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Hafen, LeRoy R. (LeRoy Reuben), 1893-1985

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1893-1985

Biographical History

LeRoy R. Hafen (1893-1985) was the director of the Colorado State Historical Society and professor of history at Brigham Young University.

Citation

His The overland mail, 1926.

His Fort Laramie and the pageant of the West, 1834-1890, 1984, c1938: CIP t.p. (LeRoy R. Hafen)

His Old Spanish trail, 1993: CIP t.p. (LeRoy R. Hafen) data sheet (1893-1985)

OCLC, July 27, 2004 (hdgs: Hafen, Le Roy Reuben, 1893- ; Hafen, LeRoy Reuben, 1893- ; Hafen, LeRoy R. (LeRoy Reuben), 1893- )

FamilySearch, via WWW, Aug. 2, 2006 (LeRoy Reuben Hafen; b. 8 Dec 1893, Bunkerville, Lincoln, Nevada; d. 8 Mar 1985, Palm Springs,California)

Desert (Palm Desert, Calif.), April 1964: page 13 (Dr. LeRoy R. Hafen, Brigham Young University)

Wikipedia, website viewed 25 June 2013 (LeRoy R. Hafen; LeRoy Reuben Hafen; b. December 8, 1893, Bunkerville, Nevada; d. March 8, 1985, Palm Desert, Calif.; BA, Brigham Young University; MA, University of Utah; PhD, University of California, Berkeley; school teacher in Bunkerville, Nev; principal of Virgin Valley High School; Colorado State Historian; BYU professor for 17 years; director of the Colorado State Museum; editor of Colorado Magazine; professor at University of Denver; historian; Latter-day Saint; author)

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

American Pioneer Trails Association papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 42
Scope and Contents The collection contains brochures, photographs, newspaper clippings,programs, and correspondence relating to the formation, projects, and meetings of the American Pioneer Trails Association, 1938-1943. Included are historical sketches and photographs of monuments erected at historical sites along various pioneer trails in the American West. Also included are charters and bylaws of various trail memorial associations and correspondence with Le Roy Hafen, an history professor at Brigham Young...
Dates: 1938-1943

John L. Gaspar letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 80
Overview This folder contains a handwritten letter dated 24 March 1925 and addressed to the Utah historian, Le Roy Hafen. John L. Gaspar discusses his relationship and his knowledge of the American frontiersman and scout, Kit Carson (1809-1868).
Dates: 1925 March 24

LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1768
Scope and Contents Contains notes, articles, correspondence, speeches, histories, essays, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and programs. Also included are drafts of Ann Hafen's articles. The materials relate to LeRoy Hafen's career as a historian in Colorado and his publications and research on various aspects of Colorado history.
Dates: 1804-1984

LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen family correspondence

 Sub-Series — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 1768 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between the Hafen's and other family members, particularly their children.
Dates: 1898-1984

LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen family memorabilia

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1768 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains a small collection of Hafen family memorabilia, artifacts, and heirlooms.
Dates: 1898-1984

LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen Golden Wedding papers

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1768 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains papers and other materials related to the Hafen's Golden Wedding anniversary.
Dates: 1898-1984

LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen household papers

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1768 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains papers related to the Hafen household, including insurance, medical, and financial papers, phone directories, and other items.
Dates: 1898-1984

LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen joint society and association papers

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1768 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains papers related to societies and associations in which both LeRoy and Ann Hafen were members.
Dates: 1898-1984

LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen papers, 1898-1984

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1768
Scope and Contents Contains joint papers: Golden Wedding memorabilia and correspondence, play programs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other family memorabilia, joint society papers, immediate family correspondence; photographs of family and friends, of research material for books, of Western and LDS historical sites, and of scenes of world travel, as well as negatives and photofolds; world travel memorabilia, including writings, itineraries and other travel agency material, correspondence, small souvenirs,...
Dates: 1898-1984

LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen personal library

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1768 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains a small collection of books that belonged to the Hafen's personal library. Also includes some magazines, clippings, and books for learning Spanish.
Dates: 1898-1984