Skip to main content

K. Haybron Adams papers

Identifier: UA 693

Scope and Contents

Contains Adams's professional files related to Special Collections and General Collections, including newsletters, research, correspondence, committee information, and budget information from 1976-2001.


  • 1884 February 10
  • 1973-2001


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 years after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

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

K. Haybron Adams (born 1939) is a former librarian in Utah.

Kenneth Haybron Adams worked as a librarian in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University starting in 1976. Born in Ohio, Adams also spent part of his youth in Colorado. He retired from the BYU Library system in 2003 after thirty-six years of service. Author of books on Ohio, Mr. Adams has also taught genealogical classes, spoken at conferences, and previously served as president of the Utah County Genealogical Society.


30 boxes (13 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in four series: 1. K. Haybron Adams financial records, meeting minutes, and reports, 1884-2000. 2. K. Haybron Adams correspondence, 1977-2001. 3. K. Haybron Adams newsletters, memorandums, and other material, 1973-1997. 4. K. Haybron Adams research records, 1974-2001.


Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Kayla Quinney; May 2009.

Processing Information

Processed; Audra Coleman; September 2015.

Processing Information

Processed; Sadie Julian; February 2016.

  • Student and personnel records found in the collection.
Register of K. Haybron Adams papers
Kayla Quinney
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.

Revision Statements

  • 2016 February 5: Updated for DACS compliance; Sadie Julian.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US