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Thomas B. Toyn papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2743

Scope and Contents

Diary, autobiography, photographs, newspaper clippings, and histories. The typescript of his diary covers 7 February 1943 to 10 January 1944 while Toyn served as a fighter pilot. Also included is information on his life and service in the United States Air Force.


  • 1943-2000


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research. Copyright is held by Thomas B. Toyn.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Toyn was a fighter pilot during World War II in North Africa, Sicily, and Italy. He later retired from the U.S. Air Force as a colonel.


1 folder (0.3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Thomas B. Toyn, 560 E. Sumac Ave Provo, Utah 84604 (801) 375-5333.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Thomas B. Toyn.


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

Register of Thomas B. Toyn papers
Rose Frank
5 May 2011
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