Elwood Mortensen Haynie scrapbooks

Elwood Mortensen Haynie scrapbooks

Dates: 1917-1983

Scrapbooks contain a personal history of Elwood Mortensen Haynie, photographs, letters, newsletters, genealogical materials, some handwritten music, journal entries, and certificates. It also contains missionary letters, journals and newsletters. The scrapbooks document his life beginning with Elwood's childhood, based on the memories of Elwood, his mother, his sisters, and others who knew him, and continues up until his death in 1983.

  • Extent: 1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Haynie, Elwood Mortensen, 1917-1983
  • Call Number: MSS 6958
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Elwood Mortensen Haynie scrapbooks must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6958; Elwood Mortensen Haynie scrapbooks; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6958, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by LaRue Haynie Elliot in 2009.
Acquisition Information
Donated; LaRue Haynie Elliot; 2009.
Other Finding Aids
More detailed finding aid available in repository upon request.
Related Material
See also the Leonard M. and Hazel Gertrude Mortensen Haynie family papers (MSS 3363).
Subject Terms
Hanna family; Haynie, Elwood Mortensen, 1917-1983--Archives; Material Types; Scrapbooks
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Certificates; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Diaries; Letters; Newsletters; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Haynie (Elwood Mortensen) scrapbooks
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-30T04:01-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Elwood Mortensen Haynie (1917-1983) was an attorney in Colorado.

Elwood Mortensen Haynie was born 20 July 1917, to Leonard and Hazel Haynie in Manassa, Colorado. In 1935, he attended University of Utah. In 1938, he left his schooling to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the New England. Elwood joined the Army in 1940, and served for four and a half years. He married Frances Graham Elmore on 28 April 1944. Frances and Elwood adopted a son in 1949, and a daughter in 1954. In the late 1970s, Elwood became excited about his family history and began researching his genealogy. He died on 11 December 1983 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts