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Don C. Conley oral histories for The Pioneer Chinese of Utah

Don C. Conley oral histories for The Pioneer Chinese of Utah

Dates: 1974-1975

Collection includes twelve sound reels containing interviews of either descendants of early settlers in the Utah Territory, such as Wallace Clay, or Utah historians, like Juanita Brooks. The interviews are oral histories that were used as part of Conley's master's thesis, published in 1976. Each reel includes one person's story, with the exception of reel number 9, which contains two interviews.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Conley, Don C.
  • Call Number: MSS 7633
  • 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.
Arrangement
Sound reels arranged by the last name of the individual recorded on that tape.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Don C. Conley oral histories for The Pioneer Chinese of Utah 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 7633; Don C. Conley oral histories for The Pioneer Chinese of Utah; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7633, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Don C. Conley in 2010.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Don C. Conley; 2010.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed container list is located in the repository and is available upon request.
Subject Terms
Chinese Americans--Utah--History; Historians--Utah--Interviews; Immigration and American Expansion; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Oral histories; Sound recordings
Processing Information
Processed; Audrey Spainhower, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
Appraisal Information
Ethnic and Minority History (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.IV, August 2007.) Includes primary source information on early Chinese settlers in the Utah Territory.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS7633
Finding Aid Title
Conley (Don C.) oral histories for The Pioneer Chinese of Utah
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Audrey Spainhower, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-01-04T16:26-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Don C. Conley received a Master of Arts degree in the Department of Asian Studies from Brigham Young University after completing his thesis, "The Pioneer Chinese of Utah." The thesis was completed, signed, and published in 1976. Conley currently resides in San Francisco, California.



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