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H. Bartley Heiner papers

Identifier: MSS 8822

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to H. Bartley Heiner's mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia, as well as institute lessons, teachings, and history from Heiner's time as Institute director and teacher. Includes journals, lesson plans, correspondence, writings, and a book on Australia. Dated approximately 1896 to 1985, with the bulk between 1926 and 1928.


  • approximately 1896-1985
  • Majority of material found within 1926-1928


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the H. Bartley Heiner papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

H. Bartley Heiner (1907-2000) was an Institute director and teacher in Utah, Arizona, and Canada for many years of his life.

Henry Bartley Heiner was born on March 30, 1907, in Morgan, Utah to Henry and Margaret Melissa Robison Heiner. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Bartley served in various callings throughout his life and served a mission for the Church in Australia from 1926 to 1928. He attended the University of Utah, the University of Wyoming, and Brigham Young University, from which he received a bachelor's and master's degree. He married LaVerne Farr in the Salt Lake City temple on June 2, 1930. After her death in 1979, he married Shirley Parker Marshall on April 1, 1980. Bartley worked for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for most of his career, teaching and directing seminaries and institutes. He also worked as a sheep and cattle rancher and construction and carpenter contractor at different points in his life. He died on September 2, 2000, in Ogden, Utah.


2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Barta Heiner, daughter of H. Bartley Heiner, in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Barta Heiner; January 8, 2016.


LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Sadie Julian; 2016.

Processed; Meghan Hoesch, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2019.

Register of H. Bartley Heiner papers
Sadie Julian and Giselle McIntire
2016 August 19
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States