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Jane Reiser collection of Harold B. Lee papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 9392

Scope and Contents

The Jane Reiser collection of Harold B. Lee papers contains materials created by Harold B. Lee (1899-1973), an apostle and eleventh president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The collection includes a scrapbook of early family photographs, audio recordings of addresses, copies of printed addresses (some with annotations), handwritten notes for addresses, letters to and from Harold B. Lee, newspaper clippings, research and family history notes, and other loose photographs. Materials are dated 1893 to 1973.


  • 1893-1973


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical history

Harold B. Lee (1899-1973) was ordained an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1941, and was set apart as president of the Church in 1972, in which calling he served for 22 months.


12 boxes (6 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)




Arranged in seven series: 1. Harold B. Lee correspondence. 2. Harold B. Lee scrapbooks. 3. Harold B. Lee photographs. 4. Harold B. Lee talks. 5. Harold B. Lee administrative files. 6. Harold B. Lee portraits. 7. Harold B. Lee family history.

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; 2021. Materials were rehoused and titled then arranged into series matching the proposed arrangement for the collection.
Register of Jane Reiser collection of Harold B. Lee papers
In Progress
Jamie Wiser
2021 July 14
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