J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Library
- Existence: 1961 - 1973
The J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Library (1961-1973) served as the university library at Brigham Young University.
The library was renamed as the Clark Library in 1961, following the construction of a new library building. The library was later renamed as the Harold B. Lee Library in 1973. Library directors included S. Lyman Tyler (1961-1966) and Donald K. Nelson (1966-1973).
Citation:Brigham Young University, 1975: v. 3, p. 225 (J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Library).
They made Mormon history, 1968: p. 345 (BYU Library).
Harold B. Lee Library Web site, Apr. 14, 2009 (J. Reuben Clark Library dedicated in 1962; renamed Harold B. Lee Library in 1973).
Brigham Young University, L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, Apr. 14, 2009 (J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Library previously known as Brigham Young University Library).
Brigham Young University organizational history, July 12, 2012 (J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Library; Library renamed as Clark Library in 1961 with new building; directors: S. Lyman Tyler (1961-1966), Donald K. Nelson (1966-1973); responsible for maintaining library collections; director reported to university president; library renamed the Lee Library in 1973).
Its Alumni Directory, 1962: Leroy and Ann W. Fulton (University Library).
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Contains includes typescript of the preliminary draft of a Mormon subject classification schedule, consisting of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd summaries.
Compilation of the dedicatory services for the Clark Library, Smoot Administration building, General Services building, and the Physical Plant
Includes dedicatory prayers, addresses, and a list of Smoot descendants in attendance.
Collection includes slides taken by Ralph W. Hansen, which show the archives in these early years. Also enclosed is a piece of the goal post of BYU's first football game win against University of Utah, when at the conclusion of the game, the goal posts were torn down by BYU students.
Contains official reports which document the activities of the Harold B. Lee Library for each academic year. Materials include discussions of personnel changes, significant accomplishments, organizational changes, library needs, and professional activities. Dated 1966 to 2014.
Contains correspondence and meeting minutes from various library committees and departments, including the Administrative Council, Haybron Adams, and the Learning Resource Committee. Dates from 1954 to 2005.
Includes records and correspondence regarding the establishment of the Education Learning Resource Center, and the development of policies which would govern later LRCs.
Materials contains instrument of gift forms from 2001 to 2003. Materials focus on book donations to the Harold B. Lee Library that were made by various personal donors and organizations. Materials also include related forms for the acquistion, material descriptions, and thank-you letters from the library for the donors. Materials date from 2001 to 2003.
Contains records about full-time personnel of the Harold B. Lee Library from 1985 to 1988. Materials include related reports, minutes, and correspondence. Materials date from 1985 to 1988.