Marjorie G. Paul digital photograph collection, 1951  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Photographs
Paul, Marjorie G., 1922-2005
Title
Marjorie G. Paul digital photograph collection
Dates
1951 (inclusive)
Quantity
120 items
Collection Number
P0867
Summary
The Marjorie G. Paul digital photograph collection consists of slides documenting a 1951 trip down Glen Canyon.
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

This collection consists of digital scans of 35mm slides taken on a 1951 river trip down Glen Canyon. The subject matter ranges from images of group members hiking and boating on the Colorado River to Scenic views of Glen Canyon. The original slides were retained by Marjorie G. Paul.

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.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Marjorie G. Paul photograph collection, P0867, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: P0867.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1 Glen Canyon
  • 1: Hite at Lee's Ferry, 162 miles.
  • 2: Map of the Colorado River, 1951
  • 3: Mrs. Wright and Frank airing sleeping bags in Blanding, Utah, 5-10-51.
  • 4: Barbara using a weather apparatus in Blanding, 5-10-51.
  • 5: Don Smith stacking up sleeping bags in Blanding.
  • 6: Marjorie G. Paul looking over our boats prior to departure for Hite.
  • 7: Frank and Barbara at lunch time at Arch Canyon, 5-10-51.
  • 8: "Owachamo Bridge, 108 ft high, 200 ft span."
  • 9: "Frank and Barbara on top of Owachomo."
  • 10: "Arth Chaffin and his ferry coming to take us to other side of river."
  • 11: "M.B., Frank and Art crossing the Colorado late eve 5-10-51."
  • 12: "On ferry watching boats being unloaded from truck."
  • 13: "MGP at Hite, UT before leaving Chaffin=s. Where B and I spent the night."
  • 14: "Crossing Colorado River again to start our river trip, 5-11-51."
  • 15: "Jack preparing campfire breakfast."
  • 16: "Waiting impatiently for the launching."
  • 17: "Our group of River Rats. First trip on Colorado."
  • 18: "Climbing on board at Hite."
  • 19: "Sailing along completely relaxed."
  • 20: "First lap and Verona's friends."
  • 21: "First Rapids."
  • 22: "Castle Butte on our way to plane which landed on sand bar."
  • 23: "Pilot Jim Rigg taking off in 100 ft."
  • 24: "MGP and map of river pad prepared for me."
  • 25: "Ticabo Rapids, Mile 148." [Frank Wright at oars]
  • 26: "Bert Loper=s Cabin, Mile 150."
  • 27: Boating on the Colorado River.
  • 28: "After first night camp, breakfast cleanup 2 miles below Good Hope."
  • 29: "Knowles Canyon mile 134. East side of river."
  • 30: "M.G.P. on ledge of old mine site. Mile134." [Olympia Bar]
  • 31: "Old Gerhart Mine site mile 131.5."
  • 32: "Snake in dump car at Gerhart mine."
  • 33: "Sheer wall on right." [Tapestry Wall]
  • 34: "400 ft wall blue sky above."
  • 35: "Walking up Moki, (moqui) canyon, mile 145."
  • 36: Moki Canyon.
  • 37: "Moki Canyon looking up to Verona on ledge."
  • 38: "Looking down B and Joe below."
  • 39: "Walking out Moki canyon to boats."
  • 40: "Joe and Barbara passengers with Jack in Hidden Passage."
  • 41: "Bullfrog Rapid, Mile 120.5"
  • 42: "2 of 3 Henry Mtn to N from mile 119."
  • 43: "Verona, Don, and Bill relaxing in Redbud Canyon.
  • 44: "Traversing precarious trail to fake Moki ruins."
  • 45: "Purple Sage Mile 118."
  • 46: "Lunch at Annie's Canyon, mile 108."
  • 47: "Olive, Don and Upman after swim about 103 miles above Lee=s Ferry."
  • 48: "West from mile 101."
  • 49: "Escalante River entering Colorado River."
  • 50: "Escalante on left mile 87.75. 7 A.M. May 14, 1951.@
  • 51: "Hole in the Rock, mile 84.5."
  • 52: "Commemorative plaque erected Aug 13, 1939. Hole in the Rock."
  • 53: "View back to Hole in the Rock as we continued down Colorado River."
  • 54: "MGP at Hole in the Rock."
  • 55: "Rapid near Music Temple."
  • 56: "Midmorning candy call exchange between Bill and Verona."
  • 57: "San Juan entering Colorado River. Joe and I high looking down on River."
  • 58: "Looking down from cliffs to boats at edge of San Juan River. Mile 78"
  • 59: "Hidden Passage and rain ahead." [NOTE: NO SLIDE AVAILABLE]
  • 60: "Leaving Hidden Passage."
  • 61: "Walking into Hidden Passage."
  • 62: "M, Joe, Jack, Lunch time."
  • 63: "B. photographing petroglyphs in Twilight Canyon mile 71."
  • 64: "Petroglyphs in Twilight Canyon."
  • 65: "M petroglyphs above Twilight Canyon."
  • 66: "Tapestry Wall in Mystery Canyon."
  • 67: "Mystery Canyon."
  • 68: "Redbud Canyon leaving Mystery Creek."
  • 69: "Mite camp x 2 Aztec Creek old Native American Site."
  • 70: "On the trail to Rainbow, Sunday "
  • 71: "B drinking. 1.5 miles up stream on 6 mile hike to Rainbow Bridge."
  • 72: "Rainbow Bridge"
  • 73: "Rainbow Bridge"
  • 74: "Plaque to commemorate Pauite Nisjah Begay who first led white men to near Goshi."
  • 75: "Rainbow Bridge register number 7301"
  • 76: "Rainbow Bridge."
  • 77: "Joe photographing bridge from south side."
  • 78: "Rainbow Bridge."
  • 79: 5-15-51
  • 80: "Wyman, Joe and Frank descending."
  • 81: "Our first views from above as we prepared to descend from the top of Rainbow Bridge."
  • 82: "After traversing Moki steps."
  • 83: "Marjorie, tiny depression in rock for toes and fingers on climb up and down from Rainbow. 5-15-51."
  • 84: "Looking down N. W. from top of Rainbow Bridge our companions 300 ft below."
  • 85: "Navajo Mt. cloaked in clouds to E. from top of Rainbow Bridge, 5-15-51."
  • 86: "Frank and Marjorie at register on top of R. Bridge, 5-15-51."
  • 87: "Marjorie in a relaxed pose on top of rainbow Bridge- Navajo Mt and clouds to East. 5-15-51."
  • 88: "Descending tiny toe hold steps to reach top of Rainbow."
  • 89: "Lunch time beneath Rainbow Bridge. 5-15-51"
  • 90: "Rainbow Bridge from East side yucca in bloom in foreground. 5-15-51"
  • 91: "Goodbye to Rainbow Bridge as we turn for a final view and clouds close in on Navajo Mt."
  • 92: "Stepping Stone, Mini Bath Tubs down Rainbow Creek."
  • 93: "One of the last of 32 crossings we made of Aztec Creek, more difficult by sudden rise of water coming from Navajo Mt."
  • 94: "Prickly Pear Cactus blooming above Aztec Creek as we neared our camp site. 5-15-51"
  • 95: "Breakfast Tues am above Aztec Creek miles above Lee's Ferry 68.5"
  • 96: "A 3 second view of a peak of Kaiparowitz Plateau at mile 66.5"
  • 97: "Eastward from Mile 61 Kaiparowitz Plateau or Wild Horse Mesa."
  • 98: "Olive drinking from canteen, Joe photographing the event. Rock Creek Bar mile 55."
  • 99: "Lunch at Kane Creek. 5-16-51."
  • 100: "M. by tamarisk locking East from Kane Creek above crossing of the Fathers."
  • 101: "Looking down onto the boats at mouth of Kane Creek. Wyman, Verona, M."
  • 102: "Boat barge created as we pulled in together for a short interval. Olive, Joe, Don, Jack, Verona, Wyman."
  • 103: "NE from M Hidden Passage Redbud Canyon. Traveling in Music Temple."
  • 104: "Looking back NE over 4 mile straight stretch. Mile 51"
  • 105: "White topped Cathedral to W. mile 39.5"
  • 106: "Moonlight above Warm Creek, dinner stop"
  • 107: "Looking East out of Outlaw Cave 160x40x30. Over last night camp site. Mile 17"
  • 108: "Sentinel Rock at Wahweap [Canyon]. 16 mile more to go"
  • 109: "Don Smith, Frank Wright and Jack Rigg. Mexican Hat Expedition. 5-17-51."
  • 110: "At mile 15 Frank pointed out to us one of the Bureau of Reclamation proposed sites for a dam to be built, horrors!"
  • 111: "Lunch stop on SW bank of Colorado River at mile 9.5"
  • 112: "One of the larger variety of lizard."
  • 113: "Singing en route."
  • 114: "View upstream not far above old Lee's ferry."
  • 115: "House where John D Lee lived and operated the ferry."
  • 116: "Last Rapid Paria Creek."
  • 117: "Landing at Lee's Ferry end of our 162 mile boat trip through Glen Canyon of Colorado."
  • 118: "M looking over river map and making a final note Art Greene=s Power boat moored nearby Tsehnaniahgoatiwu 1951."
  • 119: "Marjorie and Barbara at end of trail after 7 days of river life. 5-17-51."
  • 120: "Boat is put on truck then loaded with people and duffel for drive over rough road to Art Greene's Lodge."
  • 121: "END Glen Canyon Colorado River."

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Boats and boating--Utah--Photographs
  • Rivers--Recreational use--Utah--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Paul, Marjorie G., 1922-2005--Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • Mexican Hat Expeditions--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--Photographs
  • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.)--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Slides--Color