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Thomas Kent Hinckley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 3788

Scope and Contents

Collection documents the aspects of Thomas K. Hinckley's career in the US Air Force and at Brigham Young University. It contains letters, newletters, diaries, and essays, military records of Thomas.

Dates

  • 1887-2004

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Box 1 folder 19 access restricted for lifetime of donor; all other parts are 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 K. Hinckley papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Kent Hinckley was a professor of geography at Brigham Young University from 1972-1994.

Thomas Kent Hinckley was a professor of geography at Brigham Young University from 1972-1994. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in geography and a minor in music. He received his Master of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where he held the Link Fellowship in aviation geography and his doctorate from the University of Western Ontario. He served a Mormon mission in the Western Canadian Mission from 1954-1956. He married Tamara Jones and is the father of five children.

Extent

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

9 cartons (9 linear ft.)

1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (1.66 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Thomas Kent Hinckley was a professor of geography at Brigham Young University from 1972-1994. His papers include his professional, personal, and church papers.

Arrangement

Arranged into two series: 1. Thomas Kent Hinckley work papers, 1887-2004. 2. Thomas Kent Hinckley personal papers, 1950-2003.

Other Finding Aids

More detailed finding aid available in repository.

Custodial History

Donated by Thomas K. Hinckley in 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Thomas K. Hinckley; 2007.

Appraisal

LDS scholarship and historiography (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.III, August 2007).

Related Materials

Thomas K. Hinckley personal papers UA 1036.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator.
Title
Register of Thomas K. Hinckley papers
Status
Completed
Author
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Date
26 June 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States