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Cheney, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1901-1993



  • Existence: 1901 - 1993

Biographical History

Thomas E. Cheney (1901-1993) was an English professor and academic administrator in Utah.

His Voices from the bottom of the bowl, c1991: CIP t.p. (Thomas Edward Cheney) data sheet (b. 11-2-01)

LC data base, 06-20-91 (hdg.: Cheney, Thomas E.; usage: Thomas E. Cheney)

Contemporary authors on GaleNet, July 1, 2004 (Thomas E. Cheney; b. Nov. 2, 1901, Victor, Idaho, d. Mar. 27, 1993, Provo, Utah)

UPB files, Mar. 11, 2016 (Thomas E. Cheney; author, professor of English, vice president of Brigham Young University, and director of seminaries and institutes for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas E. Cheney interview with Edwin R. Kimball

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3005
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview taken from the included sound tape. The interview was conducted on 22 March 1979 by Tom Cheney. Kimball talks about his coaching and administrative careers at Brigham Young University and about his friends and fellow professors at that university. Also included is a list of questions written by Hollis Scott for Stan Watts to ask Kimball in an interview. Apparently, this interview never took place.

Dates: 1979 March 22

Thomas E. Cheney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1798
Scope and Contents

Twenty reel-to-reel tapes which record folk songs, typescripts of the recorded folk songs in two volumes, four volumes of folk songs, and one volume of Mormon folk tales. The materials relate largely to Mormon folklore and Mormon folk songs.

Dates: 1840-1963

Mormon pioneers : music collection

 Collection — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233240511]
Identifier: MSS 2406
Scope and Contents "The Mormon Pioneers" is the seventh album in the Columbia Records Legacy Collection and was produced by Goddard Lieberson with the aid of the Special Projects Staff: Charles Burr. Joan Meyers, Ira Teichberg, David Rubinson, John Simon, and Arlene Steibel. The songs contained in this album are songs that the Mormon pioneers sang as they migrated West and settled in Utah. The collection contains one 33 1/3 record of "The Mormon Pioneers"; a cassette tape copy of the record; and a printed...
Dates: 1965

Oral history interview with J. Reuben Clark III

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 129
Scope and Contents

Interview by Thomas Cheney with J. Reuben Clark III, on his experiences as a student at Brigham Young University, and as a professor of French and Latin at BYU. Includes thoughts on several BYU presidents, and his father. Contains sound recordings and transcript.

Dates: 1982

Oral history interview with Joseph T. Bentley

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 126
Scope and Contents

Contains transcripts, audio recordings, and contracts for an oral history by Bentley in 1983. The interview includes information on the Bentley family, on his experience as a student and administrator at Brigham Young University, and on his missionary service.

Dates: 1983

Oral history interview with Ralph A. Britsch

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 67
Scope and Contents

Interview by Thomas E. Cheney with Ralph A. Britsch concerning his experiences as a student at Brigham Young University, including comments about his teachers, and the development of BYU from 1931 to the present, particularily in the areas of music and drama. Includes transcript and sound recording.

Dates: 1979

Oral history interview with Thomas E. Cheney

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 46
Scope and Contents

Interview by J. Roman Andrus with Tom Cheney, Brigham Young University English professor, concerning his teaching experience, his relationship with the faculty and administration, and his paper concerning African Americans and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and subsequent controversy. Includes sound recording and transcript.

Dates: 1979

Oral history interview with Wetzel O. Whitaker

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2968
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview transcribed from the included audiocassettes. Whitaker was interviewed by Thomas Cheney on July 30, 1985. Whitaker talks about his experiences in making films with the Walt Disney Company and at the Brigham Young University Motion Picture Studio.

Dates: 1985 July 30

Oral history interview with William E. Berrett

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 69
Scope and Contents Interview by Thomas E. Cheney with William E. Berrett concerning the history of the Church Education System, particularily the Seminary and Institutes program. Also speaks on the development of religious instruction at BYU, his experiences with Ernest Wilkinson, and the development of Brigham Young University from 1948-1971. Also discusses the discontinuance of social units at BYU, the organization of BYU wards, and the establishment of the ROTC program. Includes transcript and sound...
Dates: 1982

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Colleges and Universities 7
Education 7
Oral histories 5
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 2
Audiocassettes 2