Lee Kay papers and herbarium atlas

Lee Kay papers and herbarium atlas

Dates: 1913-1950

Photocopies of memorandums, letters, and an article written by Kay on his research about the pelicans at the Great Salt Lake. Materials dated from between 1936 and 1950. Also includes an atlas of plants from the campus of Brigham Young University.

  • Extent: 1 v. (2 linear ft.). -- 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kay, Lee
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1768
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Kay Lee papers and herbarium atlas must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1768; Lee Kay papers and herbarium atlas; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1768, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Virginia Kay Rawley in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Virginia Kay Rawley; 1980.
Related Material
See also Lee Kay correspondence (MSS SC 1747).
Subject Terms
White pelican--Utah--Great Salt Lake; Islands--Utah--Great Salt Lake; Science, Technology, and Health; Plants--Utah--Provo; Kay, Lee
Genre / Form
Sample books; Memorandums; Letters; Photocopies; Articles
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 3 March 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Kay (Lee) papers and herbarium atlas
Finding Aid Author
Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swindler, student processors and John Murphy, curator; Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-07-20 10:28:06 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Lee Kay (1897-1980) was a naturalist and outdoorsman in Utah.

Lee Kay worked for the Utah Fish and Game Dept. in public relations and education. He started the Utah Hunter Safety Program in 1957. He was also active in scouting.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts