Charles Lynn Hayward papers

Charles Lynn Hayward papers

Dates: 1936-1970

Collection includes a typed transcription of field notes and observances from around Utah. Also includes specific counts of plants and animals, along with the animals' activities. Dated 1936-1970.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hayward, Charles Lynn, 1903-1998
  • Call Number: MSS 8554
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Charles Lynn Hayward papers 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 8554; Charles Lynn Hayward papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8554, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The materials were found in the 20th Century Workroom in 2014.
Acquisition Information
Found; 20th Century Workroom; 2014.
Subject Terms
Agriculture and Natural Resources; Fisheries and Wildlife; Biology--Study and teaching--Utah--Provo; Hayward, Charles Lynn, 1903-1998
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Processing Information
Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor; and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Hayward (Charles Lynn) papers
Finding Aid Author
Margaret Weddle
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-15 09:32:15 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Charles Lynn Hayward (1903-1998) was a Mormon zoology professor in Utah.

Charles Lynn Hayward was born on July 16, 1903, in Paris, Idaho, to parents William Gammon and Elen Neibaur Hayward. He married Eliabeth Cook on August 5, 1930, in Logan, Utah, and together they had two children. He obtained his B.S. and M.S. from Brigham Young University and a PhD from the University of Illinois in 1942. He taught biology at Fielding High School in Paris, Idaho for three years until 1930. He joined the Brigham Young University faculty in 1930 as an assistant in the zoology department. He worked at Brigham Young University until his retirement in 1969. During his career he was professor, department chair, and played a crucial role in the development of the Department of Zoology.

Hayward died on August 30, 1998, in Provo, Utah.

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