Skip to main content

Russell O. Hardy photographs of Brigham Young University

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8221

Scope and Contents

Contains three photographs of the Brigham Young University campus taken by Russell O. Hardy. Two of the photographs are of the original Joseph Smith Building and the other photograph is of a dormitory in Wymount Village. Dated 1947.


  • 1947


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 the Russell O. Hardy photographs of Brigham Young University must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Russell O. Hardy (born 1925) was a student at Brigham Young University.

Russell Orwin Hardy was born on September 21, 1925 in Minersville, Utah to Arthur Orwin Hardy and Emma Elizabeth Davis. He attended school at Gunnison, Utah, and later attended the University of Idaho and the University of California. He enlisted in the military in 1943 and served in World War II. After the war he attended Brigham Young University, and graduated in 1948. In 1951 he married Mina Rae Stewart (1931-2011) in the St. George Temple, and they had two children. They later lived in Kansas and Utah before retiring to Henderson, Nevada in 1990.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated to the University Archives in May 2013 by Russell O. Hardy. Hardy took the photographs when he was a student at Brigham Young University in 1947.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Russell O. Hardy; May 2013.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).


Located in Box 595.

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; June 2013.

Register of the Russell O. Hardy photographs of Brigham Young University
J. Gordon Daines III
20 June 2013
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