D. Robert Theobald scrapbook, 1968-1989  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Theobald, D. Robert
D. Robert Theobald scrapbook
1968-1989 (inclusive)
0.1 linear feet
Collection Number
The D. Robert Theobald scrapbook (1968-1989) consist of a photocopy of the original documenting the skiing career of Theobald. D. Robert Theobald competed in freestyle skiing events in the 1970s. He also operated a ski school at Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah and served as an officer in national freestyle skiing organizations.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

D. Robert Theobald (b.1949) began his career in the ski industry as a salesman in the ski shop at the Goldminer's Daughter Lodge in Alta, Utah, in 1966. He spent much of the 1970s competing in freestyle events, promoting amateur freestyle competitions, and training young skiers. In addition to operating the "Get Hot" ski school at Solitude ski area, Theobald was a founding director of the International Freestyle Skiers Association, served as national chairman of the USSA Freestyle Committee, and was instrumental in the development of the Utah Ski Demonstration Team.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The D. Robert Theobald scrapbook (1968-1989) consist of a photocopy of the original documenting the skiing career of Theobald.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the D. Robert Theobald scrapbook must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: D. Robert Theobald scrapbook, Accn 1834, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 1834.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
1 Scrapbook 1968-1989

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Freestyle skiing
  • Skis and skiing--Training--Utah
  • Skis and skiing--Utah--History--Sources
  • Personal Names :
  • Theobald, D. Robert--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Scrapbooks