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Sidney Alphonso Brady interview

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1389

Scope and Contents

Typed transcript of an oral history interview of Sidney Alphonso Brady. The interview was conducted by Albert Winkler between August 1973 and April 1974. The transcript notes that during the interview, "Wendell, Leota, and Sidney were present." Sidney tells anecdotes of working on the railroads, ranching, and growing up in the early 20th century in Fairview, Utah.


  • 1973-1974


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Biographical / Historical

Sidney Alphonso Brady was born on April 19, 1892, in Fairview, Utah to Jordan Hendrickson Brady and Levee Alberta Sanderson. He was married to Della Hurst (1896-1967) in Manti, Utah on December 6, 1916, and they nine children. Brady worked in Fairview most of his life as a farmer and a railroad section hand. After his wife's death, he married Cleo Ann Garlick on July 26, 1968. Brady died on July 8, 1989 in American Fork, Utah.

Biographical / Historical

Albert Lynn Winkler was born on November 22, 1949, to Wendell A. Winkler and Leota Brady, and was raised in Tooele, Utah. He attended Snow College and completed a bachelor's degree from Utah State University (USU) in 1973. He received a master's degree from USU in 1976 and joined the faculty of the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University in 1979. Winkler continued his studies after his appointment, earning another master's degree from the Catholic University of America in 1980, a master's of library science from Brigham Young University (BYU) in 1981, and a Ph.D. in history from BYU in 1982. He previously worked as a manuscripts cataloger and became a history subject librarian in 2013. In December 2019, Winkler retired from Brigham Young University.


1 volume (17 pages) ; 28 cm

Language of Materials



History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon and Western American Manuscripts Collection Development Policy V.B.5.a, 2020)

Related Materials

See also Interview with Walter Jarvis Miles (MSS SC 2269).

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Processed; Isabella Titus: 2024.

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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