Moana B. Bennett oral history interviews

Moana B. Bennett oral history interviews

Dates: 1980-1984

Collection of transcripts and audio cassettes of oral history interviews conducted by Moana B. Bennett from 1980-1984. The 1980 collection includes an interview with Ariel Sr. The 1981 collection includes: Jasmine Romney Edmunds, Helena Larsen Allen, Emily Higgs Bennett, Antone K. Romney, and Arta Romney Ballif. The 1982 collection includes: Arta Romney Ballif . The 1983 collection includes: Arta Romney Ballif, and Ariel Smith Ballif. The 1984 collection: Ariel Smith Ballif. The interviewers discuss their lives in Mexico and Utah, and work and missions in the LDS church.

  • Extent: 1 half box (0.25 linear ft.). -- 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bennett, Emily Higgs, 1896-1985
  • Call Number: MSS 6839
  • 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 Moana B. Bennett oral history interviews 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 6839; Moana B. Bennett oral history interviews; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6839, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Moana Bennett.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Moana Bennett.
Subject Terms
Allen, Helena Larsen, 1909-1993--Interviews; Ballif, Ariel--Interviews; Ballif, Arta Romney--Interviews; Bennett, Moana B.--Interviews; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Edmunds, Jasmine Romney, 1906-1993--Interviews; Romney, A. Kimball (Antone Kimball)--Interviews; Material Types; Mexico; Oral Histories; Utah
Genre / Form
Audiocassettes; Transcripts
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 5 May 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Bennett (Moana B.) 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 2010-11-08T15:24-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Moana B. Bennett was born 4 January 1928 in Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, while her parents Artemesia Romney and Ariel Smith Ballif were serving as mission presidents. She was the newspaper editor on the student body executive council at Brigham Young High School in 1945. She died 12 April 1988.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts