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Lewis K. Billings papers

 Collection — Box: 34
Identifier: MSS 7787

Scope and Contents

Contents include scrapbooks, letters, reports, and other professional papers that document Lewis K. Billings' time as mayor of Provo Utah. These consist of his campaign to be mayor, his terms in office, and his dealings during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Materials date from 1990 to 2009.


  • 1990-2009


Conditions Governing Access

Access restricted until 2030; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Lewis K. Billings papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Lewis Kevin Billings was born in 1956. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served a mission to Japan. Billings studied engineering, technology, and business at Brigham Young University. Prior to his service as mayor of Provo, Billings was involved with the Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce, the Utah Manufacturers Council, the Boy Scouts of America Provo District, and Utah’s Fourth District Judicial Nominating Commission. He served as mayor of Provo City from 1998 to 2009.


33 cartons (33 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials




Materials left in original order.

Other Finding Aids

More detailed finding aid available in the repository upon request.

Custodial History

Donated by Lewis K. Billings in 2011 and 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Lewis K. Billings; 2011. Donated; Lewis K. Billings; August 2014.


Utah political history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.I, August 2007.)

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011. Processed; Andy VanDomelen, Alyssa Pitts, and Kate Bradley; January 2020.

Register of the Lewis K. Billings papers
Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
2011 September 12
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States