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Bartlett, L. Lee



  • Existence: 1930 - 2016

Biographical History

L. Lee Bartlett (1930-2016) was an American advertising professional and communications professor.

Miracle at Academy Square, ca. 1984-2003: v. 3, t.p. (L. Lee Bartlett)

Westwood, B. Brigham Young University L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, 2004 (L. Lee Bartlett)

E-mail to the author, April 24, 2012 (prefers his full name Leonard Lee Bartlett for official use; b. in Mountain Home, Idaho; 1948-1951, enrolled at BYU and majored in art; involved in campus activities, including playing saxophone in campus big band; member of BYU track team; art editor of Banyan, 1950-1951; 1951-1956, served in U.S. Air Force in Korean War; graduated from Officer Candidate School, 1953; assigned to Headquarters USAF Europe, involved in Eastern Europe target area analysis; received Commendation Medal for work on classified intelligence publication; after discharge, returned to Provo to complete senior year at BYU; graduated May 1957, B.A. Degree in Art; 1957-1987, worked in advertising; lived ten years in Chicago, 17 years with Cole & Weber in Seattle, and three years in Cole & Weber's California offices; retired from Cole & Weber advertising agency when offered a faculty position in BYU Department of Communications; 1987-2002, taught advertising, mass media ethics, and introductory art history course; completed master's degree in art history, 1989; Communications Department chair, 1995-1996; 1996 named Assistant to the President, University Communications; served on President's Council during the Bateman administration; retired, May 2000; served as BYU Olympic Coordinator for Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympics; retired again after Winter Games; served as President of the Brigham Young Academy Foundation; served on Provo Arts Council and member of Provo Center Focus program; served on Provo Foster Care Review Board; former chair of LDS Church Utah South Public Affairs Council; lives in Provo with wife Sue)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

L. Lee Bartlett collection of Office of the President records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5601
Scope and Contents Contains the e-mails written to and the responses from the Brigham Young University President's Page. Started in 2000, the President's Page was an opportunity for students, community members, and alumni to have more direct contact with the President of Brigham Young University. The materials include e-mails from Presidents Merrill J. Bateman (President from 1996-2003) and Cecil O. Samuelson (President from 2003-). The e-mails include a wide range of subjects including thank you...
Dates: 2000-2006

The Miracle at Academy Square collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2940

Contains an extremely detailed compilation (eight volumes) of official documents, correspondence, minutes, photographs, estimates, and records associated with the renovation of the old Brigham Young Academy building in Provo, UT. Also includes a CD with a digitized copy of each volume (excluding Vol. 3, written by L. Lee Bartlett).

Dates: approximately 1984-2003