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Preliminary Guide to the Lynn R. Hansen Papers, circa 1978-1995
Overview of the Collection
- Hansen, Lynn, 1958-1995
- Preliminary Guide to the Lynn R. Hansen Papers
- circa 1978-1995 (inclusive)19781995
- 5 Linear feet of shelf space, (4 records cartons and 2 manuscript cases)
- Collection Number
- MS 2002.03 (collection)
- This collection contains Lynn Hansen's correspondence related to his collections of underground comix and Beatles memorabilia.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open and available for research use.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
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.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
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.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Restrictions on Use
Copyright restrictions may apply.
Preliminary Guide to the Lynn R. Hansen Papers, circa 1978-1995 (MS 2002.03)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
The main correspondence is in chronological order. This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.
Location of Collection(MASC staff use) 02-08-15-01
Ralph and Lillian Hansen donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 1995 and 2016.
Lynn R. Hansen Underground Comics Collection, 1899-1994 (SC 003.2)
Lynn R. Hansen Beatles Collection, 1962-1995 (Cage 641)
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Comic books, strips, etc.
- Underground comic books, strips, etc.
- Hansen, Lynn, 1958-1995 -- Archives.
- Beatles -- Songs and music.