Thomas K. Hinckley papers

Thomas K. Hinckley papers

Dates: 1934-2002

The Thomas K. Hinckley papers documents his involvement in many different aspects of his life. The majority of these files deal with Thomas Hinckley's profession as a Geographer and as a professor at Brigham Young University. These professional files include correspondence, professional articles and research material, professional projects such as maps and map-making material, and class notes and material. Also documented in this collection is Thomas Hinckley's involvement and interest in other areas, including organs, music, and in producing a book of Arthur Henry King’s works.

  • Extent: 34 boxes (17 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hinckley, Thomas Kent, 1933-1997
  • Call Number: UA 1036
  • 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: Access is restricted. Contact University Archivist for access information.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
The Thomas K. Hinckley papers is organized into eleven series: 1. Thomas K. Hinckley professional papers and articles, 1840, 1955-1996; 2. Thomas K. Hinckley subject files, 1815-1830, 1883-2002; 3. Thomas K. Hinckley files on Arthur Henry King, 1992-1995; 4. Thomas K. Hinckley correspondence, 1967-1999; 5. Thomas K. Hinckley American Guild Of Organists (AGO) files, 1987-1997; 6. Thomas K. Hinckley Church music, 1978-1999; 7. Thomas K. Hinckley class tests and papers, 1968-1995; 8. Thomas K. Hinckley Physical Facilities files, 1974-1989; 9. Thomas K. Hinckley oversized materials, undated; 10. Thomas K. Hinckley papers addendum I, 1960-1995; and 11. Thomas K. Hinckley papers addendum II, undated. Each series is arranged chronologically.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Thomas K. Hinckley papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: UA 1036; Thomas K. Hinckley papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: UA 1036, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Thomas K. Hinckley, March 2003.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Thomas K. Hinckley; 2003.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1036.xml
Subject Terms
American Guild of Organists; Arthur Henry King Foundation; Birmingham (England); Colleges and Universities; Education; New Zealand
Genre / Form
Letters
Processing Information
Processed; Brian Shull and Katie Shull; 2003.
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1036
Finding Aid Title
Hinckley (Thomas K.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by J. Gordon Daines III, Brian Shull and Katie Shull
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-15T13:34-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Thomas Kent Hinckley was a professor of Geography at Brigham Young University from 1972-1994. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from Brigham Young University in 1958, his Master's of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and his Doctorate from the University of Western Ontario. He served a full time LDS mission in the Western Canadian Mission from 1954 to 1956. Prior to coming to BYU, Thomas Hinckley was employed by the United States Air Force. He married Tamara Jones, and is the father of 5 children.

Thomas Kent Hinckley was a professor of Geography at Brigham Young University from 1972-1994. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from Brigham Young University in 1958, his Master's of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and his Doctorate from the University of Western Ontario. He served a full time LDS mission in the Western Canadian Mission from 1954 to 1956. Prior to coming to BYU, Thomas Hinckley was employed by the United States Air Force. He married Tamara Jones, and is the father of 5 children.



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