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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 75 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

 Collection — 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

Oral history interview with George H. Hansen

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 44
Scope and Contents Interview by Alonzo Morley with George H. Hansen, geologist, concerning his experiences in Richfield, Utah; as a student at Utah State University, 1915-1918, as a missionary in England, as a faculty member and administrator at Brigham Young University from 1927, and on later work at a university in Java. Includes transcript and sound recording.
Dates: 1980

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

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

Oral history interview with Mary Stovall Richards

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 154
Scope and Contents Interview conducted by Richard Poll as part of the Brigham Young University Archives Joint Oral History Project of the Brigham Young University Alumni Association Emeritus Club on September 22, 1988. Stovall describes why she chose to teach history at BYU. She gives an account of her employment with the BYU History Department and discusses different aspectsof her career including her special interest in examining the impact of the Civil War on white southern families.
Dates: 1988

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 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