R. Don Oscarson papers on Six Sent South

R. Don Oscarson papers on Six Sent South

Dates: 1957

Contains original and photocopy of combined script and music of Six Sent South, a play by Oscarson and Ken Perry submitted to the 1957 Mutual Improvement Association Playwriting Competition.

  • Extent: 1 v.
  • Creator: Oscarson, R. Don. -- Perry, Kenneth I.
  • Call Number: MSS 6292 Series 4
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the R. Don Oscarson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
R. Don Oscarson papers on Six Sent South; MSS 6292; R. Don Oscarson papers; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Subject Terms
Mormon pioneers--Drama; Mormons--Colonization--Utah--Washington County--Drama; Washington County (Utah)--Colonization--Drama
Genre / Form
Photocopies; Scores; Scripts (Documents)
Title
Oscarson, R. Don. Six sent south
Occupation
Lyricists
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6292
Finding Aid Title
Oscarson (R. Don) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by John N. Gillespie
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:23-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

R. Don Oscarson (born 1932) is an American businessman, author, lyricist, and producer.

Robert Don Oscarson, born February 29, 1932, is a retired vice-president of marketing for several major department store chains now living in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was educated at Brigham Young University, graduating with a degree in Liberal Arts in 1954. He has written the book and lyrics for a number of historical pageants, including Sand in their Shoes, City of Joseph, My San Diego, and Christopher.

Through the years he has had a career as an Air Force intelligence officer and has served on many cultural arts boards all over the United States.

Oscarson has also served as associate or executive producer for historical pageants, television productions and music CDs, as well as contributing the creative concept to many other similar projects. He has also been involved in the production of short films, television and off-Broadway productions and other projects.

Biographical History

Kenneth I. Perry (1929-1989), professor of French and French literature at the University of Illinois.

Kenneth I. Perry was born on March 2, 1929 to Ivan and Laurie H. Perry in Provo, Utah. He served a mission in France from 1950 to 1951. Perry received a Certificate d'Assistance at Sorbonne, Paris, France, in 1951. He received his A.B. in French at Brigham Young Unversity in 1954, his M.A. in French Language and Literature at the University of Michigan in 1959, his Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literature at the University of Michigan in 1966. He also received his Masters of Political Science at Auburn University in 1974 and his Air War college certificate at the Air University, Maxwell AFB in 1974. Perry also studied music at the McCune School. He died on June 5, 1989 in Los Angeles, California.



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