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Harold B. Lee Library

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1973-

Biography

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), Brian Rennick (interim, 2019-2020), and (Rick Anderson, 2020- ). The library building was expanded in 1976 and 2000, and continues to provide students and faculty access to scholarly materials.

Citation:
Its 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)

Email from Wendy Duran, Sep. 1, 2020 (Rick Anderson beginning term September 2020)

Found in 222 Collections and/or Records:

Gary P. Gillum professional papers, 1970-2014

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2163 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains annual files, assessments, bibliographies, planners, letters, conferences and symposium papers, and the unpublished writings of Gillum. Most of the material concerns Gillum's professional responsibilities as Ancient Studies Librarian at Brigham Young University, dating from 1970-2014.

Dates: 1970-2014

General Services records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1365
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, proposals for a new library information system, reports regarding conferences, invoices from conferences hosted by General Services, meeting minutes, employment applications, billing forms, newsletters, surveys, and subject files. Materials cover the period of 1957 to 1984.

Dates: 1957-1984

Gary P. Gillum papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2163
Scope and Contents Collection consists of professional papers and personal writings of Gillum. Contains office files, correspondence, concert programs, research materials on Hugh Nibley, publications, and personal journals. Included with these are assessments on both Gillum and the History/Religion Department of the Harold B. Lee Library, Gillum's unpublished writings, correspondece and articles written by Hugh Nibley, Gillum's book "Of All Things," school papers and journals from Gillum describing his life...
Dates: 1926-2016

Graduate Department of Library and Information Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 582
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, a copy of the BYU Library Centennial history, and notes from the director of the department, Hattie Knight.

Dates: 1964-1975

Griffin family photographs, 2014 May 24

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8845 Series 6 Sub-Series Sub- 4
Scope and Contents

Contains digital images of photographs related to the Griffin family. Digitized in Escalante, Utah, on May 24, 2014.

Dates: Digitized: 2014 May 24

Karen Ann Griggs professional papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7965
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the professional papers of Griggs, including presentations covering the cataloging of audio-visual materials, as well as files from her professional papers. Materials date from between 1985 and 2011.

Dates: 1985-2011

Mark L. Grover papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8257
Scope and Contents

Materials include the personal and professional papers of Mark L. Grover. Included are Grover's annual reports from 1973 to 2013, committee records, collection development records, Grover's rank advancement records, bibliographies, and correspondence. The materials date from 1972 to 2013.

Dates: 1972-2013

H. Julene Butler papers on library strategic planning, 1997-2011

 Series — Carton 2: Series 26 [Barcode: 31197233649547]
Identifier: UA 5638 Series 26
Scope and Contents

Materials consist of folders containing documents related to the strategic planning for the Harold B. Lee Library. Contains minutes, reports, reviews, and notes. Dated 1997-2011, with the bulk of the materials covering 2000-2005.

Dates: 1997-2011

H. Julene Butler personal papers, approximately 1999-2013

 Series — Folder 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8; Series 9; Series 10; Series 11; Series 12; Series 13; Series 14; Series 15; Series 16; Series 17; Series 18; Series 19; Series 20; Series 21; Series 22; Series 23; Series 24; Series 25 [Barcode: 31197233638110], disk: 1
Identifier: UA 5638 Series 11
Scope and Contents

Contains the annual reports, presentations, curriculum vitae, to do lists, and other documents of library director H. Julene Butler. Dates are from approximately 1999 to 2013.

Dates: approximately 1999-2013

Richard D. Hacken papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5705
Scope and Contents

Contains reports, assessments, newsletters, and publications relating to Richard Hacken's career as the European Studies Librarian for the Harold B. Lee Library. Dated 1979-2012.

Dates: 1979-2012