The Lester Andrews Hubbard collection is comprised of Hubbard's collected stories and folklore about Utah. Included are items on legendary characters, pioneer life, polygamy, Mormon-Indian relations, Indian legends and tales, songs and ballads, games, riddles, and customs. Some foreign folklore material is also included. Lester Hubbard (b. 1892) was a professor emeritus of the University of Utah English Department where he was a faculty member for thirty-two years.
The Wesley Pratt Larsen papers (1802-2005) contain materials from Larsen's career as a biologist, as well as research on Utah history. Publications by Wesley P. Larsen include works on Indian and pioneer medicine in Utah Territory, 1847-1900, Southern Utah tales, and James Dalley family history, v.3. Larsen earned a Ph. D. from the University of Utah in 1960. He was the associate program directory for the National Science Foundation. He was probably best known for his research on insect stem cells.