Oral history interview with William L. Black
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6747
Scope and Contents note
Oral history interview with William L. Black, conducted by Anne Banas on June 29, 1971 for the University of Utah and the California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program. The subject is polygamy. William's discussion of this institution includes the Mormon colonies in Mexico, their exodus to the states during the revolution, and the history of Blanding, Utah.
- Black, William L., 1913-1977 (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 interview with William L. Black must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
William Lunt Black was born June 17, 1913 in Pacheco, Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico to Morley Larsen and Rachel Ann Lunt Black. His family moved to Utah soon after he was born to escape the Mexican Revolution. William married Hilma Elizabeth Burge June 6, 1941 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He died January 17, 1977 in Monticello, San Juan, Utah.
1 folder (0.10 linear ft.)
Oral history interview with William L. Black, conducted by Anne Banas on 29 June 1971 for the University of Utah and the 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 of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Processing Information note
Processed; Karen Glenn; 18 February 2009.
- Register of Oral history interview with William L. Black
- Karen Glenn, student processor and John Murphy, curator
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.