Ray T. Matheny interview

Ray T. Matheny interview

Dates: 1983

Transcripts of interviews and oral histories probably recorded in 1983. Matheny flew on a B-17 on combat missions over France and Germany during World War II. He was shot down over Germany in January 1944 and was a prisoner of war until the end of the conflict.

  • Extent: 3 items (49 p.)
  • Creator: Matheny, Ray T.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3195
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; 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 Ray T. Matheny interview 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 SC 3195; Ray T. Matheny interview; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3195, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Ray Hillam donated these materials to Special Collections in 1999.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ray Hillam; 1999.
Subject Terms
Matheny, Ray T.--Interviews; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Genre / Form
Interviews; Oral histories
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Matheny (Ray T.) interview
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:14-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Dr. Matheny was a veteran of World War II and the Korean war and was a professor of anthropology at Brigham Young University for many years.

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