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Harold B. Lee Library records

Identifier: UA 5452

Scope and Contents

Contains annual reports, library publications, budget records, professional development reports, library systems manuals and information, and archive files of library instruction and information literacy of the Harold B. Lee Library from 1967-2007. Materials prepared by Marvin E. Wiggins and Kayla Willey.


  • 1967-2007


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Harold B. Lee Library records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Harold B. Lee Library (1973- ) is the library on the campus of Brigham Young University, and is responsible for providing students and the community with valuable resources for research, media projects, and personal use.

The Harold B. Lee Library was aligned with Media Services under the Assistant Academic Vice President of Brigham Young University in 1973. In that same year, the J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Library was renamed the Harold B. Lee Library. Internally, the Harold B. Lee Library is managed by the library director, who is aided by an associate university librarian and assistant university librarians, who oversee divisions of the library. Directors have included Donald K. Nelson (1973-1980), Sterling J. Albrecht (1980-2002), Randy J. Olsen (2002-2009), Julene Butler (2010-2012), Scott Duvall (interim, 2012-2013), and Jennifer Paustenbaugh (2013- ). The library building was expanded in 1976 and 2000 and continues to provide students and faculty access to scholarly materials.

Biographical History

Kayla Willey (1955- ) was Harold B. Lee Library Automation Coordinator/Computer Applications Librarian from 1987 to 1995.

In 1987 Willey was called as the Computer Applications Librarian but then the title was later changed to Automation Coordinator. Later fom 1995 to 1997 she was called to be the Library Systems Education Coordinator in the department Library Information Systems. She also chaired YNET Advisory Committee from 1994 to 1995.

Biographical History

Marvin Wiggins (1941- ) was a librarian in Utah.

Marvin Wiggins was the general reference librarian at Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. Marvin E. Wiggins began working at the Harold B. Lee Library in 1967. He served in many capacities within the Library, including pioneering library instruction and completing research for General Authorities and University presidents. He retired in 2007.


25 cartons (25 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in three series. 1. Social Sciences/Education Department records, 1967-2007. 2. Harold B. Lee Library records on library instruction and information literacy, 1967-2007. 3. Harold B. Lee Library records on library information systems, 1987-1998.

The materials are grouped by like subject.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in April 2009. Additional materials transferred by Kayla Willey in 1998.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; April 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Kayla Willey; 1998.


Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Related Materials

See also Harold B. Lee Library records, 1954-1993 (UA 1242).

Processing Information

Processed; Kayla Quinney; April 2009.

Processing Information

Processed; Erin Owens; January 2015.

Register of Harold B. Lee Library records
Kayla Quinney
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Revision Statements

  • 2015 January 29: Addendum added; Erin Owens.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US