Oral history interviews with Ashton and Lucy Harris
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6731
Scope and Contents note
Oral history interviews with Ashton and Lucy Harris, conducted on 10 and 12 July 1972 by Sandy McFadden and Kim Stewart for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton, Oral History Program. The subjects are the Civilian Conservation Corp and the water supply and tunnel project in Blanding, Utah. The history of Blanding Utah is also discussed at length. Bound manuscript, 40 pages of text, 2 photocopied pictures and indexes included.
- Harris, Ashton, 1910- (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 Ashton and Lucy Harris must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Leonard Ashton Harris was born 14 April 1910 in Bluff, San Juan, Utah to Lucy Rosalia Ashton and Joseph Bond Harris. He married Vernis Washburn 25 May 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah and a week later left for the Southern States Mormon mission where he served for two years. Ashton died 1 June 1987 in Monticello, San Juan, Utah.
Lucy Harris was born in Bluff, San Juan, Utah 22 December 1912 to Lucy Rosalia Ashton and Joseph Bond Harris. She served a Mormon mission to Kentucky and Tennessee in 1941. She died 15 May 2000 in Blanding, Utah.
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Oral history interviews with Ashton and Lucy Harris, conducted on 10 and 12 July 1972 by Sandy McFadden and Kim Stewart for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton, Oral History Program.
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 for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Processing Information note
Processed; Karen Glenn; 10 February 2009.
- Register of Oral history interviews with Ashton and Lucy Harris
- Karen Glenn, student processor; John Murphy, curator
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.