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Joint Oral History Project (Brigham Young University)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: active 1958 - 1986

Administrative History

The Joint Oral History Project was established to conduct oral history interviews about Brigham Young University.

The Joint Oral History Project conducted interviews with selected, retired Brigham Young University faculty, alumni, and other individuals who had extensive contact with the University. The interviews focused on the Brigham Young University community at the time of the interviewee's association with the University, but also covering the interviewee's life before coming and after leaving the university. The Joint Oral History Project was established to conduct oral history interviews about Brigham Young University.

Citation:
UPB files, December 19, 2014 (Joint Oral History Project; interviews retired Brigham Young University faculty, alumi, and other individuals with contact with the University; topics of interviews)

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

Morris M. Clinger interview with J. J. Keeler

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3002
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview taken from the included reel-to-reel tape and audiocassettes. The interview was conducted by Morris M. Clinger on March 2, 1982 for the Joint Oral History Program of Brigham Young University Archives, BYU Alumni Association Emeritus Club and Charles Redd Center for Western Studies. Keeler talks about his education, various occupations, and his career at Brigham Young University as a professor of music. He tells about the music directors and professors at the...
Dates: 1982 March 2

Emeritus Club records on oral history project

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 1001
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and other materials relating to a joint oral history project between the Brigham Young University Archives and the Alumni Association's Emeritus Club. These records are not comprehensive.

Dates: 1983

Joint Oral History Project records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1095
Scope and Contents

Audio-cassettes of oral histories and transcripts of several oral histories.

Dates: 2002

Joint Oral History Project records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7744
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, minutes, and other materials relating to the Joint Oral History Project. Dated 1958-1986.

Dates: 1958-1986

Oral history interview with Albert Ray Olpin

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 121
Scope and Contents

Interview by Hollis Scott with A. Ray Olpin concerning his student experiences at Brigham Young University. Also includes life experiences after BYU. Includes transcript and sound recording.

Dates: 1982

Oral history interview with Alma Heaton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 142
Scope and Contents

Interview by David Whittaker with Alma Heaton, who recounts his childhood in Kanab, education, courtship, military service, and subsequent appointment at Brigham Young University. Also speaks on service and experiences in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Includes sound recordings and transcript.

Dates: 1983

Oral history interview with Anna Elizabeth Stark

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6818
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Anna Elizabeth Stark, conducted by Helen Candland Stark on January 11, 1982. Anna discusses her early childhood in Leland, Utah and parents, her Danish ancestry, her teaching career at Weber State, Duchesne, Beaver and her retirement. The collection includes a rough draft, original transcript, a newspaper clipping about Anna and a bound copy of the interview.

Dates: 1982

Oral history interview with Armin J. Hill

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 77
Scope and Contents

Interview by Mardin Clark with Armin Hill discussing his responsibilities and administrative activities relating to Brigham Young University.

Dates: 1982 May 25

Oral history interview with Arthur Rich Watkins

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 158
Scope and Contents

Transcript of interview conducted as part of the Brigham Young University Archives Joint Oral History Project of the Brigham Young University Alumni Association Emeritus Club in 1991. Watkins talks about his first years at Brigham Young University, U.S. Army Service, getting a Ph.D. at Stanford, teaching at Brigham Young University, and coping with a growing family.

Dates: 1991

Oral history interview with Bertrand Fereday Harrison

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 125
Scope and Contents

Interview by David Whittaker with Bertrand F. Harrison concerning his student years at Brigham Young University, marriage, graduate school, and the development of the Botany program at BYU. Includes sound recording and transcript.

Dates: 1983

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Colleges and Universities 92
Education 92
Oral histories 86
Universities and colleges -- Utah -- Provo -- Faculty -- Interviews 21
Transcripts 14
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Interviews 11
Audiocassettes 10
Historians -- Utah -- Provo -- Interviews 10
Universities and colleges -- Utah -- Provo -- History 4
Audiotapes 3
Mormons -- Utah -- Provo -- History 3
Academic freedom 2
China -- Foreign relations -- 1976- 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2
Letters 2
Missions and Missionaries 2
Provo (Utah) -- History 2
Typescripts 2
Zoologists -- Biography 2
Agronomy -- Study and teaching -- Utah -- Provo 1
Artists -- Canada -- History 1
Artists -- United States -- History 1
Audio-visual equipment 1
Authors, American 1
Beaver (Utah) 1
Blacks 1
Book of Mormon -- Antiquities 1
Broadcasting -- Utah -- Provo 1
Broadcasting -- Utah -- Salt Lake City 1
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 1
Civic improvement -- Utah -- Provo 1
Danish Americans -- Utah -- History 1
Deer Creek Reservoir (Utah) 1
Duchesne County (Utah) 1
Education, Higher -- Utah -- Provo 1
English teachers 1
Fairview (Utah) 1
Geology -- Study and teaching -- Utah -- Provo 1
Historians -- Utah -- Interviews 1
Journalism, School 1
Journalists -- Interviews 1
Journalists -- Utah -- Provo -- History 1
Juárez (Chihuahua, Mexico) 1
Library science -- Education 1
Milan (Italy) 1
Minutes (Records) 1
Mormon Church -- Missions 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- California -- History 1
Mormon missionaries -- California 1
Mormon missionaries -- Ireland -- History 1
Mormon missionaries -- Missouri -- Liberty -- History 1
Mormon women -- Kansas -- History 1
Mormon women -- Utah -- Leland -- Interviews 1
Mormon women -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 1
Mormons -- Arizona -- Interviews 1
Mormons -- Attitudes 1
Mormons -- Colonization -- Mexico 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Interviews 1
Music in churches 1
Music in universities and colleges -- Utah -- Provo 1
Music teachers -- Utah -- Provo -- Biography 1
Physical education and training -- Utah -- Provo 1
Physicians -- Utah -- Provo -- Biography 1
Provo (Utah) 1
Provo (Utah) -- Commerce 1
Railroads -- Utah -- Orem 1
Railroads -- Utah -- Provo 1
Scientists -- Utah -- Provo -- History 1
Sculptors -- Canada -- History -- Sources 1
Sculptors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Secretaries -- Utah -- Provo -- Interviews 1
Seventh East Press 1
Social Life and Customs 1
Spanish language -- Study and teaching 1
Sports and Recreation 1
Steel industry and trade -- Utah 1
Timpanogos Hike 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 1
Women teachers -- Utah -- History 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives 1
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