Oral history interview with Cardon Jones

Oral history interview with Cardon Jones

Dates: 1971 July 2, 1970 July 20

Oral history interview with Cardon Jones on July 20, 1970 and July 2, 1971, conducted by Suzanne Simon, Dorothy Erick, and Elsie Sotomayor for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program. The subjects are uranium mining and the sheep industry in Blanding, Utah. A lot of Cardon's disussion includes the Indians of the southeast Utah area and his life in Colorado. Bound manuscript, 54 pages, 1 photocopied picture of Cardon and indexes included.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jones, Cardon, 1912-1979
  • Call Number: MSS 6735
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Oral history interview with Cardon Jones, July 20, 1970, July 2, 1971 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 6735; Oral history interview with Cardon Jones; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6735, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Indians of North America--Colorado; Ranching; Sheep industry; Social Life and Customs; Uranium mines and mining--Utah--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Oral histories
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 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
Jones (Cardon) oral history interview
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Finding aid prepared by Sarah Flinders
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-20T04:08-0600
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Biographical History

Cardon Jones (1912-1979) was a rancher.

Cardon Jones was born September 27, 1912 in Bluff, San Juan, Utah to Anna Mackleprang Jones and Thomas DeAlton Jones. His family moved to Blanding, Utah when he was three years old. He married Hattie Louise Guymon February 24, 1933. At around age 43, Cardon moved to Colorado and ranched for 25 years. He then retired to Blanding, Utah. Cardon died February 27, 1979 in Blanding, Utah.

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