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Edwin Smith Hinckley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1126

Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Hinckley with family members and associates and notes on gospel topics as well as letters of condolence received by the family upon Hinckley's death. Also includes a folder of correspondence of Hinckley's descendants, dated 1953-1959.


  • 1888-1959


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 100 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Restriction Policy. Requests to access restricted materials in the University Archives should be submitted to the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Edwin Smith Hinckley was a professor of geology at Brigham Young University during the early 20th Century. He also served as second counselor when George H. Brimhall was president of Brigham Young University.


6 folders (0.25 linear ft.)



Custodial History

Gift of Lorna D. Hansen, June 2004.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Lorna D. Hansen; June 2004.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Register of the Edwin Smith Hinckley papers
Jennifer Kim
2011 August 24
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