Pioneer personal history, William Cooley

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Title Pioneer personal history, William Cooley
Collection MSS B 289 The Works Progress Administration (Utah Section) Biographical Sketches, ca. 1930-1941
Source Container Box 3, Folder 2
Date 1937-03-25
Subject Cooley, William, 1857-1938; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah--Grand County; Frontier and pioneer life--Texas; Frontier and pioneer life--Wyoming; Frontier and pioneer life--Kansas; Oral history; Pioneers--West (U.S.); Oral history; Agriculture--Utah; Buffalo hunting; Indians of North America--Texas--History
Spatial Coverage Grand County, Utah, United States; Kansas, United States; Wyoming, United States; Texas, United States
Creator Cooley, William, 1857-1938
Description Typescript of answers by William Cooley for a questionnaire filled out for Utah Works Progress Administration's "Pioneer personal history" survey. He was born in Iowa in 1857, and came to Utah in 1887, Working mines at Stockton, Park City, and Grand County. Later he lived at Moab. In his younger days he traveled through much of the West, and mentions incidents in Texas, Kansas and Wyoming, as well as a robbery by Butch Cassidy in Castle Gate, Utah. Typed by Winford Bunce in 1937
Rights Management Online access. Reproduction and use by permission from Utah State History.
Publisher Published by Utah State History; digitized and hosted by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Conversion Specifications Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in Adobe Acrobat Pro X as a pdf.
Date Digital 2016-04-19
Contributor Bunce, Winford; United States. Works Progress Administration. Utah Section
Language eng
Is Part of http://heritage.utah.gov/apps/history/findaids/B00289/B0289.xml
Scanning Technician Janelle Michaelis; Cedar Gonzales; Alexis Hansen
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Chelsee Boehm; Chris Anderson; Anna Neatrour; Ken Rockwell
ARK ark:/87278/s6pv8qm4
Setname dha_wpabs
Date Created 2016-08-12
Date Modified 2016-08-12
ID 701673
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pv8qm4
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