Oral history interview with Fred A. Cline

Oral history interview with Fred A. Cline

Dates: 1971

Oral history interview with Fred A. Cline, conducted by Elsie Sotomayer for the Utah State Historical Society and the Oral History Program at California State University, Fullerton, on 7 July, 1971. Fred discusses his employment as a sheepherder in Dolores, Colorado.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.10 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cline, Fred A.. -- Sotomayor, Elsie
  • Call Number: MSS 6725
  • 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 Fred A. Cline 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 6725;Oral history interview with Fred A. Cline; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6725, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Dolores (Colo.); Material Types; Oral Histories; Sheep industry--West (U.S.)--History; Sheepherding
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 6 February 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007.)
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Finding Aid Title
Cline (Fred A.), oral history interview with
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor and John Murphy, curator
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-19T12:47-0600
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Biographical History

Frederick A. Cline was born in 1909 in Phoenix, Arizona. When he was a year old his family moved to Mancos, Colorado. When he reached adulthood Fred relocated to Delores, Colorado, and lived there his whole life. He entered the sheep industry business in 1935. Fred married Homa Louise Johnson and had two sons, Fred and James. He died in 1979.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts