Wolsey, Heber G. (Heber Grant), 1922-
- Existence: 1922 - 2015
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:
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.
Consists of correspondences concerning Associated Latter-day Media Artists, 1987-1988.
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.
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.
Materials consist of calendars, photographs, workshop programs, flyers, letters, chapter records, and other materials concerning Associated Latter-day Media Artists, 1956-1987.
Materials consist of directories, letters, meeting minutes, proposals, newspaper articles, and newsletters from the Associated Latter-day Media Artists California chapter, 1984-1986.
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.
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.
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.