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Russell O. Hardy photographs of Brigham Young University

Russell O. Hardy photographs of Brigham Young University

Dates: 1947

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.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hardy, Russell O. (Russell Orwin), 1925
  • Call Number: MSS 8221
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University 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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Conditions of 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.
Located in Box 595.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8221; Russell O. Hardy photographs of Brigham Young University; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8221; LTPSC.
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.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Russell O. Hardy; May 2013.
Subject Terms
Joseph Smith Building (Provo, Utah : 1941-1990)--Photographs; Wymount Village (Provo, Utah)--Photographs; Buildings--Utah--Provo--Photographs; Colleges and Universities; Education
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Processing Information
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; June 2013.
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
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Finding Aid Title
Hardy (Russell O.) photographs of Brigham Young University
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by J. Gordon Daines III
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-01T04:21-0700
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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.

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