archives
Subject Terms
Brigham Young University. Native American Educational Outreach Program; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Indian Student Placement Program; Clark, James R. (James Ratcliffe), 1910-; Felt, Paul E., 1916-1999; Larsen, Floyd; Tingey, Dale Thomas; Anthropology; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Church work with Indians--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Indians of North America--Education
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Letters; Pamphlets
Processing Information
Processed; James Cloward.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Institute of American Indian Studies records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by James Cloward
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-12T13:36-0600
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

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