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Vern Oliver Knudsen interviews

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1775
Bound transcripts of interviews conducted by James V. Mink from 1966 to 1969 for the Oral Histroy Program at the University of California Los Angeles. Knudsen discusses his early life in Utah and his Mormon upbringing, his research work and association with the Bell Telephone Laboratories, his work in various fields of acoustical physics, his work on noise pollution, and his administrative work at UCLA as Dean of Graduate Division and as Chancellor. Knudsen also talks about his mission for the Mormon Church in Chicago, Illinois, from 1915 to 1918 and his other Mormon Church assignments. He also talks about some of his disagreements with the Mormon faith.

Dates

  • 1966-1969

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Interviews must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

6 v.

Biographical History

Mormon teacher, author, educator, and university administrator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Morris Knudsen; 1775.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of Vern Oliver Knudsen interviews
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 April 19
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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