Preliminary Guide to the Lynn R. Hansen Papers
MS.2002.03

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Lynn R. Hansen
Title
Lynn R. Hansen papers
ID
MS.2002.03
Date [inclusive]
circa 1978-1995
Extent
5.0 Linear feet 4 records cartons and 2 manuscript cases
Location Note
(MASC staff use. MS 2002.03: 02-08-15-01.)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical Note

Lynn Hansen (1958-1995) was born to Ralph and Lillian Hansen in Provo, Utah. He received a degree in communication from De Anza Junior College in Cupertino, California, and worked in the television industry in Idaho, Alabama, and New Mexico. He was active in the underground comic scene as a critic and reviewer.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains Lynn Hansen’s correspondence related to his collections of underground comix and Beatles memorabilia. The collection also contains correspondence related to his work in television. Also included are drafts of graphic and literary works by Hansen, spiral notebooks with personal and professional notes, Hansen's resumes, and two binders of papers, including condolence letters, collected and kept by his parents to commemorate his life.

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Organization of Collection

This collection is unprocessed. The main correspondence is in chronological order. The remainder of the collection is not yet arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Ralph and Lillian Hansen donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 1995 and 2016.

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Related Materials

Related Materials

Lynn R. Hansen Underground Comics Collection, 1899-1994 (SC 3.2).

Lynn R. Hansen Beatles Collection, 1962-1995 (Cage 641).

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