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Ronald Hansen collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6089

Scope and Contents note

Ronald Hansen's collection about disabilities, circa 1938-1990. Topics include diagnosis, treatment and speech therapy for speech impediments, cerebral palsy, hearing loss (war-damaged ears and deafness from birth), speaking after a Tracheotomy, and other materials. Organizations whose materials Hansen collected include the American Speech and Hearing Association, American Society for the Hard of Hearing, and others.


  • approximately 1938-1990


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ronald Hansen collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Captain Ronald Hansen worked in the Bio-Acoustics Section of the Aero-Medical Laboratory of the Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.


2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Ronald Hansen's collection about disabilities.

Custodial History note

Donated to Brigham Young University by Ronald Hansen on April 15, 1992.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Ronald Hansen; April 15, 1992.

Appraisal note

Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Swindler and John M. Murphy; 15 February 2008.

Register of Ronald Hansen collection
H. Christine Swindler
2008 February 15
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