Oral history interview with Irene Hatch Redd

Oral history interview with Irene Hatch Redd

Dates: 18 October 1970

Oral history interview transcript with Irene Hatch Redd on 18 October 1970, conducted by Gary L. Shumway and Scott Blickenstaff for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton, Oral History Program. The subject is Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Irene discusses her childhood in Utah and Mexico, life in the Mormon colonies of Chihuahua through the Revolution, the immigration to Blanding, Utah, and her life there. Bound manuscript, 42 pages of text, indexes included.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Blickenstaff, Scott. -- Redd, Irene Hatch, 1887-1983. -- Shumway, Gary L.
  • Call Number: MSS 6705
  • 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 Irene Hatch Redd 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 6705; Oral history interview with Irene Hatch Redd; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6705, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Blanding (Utah); Ciudad Jua?rez (Mexico); Material Types; Oral Histories; San Juan County (Utah)
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 21 January 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Redd (Irene Hatch), 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 2011-01-31T10:58-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Irene Hatch Redd was born 30 September 1887 in Greenwich, Piute County, Utah. She moved to the Mormon colonies in Chihuahua, Mexico, when she was ten-years-old. She left Mexico in 1911 and married Burt Redd in El Paso, Texas. They settled in Blanding, Utah, in 1912 and had seven children. Burt died in 1930. Irene died July 1983 in Utah.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts