Utah Westerners records, 1967-2009  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Westerners. Utah Westerners
Title
Utah Westerners records
Dates
1967-2009 (inclusive)
Quantity
14 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn0370
Summary
The Utah Westerners records (1967-2009) includes the organization's bylaws and constitution, a calendar of events, lecture transcripts, correspondence, membership rosters, meeting minutes, field trip itineraries, completed questionnaires, membership applications, speech transcripts, and other documents. This collection also contains files kept by the Utah Westerners for two other organizations: the Fort Douglas Museum Association and Westerner's International. The Utah Westerners was organized in 1967. The major events of this all-male club are monthly lectures and annual field trips. These lectures and field trips allow club members to increase their knowledge of Western American history by addressing topics such as early Utah politics, Native Americans and westward expansion, Mormonism in the nineteenth century, and transportation, colonization, exploration, and communication in the West. The Utah Westerners holds its monthly lectures at the Alta Club in Salt Lake City.
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 Utah Westerners records (1967-2009) includes the organization's bylaws and constitution, a calendar of events, lecture transcripts, correspondence, membership rosters, meeting minutes, field trip itineraries, completed questionnaires, membership applications, speech transcripts, and other documents. This collection also contains files kept by the Utah Westerners for two other organizations: the Fort Douglas Museum Association and Westerner's International. The Utah Westerners was organized in 1967, holding its first meeting in December of that year. The major events of this all-male club are monthly lectures and annual field trips. These lectures and field trips allow club members to increase their knowledge of Western American history by addressing topics such as early Utah politics, Native Americans and westward expansion, Mormonism in the nineteenth century, and transportation, colonization, exploration, and communication in the West. The Utah Westerners holds its monthly lectures at the Alta Club in Salt Lake City.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Utah Westerners records, Accn 370, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 370.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Transcripts and Miscellaneous FilesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Calendar of Events for Utah Westerners
Draft and published calendar.
1967-1990
1 2
Fort Douglas Museum Association File
A newsletter, an issue of "Headquarters Heliogram," a membership application, a photocopy of the Certificate of Incorporation, a brochure, tour information, a tax notice, a financial report, Historic Park correspondence and budget, a biography of Patrick Edward Connor, and U.S. Army Pioneers: Black Soldiers in Nineteenth-Century Utah, by Michael J. Clark. Also included in this folder are a brochure, "Historic Forts of the Old West," and an issue of Periodical: Journal of the Council on America's Military Past (12:3).
1974-1975; 1981-1985
1 3
Westerners International File
Correspondence, issues of the "Buckskin Bulletin," awards entry forms, and the 1981 Tally Sheet.
1975-1989
1 4
Floyd O'Neil, "The Lynching of Robert Marshall"
1969
1 5
O. N. Malmquist, "The Life and Times of the Salt Lake Tribune"
1969
1 6
T. Edgar Lyon, "Nauvoo: History and Restoration"
1970
1 7
Samuel W. Taylor, "The Hanging of the Hodge Brothers"
1970
1 8
Mark Leone, "An Evolution in Mormon Culture"
1970
1 9
Brigham D. Madsen, "When Jehus Ruled the Road"
1971
1 10
William J. Petersen, "Ho! For the Mountains! Ho! For the Gold Mines!"
1971
1 11
Bishop Robert Joseph Dwyer, "A New Look at Father Pierre DeSmet"
1971
1 12
Sam Weller, "Booksellers in Salt Lake City, Their Trials and Tribulations" and "Books as Investments"
1972
1 13
Nelson Wadsworth, "Through Camera Eyes: A Photographic History of Utah and the Mormons"
1972
1 14
Dean Larson, "The Discovery and Exploration of Yellowstone"
1972
1 15
Sam Arnold, "Frying Pans West"
1973
1 16
Unknown, "If You Want to Have a Good Time, Don't Jine the Cavalry"
1 17
Mary Lee Spence, "The Fremonts and Utah"
1975
1 18
W. Turrentine Jackson, "Salt Lake City: Transportation Depot During the Stagecoach Era"
1984

Organizational RecordsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
2
Organizational Records
1968-1984
Folder
3 1-14
Organizational Records
1985-1996
3 15
Miscellaneous
Correspondence, meeting minutes, an officers list, a membership attendance list, a ballot, programs and announcements, a dinner attendance list, a biographical sketch for H. Rush Spedden and an unknown person, a bibliography of works by William Rozelle Christensen, recipes, articles, photocopies of photographs, and other items.
4
Bank Records
1991-1999

Trips and ActivitiesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
5 1
Yellowstone Trip
1991
5 2
Donner Lake, Carson City Trip
1992
5 3
Montana Trip
1993
5 4
Wyoming Trip
1994
5 5
Arizona Trip
1995
5 6
Great Salt Lake Boat Trip
1995
5 7
Southern Utah and Arizona Trip
1996
5 8-10
Club Activities
Includes information on northern New Mexico trip; Pocatello, Idaho, trip; and Fort Benton, Montana, trip.
1997-1999

Organizational RecordsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
6 1-4
Attendance
1991-1996
6 5
30th Anniversary Brochures
1996
6 6
Alta Club Notices
1997-1999
6 7-9
Minutes and Newsletters
1995-1997
6 10-12
Receipts
1992-1999
7 1
Correspondence
1986-2003
7 2-3
Fur Trade Talks
Given by Fred A. Gowans and Warren A. Ferris.
1984-1993
7 4
Field Expedition, Encampment at Chamber's Hole
1974
7 5
Field Expedition, Indian Wars 1866-1876
1975
7 6
Field Expedition, Oregon Trail
1977
7 7
Field Expedition, Great Salt Lake and Great American Desert
1978
7 8
Field Expedition, Cody, Wyoming
1979
7 9
Field Expedition, The Anasazi
1981
7 10
Field Expedition, Great Salt Lake and Points North
1982
8 1
Field Expedition, We Are Called to Dixie!
1983
8 2
Field Expedition, Return to Chamber's Bay on Fremont Lake
1984
8 3
Field Expedition, South to the Spanish Settlements
1987
8 4
Field Expedition, Westward Ho! For the State of Nevada
1988
8 5
Field Expedition, Ho! Indian Fights, Ho! Cattle Wars, and Other Historic Landmarks
1989
8 6
Field Expedition, Ho! For the State of Colorado
1990
8 7
Field Expedition, Thar Be "Hos and Beaver" in Yellowstone Country
1991
8 8
Field Expedition, History A'Plenty in Northern Nevada
1992
9 1
Field Expedition, To the Greasy Grass
1993
9 2
Field Expedition, Yippee Ti Yi!
1994
9 3
Field Expedition, Southeast Arizona
1995
9 4-5
Field Expedition, Ho! for Southern Utah
1996
9 6
Field Expedition, Montana
1999
9 7
Field Expedition, North by Northwest
2001
9 8
Field Expedition, Black Hills of South Dakota
2002
10 1
By-law Revisions
2002-2003
10 2
Meeting Minutes and Agendas
2000-2003
10 3
Name Lists
1996-2002
10 4
Newsletters
1993-2003
10 5
30th Anniversary Booklet
1998
10 6
Miscellaneous

Administration and General MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
11 1
Correspondence
1995-2006
11 2
General Materials, Awards, and Field Trip Information
1979-1999
11 3-4
General Materials
1995-2007
11 5
Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws
1968-2004
11 6
Bylaws
1997-2008
11 7
Tax Information
1987-1991
11 8
Pinhook Battle: Rusty Salmon
2001
11 9
Westerners Foundation
2002-2003
11 10
Sterling Sessions Resignation
2007
11 11
Annual Business Renewal
2007
11 12
Administration
11 13
Women in the Utah Westerners
11 14
Campbell, Eugene E: Brigham Young: Paradoxical Prophet
11 15
Iron-On Decals
11 16
Name Cards

Membership and AttendanceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
12 1
Old Membership Records
1968-1983
12 2
Membership and General Documents
1972
12 3
Attendance and Dues Records
1978-1985
12 4
Membership Lists
1995-1996
12 5
Rosters, Membership Lists, Directories
1985-2002
12 6
Membership Committee Applications
2005-2006
12 7
Directory
2009
12 8
Membership
2010
12 9
Memorial Roll

Programs and Meeting MinutesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
13 1-2
Monthly Programs
1985-2012
13 3-4
Board of Directors Minutes
1995-2009
13 5
Westerners Meetings
1997-2004
13 6
Off the Press: Books of Western and Regional Interest

Field Trips and ExpeditionsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
14 1
Trip Information and Materials
1997
14 2
Pocatello Trip
1998
14 3
Field Trip: Ho! For Fort Hall
1998
14 4
Idaho and Montana Information
1983-2000
14 5
Rendezvous in Brown's Hole, Colorado
2000
14 6
Field Trip: Guide and Photos
2001
14 7
Field Trip
2001
15 1
South Dakota "The Black Hills" Field Expedition
2002
15 2
Eastern Utah Field Expedition
2003
15 3
Field Trip: Southern Utah and Arizona
2004
15 4
Field Trip: Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska
2006
15 5
Field Trip: Camp Floyd
2007
15 6
Field Trip: the Loneliest Road in America
2009
15 7
Field Expedition: Northern Arizona
2010
15 8
Trips and Maps

2008 DinnersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
16 1
January Dinner
2008
16 2
February Dinner
2008
16 3
March Dinner
2008
16 4
April Dinner
2008
16 5
May Dinner
2008
16 5
May Dinner
2008
16 6
July Dinner
2008
16 7
August Dinner
2008
16 8
September Dinner
2008
16 9
October Dinner
2008
16 10
November Dinner
2008
16 11
December Dinner
2008

Financial RecordsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
17 1-4
Financial Records
2002-2005

Correspondence and ExpeditionsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
18 1
General Correspondence and Westerner's International Newsletters
2005-2008
18 2
Dues: Records and Correspondence
2006-2009
18 3
Membership Rosters, Correspondence, and Misc.
2005-2009
18 4
Field Expedition
2006
18 5
Field Expedition: Utah War
2007
18 6
Field Expedition: In the Footsteps of the Anasazi
2008
18 7
Field Expedition: Ho for the Loneliest Road in America
2009

2005 DinnersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
19 1
Membership Payments and Dinner Bills Jan-Oct
2005
19 2
Monthly Financial Report, Dinner, and Board Minutes for October
2005
19 3
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for November
2005
19 4
December Monthly Dinner
2005
19 5
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for December
2005

2006 DinnersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
20 1
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for January
2006
20 2
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for February
2006
20 3
Monthly Dinner for March
2006
20 4
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for April
2006
20 5
Monthly Dinner for May
2006
20 6
Monthly Dinner for July
2006
20 7
Monthly Dinner for August
2006
20 8
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for September
2006
20 9
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for October
2006
20 10
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for November
2006
20 11
Monthly Dinner for December
2006

2007 DinnersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
21 1
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for January
2007
21 2
Monthly Dinner for February
2007
21 3
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for March
2007
21 4
Annual Financial Report and Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for April
2007
21 5
Monthly Dinner for May
2007
21 6
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for July
2007
21 7
Monthly Dinner for August
2007
21 8
Monthly Dinner for September
2007
21 9
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for October
2007
21 10
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for November
2007

2009 DinnersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
22 1
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for January
2009
22 2
Monthly Dinner for February
2009
22 3
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for March
2009
22 4
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for April
2009
22 5
Monthly Dinner for May
2009
22 6
Monthly Dinner for July
2009
22 7
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for August
2009
22 8
Monthly Dinner for September
2009
22 9
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for October
2009
22 10
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for November
2009
22 11
Monthly Financial Report and Dinner for December
2009

Meeting Minutes and Financial RecordsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
23 1
Membership Directories
2005-2009
23 2
Membership Certificates
2008
23 3-6
Board Minutes
2005-2010
23 7
Misc. Receipts
2005-2009
23 8
Monthly Financial Reports
2005-2009
23 9
Annual Financial Reports
2005-2009
23 10
David Westley Fund Donations
2007
23 11
Alta Club Bills
2005-2009

General MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
24 1
Poem
2009
24 2
Utah Westerner Notices
1982-2005
24 3
Publications
1974-2002
24 4
Historical Research Materials
24 5
Electronic Files
2004
25
Membership Badges
Folder
26 1
Membership Records
1989-2011
26 2
Utah Westerners Monthly Dinners
1985-2010
26 3
History of the Founding of Utah Westerners
26 4
Utah Westerners By-Laws
26 5
Utah Westerners Member Information and Photos
26 6
Utah Westerners Board Meeting Minutes
1978-2009
26 7
Buckskin Bulletin
1989-2004

Field TripsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
27 1
Anasazi Field Trip
1981
27 2
Great Salt Lake and Points North Field Trip
1982
27 3
Dixie Field Trip
1983
27 4
Goldfields and Sacramento Field Trip
1985
27 5
Nevada Field Trip
1988
27 6
Wyoming Field Trip
1989
27 7
Colorad Field Trip
1990
27 8
Nevada Field Trip
1992
27 9
Oregon Trail Field Trip
1993
28 1
South Pass Wyoming Field Trip
1994
28 2
Arizona Field Trip
1995
28 3
Southern Utah Field Trip
1996
28 4
Salt Lake Cutoff Field Trip
1998
28 5
Fort Bennion Montana Field Trip
1999
29 1
Brown's Hole Colorado Field Trip
2000
29 2
North by Northwest Field Trip
2001
29 3
Black Hills South Dakota Field Trip
2002
29 4
Uintah Basin Field Trip
2003
29 5
Monument Valley Field Trip
2004
29 6-7
Nebraska Field Trip
2006
30 1
Colorado Field Trip
2008
30 2
Idaho Field Trip 2006
30 3
Benchmark Books with Will Bagley and David Bigler
30 4
Correspondence
1984-2002
30 5
Expenses
1989,1999
30 6
Harold M. Schindler Obituary
1998
30 7
Martin's Cove Papers
30 8
Maps
30 9
Miscellaneous Articles
30 10
Newspaper Articles on Catholicism
30 11
Statue Photos
30 12
Utah Westerners Stationary and Applications
30 13
Virginia Dale Articles
30 14
Women in the Utah Westerners

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • Fort Douglas Military Museum
  • Fort Douglas Museum Association
  • Westerners. Utah Westerners--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Utah--Description and travel
  • Utah--History
  • West (U.S.)--Description and travel
  • West (U.S.)--History
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Announcements
  • Bylaws
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Membership lists
  • Minutes
  • Transcripts