Correspondence
Angus Munn Woodbury Papers
The Angus Munn Woodbury papers (1899-1967) consist of diaries, professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts and publications, research files, teaching materials, and field notes produced by Woodbury, a professor of zoology at the University of Utah, a naturalist, historian, ecologist, and administrator. Woodbury also worked with the U. S. Forest Service in Central Utah.
Aziz Suryal Atiya papers
Aziz Suryal Atiya papers
The Aziz Suryal Atiya papers (1927-1993) document the life and work of Aziz Atiya. Included are curriculum vitae, memorabilia, and personal correspondence and financial records. Also included are materials relating to his career as a teacher, scholar and author, including lecture notes, student papers, publication contracts, royalty information, materials relating to the publication of the Coptic Encyclopedia, articles, newsletters, offprints, clippings, research files and maps. Aziz S. Atiya was the founding director of the Middle East Center at the University of Utah. He was the author of many books and articles and editor of the Coptic Encyclopedia.
Earl Douglass Papers
Earl Douglass Papers
The Earl Douglass papers (1879-1953) consist of the family and business records of Earl Douglass (1862-1931), a paleontologist from Minnesota, including the records of the discovery, history, and development of Dinosaur National Monument.
Ellis Reynolds Shipp Papers
Ellis Reynolds Shipp Papers
This collection contains the papers of Dr. Ellis Reynolds Shipp, one of Utah's first female physicians. It includes her writings in the form of correspondence to family and friends, diary entries, autobiographical works and some poetry and general notes. Subjects such as early medical practice, family history, polygamy, and life in nineteenth and early twentieth century Utah are found.
Esplin Family Collection
Esplin Family Collection
The John Esplin family papers (1842-2009) contain documents from John Esplin and his descendants, a majority of which relate to family genealogy. John Esplin immigrated to the United States in the 1850s and settled in Utah.
Everett Ruess Family Papers
Everett Ruess Family Papers
Collection contains diaries, correspondence, postcards, school work and original writings, and other documents related to Everett Ruess and his family.
George D. Pyper Collection
George D. Pyper Collection
The George Dollinger Pyper papers (1834-1975) consist primarily of correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, news clippings, programs, contracts, scripts, broadsides, and scores documenting George Dollinger Pyper's career as manager of the Salt Lake Theatre. Pyper served as manager of the Salt Lake Theatre from 1898 to 1929. He also served as general superintendent of the Deseret Sunday School Union and as a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Hiram B. Clawson Papers
Hiram B. Clawson Papers
Family correspondence from the Clawsons and Spencers, including letters from Hiram Clawson to his wife, Ellen Spencer Clawson, and letters from Orson Spencer to his children.
John Hamilton Morgan Papers
John Hamilton Morgan Papers
Papers detailing the personal, professional, and religious activities of John Hamilton Morgan. Includes a typescript of his diary (1875-1892) and original and typescript correspondence (1875-1894); records of the Southern States Mission and the San Luis Valley, Colorado, settlement; biographical and religious articles written by and about John Morgan. Also included are collections of his inspirational stories, tributes to his memory, and a biography.
John Mills Whitaker Papers
John Mills Whitaker Papers
The John Mills Whitaker papers (1847-1963) consist of daily journals, correspondence, and business and professional papers, among other materials, relating to John Mills Whitaker (1863-1960). Whitaker was an educator, horticulturist, politician, and LDS Church leader.
Juanita Brooks Papers
Juanita Brooks Papers
The papers of Juanita Brooks constitute an extraordinarily rich collection, the accumulation of correspondence, manuscripts and collected sources from a long, busy, and distinguished career as a historian. Her research opened new areas of inquiry into Utah's past, as she was not afraid to ask profound questions about difficult historical issues. Brooks' research, methodologies, and her warm personal and professional relationships are represented in this collection.
Kent Day Family Collection
Kent Day Family Collection
The Kent Day Family Collection contains photographs and letters collected by different Day family members, predominantly Ada Elizabeth Day. This collection documents the beginning of World War I from the perspective of different soldiers stationed in various places. The collection also includes documentation of the death of David Day who died of Spanish Influenza.
Linford and Richards Family Collection
Linford and Richards Family Collection
The Linford/Richards papers document the lives of James H. Linford Jr., an educator, and his wife Mary Hooper Blood Linford , sister of Utah's seventh governor, Henry H. Blood. Also included are the papers of Lorenzo A. Richards, a physicist who specialized in agronomy, and his wife Zilla Linford Richards, niece of Utah's seventh governor, Henry H. Blood. The collections consist of journals, correspondence, day planners, and other materials.
Nelson Higgins Papers
Nelson Higgins Papers
The Nelson Higgins papers contain personal, professional and family materials. The majority of the documents pertain to his military appointments and service.
Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Philip T. Blair was born to George Elias Blair and Nellie May Thatcher in 1896. He was the great-grandson of Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and territorial governor of Utah. The Philip T. Blair family papers (1836-1968) contain pertinent information concerning the early development of the Mormon church as well as covering an important epoch in early Utah history. It describes the social, religious, economic, and political development of the state through correspondence, documents, and memorabilia. Spanning a period of four generations of a family, it commences in 1836 with some of the earliest known personal correspondence of Brigham Young and his wife Mary Ann Angell Young.
Susan Barbara Tallmon Sargent
Susan Barbara Tallmon Sargent
The Susan Barbara Tallmon Sargent papers document her life as a physician and medical missionary to Lintsing, China, from 1905 to 1918. The collection consists of correspondence, journals, news clippings, reports, articles, guest books, and financial documents collected by Sargent's niece, Ardis Hitchcock.
Taylor A. Woolley Papers
Taylor A. Woolley Papers
Correspondence, blueprints, drawings, and memorabilia relating to Woolley's career. Of particular interest is the correspondence with artist Mahonri M. Young and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Utah Humanities Research Foundation
Utah Humanities Research Foundation
The bulk of the collection consists of historical materials collected by the Foundation. Included are letters, articles, family histories, town and county histories, biographies, and miscellaneous materials on Utah cultural history. Business correspondence relates to the publication of the Utah (later Western) Humanities Review, including Dale Morgan's bibliographies of the lesser Mormon churches. Correspondents also include Bernard De Voto and Wallace Stegner.Also included are a small quantity of business records of the Foundation, a manuscript and galley proofs of the first issue of the "Utah Humanities Review," and records of the Warshaw Essay Contest.