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S. Norman Lee correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4034

Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence between S. Norman Lee and his daughter Ora from the period of 1902 to 1963. Includes some additional letters written by Lee's wife Ida, and his parents S. Nielsen and Emma Lee. Collection also includes an autobiography by Lee, and biography of Lee by William L. Knecht.


  • 1902-1963


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

S. Norman Lee (1875-1963) was a businessman in Brigham City, Utah, a Mormon missionary, associate editor of the "Millennial Star" in England from 1909 to 1911, president of the Box Elder Stake of the Mormon Church from 1936 to 1943, and patriarch of that stake from 1945 to his death in 1963.


6 boxes (3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; William L. Knecht; 2007.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of S. Norman Lee correspondence
Andrea Wyss
2011 April 19
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States