Oral history interview with Chet Smith

Oral history interview with Chet Smith

Dates: 1971

Oral history interview with Chet Smith, conducted by Mary Risher on 20 July 1971 for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton, Oral History Program. The subject is the cattle industry. Chet discusses is life in La Sal Pass, Utah, and his career in sheep and cattle farming.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Risher, Mary Jo. -- Smith, Chet, 1902
  • Call Number: MSS 6712
  • 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 with Chet Smith 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 6712; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6712, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Cattle trade; La Sal (Utah); Material Types; Oral Histories; Sheepherding
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 26 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
Smith (Chet), 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 2011-01-07T09:40-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Chet Smith was born 31 May 1902 in Texas. He spent most of his childhood in Colorado and then relocated to Blanding, Utah.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts