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Ann W. Hafen papers, 1880-1980

Identifier: MSS 1768

Scope and Contents

Contains Ann's personal files, including: daily journals, desk calendars, and other autobiographical material; early life memorabilia and school papers (elementary through university); personal and professional correspondence; manuscript files, primarily poetry, but also articles and shorts stories (including the collection 'Campfire Frontier'), plays and radio dramas (My Wife Shall Be A Lady, One More American, Quenched Fire, Son of Bird Woman, etc.), other radio programs, and music; correspondence with publishers; research files, including notes from writing conferences, lectures, etc., peers' writings, original source materials (manuscripts, correspondence, etc.), photostats & photocopies, excerpts and transcripts, and personal notes; society papers and periodicals (poetry and other literary societies (including Colorado Poetry Fellowship, National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Poetry Society of Colorado, Utah State Poetry Society, World Congress of Poets, Colorado Authors' League, National League of American Pen Women, etc.), as well as academic, historical, civic, social, religious, etc.; and family papers (correspondence, association materials, family diaries and other writings, and memorabilia).


  • 1880-1980


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.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

LeRoy R. Hafen (1893-1985) was the director of the Colorado State Historical Society and professor of history at Brigham Young University.


28.6 linear Feet (55 Hollinger boxes plus 7 folders, 1 1/2-sze Hollinger, 1 Ledger box)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online.

Other Finding Aids

Online finding aid is not comprehensive. Handwritten box-level finding aid available in the case file, including accurate box locations.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States