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E. Mark Bezzant collection of vocational education studies

Identifier: AR 593 .22

Scope and Contents note

Collection contains institutional research and graduate school dissertations about former students at the Utah Technical Trade College in Provo, Utah.


  • Creation: 1956-1986


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Conditions Governing Access note

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Conditions Governing Use note

Open for Research. Copyright for Official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical/Historical note

Ernest H. Dean received a Bachelor of Science degree from BYU (1937) in Chemistry and Agronomy, a Masters Degree from BYU in Vocational Education, and a Doctorate in Educational Administration from the U of U. He worked at the Utah Trade Tech (Utah Valley University) as an educational administrator and research development director until his retirement. His assistance helped bring about the college's accreditation by the Northwest Association. His influence helped change the image of the college helping it progress and grow and become what it is today.


1.38 Linear Feet (3 containers)


Collection includes institutional research of former vocational students at Utah Technical College authored by Ernest H. Dean and others.

Arrangement note

Series arrangement is as follows: 1. general vocational education research 2. Utah Technical College vocational education research

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of E. Mark Bezzant.

Acknowledgment of Bias and Harmful Content

The Sutherland Archives recognizes there are materials in our collections that may be offensive or harmful. Materials may contain language or depictions that are racist, sexist, Eurocentric, ableist, homophobic, etc. We present such materials unaltered to preserve context and to present a complete historical record.

Finding aid prepared by Joel Sparks, student intern
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Revision Statements

  • 2022 February: Edited for description and organization errors; Amy Roberts, Archives Specialist, and Blake MacDonald, Archives Aide.

Repository Details

Part of the Fulton Library George Sutherland Archives Repository

800 West University Parkway
MS 145
Orem Utah 84058 United States