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Jon Hassler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC03

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").

Dates

  • 1981 - 2013
  • Majority of material found within 1985 - 1997

Creator

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.

Extent

16.2 Cubic Feet (9 storage boxes; 5 archival boxes; 2 flat cases)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The files are organized by title of work [usually novel title].

Creator

Title
Hassler, Jon, 1933-2008. Papers, 1981-2013 (bulk 1985-1997)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Saint John's University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
P O Box 2500
Alcuin Library
Collegeville Minnesota 56321 United States