Hafen, LeRoy R. (LeRoy Reuben), 1893-1985
- Existence: 1893 - 1985
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
John L. Gaspar letter
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).
LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen papers
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.
LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen family correspondence
Contains correspondence between the Hafen's and other family members, particularly their children.
LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen family memorabilia
Contains a small collection of Hafen family memorabilia, artifacts, and heirlooms.
LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen Golden Wedding papers
Contains papers and other materials related to the Hafen's Golden Wedding anniversary.
LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen household papers
Contains papers related to the Hafen household, including insurance, medical, and financial papers, phone directories, and other items.
LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen joint society and association papers
Contains papers related to societies and associations in which both LeRoy and Ann Hafen were members.
LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen papers, 1898-1984
LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen personal library
Contains a small collection of books that belonged to the Hafen's personal library. Also includes some magazines, clippings, and books for learning Spanish.