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Oral history interview with Kenneth Powell Lindsay

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8442

Content Description

Contains a recorded oral history of Kenneth Powell Lindsay on three compact discs. He discusses his childhood, serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, meeting and marrying his wife, living in Hawaii, and other stories of his life. Interview was recorded and produced by David R. Homer, and dates from between July 19, 2006 and February 21, 2007.


  • 2006-2007


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 the Oral history interview with Kenneth Powell Lindsay must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Kenneth Powell Lindsay (1923-) was a teacher in Utah. Kenneth Powell Lindsay was born on September 3, 1923. He graduated from high school in 1940 and went off to University of Utah and Utah State to finish his education. From 1943 to 1946 he served in the army and then returned to Utah State to finish his education. In his senior year, 1948, he started coaching at Grantsville High. When he was 29 years old he went on a mission to Tonga for three years. He came back for a year and a half and married Dorothy Ellis. They then moved back to Tonga where he worked as Principal of the Liahona High School for six years. They returned home in 1963. He then went back to teaching school. He taught P.E. and coached. In 1986 Dorothy died. He remarried later to Bonnie Whittaker.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Materials donated by Kenneth Powell Lindsay.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Kenneth Powell Lindsay.


Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Erin Owens; August 6, 2015.

Register of Oral history interview with Kenneth Powell Lindsay
Erin Owens
2015 August 6
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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