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Oral history interview with Russel B. Swensen

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 32

Scope and Contents

Interview by Mark K. Allen with Russel B. Swensen, Brigham Young University professor of Medieval history and comparative religion, concerning his family life, hobbies, education, early employment, Mormon mission to Germany, athletic participation, Seminary, and teaching at BYU. Swensen gives his impressions of several BYU presidents, and discusses his philosophy of teaching. Includes sound recording and transcript.

Dates

  • 1978

Creator

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

Biographical History

Russel B. Swensen (1902-1987) was a history and religion professor in Utah.

Extent

1 volume (31 pages)

4 folders (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

General

Includes related transcription materials.

General

Recorded in Provo, Utah.

General

Recorded as part of the Joint Oral History Project with the BYU Archives, the Alumni Association, and the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies.
Title
Register of Oral history interview with Russel B. Swensen
Status
Completed
Author
Jennifer Kim
Date
2011 August 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States