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Jennifer Reeder interview with Catherine Bowles

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2947

Scope and Contents

Oral history of Catherine Bowles, from an interview conducted by Jenny Reeder.


  • 2004


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 Catherine Bowles oral history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Catherine Bowles was born on 16 June 1915 in Nephi, Utah. She studied at Brigham Young University, teaching school after her graduation. Between 1944 and 1945 Bowles served an LDS mission in the Eastern States Mission. After her return she taught at Maeser Elementary School in Provo, Utah. In the 1950s she served as president of the Utah Education Association. From 1959 to 1960 she served on the Sunday School General Board for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1960 she began teaching children's literature at Brigham Young University, continuing until her retirement in 1980.


7 items (55 p.)(0.07 linear ft.) : (6 sound cassettes + 1 typescript)

Language of Materials



LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).

Register of Catherine Bowles oral history
Benjamin Sipes
2011 June 8
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
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