R. Sears Hintze aerial photographs of Provo

R. Sears Hintze aerial photographs of Provo

Dates: 1975-1979

This collection contains seven aerial photos of fifty acres of land near the mouth of Provo Canyon in Utah, which belonged to R. Sears Hintze. He contracted these photographs for development or sale of the land.

  • Extent: 1 oversize box (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hintze, R. Sears (Royal Sears), 1918-1981
  • Call Number: MSS 6775
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Technical Requirements
Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the R. Sears Hintze Provo aerial photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6775; R. Sears Hintze Provo aerial photos; Photographic Archive; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6775, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These photographs were donated by JoLynn Hintze Carter, daughter of R. Sears Hintze, to Special Collections in March 2009.
Acquisition Information
Donated; JoLynn Hintze Carter; 2009.
Subject Terms
Hintze, R. Sears (Royal Sears), 1918-1981--Photographs; Material Types; Provo Canyon (Utah)--Photographs
Genre / Form
Aerial photography
Processing Information
Processed; Whitney Peterson; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Photographic Archive; photographs.
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Finding Aid Title
Hintze (R. Sears) aerial photographs of Provo
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Whitney Peterson
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-02T04:02-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

R. Sears Hintze (1918-1981) was a Brigham Young University graduate who went on to work as the director of the BYU Physical Facilities.

R. Sears Hintze was born August 24, 1918 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the son of Anderson R. Wall and Jessie Sears Hintze. He moved to Provo in 1951 to attend Brigham Young University. After graduation, he stayed at BYU to supervise the maintenance department for auxiliary services. He then worked as the director of the BYU Physical Facilities. R. Sears Hintze died June 18, 1981 in Provo, Utah.

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