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A funny thing happened to me on the road to the Millennium

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8765

Scope and Contents

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.


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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 A funny thing happened to me on the road to the Millennium must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

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.


1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donated by Paul Pratte, a fellow former member of the Communications Department faculty, in 2015.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Paul Pratte; June 15, 2015.


Faculty (University Archives Collection Development Policy, February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Sadie Hutchinson, student manuscript processor; 2015.

Register of A funny thing happened to me on the road to the Millennium
Sadie Hutchinson, student manuscript processor
August 03, 2015
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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