Oral history interviews with Douglas and Florence Redd Galbraith
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6727
Scope and Contents note
Oral history interviews with Douglas and Florence Galbraith, conducted by Kim Stewart, John Abraham, and Betty Mitson on 28 and 30 June 1971 for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton. Douglas discusses the Civilian Conservation Corps in Blanding, Utah, and Florence talks about her life in Blanding. They both relate many stories about the Mormon colonies in Mexico and the Native Americans in the Blanding area. Bound manuscript, 79 pages of text, one photocopied picture and two indexes.
- Galbraith, Douglas, 1893-1988 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the oral history interviews with Douglas and Florence Redd Galbraith must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Douglas Powell Galbraithe was born 17 December 1893 in Colonia Diaz, Chihuahua, Mexico to William Wilkie and Lillian Eva Powell Galbraith. He married Florence Redd 6 June 1928 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He died 31 March 1988 Blanding, San Juan, Utah.
Florence Redd Galbraith was born 26 February 1909 in Grayson, San Juan, Utah to Benjamin Franklin and Louisa Meears Sunderland Hawkins Redd. She and her husband Douglas had seven children, four of which grew to adulthood. Florence spent her whole life in Blanding, Utah. She died 15 April 1991 in Bennion, Salt Lake, Utah and was buried in Blanding.
1 folder (0.10 linear ft.)
Oral history interviews with Douglas and Florence Galbraith, conducted by Kim Stewart, John Abraham, and Betty Mitson on 28 and 30 June 1971 for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton.
Custodial History note
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007.)
Processing Information note
Processed; Karen Glenn; 9 February 2009.
- Register of Oral history interviews with Douglas and Florence Redd Galbraith
- Karen Glenn, student processor and John Murphy, curator
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.