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John L. Hunt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2076

Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence, deeds, receipts, miscellaneous items, and typescripts of two oral histories. One interview was with John Hunt and was conducted by Mary Rusher for the Utah Historical Society Oral History Program on 16 July 1973. The other interview was with John Hunt and his wife, Grace, and was conducted by Samuel Moon on 17 July 1975. Most of the items deal primarily with John Hunt's business activities, while the oral histories relate to the history of the Blanding, Utah area and to relations with the Navajo Indians.


  • 1936-1978


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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

Biographical History

John L. Hunt (1902-1998) was a Mormon businessman and owner of a "trading post" in Blanding, Utah which deals in Indian crafts.


2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by John and Grace Hunt in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John and Grace Hunt; 1982.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of John L. Hunt papers
In Progress
Elisa Visick
2010 September 23
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