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Oral history interviews with Grant L. and Josephine Harris Bayles

Oral history interviews with Grant L. and Josephine Harris Bayles

Dates: 1971

Oral history interviews with Grant L. and Josephine Harris Bayles on 7 and 11 July 1971. The interviews were conducted by Mary Risher and Louise Lyne for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program. The subjects are southeastern Utah Cattle Industry, the Posey War and reminiscences of Blanding, Utah. Grant discusses his childhood in Blanding, Utah, his cattle ranching career and interactions with Native Americans. Josephine talks mostly about her married life in Blanding, Utah. Bound manuscript, 54 pages of text, photocopied pictures and indexes included.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bayles, Grant L., 1904-1987. -- Bayles, Josephine Harris, 1908. -- Lyne, Louise. -- Risher, Mary Jo
  • Call Number: MSS 6717
  • 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.
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 the Oral history interviews with Grant L. and Josephine Harris Bayles 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 6717; Oral history interviews with Grant L. and Josephine Harris Bayles; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6717, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Blanding (Utah); Indians of North America--Utah; Material Types; Oral Histories; Ranching--Utah
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 2 February 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6717
Finding Aid Title
Bayles (Grant L. and Josephine Harris), oral history interviews 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 2011-01-10T09:58-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Grant Lyman Bayles was born 19 February 1904 in Bluff, Utah, to Hanson Bayles. He married Florence Josephine Harris 4 April 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Grant died 6 September 1987 in Blanding, San Juan, Utah.

Biographical History

Josephine Harris Bayles was born to Lucy R. and Joseph B. Harris on 9 May 1908, in Bluff, San Juan, Utah. She spent most of her life in Blanding, Utah, and died there 2 September 1996.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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