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Richard Condie periodicals, 1923-09-05 to 1997-11-19

 Series — Carton: 5
Identifier: MSS 7767 Series 4

Scope and Contents

Contains both original and photocopies press clippings from local and national publications, including either The Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir.


  • Publication: 1923-09-05 to 1997-11-19


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Frederick H. Clark mixed materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Richard P. Condie (1898-1985) was a prominent Mormon composer, School of Music faculty, and a long-time director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Richard Palfreyman Condie was born July 5, 1898, in Springville, Utah, and served as the director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir from 1957 to 1974. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1923, the Boston New England Conservatory in 1928, and attended the Fontainebleau School of Music in France in 1925. On his return to Utah, Condie taught at the McCune School of Music at the University of Utah, achieving professor emeritus status on July 1, 1967. He also taught at Utah State and Brigham Young University. Condie married Blanche Mendenhall in 1923, producing five children, and eventually married Manda Booth in 1963 after Blanche's death. He died December 22, 1985.


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Language of Materials



Arranged in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Joanne Stewart; March 2011

Processing Information

Processed; Audra Coleman; 2015

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States