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Lisa Godfrey thesis papers, 1910-1970, 1990-1991

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Godfrey, Lisa Pitcher
Title
Lisa Godfrey thesis papers
Dates
1910-1970, 1990-1991 (inclusive)
Quantity
7 boxes, (2.75 linear ft.)
Collection Number
USU_COLL MSS 276
Summary
This collection contains the notes, photos, drafts, and research gathered in preparation for former USU student Lisa Godfrey's M.A. thesis, "Mining the Colorado Plateau: The Story of Calamity Mesa 1910-1970." The thesis is an examination of a mining community in southwestern Colorado and was prepared as part of an application to designate the area as a national historic site.
Repository
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
84322-3000
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
scweb@usu.edu
Access Restrictions
Restrictions

Open to public research.

Languages
English.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

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Content DescriptionReturn to Top

These papers consist of notes, photos, drafts and research gathered in preparation for Lisa Godfrey's thesis, "Mining the Colorado Plateau: The Story of Calamity Mesa 1910-1970." The thesis is an examination of a mining community in southwestern Colorado, and was prepared as part of an application to designate the area as a national historic site. Copies of the thesis are available on micro-form, both in Special Collections and in the USU library's micro-form area.

The first four boxes contain research files and drafts of the thesis. Boxes 6 and 7 are interviews on cassette tapes. The last box holds tapes, notepads and slides of Colorado.

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Restrictions on Use

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the Lisa Godfrey thesis papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Lisa Godfrey thesis papers, 1900-1970, 1990-1991. (COLL MSS 276). Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Research, Correspondence and Thesis CopiesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Mining the Colorado Plateau: The Story of Calamity Mesa 1910-1970" Thesis by Lisa Pitcher Godfrey [marked copy-bound]
1 2
Mining the Colorado Plateau: The Story of Calamity Mesa 1910-1970" Thesis by Lisa Pitcher Godfrey [clean copy-bound]
1 3
Mining the Colorado Plateau: The Story of Calamity Mesa 1910-1970" Thesis by Lisa Pitcher Godfrey [clean loose copy]
1 4
Correspondence: letters sent
1 5
Acknowledgments for Thesis, form
1 6
Umetco Production Records for Calamity Group Mines
1 7
Articles on Health and Mining Issues
1 8
Gateway High School Year Book
1964-1965
1 9
BLM Maps
1 10
Photos from Floriene Rait
1 11
Information from Dr. Geno Saccamanno, St. Mary's Hospital - Radon
1 12
Newspaper Articles - Howard Balsley
1 13
Photocopies from museum newspapers: Newspapers. Photos. Pamphlets Book Nuggets by Glenn Berry
1982

Thesis Files, Research and DraftsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 1
Prospecting for Uranium Handbook
2 2
Journal Articles: Journal of Western Slope/ Business on Wheels
2 3
Journal of the West "History's Greatest Metal Hunt" The Uranium Boom on the Colorado Plateau
2 4
Life Magazine 1953 "History's Greatest Metal Hunt"
2 5
Mesa Miracle - Union Carbide and Carbon Corporation
2 6
Mining Yearbook
1954
2 7
U3O8 Formula for Profits
2 8
Reports by William L. Chenoweth
2 9
USAEC Division of Raw Materials (RMO-1000 A) Interim Staff Report
1951 June
2 10
(RMO 465 B) Union Mines Development Corporation - Report on Calamity District
1944
2 11
Various Reports from W. L. Chenoweth
2 12
AEC Circulars
2 13
Background Information, Grand Junction Office USAEC
2 14
Summary and Chronology of the Domestic Uranium Program
2 15
Bureau of Mines - Information Circular "Uranium Mining Methods and Costs at Several Mines..."
2 16
Mineral Resources Survey of Mesa County
2 17
"A Formal History of the USGS Colorado Plateau Project" William Chenoweth
2 18
Summary History of Domestic Uranium Procurement under USAEC Contracts
2 19
Information supplied by Anthony Mastrovich
2 20
Radium, Uranium, and Vanadium Deposits of Southwestern Colorado by R. C. Coffin USAEC 1921 - Colorado Geological Survey - Bulletin 16 E
2 21
Notes from daily newspapers
2 22
Bureau of Mines Yearbook Notes
2 23
Mesa County Court House Claim, Records
1913-1948
3 1
Thesis - Copy - Edited by Dave Lewis
3 2
Thesis - Copy - Edited by Tom Lyon
3 3
Rough Draft
3 4
Revised Copy
3 5
Revised Copy
1991 March 6
3 6
Draft
1991 March 10
3 7
Outline: Thesis
1990 November
3 8
Original Maps
3 9
Sources
3 10
Notes
3 11
BLM Field Evaluation, Calamity Camp Historic Site, Mesa County, Colorado
3 12
Photos
3 13
Oversize map of Uravan Mineral Belt, Southeastern Utah and Southwestern Colorado
1976

Release Forms, Transcripts, and NotesReturn to Top

Researchers should consult permission forms concerning reproduction and quotation rights.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
4 1
Completed Release Forms
4 2
Nellie Barlow
1990 July 6
4 3
Walter Casto
1990 August 6
4 4
Bill Chenoweth
1990 August 6
4 5
Lee Clark
1990 July 3
4 6
Richard P. Fischer
1990 July 10
4 7
John Honstein
1990 August 7
4 8
Tony Mastrovich
1990 July 5
4 9
Carol McManus
1990 August 8
4 10
Floriene Rait
1990 July 5
4 11
Al Rinderle
1990 July 11
4 12
Linda Sterry
1990 August 29
4 13
Sherm Waggner
1990 July 11
4 14
Dorothy Wagner and Susan W. Alexander
1990 August 7
4 15
Frank Woodard
1990 July 6
4 16
Ben Zimmerman
1990 July 10
4 17
Group 2 interviews, not granted permission: Glen Berry, Don Hill and Eva Spencer
4 18
Notes

Interviews on TapesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
5
Tape 1: Lee Clark
1990 July 3, 1990.
5
Tape 2: Tony Mastrovich
1990 July 5
5
Tape 3: Floriene Rait
1990 July 5
5
Tape 4: Frank Woodard
1990 July 6
5
Tape 5: Tony Mastrovick/ Frank Woodard
1990 July 6, 1990
5
Tape 6: Nellie Barlow
1990 July 6
5
Tape 7: Dr. Geno Saccamanno
1990 July 9
5
Tape 8: Verne Bishop
1990 July 10, 1990
5
Tape 9: Ben Zimmerman
1990 July 10
5
Tape 10: Richard Fischer
1990 July 10
5
Tape 11: Al Rinderle
1990 July 11
5
Tape 12: Sherm Wagner
1990 July 11
5
Tape 13: Glenn W. Berry
1990 July 11, 1990
5
Tape 14: Bill Cohan
1990 August 3
6
Tape 1: Robert Foster
1990 August 6
6
Tape 2: Robert Foster (Side 3)
1990 August 6
6
Tape 3: Walter Casto
1990 August 6
6
Tape 4: Bill Chenoweth
1990 August 6
6
Tape 5: Dorothy Wagner, Susan Alexander
1990 August 7
6
Tape 6: John Honstein
1990 August 7
6
Tape 7: Bill Cohan
1990 August 8
6
Tape 8: Becky Zurek
1990 August 8
6
Tape 9: Carol McManus
1990 August 8
6
Tape 10: Eva Spencer, Ethel Pogue, Louise Warren
1990 August 9
6
Tape 11: Ethel Pogue, Louise and LorenWarren
1990 August 9
6
Tape 12: Don Hill
1990 August 29, 1990
7
Tape 1: Elton Youngberg
1990 August 29
7
Tape 2: Linda Sterry
1990 August 29

Notecards and SlidesReturn to Top

Description
A-Z Contact Information
References
Notes
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Misc. Notes and References Slides of Colorado