Oral history interview with Jay Heisel

Oral history interview with Jay Heisel

Dates: 1972

Oral history interview with Jay Heisel was conducted by Daniel Kelly in 1972 for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program. The interview concerns St. Christopher's Mission in Bluff, Utah and Heisel's experiences with various Navajo communities in Utah. Bound manuscript, 23 pages, one photocopied picture and index included.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Heisel, Jay L., 1924-2001. -- Kelly, Daniel
  • Call Number: MSS 6872
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Oral History Interview with Jay Heisel 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 6872; Oral history interview with Jay Heisel; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6872, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Gary L. Shumway in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Gary L. Shumway; 1987.
Subject Terms
St. Christopher's Mission (Bluff, Utah)--History; Bluff (Utah)--History; Material Types; Navajo Indians--Missions--History; Oral Histories
Processing Information
Processed; Mary Downs; 2009.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5. IV "Ethnic and minority history."
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Finding Aid Title
Heisel (Jay), Oral history interview with
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Mary Downs, student processor and John Murphy, curator
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-19T14:50-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Jay Heisel was born 23 July 1924. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He devoted most of his adult life to St. Christopher's Mission in Bluff, Utah. He died 27 April 2001.

Biographical History

Daniel Kelly was a historical interviewer.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts