Oral history interview with Robert Hosler

Oral history interview with Robert Hosler

Dates: 1971 July 8

Oral history interview with Robert Hosler conducted by Gerald Scheib for the Utah State Historical Society and the California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program on 8 July 1971 in Blanding, Utah. The subject for the interview is Navaho[sic] Crafts and Trading. Robert Hosler relates past interactions with the Navajo Indians as a trader and describes their crafts.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hosler, Robert. -- Scheib, Gerald
  • Call Number: MSS 6696
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Oral history interview with Robert Hosler 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 6696; Oral history interview with Robert Hosler; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6696, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Indian arts--North America; Material Types; Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah; Oral Histories
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 8 January 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Hosler (Robert), oral history interview with
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor; John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-01-31T12:17-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Robert Hosler was born in Montrose, Colorado. He received a sociology degree in 1966 from Weber State College in Ogden, Utah. Robert interacted with Navajo Indians throughout his life as an LDS missionary and a trader.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts