Oral history interview with Orson Rega Card

Oral history interview with Orson Rega Card

Dates: 1983 February 22

Interview of Orson Rega Card was conducted by his niece Zola Brown Hodson on 22 February 1983. The interview is typed up in question and answer form with photographs of the family at the back, and a poem written by Zina Card Brown, Zola's mother.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Card, Orson Rega, 1891-1984. -- Hodson, Zola Brown, 1911-2005
  • Call Number: MSS 6911
  • 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 the Oral history interview with Orson Rega Card 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 6911; Oral history interview with Orson Rega Card; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6911, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Zola Brown Hodson.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Zola Brown Hodson.
Subject Terms
Brown, Zina Young Card, 1888-1974; Card family; Card, Orson Rega, 1891-1984; Cardston (Alta.)--History; Material Types; Oral Histories; Polygamy--Alberta--History
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Card (Orson Rega), Oral history interview with
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:31-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Orson Rega Card was born 9 June 1891 in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. He married Lucena Richards on 13 October 1913. He died in March 1984 in Utah.

Biographical History

Zola Brown Hodson was born 12 Apr 1911. She was the niece of Orson Rega Card. She died 3 May 2005.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts