Lynn and Hazel Lyman oral history interviews

Lynn and Hazel Lyman oral history interviews

Dates: 1971 July 6, 1978 May 29, 1978 July 8

Oral history interviews with Lynn and Hazel Lyman, conducted by Sandy McFadden, Kim Stewart, Suzanne Shelton and Mark Collins in 1971 and 1978 for the University of Utah and the California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program. The subjects are the Blanding tunnel project, the Civilian Conservation Corps, life in southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah, and the personal histories of Lynn and Hazel Lyman. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is also mentioned throughout the discussion. Bound manuscript, 131 pages, 11 pages of photocopied pictures and indexes for two of the interviews included.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Collins, Mark. -- Lyman, Hazel Bowen, 1909-2005. -- Lyman, Lynn, 1905-1992. -- McFadden, Sandy. -- Shelton, Suzanne. -- Stewart, Kim
  • Call Number: MSS 6750
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 interviews with Lynn and Hazel Lyman 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 6750; Oral history interviews with Lynn and Hazel Lyman; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6750, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Related Material
See also Lynn Lyman oral history interview: Tape and transcript, 1973 February 24 sound recording (MSS OH 136).
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Lyman, Hazel Bowen, 1909-2005--Interviews; Lyman, Lynn, 1905-1992--Interviews; Blanding (Utah)--History; Colorado--History; Material Types; Oral Histories; Utah--History
Genre / Form
Manuscripts; Photographs
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Lyman (Lynn and Hazel), oral history interviews
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor; John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-12-10T09:21-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Lynn Lyman was born December 28, 1905 in Bluff, San Juan, Utah, to Walter Clisbee and Elizabeth Finlinson Lyman. He married Hazel Irene Bowen on January 21, 1928. Lynn died April 24, 1992 in Blanding, San Juan, Utah.

Biographical History

Hazel Irene Bowen Lyman was born March 6, 1909 in Cortez, Montezuma, Colorado to Cordon Corsanda and Gussie Leona Honaker Bowen. They had one son and two daughters. Hazel died December 26, 2005 in Salt Lake City, Utah and was buried in Blanding.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts