Lynn M. Hilton papers, 1944-2002  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hilton, Lynn M.
Title
Lynn M. Hilton papers
Dates
1944-2002 (inclusive)
Quantity
28.5 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn1945
Summary
The Lynn M. Hilton papers (1944-2002) contain family correspondence, holiday cards, travel journals, financial records, books, notes, rough drafts and finished works, newsletters, pamphlets, subject files, and news clippings. Lynn Mathers Hilton was a businessman, educator, author, world traveler, legislator, veteran, patron of the arts, and an LDS religious leader.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Lynn Mathers Hilton (b. 1924) was a businessman, educator, author, world traveler, legislator, veteran, patron of the arts, and religious leader. He was born in Thatcher, Graham County, Arizona, 3 November 1924 to Eugene Hilton and Ruth Naomi Savage. From 1943-1945 in World War II he served as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air force as pilot of a B-24 bomber and continued as a First Lieutenant in the Air Force Reserve until 1955. Hilton fulfilled a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) to New England from 1945-1947. He married Annalee Hope Avarell in December 1948. They had five children: Cynthia, Polly, Sheree, Ralph, and Spencer. Hilton obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees at the University of Utah, and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Chicago in 1952. Hilton served on the faculty of Brigham Young University (BYU), Provo, Utah, for twelve years. During this time he created and managed several projects including: BYU Travel Studies, BYU Evening School, Know Your Religion lecture series, and BYU off-campus courses. From 1957-1963 Hilton was director of BYU Church History, and Bible Lands Tours. Hilton was co-owner of Whitaker-Hilton Enterprises, Inc. from 1954-1961. Hilton was elected to the Utah State House of Representatives District 4, Republican in November 1972 and completed two years in the 40th Legislature. In 1974 he ran for U.S. Congress in the Republican party. Hilton served other civic posts including: Republican County Delegate, Vice-Chairman Legislative District 4, and Salt Lake County Credentials Chairman. From 1975-1977 Lynn and Hope Hilton lived in Yanbu, Saudia Arabia, and established a branch of the LDS Church. Hilton has authored and edited several books and articles on Utah History, and education including: Concordance of the Pearl of Great Price, " In Quest of Lebolo's Catacomb, A Note on the Archeology of the Book of Abraham-Tomb 33, Thebes Egypt," In Search of Lehi's Trail, and " The Vocational/Technical Handbook for Utah."

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Lynn M. Hilton papers (1944-2002) contain family correspondence, holiday cards, travel journals, financial records, books, notes, rough drafts and finished works, newsletters, pamphlets, subject files, and news clippings. The original folder titles and order have been maintained as far as possible.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Lynn M. Hilton papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Lynn M. Hilton papers, Accn 1945, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 1945.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Documents, 1950-2001Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 1

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
1
Folder
1
"Bibliography of Lynn M. Hilton"
1950-2001
2
Survey Report, Oak Lawn Community High School, Report and Correspondence
1951
3
BYU Adult Education and Extension Services Annual Report
1963-1964
4-6
"The Jews A Promised People," Notes and Lectures
1961-1962
7
"Supplement to Lorenzo Hill Hatch Journal," Booklet
1962
8
Concordance of the Pearl of Great Price, Correspondence and Notes
1951-1971
9
BYU Salt Lake Adult Education Center, Printed Circulars
1959-1964
10
World Tour Journal
1959-1960
11
Delta Phi Handbook of Instructions
1961
12
The Society for Early Historic Archeology, Abraham Tomb 33, Newsletters
See Cn 13, Fd 18.
1964-1968
13
"Program Honoring Eugene and Ruth Hilton"
1916-1966
14
Levi Savage Jr., Journal Excerpt
1966
15
Travel Programs
1965-1981
16
Adam to Lynn, Genealogical Chart
1972
17
Story of Salt Lake Stake, News Clippings
1997
18
Jane Mather's First Marriage, Correspondence
1972-1983
19
Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton, "Egypt Land of Refuge," Paper and Notes
1974-1980
20
Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton, "The Church in Egypt," Journal
1975-1980
21
"In Search of Lehi's Trial," Ensign, Articles
1976
22
"A Cup of Coffee?," Notes
1976-1989
23
Lehi's Trail Revisited, Program and Correspondence
1982-1983
24
"Chapter 9: Book of Mormon Field Trips," Paper
1987
25
Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton, "Looking for Shazzar," Notes
1982

Documents and Personal Materials, 1947-2001Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 2

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
2
Folder
1
Spoon, The Hand as Cup, Notes, Correspondence, and Programs
1981-1996
2
Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton, "The Lihyanites," Sunstone
1983-2000
3
Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton, "The Mystical Bountiful Land on the Shores of Irreantum an Unknown in 1830"
1982-2000
4
Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton, "Nephi, A Successful Missionary to Arabia 600-596 B.C."
1985
5
Trip to Al Eis
1986
6
Yanbu Geographical Society, Program
1986
7
"The Lihyans, the People of Lehi" Notes
1986
8
"Yanbu Branch History"
1988
9
"Lehi's Journey: Through Arabia or Egypt," Paper and Notes
1988
10
Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton, "The Arabian Theory on the Origin of Lamanite Skin Color and Cultural Traits"
1987-1988
11
Nahom, Correspondence
1988
12
Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton, "Travel to Israel," This People Magazine
1989
13
Utah Vocational Handbook, Memo
1990
14
Annotated Bibliography of Hilton Archives, Correspondence
1990
15
Retracing Lehi's Journey, Tour Itinerary
1989
16
Cousin Marriages, Correspondence, Article, and Notes
1985-1993
17
The Name Nephi, Correspondence, Article, and Newsletter
1991-2000
18
Aston's Arabian Bountiful Paper, Correspondence
1991
19
Hyenas, Correspondence and News Clippings
1992
20
"Nephi's Eastward Journey," Ancient America Foundation, Newsletter, papers, and Notes
21
Lynn M. and Hope A. Hilton, "Volcanoes and III Nephi"
1978-1999
22
Ensign Club History, Bulletin
1994-1997
23
Myas Geographical Society, Journal and Correspondence
1987
24
"What's Your Name?: Historic Cousins," Television Program
1954
25
Lynn and Polly Hilton, World Tour Journal
1971
26
Discovering Lehi, Correspondence
1996
27
"Spencer Hugh Hilton, 1963-1965," Memoriam
1994
28
Bibliography and Analysis of Mormon Literature, A Research Plan
1947-1950
29
Moses's Census, Article
1994
30
Lynn: Israeli Spy, Article and Correspondence
1994-1999
31
"Stocktons Ghost Towns and Abandoned Mines," Lecture, Correspondence, and Itinerary
1996
32
Bill Hackman Cabin, Dedication Prayer
1994
33
Hope A. and Lynn M. Hilton, "The Death and Burial of Annalee Skarin," Correspondence, Paper, and Notes
1994
34
Aston's Arabian Bountiful Paper, Correspondence
1989-1994
35
Utah History Encyclopedia, Notes and Articles
1989-1994
36
Lynn's Testimony
1994
37
Anita Mae Hatch, "The Life of Donnabel Sharp"
1995
38
Name Coded with Birth Year, Correspondence, Articles, and Notes
1995-1999
39
"The Ten Tribes: Analysis of the Dispersion Theory," Articles and Notes
1995-1996
40
Paul at the Arabian Sinai, Articles and Notes
1995
41
"Joseph Smith, the Mormon Prophet Arrested and Kidnapped Near Dixon, Illinois," Articles, Notes, Correspondence
1995-2000
42
Louis F. Monch, Hymn, Correspondence
1996
43
Recolections About Grace Nixon Stewar, Journal and Correspondence
1996
44
Book of Mormon, Correspondence, Charts, Maps, and Tables
1996
45
"Rush Lake Military Reservation," Correspondence and Article
1997
46
Phil's Big Adventure, Article
1997
47
Hope A. Hilton, "The Homes Used by Bill Hickman's Families and Other Subjects," Article and Notes
1997

Documents, 1911-2002Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 3

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
3
Folder
1
Ancestors Tamar Tephi and Eugene Hilton
1969-1997
2
Leopard Skin, Correspondence
1997
3
James F. Sylvester and Lynn M. Hilton, El Nino, Correspondence
1998
4
Autobiography of Lynn M. Hilton, Correspondence and Typescript
1998
5
Hilton Family, Biographies
1998
6
The Savage Blessing, Correspondence
1999
7
Valley of Lemuel, Correspondence and Articles
1997-1999
8
Three Day Journey, Correspondence
1999
9
Hope's Drawings of Egypt, Correspondence
1999
10
Inspired Directions for My Life, Personal Notes
1999
11-14
Director Lynn M. Hilton, BYU Church History Tour, Journal and Pictures
1957
15
Journal of Lehi Trail Expedition
1975-1976
16
Concordance of Standard Works of the Church, Only A's of Alphabet
1952
17
Past Glories and Future Destiny of America, Typed Notes
1946-1947
18
Sinai in Midian of Egypt?, Correspondence
2000
19
Babylon, Correspondence
2002
20
LDS Church in Egypt 1975-1970 For Book by Ed Kimball, Correspondence
2000
21
Tombstone of Elizabeth Adams Hickman, Typed Statement
2000
22
Lehi Trail Tour, Notes
2000
23
Old Book of Mormon in Accra Ghana, Correspondence
2000
24-25
The Life Story of Phuntsong Doma Harris and Her Family
2000
26
Vendyl Jones, "Cave (Tunnel) of King Zedekiah," Editorial Notes
2000
27
Egyptian Chair, Correspondence
2000
28
Antiquities and History Department of Yemen, Correspondence
2000
29
Melancholy in Judah, Journal and Correspondence
2000
30
Preston Nibley, "The Wentworth Letter," The Improvement Era
1962
31
Sellars, "An Interesting Letter From Patriarch Benjamin F. Johnson to Elder George S. Gibbs 1903"
1911
32
Nancy Rogers Cox and Fredrick Granger Williams, "Fredrick G. Williams and Family: Faithful Latter-day Saints"
1980
33
Davis Bitton, "Diaries, Autobiographies and Other Personal Documents in Salt Lake City Repositories"
1968

Personal and Financial Materials, 1947-1999Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 4

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
4
Folder
1
Correspondence
1947-1996
2
Personal Materials
1948
3-4
Correspondence and Programs
1949-1999
5-10
Correspondence, Notes, Bulletins, and News Clippings
1951-1999
11-22
Hilton Enterprises
1955-1967
23-25
Personal Materials
1950-1963

Personal and Legislative Materials, 1943-1990Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 5

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
5
Folder
1-4
Personal Materials, Programs, Bulletins, and News Clippings
1959-1963
5
Bible Lands Tour
1963
6-14
Personal Materials, Postcards, Reports, Speeches, Bulletins, and News Clippings
1943-1990
15
Utah Legislature Materials
1972-1973
16-17
Personal Materials, Bulletins, Brochures, and News Clippings
1970-1973

Personal and Legislative Materials, 1944-1976Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 6

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
6
Folder
1
Lynn's Press, News Clippings
1972-1973
2
Personal Materials and Mailers
1973
3
Personal Materials, Programs, Bulletins, and News Clippings
1973
4-6
Utah Legislature, Special Session, Budget Session, Correspondence
1972-1974
7
Hilton's Decision to Run, Correspondence, Notes, and Report by Richard Higgins, "Where Are You Going?"
1973-1974
8-11
Hilton Congress, Correspondence and Financial Materials
1973-1974
12
Record of Income and Tithing, Ledger
1944-1963
13-18
Hilton Congress
1973-1976

General Materials, 1960-1980Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 7

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
7
Folder
1-4
Hilton Congress, Committee Checks, Filing Forms, and Taxes
1972-1975
5-7
Personal Materials, Flyers, Bulletins, Handbills, and News Clippings
1974-1975
8
Hilton Congress, Surveys and Reports
1974
9
Correspondence, Paper, and Flyers
1960-1975
10
Personal Materials, Bound Notes
1975
11
Correspondence, Notes, Memos, and Statements
1975-1978
12
Rose Bowl Vacation
1975
13
Personal Materials
1975
14
Correspondence
1975
15
Correspondence, Leaflet, and News Clippings
1976
16
Journal, Correspondence, and Programs
1977
17
Correspondence
1976-1980
18
Personal Materials
1978
19
Hope's Trip to China
1978
20
Correspondence
1974-1979
21
Correspondence, Membership Card, and Programs
1979
22
Journal, Correspondence, Notes, Programs, and Brochures
1980
23
Dr. Skousen, Pamphlets, Brochures, and News Clippings
1980

Personal Materials, 1981-1985Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 8

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
8
Folder
1-2
Personal and Miscellaneous Materials
1981
3
Wood Carving, Notes
1981
4-5
Correspondence, Programs, Newsletters, and Flyers
1981-1984
6
Politics, Correspondence, Planner, Notes, and Flyers
1981-1982
7
Lynn's Letters to Hope, Saudi Arabia, Correspondence
1981-1987
8
Personal Materials, Articles, and Newsletters
1982
9-12
Correspondence, Planners, and Newsletters
1981-1985
13
Resource Sciences Arabia Unlimited, Samples of Work
1985
14
Correspondence and Miscellaneous Materials
1985

Personal Materials, 1985-1990Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 9

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
9
Folder
1
Work Samples
1985-1986
2-4
Correspondence
1985-1986
5
Vacation and Miscellaneous Materials
1985-1987
6
Correspondence
1987
7
Human Resources Development Yanbu, Work Samples
1987
8-9
Correspondence
1987-1988
10
Hillside Stake Mission, Miscellaneous Materials
1988-1990
11
Job Search, Correspondence
1988-1989
12
Royal Commission Yanbu, Employment and Expenses, Miscellaneous Materials
1987-1988
13-14
Correspondence and Daily Planner
1987-1989
15
Daily Planner, Program, and Note
1991
16
Passport, Correspondence, and Programs
1986-1988
17
Lynn's Health, Miscellaneous Materials
1988-1996
18
Correspondence, Daily Planner, and Miscellaneous Materials
1990
19-22
Vacations, Receipts, and Miscellaneous Materials
1990

Personal Materials, 1990-1995Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 10

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
10
Folder
1
Trip to Cedar City, Utah, Itinerary and Receipts
1990
2
Correspondence and Programs
1991
3
Family Reunion, Homestead, Utah, Correspondence
1991
4
Vacation
1991
5
Correspondence, Daily Planner, and Programs
1991
6
Lynn, Hope and Jalal, Vacation to Idaho, Sun Valley, and Salmon River
1991
7
Lynn, Hope, Bob and Jim, Pony Express
1991
8
Forestry Bid
1991
9
Urban Forestry Board, Salt Lake City, Utah
1990-1992
10-11
Sunday School, Miscellaneous Materials
1991-1992
12
Correspondence and Miscellaneous Materials
1992
13
Utah House of Representatives, Miscellaneous Materials
1992
14
Correspondence, Note, and Article
1991-1992
15
Family Reunion, Provo, Utah
1992
16
Trip to Bali and Singapore
1992
17
Correspondence and Daily Planner
1992
18
Bob Debry and Lynn, Shakespearian Festival in Cedar City, Utah
1992
19
Vacation, San Francisco, California, Receipts
1992
20
50th High School Reunion, Receipts
1992
21
Thanksgiving, Washington D.C., Receipts
1992
22
Mexico Cruise Vacation, Receipts and Miscellaneous Materials
1992-1993
23
San Francisco, Biographical Article and Receipts
1993
24
Correspondence, Daily Planner, and Miscellaneous Materials
1993
25
Vacations, California, Receipts and Notes
1993
26
Personal Materials
1994
27-28
Vacations
1994
29
Correspondence and Daily Planner
1995
30
Lynn, Hope, Sheree, and Blaine, Vacation to Tahiti
1995
31
Root Canal On Wrong Tooth
1995
32
"History of the LDS Business College," Correspondence
1995
33
Hilton Family Reunion, Boise Idaho
1995
34
Visit to Polly
1995
35
Donnabel's Book, Correspondence and Miscellaneous Materials
1995
36
Lynn and Hope, Christmas in Illinois
1995

Personal Materials and Documents, 1960-1998Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 11

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
11
Folder
1
Nephi Book, Publisher C.F.I., Contract and Related Materials
1996
2
Personal Materials
1995-1996
3
Cruise to Western Caribbean, Receipts
1996
4
Ruth and Dave's Visit
1996
5
Lynn and Hope, Vacation
1996
6
Cruise to Bahamas and South Florida
1996
7
Braudson, Montana Tour
1997
8
Ford Contour, Purchase
1997
9
Ford Taurus, Purchase
1997
10
Cruise, Finances
1997
11
Personal Materials
1997
12
Testimony, Notes
1994
13
Correspondence
1998
14
Family Reunion, Oakland, California
1998
15
Vacation, Reno, Nevada
1998
16
Lynn and Jacob, Hong Kong, China
1998
17
Personal Materials
1988-1989
18
Utah Encyclopedia, Correspondence and Notes
1989-1990
19
Lynn, Hope and Bill, Vacation, Yellowstone and St. George
1989
20
General Organization for Social Insurance, Financial Materials
1989
21
Wever State College, Director of Vocational Technical Inservice Education
1988-1990
22
Correspondence
1989-1990
23
Personal Materials
1988-1989
24
Correspondence
1988
25
Egypt, Joseph Smith Papyrus, Articles, Notes, and Miscellaneous Materials
1960-1997
26
Ihrahim Barakat, Lawyer in Egypt, Notes
1996
27
Egypt Stories, Notes and News Clippings
1977-1979
28-29
Peter in Egypt, Notes
30-32
Jesus in Egypt, Correspondence, Notes, and News Clippings
1977-1993
33-35
Egypt, Notes and News Clippings
1978-1995

Documents, 1963-1980Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 12

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
12
Folder
1-8
Egypt, Correspondence and Work Related Materials
1963-1980
9
Ebied Serofim's Bead Business, Miscellaneous Materials
1977-1979
10
Bob Bang and Wayne Foster, Correspondence
1975-1979
11
Arabs and LDS, Correspondence, Notes, and Booklet
1970-1972
12
Lehi, Notes, Booklets, and News Clippings
1974-1977
13
Loose Notes
14
Correspondence
1975
15-16
Lehi Book, Notes
1976
17
Loose Items, Correspondence, Notes, and Miscellaneous Materials
1975-1976
18
Lehi Book, Chapter 6, Notes
1977
19
Hymns, Sheet Music
1976-1979
20
Gold Plates, Correspondence and Notes
1977-1978
21
Chapter 4, Notes
1978
22
Chapter 5
1979

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Container(s): Carton 13

Container(s) Description
carton
13
Folder
1-4
Egypt, Correspondence, Maps, Pamphlets, and News Clippings
1973-1981
5
Diary
1976
6
Egypt, Correspondence, Notes, and Booklet
1974-1982
7
Hosni, Egypt, Correspondence, Notes, and Pamphlets
1977-1979
8
Hope and Gayle, Correspondence
1979
9
Correspondence, Daily Planner, Notes, and News Clippings
1976-1988
10
Correspondence and Book of Mormon in Arabic
1975-1980
11-12
Correspondence
1976-1977
13
Notebooks, Diaries, and Business Cards
1974-1980
14
Map, Arabian Peninsula
15
Report of the Capitol Hill Commission
1975
16
Hosni, Egypt, Correspondence
1979-1997
17
Church History of Cairo Egypt
1992
18
Abraham, Tomb 33, Thebes, Notes and News Clippings
See Box 14 and Cn 1 Fd 12.
1963-1978

Abrabom, Tomb 33 Thebes, 1970Return to Top

Container(s): Box 14

This box is located in the reserve collection. Mummy Linen and Bone Fragments (See Cn 13 Fd 18.)

General Materials, 1986-2000Return to Top

Container(s): Carton 15

Container(s) Description Dates
carton
15
Folder
1-8
Geography, Itineraries, Notes, Newsletters, Maps, and News Clippings
1986-1991
9-10
Linda and Annalee Skarin, Correspondence and Notes
1990-1999
11-12
Hickman Reunion, Correspondence and Notes
199-2000
13
Valley of Lehi, Maps
14-17
LDS Curriculum Studies, Notebook
18
Salt Lake Stake
19
Pearl of Great Price Concordance
20
Newspaper Clippings

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormons--Biography--Sources
  • Personal Names :
  • Hilton, Lynn M.--Archives