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Northern Utah Speaks


Northern Utah Speaks (NUS) is the aggregate of USU's Special Collections & Archives rich oral history collections. NUS works to identify areas of interest, collect, teach oral history workshops and best practices, archive, preserve and make available the oral history documentation in areas critical to the people, environment and history of Northern Utah and Utah State University.

Austin & Alta Fife
Austin & Alta Fife, Ethnographers

This ongoing collection continues to be added to by SCA staff and affiliates in an effort to include the voices of all Northern Utah communities. This continued oral history work is important as a means to more fully understand and acknowledge the local, state and national story for both present and future researchers. The collection includes:

Fife American & Mormon Collections
USU Veterans History Project Collection
Teton Dam Disaster Oral History Collection
USU Graduate Student Fieldwork Collection
September 11, 2001: USU Student Documentary Collection
The Living Traditions of the Bear River Heritage Area
Italian-Americans in the West: Utah Section Collection
Latino/a Voices Project & Latino/a Voices Digital Collection
Grouse Creek Cultural Survey and Grouse Creek Cultural Survey Digital Collection
Cache Valley Refugee Oral History Project, 2015 and Cache Valley Refugee Oral History Project Digital Collection
Swaner Family Oral History Project, 2015-2016 and Swaner Legacy- Oral History Project Digital Collection
The Reverend H. Baxter Liebler Collection
Cache Community Connections Oral History Project, 2008-2010
Smithfield Oral History Project, 1956-1991
Ranch Family Documentation Project, 2009-2012 and Ranch Family Documentation Digital Collection
The Marie Fuhriman Olsen Oral History Collection, 1972-1984
Providence City Oral History Project, 2005-2008
Collecting Memories: Oral Histories of American Folklorists and Collecting Memories: Oral Histories of American Folklorists Digital Collection
Central Utah Project: Capturing Utah's share of the Colorado River, 2012-2013 and Central Utah Project: Capturing Utah' s share of the Colorado River Digital Collection
Cache Valley Presbyterian Church Oral History Collection
Logan Canyon Land Use Management Oral History Collection and Logan Canyon Reflections
Fife Folklore Archives Oral History Collection