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Preston Westmoreland interview with David J. Whittaker

Preston Westmoreland interview with David J. Whittaker

Dates: 1985

Audiocassette recording of a 1985 interview Whittaker gave with KTAR-AM on the Preston Westmoreland Show.

  • Extent: 1 sound cassette (0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: David J. Whittaker. -- KTAR (Radio station : Phoenix, Ariz.). -- Westmoreland, Preston
  • Call Number: MSS 7547
  • 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
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Preston Westmoreland interview with David J. Whittaker 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 7547; Preston Westmoreland interview with David J. Whittaker; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, BYU. Following citations: MSS 7547, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1989.
Subject Terms
Material Types; Sound Recordings
Genre / Form
Audiocassettes; Interviews
Processing Information
Processed; Mary Downs, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
Appraisal Information
This collection provides insight into the life of a Mormon historian. Collected in 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
Westmoreland (Preston) interview with David J. Whittaker
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Mary Downs
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-29T17:07-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The KTAR radio station was originally established in Phoenix, Arizona in 1922 as KFAD, and was gained its current name in 1930. The station currently provides sports programming from ESPN to the Phoenix area. Since 2004 the station has been owned by Bonneville International Corporation.

Biographical History

Preston Westmoreland (b. 1947) is a radio talk show host in Arizona.

Preston Westmoreland is a former Marine trained in survival and an avid outdoorsman and pilot. He spent 36 years as a radio talk show host in Phoenix and won "The Marconi" Award for Best Large market radio personality in the United States. He interviewed over 27,000 news-makers and celebrities and was twice-nominated to the Radio Hall of Fame in Chicago.

Biographical History

David J. Whittaker (b. 1945) was a Mormon historian and bibliographer in Utah.

David J. Whittaker was born in 1945. He is a Mormon historian and bibliographer. He has authored or co-authored seven books and about fifty scholarly articles. Whittaker was the currator of Western and Mormon history manuscripts for the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Library of the Harold B. Lee Library. He was also a professor of history at Brigham Young University (BYU). He also worked with the Joseph Smith Papers Project.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts