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Leonard M. and Hazel G. Haynie papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3363

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a variety of documents related to the Haynie family, including Haynie family correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, journals, ephemera, and related family history publications.


  • 1893-1991


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 Leonard M. and Hazel G. Haynie papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Leonard M. Haynie (1893-1973) was a Mormon lawyer and businessman in Colorado.

Leonard Marion Haynie was born on May 12, 1893 in Manassa, Colorado to Robert Milligan Haynie and Lydia Belinda Stover. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served as a Mormon mission in England from 1911 to 1913. After his return he attended Brigham Young University, and then returned home to work in his father's hardware store. On October 4, 1916 he married Hazel Gertrude Mortensen in the Salt Lake Temple, and they had four children. In 1919 he began his studies at the Denver School of Law, and graduated in 1922 and was admitted to the Colorado Bar. He and his family then ran the Haynie Harware Company for the next ten years. In 1929 he was appointed as district attorney in Conejos County. Haynie died on April 11, 1973 in Alamosa, Colorado.

Biographical History

Hazel Gertrude Mortensen Haynie (1898-1998) was born January 9, 1898 in Eastdale, Colorado. She married her husband in Salt Lake City, Utah in the Salt Lake Temple. They had four children, Elwood (1917), LaRue (1920), Louise (1923), and Delph (1927). Hazel died April 5, 1998.


13 boxes (7 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in four series: 1. Leonard M. Haynie papers. 2. Hazel G. Haynie papers. 3. Elwood M. Haynie correspondence and scrapbooks. 4. Collection of publications.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; LaRue Haynie Elliott; 2006. Donated; Louise Haynie Johnson; 2006.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; John Murphy.

Register of Leonard M. and Hazel G. Haynie papers
John Murphy, curator
2011 April 20
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States