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Thomas Kent Hinckley papers addendum, 1960-1995

Identifier: UA 1036 Series 10

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, notes, music, and other materials related to Hinckley's professional work. Includes information on church music, geography instruction, and printing.


  • 1960-1995


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 Thomas Kent Hinckley papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Thomas Kent Hinckley (1933-2010) was a geography professor in Utah.

Thomas Kent Hinckley was born on December 11, 1933 in Provo, Utah to George Marion Hinckley and Nita Johnson. He also served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Western Canadian Mission between 1954 and 1956. He then completed his undergraduate degree in 1958 at Brigham Young University. He also received a master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a doctorate from the University of Western Ontario.

After completing his doctoral degree, Hinckley worked for the United States Air Force for fifteen years, serving in Vietnam and teaching at the Air Force Academy. He joined the Brigham Young University faculty in 1972, retiring after 25 years.

Hinckley passed away on September 12, 2010.


19 boxes

Language of Materials



Arranged in seven subseries: 1. Professional papers and articles, 1980-1984. 2. Professional correspondence, 1967-1995. 3. Course notes and papers, 1967-1970. 4. Personal papers, 1970. 5. Church music, approximately 1972-2002. 6. Maps, approximately 1972-2002. 7. Oversize materials, 1960.

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US