Willis H. Brimhall autobiography

Willis H. Brimhall autobiography

Dates: 1925-2008

This collection consists of an autobiography written by Willis H. Brimhall on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Brigham Young University Dept. of Geology. It discusses Willis' early life, his educational experiences and work at Brigham Young University. It also includes a CD with the autobiography on it.

  • Extent: 1 folder (.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brimhall, Willis Hone, 1925
  • Call Number: UA 5444
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Willis H. Brimhall autobiography 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 5444; Willis H. Brimhall autobiography; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 5444, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated to Special Collections by Willis H. Brimhall, February 2009.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Willis H. Brimhall; February 2009.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education
Processing Information
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; April 2009.
Appraisal Information
Faculty records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Brimhall (Willis H.) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by J. Gordon Daines III
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T11:31-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Willis Hone Brimhall was born to Rulon Wells Brimhall and Ida Hone in 1925. He married the former Lynette McRae and they had nine children together. He taught geology at Brigham Young University from 1955 to 1990.

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