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K. Haybron Adams papers

Identifier: MSS 9255

Scope and Contents

Contains thirteen 3 1/4" reel-to-reel tapes. Recordings include a radio program about American history, dictations of family history records, mainly in Ohio, K. Haybron Adams' diaries, and audio letters to and from K. Haybron Adams and his parents. Dated approximately 1967 to 1979.


  • approximately 1967-1979


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical history

Kenneth Haybron Adams was born in Ohio in 1939, and spent part of his youth in Colorado. He worked as a librarian in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University starting in 1976, retiring in 2003 after thirty-six years of service. An author of books on Ohio, Mr. Adams also taught genealogical classes, spoke at conferences, and served as president of the Utah County Genealogical Society.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by K. Haybron Adams in 2019.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; K. Haybron Adams; 2019.


Utah and the American West (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, II B VI).

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copies of audiovisual recordings available in the reading room.

Processing Information

Processed; Grace Bithell, student manuscript processor, 2019.

  • 4 blank audiotapes
  • Audio reels containing duplications of recorded albums.
Register of K. Haybron Adams papers
Grace Bithell, student manuscript processor
2019 June 21
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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