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Lee, Wilford D. (Wilford Deloy), 1898-1983



  • Existence: 1898 - 1983

biographical statement

Wilford D. Lee papers, circa 1915-1983

Wilford D. Lee collection : a register, 1987: p. 1 (Wilford D. Lee; b. May 8, 1898 in Iona, Idaho; d. Dec. 29, 1983 in Provo, Utah; received teaching certificate at Idaho Teachers College, Pocatello, Idaho; earned B.A. and M.A. at Brigham Young University; graduate work at University of California, Berkeley; school principal in Oxford, Idaho; taught English at Brigham Young University for 25 years; retired 1957; lived in Woodland, Calif.; member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Toronto, Ont., Winnipeg, Man., Australia, and Ala.)

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Wilford D. Lee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1553

This collection contains the papers of Wilford D. Lee. It includes unpublished manuscripts; drafts of short stories, essays, dramas; personal and family history papers; correspondence; educational papers; and other miscellaneous papers, dated circa 1915-1981.

Dates: approximately 1915-1981

Wilford D. Lee correspondence, circa 1934-1980

 Series — Box 7: Series 4 [Barcode: 31197231026003]
Identifier: MSS 1553 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Lee, including correspondence concerning "Ghost-town," Garfield Co. School District, President Wilkinson, and other various personal correspondence, dated 1934-1980.

Dates: Other: circa 1934-1980

Wilford D. Lee educational papers, 1935-1972

 Series — Box 8: Series 5 [Barcode: 31197231026011]
Identifier: MSS 1553 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Educational papers, including pamphlets, handbooks, essays and papers, dated 1935-1972. Includes teaching notes, information on teaching in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and on teaching children.

Dates: Other: 1935-1972

Wilford D. Lee essays and other creative works, circa 1980-1981

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1553 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Drafts of essays and other creative works by Lee, circa 1980-1981. Some works deal with Mormon and Western themes, as well as religious topics.

Dates: Other: circa 1980-1981

Wilford D. Lee notes, circa 1930-1979

 Series — Box 9: Series 6 [Barcode: 31197231025781]
Identifier: MSS 1553 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Unidentified or miscellaneous notes, circa 1930-1979.

Dates: Other: circa 1930-1979

Wilford D. Lee personal and family history, circa 1915-1937, date of production not identified

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1553 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Personal and family history of Lee, including biographies, certificates, essays, and correspondence, circa 1915-1937. Includes information on his personal history, as well as biographies of members of the Lee, Woolf, Hansen, Sorenson, and Holman families.

Dates: Other: circa 1915-1937; Other: date of production not identified

Wilford D. Lee unpublished manuscripts and short stories, date of production not identified

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1553 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains unpublished maunscripts and drafts of short stories and essays by Lee; undated. Many of these works have Mormon themes, including historical accounts of life Kirtland, Ohio and Missouri.

Dates: Other: date of production not identified

Additional filters:

Archival Object 6
Collection 1
Education 5
Latter Day Saint churches 5
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 4
City and Town Life 4