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Andrew and Charlene Hunt collection on Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt

Identifier: MSS 8235

Scope and Contents

Collection contains the journals and personal histories of Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt. Also included are poems, stories, photographs, and letters written between Austin and Mildred Hunt. All materials were collected by Andrew and Charlene Hunt. Dated from 1930 to 2015.


  • 1930-2015


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Andrew and Charlene Hunt collection on Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical note

Charlene Hunt (born 1954) is a high school teacher in California.

Charlene Kathryn Rhodes Hunt was born on November 19, 1954, in Sacramento, California. On February 3, 1978, she married Andrew A. Hunt in Alameda, California. They currently reside in Folsom, California, and she teaches at a high school in the Folsom-Cordova Unified School District.

Biographical note

Andrew Hunt (born 1947) is a civil engineer and architect in California.

Andrew Austin Hunt was born on February 3, 1947, to Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt in Yolo, California. After obtaining a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and part of a master's degree in architecture, Hunt completed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's officer training. On February 3, 1978, Hunt married Charlene K. Rhodes in Alameda, California. They currently reside in Folsom, California.

Biographical note

Mildred Tobler Hunt (1916-2016) was an educator in Nevada, Utah, and California.

Mildred Tobler Hunt was born on February 23, 1916, and grew up in Bunkerville, Nevada. Mildred attended Dixie College but ended up graduating from Brigham Young University in 1941. She married Austin George Hunt on May 30, 1935, in the St. George Temple and they had ten children. Hunt worked as a school teacher in Nevada, Utah and Sacramento, California. She is also a renowned poet. Some of her poetry has appeared in the Ensign Magazine and BYU Studies. Hunt passed away in 2016, in Sacramento, California.

Biographical note

Austin George Hunt (1907-2006) was a teacher in Utah and California.

Austin George Hunt was born in Bunkerville, Nevada, on July 6, 1907. Hunt served as a Mormon missionary in Kentucky. While attending Dixie College, he met Mildred Tobler and they got married on May 30, 1935, in Washington, Utah. Together they had ten children. After graduating from Brigham Young University, Hunt and his family moved to Sacramento, California, where he worked as a principal for many schools. After receiving a master's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1950, Hunt worked as a superintendent for Center School District.

In addition to a successful career, Austin enjoyed raising a large family and devoting his time and service in various callings to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including serving as Stake Patriarch. He died on October 8, 2006.

Biographical History

The Hunt Family (1935-) is a well-known Mormon family from Sacramento, California.

The Hunt family started with the marriage of Austin George Hunt and Mildred Tobler. They married on May 30, 1935 in the St. George Temple. They had ten children together who are Natalie Boucher, Bernarr, Rochelle Lipman Young, Suzelle, Andrew, Pamela Palmer, Karen, Kimball, Colleen Spring, and Tricia Grimsman. The family lived in Sacramento, California for more than fifty-five years. Prior to living in Sacramento they lived in Utah. Austin George Hunt devoted much time to serving in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a ward bishop, Stake President, and Patriarch. Mildred Tobler Hunt is a renowned poet with some of her work published in the Ensign and in BYU Studies.


4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

1 oversize folder (0.3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in three series: 1. Mildred Tobler Hunt papers, 1970-2015. 2. Austin George Hunt papers, 1930-2006. 3. Hunt family correspondence, 1930-1959.

Custodial History

Donated by Andrew and Charlene Hunt, son and daughter-in-law of Austin and Mildred Hunt, in 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Andrew and Charlene Hunt; June 26, 2013.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Wiederhold; 2013.

Processed; Sadie Hutchinson; 2015.

Register of Andrew and Charlene Hunt collection on Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt
Anne Wiederhold
2013 July 31
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