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Osmond family

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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

Carol Elizabeth Dunham general correspondence

 Series — Carton: 3, Folder: 28-32
Identifier: MSS 9126 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains letters and cards from family and personal friends of Carol Elizabeth Dunham. The bulk of the cards are Christmas cards and birthday cards.
Dates: approximately 1970-1993