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Rose M. and Harvard R. Hinton papers

Identifier: MSS 14

Scope and Contents

Collection includes papers, letters, autobiographies, photographs, memorabilia, and histories, mostly photocopied. Most of the documents relate to personal and family matters. Also contains the journals and documents of the Harvard and Rose Hinton family. Includes family histories, family photos, correspondences, newspaper clippings relating to the lives of their parents, children, and grandchildren. Information is included about Harvard R. Hinton's life as a lawyer and father, as well as his early education and mission journals. Also contains information related to the history of Lehi, Utah. Includes information from their missions to Africa and Europe. Dated circa 1928-2011.


  • 1928-2011


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 Rose Marie and Harvard R. Hinton papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Harvard R. Hinton (born 1921) was an attorney and politician from Utah.

Harvard Roy Hinton was born on May 22, 1921 in Hurricane, Utah, to Bernard and Isabel Hinton. He grew up in Hurricane, then attended the Branch Agricultural School until 1944, when he enlisted in the Army. His service ended in 1946. He attended BYU and married Rose Marie Brokaw on November 22, 1950 in the Salt Lake temple. They moved to Salt Lake City then, where Harvard worked as a Court Clerk. The following year, the Hintons moved to Lehi where Harvard opened his first law office. Harvard was active in politics in the Democratic Party, and elected as a State Senator for one term. He also served as County Chairman of the Democratic Party, Deputy Secretary of State of Utah, and Deputy Lieutenant Governor, and Deputy Treasurer of the State of Utah in charge of unclaimed property. Harvard and his wife had eight children. The Hintons currently reside in Lehi, Utah.

Biographical / Historical

Rose Marie Brokaw Hinton (born 1928) was a wife and mother in Lehi, Utah, and a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Rose Marie Brokaw Hinton was born on August 24, 1928, in Provo, Utah, to Austin Emil and Sarah LaPrele Sorenson Brokaw in the home of her grandmother Sorenson's home. Rose was raised in Provo, Lehi, and Roosevelt. She attended BYU where she met Harvard Roy Hinton. They were married November 22, 1950, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and were sealed by President Harold B. Lee. They had eight children. She was active in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and in community affairs. They raised their family in Lehi and later served three missions. The first in Mauritius, then the Philippines and South Africa, and she later served a family history mission to Europe. The Hintons currently reside in Lehi, Utah.


1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)

19 cartons (19 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



The collection contains two archival series: 1. Rose Marie Hinton family journals, 1928-2010. 2. Harvard R. Hinton papers, 1928-2011.

Custodial History

Donated by Harvard and Rose Hinton in 1978. Addition donated by Harvard and Rose Hinton in 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Harvard and Rose Hinton; 1978. Addition Donated; Harvard and Rose Hinton; 2012.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history. (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007.) Details the life of the Hinton family in Lehi, Utah.

Processing Information

Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2011.

Addition processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2012.

Register of Rose Marie and Harvard R. Hinton papers
Andrea Wyss
2011 February 25
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