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Orrin Hatch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6057

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence and newsletters concerning Orrin Hatch, his re-election and other issues concerning his work as a senator; also a painting of Hatch's official 110th Congress photo. Dated 1982-2007.


  • 1982-2007


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted, by request of the donor, until 2035.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Orrin Hatch papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical sketch

Orrin Hatch (1934- ) has been a United States Senator from Utah since 1977.

Orrin Grant Hatch was born on March 22, 1934 to Jesse Hatch and Helen Frances Kamm Hatch in Pittsburgh, Pa. He married Elaine Sharon Hansen on August 28, 1957. They have six children. He earned his bachelor degree in history from BYU in 1959 and earned his J.S. from the University of Pittsburgh Law School in 1962. He then worked as an attorney in Pittsburgh and Utah until his election to the United States Senate in 1977. In the senate he serves on the Committee on Finance, Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.


1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (1.66 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

This item was found in the 20th Century Workroom in 2008. The painting was donated by Orrin Hatch in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found; 20the Century Workroom; 2008.

Donated; Orrin Hatch; 2014.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Orrin Hatch papers
Benjamin Sipes
2011 June 27
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States