Marvin and Margie Lyman oral history interviews

Marvin and Margie Lyman oral history interviews

Dates: 1971 July 1, 1972 July 11, 1972 August 13

Oral history interviews with Marvin and Margie Lyman, conducted by Sandy McFadden, Gary L. Shumway, Betty Mitson on 1 July 1971, 11 July 1972, and 13 August 1972 for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program. The subjects are the Blanding tunnel project, gold mining on Blue Mountain, Utah and life in early Blanding. Also includes a biography of Marvin written by Margie, copies of various certificates and official correspondence, the transcript of Marvin's memorial service, I've pages of photocopied pictures and indexes.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Lyman, Margie H., 1898-1994. -- Lyman, Marvin Finlinson, 1894-1972. -- McFadden, Sandy. -- Mitson, Betty Kulberg. -- Shumway, Gary L.
  • Call Number: MSS 6751
  • 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 Marvin and Margie 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 6751; Oral history interviews with Marvin and Margie Lyman; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6751, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
Lyman, Margie H., 1898-1994--Interviews; Lyman, Marvin Finlinson, 1894-1972--Interviews; Blanding (Utah)--History; Gold mines and mining--Utah--Abajo Mountains; Material Types; Oral Histories
Genre / Form
Biography; Photographs; Transcripts
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 19 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 (Marvin and Margie), oral history interviews
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 2010-12-13T09:06-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Marvin Finlinson Lyman was born 18 September 1894 Salt Lake City, Utah to Walter Clisbee and Elizabeth Finlinson Lyman. He married Margie Jeanette Hurst 7 June 1922 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Marvin died 11 October 1972 in Blanding, San Juan, Utah.

Biographical History

Margie Jeanette Hurst Lyman was born 12 December 1898 in Dublan, Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico to George Arthur and Mary Maria Terry Hurst. She died 29 July 1994 in Blanding, San Juan, Utah.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts