Eliot Butler papers

Eliot Butler papers

Dates: 1973-1989

Files divided into colleges, correspondence, Deans' Council minutes, visiting scholars, and other subject headings of Eliot Butler, Associate Academic Vice President at Brigham Young University, 1980-1989.

  • Extent: 15 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Butler, Eliot A.
  • Call Number: UA 677
  • 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: Collection closed to public research. Contains some restricted student files. Consult University Archivist for details.
Languages and Scripts
Arranged in 3 series: 1. Eliot Butler correspondence, 1974-1987 2. Eliot Butler minutes, 1973-1987 3. Eliot Butler general files, 1979-1989
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Eliot Butler collection 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 677; Eliot Butler papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations:UA 677, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from the Department of Anthropology.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Department of Anthropology.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA677.xml
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education
Genre / Form
Files (Records); Letters; Memorandums; Reports
Processing Information
Processed; Jim Dooley; 1993.
Appraisal Information
Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Butler (Eliot) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Jim Dooley
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:52-0600
Finding Aid Language
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Eliot Butler was an Associate Academic Vice-President from July 1980 to August 1989. His duties included supervision of colleges and individual academic departments. Upon release, he returned to the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Butler was chairman of the Chemistry Department from 1974-1977, when he became acting Dean of the College until 1980.

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