Ken Sleight papers, 1966-2000 PDF
- Sleight, Ken
- Ken Sleight papers
- 1966-2000 (inclusive)19662000
- 5 folder, (0.25 linear feet)
- Collection Number
- The Ken Sleight papers consist of a study titled, Following Powell in Cataract which details the two expeditions of John Wesley Powell and Sleight's experiences tracing Powell's route in Cataract Canyon.
- University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- Access Restrictions
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Ken Sleight grew up in Bear Lake, Idaho near the Utah border. He served two years in the army and saw combat in Korea with the 48th Field Artillery Battalion. When he was discharged from the service, he returned to the West, graduated from the University of Utah in 1955, got married and took a job with the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company initially in the accounting department and then as a Manager/Trainee in Logan. In 1955, Sleight began taking private trips through Desolation Canyon and into Glen Canyon. He later dedicated his life to river running and environmental causes.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Ken Sleight papers consist of a study titled, Following Powell in Cataract which details the two expeditions of John Wesley Powell and Sleight's experiences tracing Powell's route in Cataract Canyon.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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.
Initial Citation: Ken Sleight papers, Accn 2392, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.
Following Citations: Accn 2392.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||Following Powell in Cataract||1966|
|2||Articles by or about Ken Sleight||1999-2000|
|3||Articles by or about friends and neighbors||1999-2000|
|4||Articles about Glen Canyon||1999-2000|
|5||Pack Creek Ranch||1980-2000|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Personal Names :
- Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902--Travel--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
- Sleight, Ken--Archives
- Geographical Names :
- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--Description and travel