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Randy Christiansen interview with Albert Aiken Smith

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3001

Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview taken from the included audiocassette. The interview was conducted by Randy Christiansen for Hillam's War Project on an unspecifiied date. Smith talks about joining the Utah National Guard in 1928, his training as an officer of artillery, and his experiences in the European theater during World War II. He first saw combat in Normandy, France. He later participated in the Battle of the Bulge and in the invasion of Germany. He also tells about his experiences in the Korean War.


  • approximately 1985


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 Randy Christiansen interview with Albert Aiken Smith must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Smith was a resident of Provo, Utah, who fought in World War II and in the Korean War.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.) : (1 interview)(1 audio cassette)(33 p.)

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Custodial History

These materials were found in the receptionist's area of the office of Special Collections.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Randy Christiansen interview with Albert Aiken Smith
Benjamin Sipes
2011 June 1
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Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States