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Tingey, Dale Thomas

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1924-05-05

Biographical History

Dale Thomas Tingey (born 1924) is an educator and proponent for the advancement of Native American education.

Dale Thomas Tingey was born on May 5, 1924 in Centerville, Utah to parents Wesley Earl Tingey and Ivy Gladys Parsons Tingey. He worked on his family's farm from a very young age. Dale began taking flying lessons in high school, and he eventually joined the United States Air Force. Later, Dale served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Czechoslovakia. Dale married Jeanette Dursteller on October 27, 1950 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Utah in 1952, his master's degree from Brigham Young University in 1955, and his doctorate degree from Washington State University in 1957. His career involved extending education to the Native American population. In 1968, he served as a mission president for the Church of Jesus Christ in the Southwest Indian Mission. Dale worked for and eventually became director of American Indian Services in Utah. In 2012, he assumed the title of director emeritus.

Citation:
Same drum, different beat, 2003: page 1 (Dale Thomas Tingey; born May 5, 1924 in Centerville, UT; parents Wesley Earl Tingey and Ivy Gladys Parsons Tingey; worked on his family's farm from a very young age; began taking flying lessons in high school) page 8 (joined the United States Air Force) page 16 (served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Czechoslovakia) page 25 (married Jeanette Dursteller on Oct. 7, 1950 in Salt Lake City, UT) page 27 (received bachelor's degree from University of Utah in 1952; received master's degree from BYU in 1955) page 43 (received doctorate degree from Washington State University in 1957) page 79 (career involved extending education to the Native American population) page 94 (worked for and became director of American Indian Services)

American Indian Services website, via WWW, Nov. 12, 2018 (assumed title of director emeritus in 2012; AIS based in Utah)

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

William E. Berrett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 889
Scope and Contents Contains minutes, correspondence, reports, course outlines, newsletters, speeches, pamphlets, lists, recommendations, and Division of Religion faculty applications collected by William Berrett in his role as the Vice President of Religion and CES administrator. Correspondence concerns the Student Military Relations Committee, faculty, LDS Institute assistant administrators Alma P. Burton, Boyd K. Packer, and Dale T. Tingey, and other Church Educational System matters. Materials dated 1938 to...
Dates: 1938-1968

Institute of American Indian Services and Research administrative files, 1973-1989

 Series
Identifier: UA 1011 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains administrative files such as reports, conference proceedings, and minutes. Materials pertain to programs, conferences, and workshops for Native Americans. Includes materials and forms related to Native American education and outreach as well as program administrative organization. Materials dated 1973 to 1989.

Dates: 1973-1989

Institute of American Indian Services and Research assistant director records, 1956-1972

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 623 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains project files, proposals, agreements, news clippings, correspondence, maps, budgets, minutes, etc.; files on alcoholism, educations, crafts, housing, various local tribes, Indian education and health, Kaibab and Kanosh projects, the Kellogg Foundation, the Lamanite Development Project, the Francis Mannie Poultry Project, and farm co-ops.

Dates: 1956-1972

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, approximately 1972-1990

 Series
Identifier: UA 1011 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains letters, articles, newsletters, and magazines received by the program and its employees. Also contains letters to and from program coordinators, particularly Dale Thomas Tingey, regarding programs, conferences, and workshops for Native Americans. Also includes invoices regarding materials for or by the program. Materials dated approximately 1972 to 1990.

Dates: approximately 1972-1990

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, 1968-1978

 Sub-Series — Box 3: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197231239622]
Identifier: UA 623 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains check deposits, purchase receipts, budgets, hiring notices, miscellaneous receipts, Lamanite Program brochure statements, and Native American Studies brochures.

Dates: 1968-1978

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, 1966-1977

 Series
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Contains office information, financial files, correspondence, missionary files, project files, personal files, and other miscellaneous materials associated with the collection.

Dates: 1966-1977

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, 1972-1974

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains alphabetical files for 1972, chronological files for 1972, and alphabetical files for 1974.

Dates: 1972-1974

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, 1973

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 3

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, 1975

 Sub-Series — Box 10: Series 3 [Barcode: 31197231239713], Folder: 5-16
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 5

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, 1976

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 7

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Object 27
Collection 3
 
Subject
Indians of North America -- Education 29
Letters 29
Colleges and Universities 28
Education 28
Church work with Indians -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 27