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Charles Lynn Hayward papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8554

Scope and Contents

Collection includes a typed transcription of field notes and observances from around Utah. Also includes specific counts of plants and animals, along with the animals' activities. Dated 1936-1970.


  • 1936-1970


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 publish material from Charles Lynn Hayward papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Charles Lynn Hayward (1903-1998) was a Mormon zoology professor in Utah.

Charles Lynn Hayward was born on July 16, 1903, in Paris, Idaho, to parents William Gammon and Elen Neibaur Hayward. He married Eliabeth Cook on August 5, 1930, in Logan, Utah, and together they had two children. He obtained his B.S. and M.S. from Brigham Young University and a PhD from the University of Illinois in 1942. He taught biology at Fielding High School in Paris, Idaho for three years until 1930. He joined the Brigham Young University faculty in 1930 as an assistant in the zoology department. He worked at Brigham Young University until his retirement in 1969. During his career he was professor, department chair, and played a crucial role in the development of the Department of Zoology.

Hayward died on August 30, 1998, in Provo, Utah.


2 folders (0.3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

The materials were found in the 20th Century Workroom in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; 20th Century Workroom; 2014.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor; and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.

Register of Charles Lynn Hayward papers
Margaret Weddle
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