Heaton and Virl Lunt oral history interviews

Heaton and Virl Lunt oral history interviews

Dates: 1965-1975

12 audio cassette tapes containing oral history interviews with Heaton and Virl Lunt, recorded between 1965-1975. The interviews discuss life in the Mormon colonies of Mexico, Arizona, and the Lunt families. Two tapes are labeled Virl Lunt's History, another two are labled Our Married Life, and the other eight are the history of Heaton Lunt.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Lunt, Heaton, 1888-1969. -- Lunt, Virl, 1911-1974
  • Call Number: MSS 6810
  • 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 Oral history interviews with Heaton and Virl Lunt 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 6810; Oral history interviews with Heaton and Virl Lunt; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manucripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6810, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Sharron Lunt, the daughter of Virl Lunt, in 1992.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Sharron Lunt; 1992.
Subject Terms
Lunt, Heaton, 1888-1969; Lunt, Virl, 1911-1974; Material Types; Mormons--Arizona--History; Mormons--Mexico--History; Sound Recordings
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 27 April 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manucripts).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Lunt (Heaton and Virl), oral history interviews
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processors, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-12-01T12:40-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Heaton Lunt was born 7 March 1888 in Moccasin Springs, Mohave, Arizona to Henry and Sarah Ann Lunt. He moved with his family to Colonia Diaz, Mexico to live in the Mormon colonies. There he married Chlose Haws on 12 June 1910. Heaton died 19 September 1969 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona.

Biographical History

Heaton Virl Lunt was born 17 August 1911 in Colonia Paheco, Chihuahua, Mexico, the firstborn to Heaton Lunt and Chloe Haws. He married Viva Jones 14 November 1931 in Virden, Hidalgo, Mexico. Virl died 3 August 1974 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts