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Hansen, George H. (George Henry), 1896-1981

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1896-1981

Biographical History

George H. Hansen (1896-1981) was a geology professor and administrator at Brigham Young University, who served as dean of the graduate school between 1954 and 1957. Hansen spent time in Indonesia establishing a geology department at the Gadjah Mada University in Jogjakarta, Indonesia.

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

George H. Hansen loose photographs, 1900-1980

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1628 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Photos of: George on his mission to England, on geology field trips, on his visit to Indonesia, in the ROTC; of Afton Allred Hansen on his mission to the Eastern States; of Bessie Hansen in Richfield, on vacations, and with her family and friends; of Mildred Allred on her mission to California; of the Greco family (George's aunt); of George's family while he was growing up in Richfield; of the Utah Agricultural College Fair; of Afton as a teacher, missionary, and mother; of George and Afton and...
Dates: Other: 1900-1980

George H. Hansen negatives, 1896-1972

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1628 Series 4
Scope and Contents note Negatives of: George Hansen at Utah State, family trips, and geology; Bessie Hansen with her family and friends; George's mission to England; findings of fossils, arrowheads, and interesting rocks; the trip to Indonesia; redistricting studies; fishing trips; artifacts from a trip to Mexico; Utah maps and documents; Utah gas and oil studies, soil profiles; etc.
Dates: Other: 1896-1972

George H. Hansen slides, 1915-1971

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1628 Series 3
Scope and Contents note Slides of: George and Afton's family and their travels, and family reunions; Afton's BYU tour to Europe; trips (George and Afton, Mildred) to Hawaii, China, Indonesia, Africa, Italy, Switzerland, New Zealand and Australia, Denmark, Norway, England, Fiji, Egypt, Greece, India, the Holy Land, Turkey, etc.
Dates: Other: 1915-1971

Graduate School records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 118
Overview Collection includes correspondence to and from Deans Christen Jensen (1953-1954), George H. Hansen (1954-1957), and A. Smith Pond (1957-1959) concerning the graduate programs, policies and requirements for admittance. Also includes memorandums concerning graduate awards, nominations for honorary degrees and the religious influence and standards of Brigham Young University.
Dates: 1952-1969

Oral history interview with George H. Hansen

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 44
Scope and Contents Interview by Alonzo Morley with George H. Hansen, geologist, concerning his experiences in Richfield, Utah; as a student at Utah State University, 1915-1918, as a missionary in England, as a faculty member and administrator at Brigham Young University from 1927, and on later work at a university in Java. Includes transcript and sound recording.
Dates: 1980

George H. Hansen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 509
Abstract Includes correspondence, photographs, reports and news clippings concerning the College of Arts and Sciences, college policies, faculty, senior students and Utah's geology.
Dates: 1934-1959

George H. Hansen photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1628
Abstract This is primarily a collection of original Hansen prints, slides, and negatives and also includes photographic albums belonging to George Hansen, Afton Allred Hansen, and Bessie Hansen.
Dates: approximately 1896-1980

George H. Hansen photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 154
Scope and Contents Collection includes 109 photographs of southern Utah geology, as well as of log cabins and pioneers. Photographs collected or taken by Hansen, dating between the 1930s and the 1970s.
Dates: approximately 1930-1979

Photographs of academic programs, approximately 1937-1953

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 42-45
Identifier: UA 1070 Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of various academic programs at Brigham Young University, including photographs from the Training School and the programs the children were involved in. Also contains photos of George Hansen, the head of the Geology Department, and the study of geology and geography at BYU. Included are photos of the home economics program, including students cooking and involved in clothing and textiles, as well as photos from the horticulture and landscape program, circa 1937-1953.
Dates: approximately 1937-1953