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Oral history interview with Raymond B. Farnsworth

Oral history interview with Raymond B. Farnsworth

Dates: 1983

An oral history interview with Raymond B. Bartlett, conducted by Bertrand F. Harrison on 7 March 1983 for the BYU Alumni Association Emeritus Club. Raymond discusses his early childhood, schooling, and career at Brigham Young University. The collection includes a draft, original transcript, two cassette tapes and a bound copy of the oral history interview.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Farnsworth, Raymond B. (Raymond Bartlett), 1915-1987. -- Harrison, Bertrand Fereday, 1908-2002
  • Call Number: MSS 6819
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
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 Raymond B. Farnsworth 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 6819; Oral history interview with Raymond B. Farnsworth; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6819, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated.
Acquisition Information
Donated.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young University. Indian Program; Material Types; Oral Histories
Genre / Form
Audiocassettes; Transcripts
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 29 April 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6819
Finding Aid Title
Farnsworth (Raymond B.), 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 2010-11-15T10:20-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Raymond Bartlett Farnsworth (1915-1987) was a professor at BYU.

Raymond Bartlett Farnsworth was born 21 May 1915 in Enterprise, Washington, Utah, to Bartlett Canfield Farnsworth and Lillie Parthenia Holt. He received his bachelor's from BYU, master's degree in soil microbiology from Massachusetts State College, and Ph.D. in soil physics from Ohio State. He then accepted a position as a professor at BYU. He married his wife Maurine on 31 December 1943 in San Diego, California. Raymond died 31 October 1987 in Provo, Utah, Utah.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu