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Edith Jones Olson oral history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 913

Scope and Contents

Autobiography; transcripts of interviews by her grandson, Jeffrey K. Olson; and the original cassette tapes of the interviews. Edith was born at Castle Gate, Utah and lived most of her life in Price, Utah. She played the piano and organ at numerous church services for all denominations and at the movies before the advent of sound. She taught music during WW II, was appointed director of the Carbon County Centennial Arts Committee, and was chosen the First Lady of the Year in Price.

Dates

  • approximately 1970s

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 publish material from Edith Jones Olson oral history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Musician, teacher, and active in community and church functions.

Extent

111 p. (+ 5 cassette tapes)

Custodial History

Donated Jeffrey K. Olson in 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Jeffrey K. Olson; 1977.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of Edith Jones Olson oral history
Status
In Progress
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 July 22
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States