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Harold B. Lee Library

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1973-

Administrative History

The Harold B. Lee Library (1973- ) is the library on the campus of Brigham Young University, and is responsible for providing students and the community with valuable resources for research, media projects, and personal use.

The Harold B. Lee Library was aligned with Media Services under the Assistant Academic Vice President of Brigham Young University in 1973. In that same year, the J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Library was renamed the Harold B. Lee Library. Internally, the Harold B. Lee Library is managed by the library director, who is aided by an associate university librarian and assistant university librarians, who oversee divisions of the library. Directors have included Donald K. Nelson (1973-1980), Sterling J. Albrecht (1980-2002), Randy J. Olsen (2002-2009), Julene Butler (2010-2012), Scott Duvall (interim, 2012-2013), Jennifer Paustenbaugh (2013-2019), and Brian Rennick (interim, 2019- ). The library building was expanded in 1976 and 2000, and continues to provide students and faculty access to scholarly materials.

Citation

Its Mormon manuscripts to 1846, 1977

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, via WWW, Apr. 13, 2009 (BYU Library)

Brigham Young University campus map, via WWW, Apr. 13, 2009 (Harold B. Lee Library; Lee Library; HBLL; originally named the J. Reuben Clark Library, but library name was changed)

Harold B. Lee Library, via WWW, Apr. 13, 2009 (library renamed in 1973)

BYU Organizationational History Project website, viewed on Dec. 2, 2011 (Harold B. Lee Library; university library at Brigham Young University; previously known as J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Library, renamed 1973; library directors: Donald K. Nelson, 1973-1980; Sterling J. Albrecht, 1980-2002; Randy J. Olsen, 2002-2009; Julene Butler, 2010- )

BYU Organizational History Project website, via WWW, Oct. 31, 2014 (Julene Butler, 2010-2012; Scott Duvall (interim), 2012-2013; Jennifer Paustenbaugh, 2013- )

E-mail from Jennifer Paustenbaugh, Nov. 22, 2019 (resigning from position, effective immediately)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Boulder, Utah, scanning event, 2016 July 15-16

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8845 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains digital images of photographs related to several families in the Boulder, Utah, area. Digitized on July 15-16, 2016.
Dates: Digitized: 2016 July 15-16

Cox family photographs, 2016 July 16

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8845 Series 8 Sub-Series Sub- 2
Scope and Contents Contains digital images of photograph albums related to the Cox family. Digitized in Boulder, Utah, on July 15-16, 2016.
Dates: Digitized: 2016 July 16

Feiler family photographs, 1870-1949, 2016 July 16

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8845 Series 8 Sub-Series Sub- 4
Scope and Contents Contains digital images of photographs related to the Feiler family. Digitized in Boulder, Utah, on July 16, 2016.
Dates: 1870-1949; Digitized: 2016 July 16

Nelson family photographs, 19th century, 2016 July 15

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8845 Series 8 Sub-Series Sub- 5
Scope and Contents Contains digital images of photographs related to the Nelson family. Digitized in Boulder, Utah, on July 15, 2016.
Dates: 19th century; Digitized: 2016 July 15

Spencer family photographs, 2016 July 15

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8845 Series 8 Sub-Series Sub- 3
Scope and Contents Contains digital images of photographs related to the Fullmer family. Digitized in Boulder, Utah, on July 15, 2016.
Dates: Digitized: 2016 July 15