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Oral history interviews with Uriah and Annie Poole Butt

Oral history interviews with Uriah and Annie Poole Butt

Dates: 1978

Oral history interviews with Uriah and Annie Butt, conducted on 29 May 1978 by Doug Daniels and Ruth Meo for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program. The subjects are the history of Bluff, Utah and Annie and Uriah's life stories. Most of Uriah's discussion focuses on cattle ranching, and Annie's interview details her life and feelings about it. A 17 page, typed life story of Uriah, written by his wife, is included. 14 pages of photocopied pictures are also included.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Butt, Annie Poole, 1896-1984. -- Butt, Uriah, 1897-1979. -- Daniels, Douglas. -- Meo, Ruth
  • Call Number: MSS 6726
  • 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 Uriah and Annie Poole Butt 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 6726; Oral history interviews with Uriah and Annie Poole Butt; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6726, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Blanding (Utah)--History; Material Types; Oral Histories; Ranching--Utah--Blanding
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 9 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_MSS6726
Finding Aid Title
Butt (Uriah and Annie Poole), oral history interviews with
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-01-13T13:21-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Uriah Butt (1897-1979) married 7 March 1919, in 1936 he was blinded by a dynamite accident.

Uriah Butt was born 5 August 1897 at Verdure, San Juan, Utah to Willard George William and Julia Ann Maria Nielson Butt. He had two sisters and one brother. He married Annie Marie Poole on 7 March 1919 in Manti, Utah. They lived in Bluff, Utah and had five children. In 1936 Uriah was blinded by a dynamite accident while working as a state foreman. He lived in this state until his death on 2 May 1979 in Blanding, San Juan, Utah.

Biographical History

Annie Marie Poole Butt was born 14 July 1896 in Revenna, Spartenburg, South Carolina to John Simpson and Mary Elizabeth Mathis Poole. Annie's family moved to Idaho when she was about three years old, and then moved back to South Carolina for five years. They then relocated to Blanding, Utah where Annie eventually met her husband, Uriah. She died 20 June 1984 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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