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Oral history interview with Mary Ann Jones Black

Oral history interview with Mary Ann Jones Black

Dates: 1972 July 10

Oral history interview with Mary Ann Jones Black, conducted by Louise Lyne for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program on 10 July 1972. The subject is recollections of Mexico and Early Blanding, Utah. Mary talks in depth about her life, family, and beginnings in the colonies of Old Mexico. Bound manuscript, 33 pages, 6 pages of photocopied pictures and an index included.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jones, Mary Ann Palmer, 1895-1990. -- Lyne, Louise
  • Call Number: MSS 6744
  • 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 Mary Ann Jones Black 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 6744; Oral history interview with Mary Ann Jones Black; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6744, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Jones, Mary Ann Palmer, 1895-1990--Interviews; Blanding (Utah)--History; Material Types; Mormons--Mexico--History; Oral Histories
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 17 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
Finding Aid Title
Black (Mary Ann Jones), oral history interview 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 2011-01-04T09:02-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mary Ann Jones Black was born 14 March 1895 in Pacheco, Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico to Eva Minerva Black and James William Palmer. She first married Marvin Willard Jones on 6 February 1913 in San Juan, Colorado. They had 13 children. Mary next married Chester Allen Black 17 March 1967 in Manti, Sanpete, Utah. She died 1 May 1990 in Blanding, San Juan, Utah.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts