Personal histories of Owen S. and Ora Rich

Personal histories of Owen S. and Ora Rich

Dates: 1922-2006

Contains two bound volumes. The first "A Lifetime of Romance and Adventure" contains the personal histories of Owen and Ora Rich. The second "Owen S. Rich: Teacher, Radio and Television Pioneer" contains letters of tribute to Dr. Rich upon his retirement.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.25 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Rich, Owen S.. -- Rich, Ora Nielson, 1922-2002
  • Call Number: MSS 5784
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Personal histories of Owen S. and Ora Rich must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 5784; Personal histories of Owen S. and Ora Rich; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 5784, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Owen S. Rich; 2007.
Related Material
These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Education; Colleges and Universities; Performing Arts; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Rich, Owen S.; Rich, Ora Nielson, 1922-2002; KBYU-FM (Radio station : Provo, Utah); KBYU-TV (Television station : Provo, Utah); Brigham Young University--Faculty; Brigham Young University--History; Brigham Young University. Department of Communications; Brigham Young University. Broadcast Services
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Appraisal Information
Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
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Finding Aid Title
Personal histories of Owen S. and Ora Rich
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-10-31 13:11:57 -0600.
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Biographical note

Owen S. Rich was a pioneer of radio and television programming at Brigham Young University. He taught in the Department of Communications and was the founder of KBYU-FM and KBYU television.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts