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Salt Lake Adult Education Center circulars, minutes, and other materials, approximately 1959-1964

 Series — Carton: 6
Identifier: UA 984 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains records from the Salt Lake Adult Education Center from 1959 to 1964. Includes reports of classes and enrollments, circulars for events, letters for event planning, and staff meeting records.


  • approximately 1959-1964


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 50 years after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from BYU Salt Lake Center records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative History

The Salt Lake Adult Education Center (1959-1966) was opened as the third Brigham Young University Continuing Education center. On January 1, 1959, the building formerly occupied by the McCune School of Music and Art was established as the third BYU Continuing Education center. The Brigham Young University Salt Lake Adult Education Center was renamed in 1966 as BYU Salt Lake Center. Courses and programs were offered in religion, genealogy, speech, history, recreation, writing, arts, education, and other fields. Lynn M. Hilton served as the only chairman of the Center (1959-1966), prior to its creation into BYU Salt Lake Center.

Biographical History

Lynn M. Hilton (1924-) was an associate dean for Brigham Young University's Continuing Education. Lynn Mathers Hilton was born November 3, 1924 to Eugene Hilton and Ruth Naomi Savage in Thatcher, Arizona. He served as a pilot during World War II. He married Annalee Hope Avarell on December 17, 1948. In 1952 he earned his Ph.D in educational administration at the University of Chicago and went on to work as a professor at Brigham Young University. He was appointed the associate dean of Continuing Education and served as the first chairman for the BYU Salt Lake Adult Education Center from 1959 to 1966. Hilton also served for one term as a member of the Utah House of Representatives, starting in 1972. During his lifetime he served six missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.


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