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Oral history interview with Stanislawa Habel

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8934
Digital recording of Oral history interview with Stanislawa Habel
Digital recording of Oral history interview with Stanislawa Habel

Scope and Contents

Collection contains three cassette tapes with an oral history of Stanislawa Habel conducted by Dennis Campbell. Materials document her life story as she lived in Poland in the 1940s to 1970s as well as her immigration to Canada before finally moving to Utah in 1991. The materials discuss Stanislawa Habel's childhood in Poland, her family life, her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and her career as a nurse. Materials dated August 2001.


  • 2001 August


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Stanislawa Habel was born on March 18, 1943 in Mariampol, Poland to parents Helena and Stanislav Machowk. She lived and worked in Poland until the 1970s, when she immigrated to Canada. During her time in Canada, she married and had two children. Eventually, Stanislawa joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She later obtained a divorce and completed nursing school.

In 1991 Stanislava moved to Utah, where she spent the majority of her time living in Provo. She married Lars Eggertson, but they later divorced. During her time in Utah, she worked as a nurse and served as a family history missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Stanislawa Habel currently resides in Provo, Utah.

Biographical / Historical

Dennis James Campbell was born on October 5, 1936 in Vernal, Utah to parents Hattie Lucille Crouse and David Clyde Campbell. Dennis James Campbell served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Eastern States Mission from 1957 to 1959. He was an avid music lover and after obtaining his Federal Communications License, he went in to broadcasting. He became the Chief Radio Announcer of classical music at KBYU-FM. Dennis James Campbell met Helga Moerdelmeyer on June 9, 1959 and they were married three months later in September of 1959 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Together they had four children. Dennis James Campbell served in multiple capacities for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one of which was the task of recording personal and family histories.

Dennis James Campbell died on June 10, 2012 in Provo, Utah.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Stanislawa Habel, subject of oral history, in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Stanislawa Habel; July 2016.


Ethnic and minority history, and LDS, Utah, and Western American women (21st Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5. IV, VI, February 2017).

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcription of interview available in Folder 1. Digital copies of audiovisual recordings available for use in the Reading Room.

Processing Information

Processed; Ashley Lish and Elizabeth Kane. 2017.

Processing Information

Processed; Karen Glenn; 2024. Transcription and audiovisual metadata added.

Register of oral history interview with Stanislawa Habel
Ashley Lish
2017 February 23
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States