Oral history interview with O. Frost Black

Oral history interview with O. Frost Black

Dates: 1972

Interview with O. Frost Black, conducted by Mark Hollenbeck on July 10, 1972 for the Utah State Historical Society and the California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program. The subject is road construction in Frost's hometown of Blanding, Utah. He also discusses his personal life and interaction with the Forest Service and the lumbering business. Bound manuscript, 28 pages plus six pages of photocopied pictures, index included.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.10 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Black, O. Frost, 1909-2003. -- Hollenbeck, Mark
  • Call Number: MSS 6746
  • 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 O. Frost 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 6746; Oral history interview with O. Frost Black; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6746, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Black, O. Frost, 1909-2003--Interviews; Blanding (Utah)--History; Lumbering--Utah--Blanding; Material Types; Oral Histories; Roads--Design and construction--History
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 18 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
Black (O. Frost), oral history interview with
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor; John M. Murphy, curator
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-04-16T11:06-0600
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Biographical History

Oren Frost Black was born in Colonia Pacheco, Mexico on 9 October 1909 to David Patten and Theda Kartchner Black. His family moved to the states when Mexico's Revolution began. He married Lucile Bailey 1 June 1932 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Frost died 10 May 2003 in Blanding, San Juan, Utah.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts