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Oral history of Brigham Young University Hawaii hale moms

Oral history of Brigham Young University Hawaii hale moms

Dates: 2008

This collection contains interviews pertaining to the change of policy on hale (dorm) moms at BYU Hawaii from older women to current married students. These interviews include two hale moms who have worked in this postition for most of their working lives and one hale mom that was a current student at BYU Hawaii. They describe their experiences with the student residents and their interactions and influence upon those who live in the dorms. These interviews were conducted in June 2008 by Brad Westwood.

  • Extent: 4 folders (0.3 linear feet)
  • Creator: Westwood, P. Bradford, 1957
  • Call Number: MSS 6699
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 21st Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 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 Oral history of Brigham Young University Hawaii hale moms 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 6699; Oral history of Brigham Young University Hawaii hale moms; 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6699, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This was donated following the interviews in April 2008.
Acquisition Information
Donated; P. Bradford Westwood; 2009.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Colleges and Universities; Education--Hawaii--Laie; Home and Family; Laie (Hawaii); Material Types; Oral Histories; Social Life and Customs
Processing Information
Processed; Whitney Parry; 2009.
Appraisal Information
This collection belongs in the 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana because it represents an aspect of history of Brigham Young University Hawaii that is not well known. It gives important historical accounts of a practice that ended in 2008.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6699
Finding Aid Title
Oral history of Brigham Young University Hawaii hale moms
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Whitney Parry, student
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:40-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

P. Bradford Westwood is the Manager of Collection Development for the LDS Church's Historical Department. He is also the co-founder of the A. Dean Larsen Book Collectors Conference.

P. Bradford Westwood grew up in Provo, Utah and spent his summers on the Oregon coast. He received his Bachelor's Degree from BYU in American Studies in 1985 and his Master's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Historic Preservation in 1994. He worked for the BYU L. Tom Perry Special Collections and served as the assistant chair from 1997-2002 and chair from 2002-2008. In 2009 Brad became the Manager of Collection Development (museum, archives, and library) for the LDS Church's Historical Department. He is the co-founder of the A. Dean Larsen Book Collecters Conference. His subject specialties include rare books and manuscripts, the administration of cultural repositories, architectural history (19th/20th Century American and European) and historic preservation.



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Dainan Skeem
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