Charles N. Strevell papers, 1894-1943  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Strevell, Charles N. (Charles Nettleton)
Title
Charles N. Strevell papers
Dates
1894-1943 (inclusive)
Quantity
4.5 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn1840
Summary
The Charles N. Strevell papers (1894-1943) contain correspondence, family history, essays, speeches, publications, art work, posters, pamphlets, brochures, news clippings, and other related materials. Strevell was one of the organizers of Strevell-Paterson Hardware Company and was the president for many years before his retirement in 1912. He became well known for his essay, " Dinosauropodes," which was published several times during the 1930s.
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
special@library.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


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Charles N. Strevell was the son of Jason W. Strevell and Elizabeth Butler Kelly. In 1879, Strevell and his family moved to Miles City, Montana. Strevell married Elizabeth Crawford in 1881 in Pontiac, Illinois, and then moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. He became well-known for his essay " Dinosauropodes," which was published several times during the 1930s. Strevell was one of the organizers of Strevell-Paterson Hardware Company and was the president for many years before he retired in 1912.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Charles N. Strevell papers (1894-1943) contain correspondence, family history, essays, speeches, publications, art work, posters, pamphlets, brochures, news clippings, and other related materials. Most of the collection deals with materials on dinosaurs, coal digging in Utah, political matters of the 1930s-1940s in the United States, Strevell's Museum, and Strevell's book: As I Recall Them.

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 Charles N. Strevell papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Charles N. Strevell papers, Accn 1840, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 1840.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Correspondence, 1894-1942Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Personal MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description
box
2
Folder
1
Strevell Family History
2
Charles N. Strevell, "Dinosauropodes of Utah," Excerpt and Notes
3
Essays and Speeches

Publications, 1890-1942Return to Top

Container(s): Box 3

Container(s) Description Dates
box
3
Folder
1
"Another Plain Talk"
1894
2
Edward M. Barrows, "How Perry Won Japan"
1935
3
"The Chinese Lama Temple"
1932
4
"Electricity"
1890
5
"An Exhibition of Italian Paintings"
1933
6
Edwin Higgins, California's Oil Industry
1928
7
The Improvement Era
1933
8
Anthony W. Ivins, "In Address"
1935
9
"A Mayan Temple in Utah"
1933
10
"Minerals, Crystallizations, Gems, Gem Material, Petrifactions, Fossils, and Rock Formations"
11-15
"Museum News"
1933-1941
16
"News Bulletin of the Mineralogical Society of Utah"
1942
17
North American Review, Excerpt
1895
18
"Petroleum Products"
19
Public Auction, "Edgewood"
1921
20
J.W. Strevell, "A Reminiscence"
1897

General Materials, 1894-1939Return to Top

Container(s): Box 4

Container(s) Description Dates
box
4
Folder
1
Coal Information
2
Congressional Country Club, Invitation
3
Hotel Barbara Worth, Pamphlet and Post Cards
4
Mission Inn, Menu
5-8
Mt. Olivet vs. Salt Lake City, Cardon, Wicks, and Hogle
These folders contain correspondence, transcripts of court minutes, and other related materials pertaining to the court case with Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
1922
9
The National Geographic Society, Pamphlets and Brochures
10
Notes
11
Political Party Materials
This folder contains flyers, tickets, and a speech pertaining to the Republican and Democrat party conventions.
1894
12
Standard Coal Company, Pamphlets and Brochures
1927
13
The Strevell Museum, Plans and Notes
1939
14
Museum Information
This folder contains pamphlets and notes pertaining to the Utah State Museum and the Seattle Art Museum.
15-16
Pamphlets
1924-1933

News Clippings and Miscellaneous, 1895-1943Return to Top

Container(s): Box 5

Oversized Materials, 1926Return to Top

Container(s): Box 6

Container(s) Description Dates
box
6
Folder
1
Art Work
2
"A New Departure in Higher Education"
1926
3
Posters

Map of Oil Trunk Pipelines in the United StatesReturn to Top

Container(s): Map-case 1

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Coal mines and mining--Utah--History--Sources
  • Dinosaurs
  • Personal Names :
  • Strevell, Charles N. (Charles Nettleton)--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • United States--Politics and government--1933-1945--Sources
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Essays
  • Pamphlets
  • Posters
  • Speeches