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Wolsey, Heber G. (Heber Grant), 1922-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1922-2015

Biographical History

Heber G. Wolsey (1922-2015) is a former communications professor, academic administrator, and public communications director in Utah.

Heber Grant Wolsey was born on November 5, 1922 to Luther Justin Wolsey and Mary Eliza Spence in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. He became a United States citizen while serving during World War II in the Army Air Force. Wolsey married Fay Parrish Wolsey on August 19, 1944 in San Antonio, Texas. They were later sealed in the Cardston, Alberta temple on December 06, 1944 and together had nine children. He received eduation at Brigham Young University, Northwestern University, and Michigan State University. Wolsey worked as a seminary teacher and for KSL Corporation, Gillham Advertising Agency, and Southern Utah University. He eventually became a professor at Brigham Young University where he taught in the Communications department and was Assistant to the Communications department President. Wolsey became the Director of Public Relations for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints's Public Communications Department in 1978. On May 25, 2015 he passed away in Orem, Utah.

Citation

The history of radio station KSL, 1971: t.p. (Heber G. Wolsey) prelim. leaf 2 (Heber Grant Wolsey, b. 1922)

College of Fine Arts and Communications wiki, August 3, 2015 (Heber G. Wolsey; b. in Cardston, Alberta on January 5, 1922, Canada; d. in Orem, Utah on May 25, 2015; graduated from Brigham Young University in 1942 in business administration; became a citizen of the United States while serving in the Army Air Force during World War II; received a PhD from Michigan State University; member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; director of the Church's Public Communications Department on January 1, 1978; professor of Communications at Brigham Young University and the former assistant to the President of Communications at BYU; m. Fay Parrish, has nine children)

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Associated Latter-day Media Artists audio-visual materials, 1976-1985

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials consist of slides, film reels, cassette tapes, and other materials concerning dance festivals, fireside and seminar addresses, the Associated Latter-day Media Artists awards, news, and other Associated Latter-day Media Artists related activities, 1976-1985.
Dates: 1976-1985

Associated Latter-day Media Artists correspondence, 1987-1988

 Series — Carton: 12, Folder: 3-4
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 6
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondences concerning Associated Latter-day Media Artists, 1987-1988.
Dates: 1987-1988

Associated Latter-day Media Artists membership and administrative records, 1976-1991

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains membership applications, member records, resumes, photographs, and directories, magazine and logo designs, membership record proofs, reports, and other materials concerning the membership and functioning of Associated Latter-day Media Artists, 1976-1991.
Dates: 1976-1991

Associated Latter-day Media Artists newsletters, 1976-1986

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials consist of membership directories, handbooks, The Voice of Associated Latter-day Media Artists and regional chapter newsletters, Associated Latter-day Media Artists Times and Tribulations, flyers for firesides, galas, seminars, and other materials, 1976-1984.
Dates: 1976-1986

Associated Latter-day Media Artists records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697
Overview Associated Latter-day Media Artists; 1970- ; Los Angeles, California; non-profit organization promoting awareness of Latter-day Saints in the media.
Dates: 1956-1992

Associated Latter-day Media Artists records, 1956-1987

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials consist of calendars, photographs, workshop programs, flyers, letters, chapter records, and other materials concerning Associated Latter-day Media Artists, 1956-1987.
Dates: 1956-1987

Associated Latter-day Media Artists records for the California Chapter, 1984-1986

 Series — Carton: 12, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials consist of directories, letters, meeting minutes, proposals, newspaper articles, and newsletters from the Associated Latter-day Media Artists California chapter, 1984-1986.
Dates: 1984-1986

Associated Latter-day Media Artists videocassettes, 1976-1991

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials consist of videocassettes concerning the Associated Latter-day Media Artists awards, banquets, variety shows, seminar addresses, news and television spots, media archives, and other Associated Latter-day Media Artists presentations, 1976-1991.
Dates: 1976-1991

A funny thing happened to me on the road to the Millennium

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8765
Scope and Contents Memoir by Wolsey about his family life, as well as his experiences as a university administrator and public relations professional. The item is undated, but produced after 1987.
Dates: date of production not identified

Heber G. Wolsey Administrative Council records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 917
Overview Includes correspondence concerning policies and procedures of the Board of Trustees, colleges and departments, committees, research, Auxiliary Services, Church School System, Public Relations, office of university programs, University Relations, students, and Communication Services.
Dates: 1942-1980