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Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Department Chair records

Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Department Chair records

Dates: 1931-1971

Collection includes Charles J. Hart's correspondence, resource and research material, genealogy information, Timp Hike files, and general department files. Charles J. Hart was chairman of the department from 1937-1962.

  • Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. -- Brigham Young University. Department of Physical Education. -- Hart, Charles J. (Charles James), 1896-1971
  • Call Number: UA 561
  • 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: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Arranged in two series: 1. General correspondence and subject files, 1922-1971; and 2. Resource and research material, 1951-1971.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Department Chair 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 561; Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department Chair records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: UA 561, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Created and donated by the Department of Physical Education.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Dept. of Physical Education.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA561.xml
Subject Terms
Brigham Young University. Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; Hart, Charles J. (Charles James), 1896-1971; Colleges and Universities; Provo (Utah); Timpanogos Hike
Genre / Form
Annual reports; Corporate minutes; Drafts (Documents); Letters
Processing Information
Processed; James Cloward under Hollis Scott, Revised by Natalie Fisher; March 2004.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA561
Finding Aid Title
Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department Chair records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by James Cloward
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:30-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

The Physical Education Department was a part of the College of Arts and Sciences until 1932 when it was transferred to the College of Education. The first degree for work in physical education was awarded in 1942, before which students had to earn a degree in education. Soon after the department became the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation under Charles J. Hart. Hart was the chairman of the department from 1937-1953, and later chairman of the Department of Physical Education, Men from 1953-1962.



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