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Osmond family

 Family

Dates

  • Existence: 1958-

Biographical History

The Osmonds were an American family music group (1949-) from Ogden Utah.

The Osmonds were an American family music group who reached the height of their fame in the early-1970s. The group consists of siblings from Ogden, Utah, who have been in the public eye since the 1960s.The Osmond Brothers began as a barbershop quartet consisting of brothers Alan, Wayne, Merrill and Jay Osmond. They were later joined by younger siblings Donny and Jimmy, both of whom enjoyed success as solo artists as well. With the addition of Donny, the group became known as The Osmonds; performing both as teen idols and as a soft rock band, their peak lasted from 1971 to 1975. The Osmond Brothers' career began in 1958 and are still performing in some capacity to this day.

Citation

UPB Files and Wikipedia- The Osmonds were an American family music group who reached the height of their fame in the early-1970s. The group consists of siblings from Ogden, Utah, who have been in the public eye since the 1960s.The Osmond Brothers began as a barbershop quartet consisting of brothers Alan, Wayne, Merrill and Jay Osmond. They were later joined by younger siblings Donny and Jimmy, both of whom enjoyed success as solo artists as well. With the addition of Donny, the group became known as The Osmonds; performing both as teen idols and as a soft rock band, their peak lasted from 1971 to 1975.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Associated Latter-day Media Artists audio-visual materials, 1976-1985

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials consist of slides, film reels, cassette tapes, and other materials concerning dance festivals, fireside and seminar addresses, the Associated Latter-day Media Artists awards, news, and other Associated Latter-day Media Artists related activities, 1976-1985.
Dates: 1976-1985

Associated Latter-day Media Artists correspondence, 1987-1988

 Series — Carton: 12, Folder: 3-4
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 6
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondences concerning Associated Latter-day Media Artists, 1987-1988.
Dates: 1987-1988

Associated Latter-day Media Artists membership and administrative records, 1976-1991

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains membership applications, member records, resumes, photographs, and directories, magazine and logo designs, membership record proofs, reports, and other materials concerning the membership and functioning of Associated Latter-day Media Artists, 1976-1991.
Dates: 1976-1991

Associated Latter-day Media Artists newsletters, 1976-1986

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials consist of membership directories, handbooks, The Voice of Associated Latter-day Media Artists and regional chapter newsletters, Associated Latter-day Media Artists Times and Tribulations, flyers for firesides, galas, seminars, and other materials, 1976-1984.
Dates: 1976-1986

Associated Latter-day Media Artists records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697
Overview Associated Latter-day Media Artists; 1970- ; Los Angeles, California; non-profit organization promoting awareness of Latter-day Saints in the media.
Dates: 1956-1992

Associated Latter-day Media Artists records, 1956-1987

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials consist of calendars, photographs, workshop programs, flyers, letters, chapter records, and other materials concerning Associated Latter-day Media Artists, 1956-1987.
Dates: 1956-1987

Associated Latter-day Media Artists records for the California Chapter, 1984-1986

 Series — Carton: 12, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials consist of directories, letters, meeting minutes, proposals, newspaper articles, and newsletters from the Associated Latter-day Media Artists California chapter, 1984-1986.
Dates: 1984-1986

Associated Latter-day Media Artists videocassettes, 1976-1991

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697 Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials consist of videocassettes concerning the Associated Latter-day Media Artists awards, banquets, variety shows, seminar addresses, news and television spots, media archives, and other Associated Latter-day Media Artists presentations, 1976-1991.
Dates: 1976-1991

Carol Elizabeth Dunham correspondence with Osmond fans and Mormons, approximately 1974-1978

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9126 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Dunham and a variety of pen pals, many being fans of the Osmonds and some being Mormon. Topics of the letters range from the Osmonds to their lives generally.
Dates: approximately 1974-1978

Carol Elizabeth Dunham fan magazines and paper ephemera, approximately 1970-1993

 Series — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 9126 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains teen magazines such as Teen Talk, Tiger Beat, and the Osmond official magazine, Spotlight. Also contained are posters, books, and newspaper articles of and about Donny Osmond and The Osmonds.
Dates: approximately 1970-1993