LeRoy R. Hafen Ute-Arapahoe files
Scope and Contents
Contains LeRoy's personal papers: journals and desk calendars; early life memorabilia and school papers (mostly university); personal and professional correspondence, including greeting cards; professional files, including research and manuscript files for Hafen's books and other writings (master's and doctoral theses in published form, Western America, 4 different Colorado histories, the Far West and the Rockies series, the Mountain Men and the Fur Trade series, Joyous Journey, and various family books); correspondence with publishers (Arthur H. Clark Co. and others), and minor works (chapters and articles, book reviews, addresses, etc.); teaching files from the University of Colorado, University of Glasgow, BYU, and other colleges; research materials, including peers' historical works, primary source material (photostats and copies, microfilm, transcripts, etc.) and notes; files on consulting work in Ute-Arapahoe matters; society papers and periodicals (Utah and Colorado State Historical societies, Mormon and Western History associations, Westerners, etc., as well as other historical, academic, civic, social, religious, etc.); family papers, including family group sheets and correspondence; and general oversize materials (historical art & memorabilia, poetry, society material, etc.).
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 Register of LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
LeRoy R. Hafen (1893-1985) was the director of the Colorado State Historical Society and professor of history at Brigham Young University.
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS214.xml
Other Finding Aids
Online finding aid is not comprehensive. Handwritten box-level finding aid available in the case file, including accurate box locations.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States