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David O. McKay School of Education dean records

David O. McKay School of Education dean records

Dates: 1926-2006

Contains records of the David O. McKay School of Education's dean's office, including department and curriculum records, research files, records on committees and conferences, and records regarding the running of the organization, including records on physical facilities, budgets, self-studies, and accreditation and policy. Materials date from 1926 to 2006.

  • Extent: 53 cartons (53 linear ft.). -- 23 boxes (11.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: David O. McKay School of Education
  • Call Number: UA 700
  • 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 (until 2031) 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
English
Arrangement
Contains eleven series: 1. Administrative records. 2. Research records. 3. Conferences and workshops. 4. Committee records. 5. Records on associations. 6. Accreditation and policy records. 7. Curriculum records. 8. Records of the Church Educational System. 9. Physical facilities records. 10. Budget records. 11. Self-study reports.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the David O. McKay of Education Deans 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 700; College of Education Dean's records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 700, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Found in the University Archives Stacks in May 2009. Transferred from Records Management in April 2009. Transferred from Records Management in May 2012. Transferred from Records Management in May 2014.
Acquisition Information
Found; University Archives Stacks; May 2009. Transferred; Records Management; April 2009. Transferred; Records Management; May 2012. Transferred; Records Management; May 2014.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid may be found in the repository. File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA700.xml
Related Material
See also College of Education correspondence (UA 559); College of Education records (UA 733), (UA 822), (UA 25), (UA 17), (UA 93), (UA SC 78), (UA 382), (UA 385), (UA SC 77), (UA 564); College of Education Teacher Education records (UA 1245); College of Education Laboratory School records (UA 564).
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education; Education--Study and teaching--Utah--Provo; David O. McKay School of Education--Archives
Genre / Form
Notes; Corporate minutes; Curriculum; Research (Document genres); Budgets
Processing Information
Processed; Kayla Quinney; May 2009. Processed; Stephanie Laabs; June 2012. Processed; Dani Peterson; October 2012. Processed; Hannah Waddel; June 2014.
Appraisal Information
Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003). Office files (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA700
Finding Aid Title
David O. McKay School of Education dean records
Finding Aid Author
Kayla Quinney
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-07-08 14:49:43 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The College of Education (1921-1997) oversaw various programs for future educators at Brigham Young University.

The College of Education, previously known as the School of Education, was created in 1921 from by the newly appointed President Harris. The organization was created to qualify students to be supervisors, elementary teachers, high school instructors, or high school principals under the Church and State school systems. The four main purposes were outlined as: (1) Preparing teachers for public and private schools. (2) Providing graduate programs for the preparation of school principals, counselors, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors, speech/language pathologists, clinical audiologists, and master teachers. (3) Offering research-based graduate programs. (4) Researching educational processes and issues. Deans and acting deans of the College included John C. Swenson (1921-1924), L. John Nuttall (1924-1930), Amos N. Merrell (1930-1946), Asahel D. Woodruff (1955-1961), A. John Clarke (1961-1962), Antone K. Romney (1962-1970), Stephen L. Alley (1970-1974), Curtis N. Van Alfen (1974-1985), Ralph B. Smith (1985-1989), Dan W. Andersen (1989-1993), and Robert S. Patterson (1993-1997).

Administrative History

The David O. McKay School of Education (1997-) oversees various programs at Brigham Young University for future educators.

The David O. McKay School of Education, formerly called the College of Education, was formed in 1997. The organization's four purposes are outlined as: 1. To prepare teachers for public and private Schools; 2. To provide graduate programs for the preparation of school principals, counselors, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors, speech-language pathologists, clinical audiologists, and master teachers; 3. To offer research-based graduate programs; 4. To research educational processes and issues. Robert S. Patterson (1996-2003), K. Richard Young (2003-2013), and Mary Anne Prater (2013- ).



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