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Andrew and Charlene Hunt collection on Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt

Andrew and Charlene Hunt collection on Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt

Dates: 1930-2012

Collection contains the journals and personal histories of Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt. Also included are poems, stories, photographs, and letters written between Austin and Mildred Hunt. All materials were collected by Andrew and Charlene Hunt. Dated from 1930 to 2012.

  • Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize folder (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hunt, Andrew, 1947. -- Hunt, Charlene, 1954. -- Hunt, Austin George, 1907-2006. -- Hunt, Mildred Tobler, 1916
  • Call Number: MSS 8235
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Arranged in three series: 1. Mildred Tobler Hunt papers, 1970-2012. 2. Austin George Hunt papers, 1930-2006. 3. Hunt family correspondence, 1930-1959.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Andrew and Charlene Hunt collection on Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8235; Andrew and Charlene Hunt collection on Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8235, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Andrew and Charlene Hunt, son and daughter-in-law of Austin and Mildred Hunt, in 2013.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Andrew and Charlene Hunt; June 26, 2013.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Literature; Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Mormon missionaries--Kentucky; Diaries; Mormon women--Poetry; Women authors--Biography; Poetry--Manuscripts; Hunt, Andrew, 1947-; Hunt, Charlene, 1954-; Hunt, Austin George, 1907-2006; Hunt, Mildred Tobler, 1916-
Genre / Form
Letters; Autobiographies; Photography, Panoramic
Processing Information
Processed; Anne Wiederhold; 2013. Processed; Sadie Hutchinson; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007.)
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Finding Aid Title
Hunt (Andrew and Charlene) collection on Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt
Finding Aid Author
Anne Wiederhold
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-03-16 10:29:39 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Charlene Hunt (b. 1954) is a high school teacher in California.

Charlene Kathryn Rhodes Hunt was born on November 19, 1954 in Sacramento, California. On February 3, 1978 she married Andrew A. Hunt in Alameda, California. They currently reside in Folsom, California and she teaches at a high school in the Folsom-Cordova Unified school district.

Biographical note

Andrew Hunt (b. 1947) is a civil engineer and architect in California.

Andrew Austin Hunt was born on February 3, 1947 to Austin George and Mildred Tobler Hunt in Yolo, California. After obtaining a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering and part of a Master's degree in architecture, Hunt completed the US Army Corps of Engineer's officer training. On February 3, 1978, Hunt married Charlene K. Rhodes in Alameda, California. They currently reside in Folsom, California.

Biographical note

Mildred Tobler Hunt (b. 1916) was an educator in Nevada, Utah and California.

Mildred Tobler Hunt was born on February 23, 1916 and grew up in Bunkerville, Nevada. Mildred attended Dixie College but ended up graduating from Brigham Young University in 1941. She married Austin George Hunt on May 30, 1935 in the St. George Temple and they had ten children. Hunt worked as a school teacher in Nevada, Utah and Sacramento, California. She is also a renowned poet. Some of her poetry has appeared in the Ensign Magazine and BYU Studies. Hunt currently resides in Sacramento, California.

Biographical note

Austin George Hunt (1907-2006) was a teacher in Utah and California.

Austin George Hunt was born in Bunkerville, Nevada on July 6, 1907. Hunt served as a Mormon missionary in Kentucky. While attending Dixie College, he met Mildred Tobler and they got married on May 30, 1935 in Washington, Utah. Together they had ten children. After graduating from Brigham Young University, Hunt and his family moved to Sacramento, California where he worked as a principal for many schools. After receiving a master's degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1950, Hunt worked as a superintendent for Center School District.

In addition to a successful career, Austin enjoyed raising a large family and devoting his time and service in various callings to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He died on October 8, 2006.

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