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John L. Hunt collection of Navajo photographs

 Collection — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 277

Scope and Contents

Collection includes five oversize photographs of Chilchinbeto Navajo Indians collected by John L. Hunt. The images were taken by J.H. McGibbony between the 1930s and the 1960s.


  • approximately 1930-1969


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

John L. Hunt (1902-1998) was a merchant in Arizona and Utah who ran Indian trading posts.


1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Materials were donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections by John L. Hunt and Grace Hunt in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John L. and Grace Hunt; 1982.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the John L. Hunt papers (MSS SC 2076).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; June 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy.

Register of John L. Hunt collection of Navajo photographs
Under Revision
Rose Frank
2011 November 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