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Oral history interview with Irene Hatch Redd

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6705

Scope and Contents

Oral history interview transcript with Irene Hatch Redd on October 18, 1970, conducted by Gary L. Shumway and Scott Blickenstaff for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton, Oral History Program. The subject is Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Irene discusses her childhood in Utah and Mexico, life in the Mormon colonies of Chihuahua through the Revolution, the immigration to Blanding, Utah, and her life there. Bound manuscript, 42 pages of text, indexes included.


  • 1970 October 18


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 Oral history interview with Irene Hatch Redd must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Irene Hatch Redd was born September 30, 1887 in Greenwich, Piute County, Utah. She moved to the Mormon colonies in Chihuahua, Mexico, when she was ten-years-old. She left Mexico in 1911 and married Burt Redd in El Paso, Texas. They settled in Blanding, Utah, in 1912 and had seven children. Burt died in 1930. Irene died July 1983 in Utah.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.


LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Karen Glenn; January 21, 2009.

Register of the Oral history interview with Irene Hatch Redd
Karen Glenn, student processor; John Murphy, curator
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States