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William J. Hafen personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2978

Scope and Contents

Contains information about his life to 1964 including childhood; education; military life, including experiences as a paratrooper and in riggers school during World War II; church callings; occupations, including work at Brigham Young University; and genealogy sheets. Also includes photographic images of him at various points in his life.


  • 1997


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 William J. Hafen personal history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Intramural Director at BYU, 1954-1959, 1960-1961. Director of Physical Education Service Program, 1960-1962. In Department of Recreation, 1962-1968. Chairman of Department of Recreation, 1968-1993.


1 folder (0.10 linear ft.) : (42 leaves)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by William J. Hafen in 1999.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; William J. Hafen; 1999.


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

Register of William J. Hafen personal history
Benjamin Sipes
2010 December 27
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