Oral history interview with Cecil Jones

Oral history interview with Cecil Jones

Dates: 1 July 1971

Oral history interview with Cecil Jones, conducted on 1 July, 1971 by Suzanne Jansen for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton, Oral History Program. The subject of the interview is game, wildlife and range preservation. Cecil Jones discusses his life experience on this subject through his career in the Forest Service and the Department of Fish and Game in Monticello, Utah. His employment involved extensive cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management on issues such as hunting, public land use and poaching. Bound manuscript, 23 pages, index included.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jansen, Suzanne. -- Jones, Cecil, 1905-1986
  • Call Number: MSS 6702
  • 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 Cecil Jones 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 6702; Oral history interview with Cecil Jones; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6702, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
United States. Forest Service; Utah. State Dept. of Fish and Game; Big game ranching--Utah--San Juan County; Material Types; Oral Histories; Public lands--Utah--San Juan County--Management; San Juan County (Utah)
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 16 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
Jones (Cecil), 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 2011-01-31T11:27-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Cecil Dalton Jones was born 24 January 1905 in Monticello, San Juan, Utah to Frederick Peter Jones and Ada Dalton. He married Elva Cooper 15 October 1929 in Monticello, San Juan, Utah. His career included time in the Forest Service and the Fish and Game Department. Cecil died 18 June 1986 in Monticello, San Juan, Utah.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts