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Charles Redd Center for Western Studies oral history project research materials, approximately 1810-2012

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 478 Series 8

Scope and Contents

Case files include contracts, contact information, and supporting materials for Jessie Embry's oral history project research. Files include information from various oral history interviews that have not been printed and bound as well as research notes for other projects such as Bull Sales, Nursing, and L.D.S. Church Sports. Also included is a poster of President Benson throwing out the first pitch of the baseball season, Brigham Young's darning egg and shoe hook, pamphlets, and interviews. Dated approximately 1810 to 2012.


  • approximately 1810-2012


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

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

Administrative History

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies (1972- ) was created for with the expansion of area and ethnic studies. The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University was created in 1972 in response to the growing interest and awareness of area and ethnic studies. Organized through donations by Charles and Annaley Redd, the center encourages the study of Intermountain and Mountain West regions, promoting publications, lectures, classes, and oral history study. The Center includes a variety of disciplines, including history, geography, sociology, anthropology, politics, economics, literature, art, folklore, range science, forestry, biology, and popular culture.

Biographical History

Jessie Embry (born 1952) is a Latter-day Saint historian in Utah.


4 cartons

1 box

1 oversize folder

Language of Materials