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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:

Harold B. Lee Library advertisements for the Annual Author lecture series, 2004

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1054 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains posters advertising lectures that were part of the Annual Author lecture series. Materials dated 2004.

Dates: 2004

Harold B. Lee Library advertisements for the English Reading Series lectures, approximately 2004-2018

 Series — Oversize 7: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 8; Series 7 [Barcode: 31197239235259], oversize-folder: 4
Identifier: UA 1054 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains posters advertising lectures that were part of the English Reading Series. Materials dated approximately 2004-2018.

Dates: approximately 2004-2018

Harold B. Lee Library advertisements for the House of Learning lecture series, approximately 2005-2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1054 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains posters advertising lectures that were part of the House of Learning lecture series. Materials dated approximately 2005-2011.

Dates: approximately 2005-2011

Harold B. Lee Library advertisements for the Omnibus lecture series, 2007

 Series — Oversize 7: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 8; Series 7 [Barcode: 31197239235259], oversize-folder: 7
Identifier: UA 1054 Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains posters advertising lectures that were part of the Omnibus lecture series. Materials dated 2007.

Dates: 2007

Harold B. Lee Library advertisements for the William A. Wilson Folklore Archive Founder's lecture series, 2009

 Series — Oversize 7: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 8; Series 7 [Barcode: 31197239235259], oversize-folder: 6
Identifier: UA 1054 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains posters advertising lectures that were part of the William A. Wilson Folklore Archive Founder's lecture series. Materials dated 2009.

Dates: 2009

Harold B. Lee Library agenda and media items on expansion groundbreaking

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233275392]
Identifier: UA SC 88
Scope and Contents

Includes the radio report released by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the groundbreaking of the Lee Library addition.

Dates: 1996

Harold B. Lee Library annual report

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233275558]
Identifier: UA SC 96
Scope and Contents

Contains information on operations and accomplishments of the Lee Library between 1977 and 1978.

Dates: 1977-1978

Harold B. Lee Library annual report

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233259347]
Identifier: UA 844
Scope and Contents

Includes statistics on library holdings, use, and employment; summaries of accomplishments and personnel changes; and assessment of needs.

Dates: 1983-1984

Harold B. Lee Library audio-visual training material

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197225506713]
Identifier: UA 1204
Scope and Contents

Contains three videos and one DVD used in the training of library staff. Titles include "Murder in the Stacks," "Library Security: Expecting the Unexpected," and "I Am BYU."

Dates: approximately 1990-1999

Harold B. Lee Library audit report

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233259925]
Identifier: UA 764
Scope and Contents

Report outlines the library's activities, accomplishments, and problems during the 1976-1977 academic year. Includes graphs and organizational charts.

Dates: 1977