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Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records

Dates: circa 1937-1989

This collection is divided into two series: I. Department History Files, 1937-88 and II. Chair Correspondence, 1985-89. Series I contains class lists, grade rolls, lists of graduates, correspondence, commencement programs, a draft of the department history, and other related materials. Series II contains correspondence written by R. D. Horrocks when he was the chair of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.

  • Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 961
  • 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: Public use of this collection is restricted. Please see University Archivist for details.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Arranged in two series: 1. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture history files, 1937-1988; and 2. Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Chair correspondence, 1985-1989. Series are arranged in a reversed chronology.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records must be obtained from the Permissions & Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: UA 961; Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records; Brigham Young University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations:UA 961, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These materials were transferred to the University Archives from Records Management on June 4, 2002. The records were stored in Records Management from 1990-2002. Prior to that they were in the custody of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; 2002.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA961.xml
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education
Genre / Form
Letters; Programs; Reports
Processing Information
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; June 2002.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA961
Finding Aid Title
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture historical records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by J. Gordon Daines III
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-22T12:26-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is part of the College of Biology and Agriculture. It was created in 1967 when the Department of Agronomy and the Department of Horticulture were merged to strengthen both programs. The new department was part of the College of Biological and Agricultural Science that had been created in 1954. Prior to that, both departments had been members of the College of Applied Sciences. An important part of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is the University farm located in Spanish Fork, Utah.



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