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R. Don Oscarson papers on Sand in Their Shoes , approximately 1956-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6292 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains materials relating to the pageant Sand in their Shoes. Materials include original notes, scripts, sheet music, audio and video recordings, and a scrapbook.

Dates

  • approximately 1956-2008

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 R. Don Oscarson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

R. Don Oscarson (born 1932) is an American businessman, author, lyricist, and producer.

Robert Don Oscarson, born February 29, 1932, is a retired vice-president of marketing for several major department store chains now living in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was educated at Brigham Young University, graduating with a degree in Liberal Arts in 1954. He has written the book and lyrics for a number of historical pageants, including Sand in their Shoes, City of Joseph, My San Diego, and Christopher.

Through the years he has had a career as an Air Force intelligence officer and has served on many cultural arts boards all over the United States.

Oscarson has also served as associate or executive producer for historical pageants, television productions and music CDs, as well as contributing the creative concept to many other similar projects. He has also been involved in the production of short films, television and off-Broadway productions and other projects.

Extent

1 oversize box

1 carton

Language

English