Wasatch Mountain Club photograph collection, 1929-1960  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Wasatch Mountain Club
Title
Wasatch Mountain Club photograph collection
Dates
1929-1960 (inclusive)
Quantity
1162 photographs
Collection Number
P0004
Summary
The Wasatch Mountain Club photograph collection consists of four photo albums containing prints from the early years of the organization and includes photos of group members involved in both winter and summer activities in the Wasatch Mountains. Included are loose photographs on similar subjects. The Club was organized in 1920 to provide an education and activity group for those who enjoyed hiking, ski touring, river running and mountain climbing.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Wasatch Mountain Club was organized in 1920 to provide an active and educational group for those who enjoyed hiking, ski touring, river running, and mountain climbing. Four albums contain photographs from the early years of the organization and include images of group members involved in winter and summer activities in the Wasatch Mountains. Locations include Brighton, Timpanogos area (including a photo of people using the first trail to the cave; Number 1161), Ensign Peak, Alta, Ogden Canyon, Mt. Olympus, Mt. Logan, and other locations along the Wasatch range. Most images are group photos in scenic areas in the Wasatch.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Unbound Images in FoldersReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
Folder
1
  • 1: Wasatch Mountain Club Ladies Chorus, circa 1935
  • 2: Work Trip at Brighton-Photo by Vern Haughland
  • 3: Ski Trip at Brighton, photo by Vern Haughland
  • 4: Officers and directors Wasatch Mountain Club, 1945-1946
  • 5: Caption, "Directors hard at work!" (same people as in photo 4), 1945-1946
  • 6: New Year's Eve at Brighton, 1939
  • 7-12: Ski Circus
  • 13: Ski Circus: caption, "We know who these are, but modesty forbids our mentioning their names."
  • 14-16: Awards for unidentified ski race
  • 17: Caption, "The Winnah!" "Junior Bounous"
  • 18: Wood Gatherers
  • 19: Work Trip at Brighton
  • 20: Capitol Steps-Weenie Roast on Ensign Peak
2
  • 21: Capitol Steps-Weenie Roast on Ensign Peak
  • 22: Alta
  • 23: Hany Fardelles
  • 24: "Once when the bus got stuck en route to Brighton. See it snow! Bill Kemp is behind the 8 (pardon us) snowball."
  • 25: Jack Wolfe
  • 26: Lake Mary, Brighton
  • 27: Grace Drake
  • 28: Bill Bancroft and Janet Christensen, "How to get a drink of water on skis."
  • 29: Lodge in winter
  • 30: The Lodge at Brighton
  • 31: Unidentified skiers (race?)
  • 32: The Fairies Chandelier
  • 33: Along the Brighton-Alta ski trail, this picture, mounted on a thin slice of pine, was the favor given at the nomination dinner held at the Lion House, September 25, 1941
  • 34-40: Unidentified
3
Memories of 17 in 1924
  • 1016-1017: WMC in front of Salt Lake Theatre ready to depart in their Oldsmobile Speed Wagon and Chevrolet Touring Car
  • 1018-1048: Photographs and text detailing the bulk of the trip to southern Utah by the WMC represented by 17 members
1924
4
Group photo of the WMC on the North Summit of Twin Peaks
  • 1049-1050: Photograph by Art Whitehead
1960 June
5
Yellowstone and Jackson Trip
1925 July
6
Fillmore, Millard County, Mount Timpanogos Trip
7
75th Anniversary reception at Memory Grove
1995 August
8
Postcards of Utah
9
W.H. Hopkins amd Ixpomalines Club
10
World War I Military Parade
1918
11
Lodge
12
Wasatch Mountian Clun excusions and get-togethers
13
Bryce and Yellowstone Trips
1924-1926
14
ski portraits and landscapes
15
Green River drainage, winder rivers
1979 September
16
MIddle Fork of the Salmon River
1983 September
17
San Juan River
1984 May

OversizeReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description Dates
box
2
item
1
Scrapbook 1
  • 41-75: Candid shots of members, trips, etc.
  • 76: Lark Trip (Volcanoes), April 21, 1929
  • 77-175: Candid shots of members, trips, etc.
  • 176-177: Numbers given to entire page in book, miscellaneous cutouts of club members
  • 178-254: Candid shots of members, trips, etc.
1929
2
Scrapbook 2
  • 255-265: New Year's Trip, 1933
  • 266-269: Thayne's Canyon, January 8, 1933
  • 270-277: Toll Canyon, January 22, 1933
  • 278-292: Ontario Lakes
  • 293-305: Lamb's Canyon, February 1933
  • 306-311: Brighton, February 13, 1933
  • 312-317: Ski Meet, February 15, 1933
  • 318-336: Ski Meet, February 22, 1933
  • 337-340: Brighton, February 13, 1933
  • 341-347: Butterfield Canyon, March 3, 1933
  • 348-355: Hermitage Trip, Easter 1933
  • 356-364: Ogden Canyon, April 30, 1933
  • 365-366: Mt. Lowe, March 28, 1933
  • 367-368: Lone Peak
  • 369-375: Mt. Logan, June 18, 1933
  • 376-382: Puffer's Lake and Mt. Bulknap, July 24-25, 1933
  • 383-388: Brighton, July 4, 1933
  • 389: Wasatch Mountain Club Strawberry Feed, 1933 (Liberty Park)
  • 390-393: Wasatch Mountain Club Fern Digging, 1933
  • 394-399: Wasatch Mountain Club Work Party, 1933
  • 400-402: Wasatch Mountain Club Labor Day, 1933
  • 403-406: Boulder Park, September 17, 1933
  • 407-410: Halloween, 1933
  • 411-413: Labor Day, 1933
  • 414-420: New Year's Trip, 1934
  • 421-423: Ecker, 1934
  • 424-428: Thaynes, January, 1934
  • 429-436: Big Black Mountain, April 22, 1934
  • 437-442: Mt. Ogden, May 20, 1934
  • 443-444: The Hermitage, April, 1934
  • 445-451: Mt. Ogden, May 20, 1934
1933-1934

Scrapbook 3, 1931-1932Return to Top

Container(s): Box 3

  • 452-475: Skiing Trip, January 11, 1931
  • 476-492: Skiing Trip, January 25, 1931
  • 493-494: Alf Engen Ski Tournament, January 25, 1931
  • 495-525: Brighton Trip, February 21-23, 1931
  • 526-539: Mountain Dell, March 8, 1931
  • 540-553: Little Black Mountain Trip, March 22, 1931
  • 554-569: Hermitage Inn Trip, April 4-5, 1931
  • 570-593: Mount Olympus, April 19, 1931
  • 594-611: May Day Walk, May 3, 1931
  • 612-637: Willow Creek Stansbury Mtns., June 1, 1931
  • 638-640: Strawberry Feed, June 13, 1931
  • 641-645: Corner Canyon, June 7, 1931
  • 646-664: Devil's Castle, June 21, 1931
  • 665-690: Mirror Lake, July 3/4/5, 1931
  • 691-696: Willard Canyon, July 19, 1931
  • 697-710: Brighton Trip, July 26, 1931
  • 711-717: Mt. Timpanogos, August 30, 1931
  • 718-743: Brighton "Labor Day", September 5-7, 1931
  • 744-746: Brighton "House Warmer", September 5-7, 1931
  • 747-758: Lake Desolation to Lake Salamander, September 20
  • 759-771: Twin Peaks, September 27, 1931
  • 772-781: Brighton, November 26, 1931
  • 782-786: East Canyon, November 8, 1931
  • 787-791: Parley's Summit, January 10, 1932
  • 792-796: Lamb's Canyon, January, 1932
  • 797-800: Trip, February 7, 1932
  • 801-812: Lamb's to Ecker, February 14, 1932
  • 813-827: Brighton, February 22, 1932
  • 828-830: Moonlight Scenes
  • 831-836: Hermitage-Easter 1932
  • P837-843: Alpine, April 10, 1932
  • 844-854: Mt. Olympus, April 24, 1932
  • 855-868: Lone Peak, May 8, 1932
  • 869-879: Alpine Canyon
  • 880-887: Rock Canyon, May 22, 1932
  • 888: "Breakfast", May 29-30, 1932
  • 889: "Waiting by the River", May 30, 1932
  • 890: "Idle Hour", May 30, 1932
  • 891: "Rocky Roads", May 30, 1932
  • 892: "Drifted Trails", May 30, 1932
  • 893: "Sweet Waters", May 30, 1932
  • 894: "Snow Blossoms", May 30, 1932
  • 895: "Down White Pine Canyon", May 30, 1932
  • 896: "Headwaters", May 30, 1932
  • 897: "Twin Peak Vista", May 30, 1932
  • 898: "Sliding Home", May 30, 1932
  • 899: "Stair(?) Falls" May 30, 1932
  • 900: Strawberry Bust, June 10, 1932 Farmington Canyon
  • 901-908: Pinecrest to Rotary Park, June 19, 1932
  • 909-917: Payson, July 4, 1932
  • 918-929: Lehman Cave Trip, July 23-25, 1932
  • 930-937: Brighton, August 7, 1932
  • 938-947: Ben Lomond, August 14, 1932
  • 948-953: Lamb's Canyon, August 28, 1932
  • 954-958: Twin Peaks
  • 959-969: Brighton Labor Day, September 4, 1932
  • 970-974: Bingham Canyon, September 11, 1932
  • 975-981: Twin Peaks
  • 982-1009: China Town, October 16, 1932
  • 1010-1015: Brighton, October 30, 1932

Scrapbook 4Return to Top

Container(s): Box 4

  • 1051: Great Salt Lake Seagulls
  • 1052-1067: Trip to Bird Island on the Great Salt Lake aboard the "Sea-Gull"
  • 1068: Group photo, "Just before deserting truck at mouth of Willow Creek Canyon on hike to Twin Peaks, August 1920"
  • 1069-1085: Twin Peaks hike trip miscellaneous, 1920
  • 1086-1091: Black Mountain trip, May 15, 1921
  • 1092-1095: Trip to Timpanogos, July, 1921
  • 1096: Return from Timpanogos group photo in Provo(?) in front of the Briggs Pharmacy and unnamed Confectionary and Bakery
  • 1097: Hand colored photo, "The Amphitheatre-Timpanogos Trail, July 23, 1921
  • 1098-1099: Timpanogos trip
  • 1100-1106: "Climbing Mt. Nebo. October 16, 1921"
  • 1107-1110: Pinecrest Inn. New Years, 1922
  • 1111-1121: "Maxfield's Lodge, Big Cottonwood Canyon. Arbor Day and Easter, April, 1922"
  • 1122-1131: Brighton, Big Cottonwood Canyon, February, 1921
  • 1132-1137: "City Creek Canyon, July, 1922"
  • 1138: "American Fork Canyon, Autumn, 1921"
  • 1139-1145: Timpanogos Cave geology details, June, 1923
  • 1146: Ford's Canyon
  • 1147-1155: Ogden Canyon and The Hermitage Inn, March, 1923
  • 1156-1159: "Forest Lake via American Fork and Shaffer's Fork Canyons, October 1923"
  • 1160: "American Fork Canyon, October, 1923"
  • 1161: "The First Trail to Timpanogos Cave"
  • 1162: "Yellowstone Lake. Taken by Mrs. Fitzgerald, Annie Anderson's sister, June, 1926.

Oversize itemsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 5

Container(s) Description Dates
box
5
Folder
1
Portraits
2
hand-colored photos by Mildred Collins
1930-1936

Wasatch Mountain Club TripsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 6

Container(s) Description Dates
box
6
Folder
1
Main Salmon River
1985 August
2
Cirque of the Towers, Winder Rivers
1985 September
3
Teton Crest Trail
1986 July
4
Wind Rivers
1987 September
5
River of No Return
1989 August
6
Selway-Bitter roots Wilderness
1990 Spetember
7
Sanu Juan River Raft
1991 May
8
Gates of Lodore (Green River)
1991 June
9
Square Top Mountain
1991 July
10
Yampa-Green River Raft
1992 June
11
Sawtooth Mountains
1992 August
12
San Juan Mountains, Colorado
1991 July

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Hiking--Utah--Photographs
  • Mountains--Utah--Salt Lake County--Photographs
  • Outdoor recreation--Utah--History--Photographs
  • Skis and skiing--Utah--Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • Wasatch Mountain Club Lodge (Brighton, Utah)--Photographs
  • Wasatch Mountain Club--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photograph albums--1929-1934
  • Photographic prints--1929-1934