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Davis Bitton oral histories and autobiographies

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Davis Bitton oral histories and autobiographies (1966-2005) are a collection of transcripts of oral histories conducted as an assignment for History 110 at the University of Utah. The interviews cover a wide range of Utah history, politics, government, and every day life. Bitton taught history at the University of Utah from 1966 to 1995.
 
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Noel de Nevers papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Noel de Nevers papers (1970) contain his essay, Suggestions for Outsiders Moving to Utah--A Purely Personal View. This five-page typed document is a commentary on the social environment to be expected by an outsider (non-Mormon) upon moving to Utah and experiencing what it is like to be a minority group member, perhaps for the first time. The essay offers suggestions for adapting to living in Utah with the least amount of friction.
 
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John A. Farrell scrapbook

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John A. Farrell scrapbook contains clippings from the series "Utah: Inside the Church State" by John A. Farrell published in the Denver Post in 1982; reprint of the series published by the Denver Post in 1983. The series examined Mormon beliefs and doctrines, discrimination against non-Mormons in Utah, and the level of political and economic control exercised by the Mormon Church in Utah. Farrell was a reporter for the Denver Post.
 
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James H. Skinner autobiography

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The James H. Skinner autobiography was written in 1915 and describes Skinner's (b. 1842) highlights of his life from childhood to his mid-thirties.

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