Hassler, Jon Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection includes drafts, galley proofs, press releases, and miscellanea related to Jon Hassler’s novels, plays, screenplays, and other works, some with handwritten revisions. Although mostly text documents, the collection does include a Staggerford High School t-shirt and a Hassler painting ("Galway Lighthouse #1").
- 1981 - 2013
- Majority of material found within 1985 - 1997
- Hassler, Jon (Person)
Biographical / Historical
“Jon Hassler, Regents Professor Emeritus of Fiction, ...graduated from Saint John’s University in 1955 and was appointed writer-in-residence in 1980 until his retirement in 1997. He was a nationally respected author of novels, plays and nonfiction.” -- From an email from Provost Rita Knuesel, sent 3/20/2008, 3:01 p.m. with the subject: Passing of Regents Professor Emeritus of Fiction, Jon Hassler ' 55.
16.2 Cubic Feet (9 storage boxes; 5 archival boxes; 2 flat cases)
Language of Materials
The files are organized by title of work [usually novel title].
- Hassler, Jon, 1933-2008. Papers, 1981-2013 (bulk 1985-1997)
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Saint John's University Archives and Special Collections Repository
P O Box 2500
Collegeville Minnesota 56321 United States