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Oral history interviews with Floyd and Clara Nielson and Inez Jones Young

Oral history interviews with Floyd and Clara Nielson and Inez Jones Young

Dates: 1972 July 12, 1971 July 14

Oral history interviews with Floyd and Clara Nielson and Inez Jones Young, conducted by Gary Shumway, Kim Stewart and Louise Lyne on 14 July 1971 and 12 July 1972 for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program. The subjects of the interviews are early Bluff and Blanding and Monticello, Utah history. The first interview is exclusively with Floyd, who discusses the cattle and sheep business, his life and family and experiences with American Indians in the area. The second interview is with Clara and Inez, who discuss their lives in Monticello, Utah.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Nielson, Clara Jones, 1895-1985. -- Nielson, Floyd Walton, 1895-1971. -- Young, Inez Jones, 1901-1984
  • Call Number: MSS 6740
  • 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 Floyd and Clara Nielson and Inez Jones Young 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 6740; Oral history interviews with Floyd and Clara Nielson and Inez Jones Young; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6740, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Blanding (Utah)--History; Bluff (Utah)--History; Cattle trade; Indians of North America--Utah; Material Types; Monticello (Utah)--History; Oral Histories; Sheep industry
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 13 February 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, 2009).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6740
Finding Aid Title
Nielson (Floyd and Clara) and Inez Jones Young, 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 2011-02-14T10:56-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Floyd Walton Nielson was born 15 September 1895 in Bluff, San Juan, Utah to Leona Jane Walton and Francis Nielson. He married Clara M. Jones 14 December 1917 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. He died 19 October 1971 in Salt Lake City, Utah and was buried in Blanding.

Biographical History

Clara M Jones Nielson was born 23 July 1895 in Monticello, San Juan, Utah to Mary Mackelprang and Frederick Isaac Jones. She died 28 November 1985 in Blanding, San Juan, Utah.

Biographical History

Inez Henrietta Jones Young was born 31 March 1901 in Monticello, San Juan, Utah She married Claud Lamar Young 16 December 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Inez died 9 May 1984 in Monticello, San Juan, Utah.



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John Murphy
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