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Jesse Bushman oral history project recordings, transcriptions, and records.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9203

Content Description

Contains approximately 48 oral histories on audiotape. Also contains approximately 49 oral history transcriptions. Most transcriptions correspond to a audiotape in the collection, but several audiotapes and transcriptions do not have a match. Most, but not all transciptions have related documentation. All collection materials created and assembled by Jesse Bushman for the purpose of creating his thesis: "A Qualitative Analysis of the Non-LDS Experience in Utah," while working to earn his master's of American studies at Brigham Young University. Recordings and transcriptions include the interviews of members of the Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Baptist, Buddhist, and Jewish faiths regarding their experiences in Utah. Dated approximately 1994-1995.


  • 1994-1995.


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 Jesse Bushman oral history project recordings, transciptions, and records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Jesse Bushman (b. 1970) is a health policy and advocacy professional.

Jesse Bushman was born in 1970. He went on to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in San Jose, Costa Rica from 1989-1991. He earned a bachelor's degree in humanities and humanistic studies from Brigham Young University, a master's degree in American studies from Brigham Young University, a master's degree in legislative studies from George Washington University, and completed all coursework for a Ph.D. in American history at Penn State University. He has worked in the Federal agency overseeing Medicare and Medicaid, as a staffer in the US House of Representatives, in health care trade associations for insurers and providers, with a major biopharmaceutical manufacturer, and with a significant patient advocacy program.


1 box (0.45 linear ft.)

1 box (0.50 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated in 2018 by Alan J. Clark after materials were given to Clark by Jesse Bushman in May 2018.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated, Alan J. Clark, September 2018.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy II, B, 5, VI, 2016).

Processing Information

Processed; Chelsea McNeil, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2019.

Register of Jesse Bushman oral history project recordings, transcriptions, and records
Chelsea McNeil
2019 March 21
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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