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Utah aviation history files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2088

Scope and Contents

Preliminary research materials gathered for a proposed history of aviation in Utah, including audiotaped interviews; 16 mm. film; videotape; and information booklets for Hill Air Force Base and Morton Thiokol, Inc. There are also copies of "Downwind" and "Centerline," both published by the Salt Lake City Airport Authority.


  • approximately 1920-1995


Conditions Governing Access

No use until fully processed without review by curator of Arts and Communication Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

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


1 boxes (1 linear ft.)

13 film boxes (1.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

There is an item-level inventory in the case file for this collection.

Custodial History

The footage was shot by Robert Clayton, who then gave it to Jim Deardon at the LDS Motion Picture Studio. Materials were stored at LDS Motion Picture Studio in Provo, Utah, until they were donated to BYU in 1998.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; LDS Motion Picture Studio; 1998.


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 Utah aviation history files
Garrett Schroath
2011 October 12
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