Preliminary Guide to the Lynn R. Hansen Papers circa 1978-1995
MS.2002.03

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Lynn R. Hansen
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Lynn R. Hansen papers
ID
MS.2002.03
Date [inclusive]
circa 1978-1995
Extent
5 linear feet, 4 records cartons and 2 manuscript cases
Location
(MASC staff use. MS 2002.03: 02-08-15-01.)
Language
Collection materials are in English.
Language
Materials are in English.
Abstract
This collection contains Lynn Hansen's correspondence related to his collections of underground comix and Beatles memorabilia.

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Biography/History

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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Arrangement

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 USA

509-335-6691

mascref@wsu.edu

Restrictions on 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 Material

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

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

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Names and Subjects

Subject(s)

  • Literature

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