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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Title Page519
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME Bills and Mrs. Owen Mousley, Riverton; Earl B. Gaisford of Fremont, California; Mrs. Maude Singleton of Downey, California and E. R. (Ted) Gaisford and A. Frank Gaisford of American Fork. Upon her death April 17, 1961, Elizabeth was 88 years of age. She succumbed at the American Fork Hospital, after a two week illness of causes incident to old age. JOSIAH FRANCIS GIBBS, Millard County Blade Born August 26, 1845 - Died August 4, 1932 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1971 Although his background was rooted in the Mormon Church and he was a missionary for his faith in England, Josiah Gibbs became an outspoken critic of some of its policies. His sometimes-tart writing made him a well-known, but controversial, journalist. Resolute editorial devotion to the separation of Church and State eventually brought charges of "apostasy based on general neglect of duty" and he was excommunicated June 27, 1908. Gibbs was a talented writer and an enterprising, though not overly successful, publisher. And while his newspaper career came to an inappropriately early end, he left behind a controversial book, texts on geology which remained in use two decades after his death and numerous short stories and articles. Among subjects explored in his extensive writings were the Mountain Meadow Massacre, the Gunnison Massacre, the history of Marysvale and a tribute to the people who settled in and around Delta. Some authorities contend his exhaustive exploration of the two massacres resulted in the most accurate portrayals written about the tragic events. And 519
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416530
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416530