Edith Jones Olson oral history
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.
- approximately 1970s
- Olson, Jeffrey K. (Person)
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.
Musician, teacher, and active in community and church functions.
111 p. (+ 5 cassette tapes)
Donated Jeffrey K. Olson in 1977.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Jeffrey K. Olson; 1977.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of Edith Jones Olson oral history
- In Progress
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 July 22
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.