Ralph Johnston photograph collection, 1932-1938  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Johnston, Ralph
Ralph Johnston photograph collection
1932-1938 (inclusive)
46 photographs
Collection Number
The Ralph Johnston photograph collection contains photographs duplicated from Ralph Johnston's personal collection of ski activities in Utah and Idaho, chiefly related to Wasatch Mountain Club events.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
Telephone: 801-581-8863
Access Restrictions

Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.


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A collection of photographs duplicated from Ralph Johnston's personal collection. Predominately consists of Wasatch Mountain Club events, especially the Park City to Brighton traverse. All images are 5 X 7 copy prints with negatives available. They are assembled in the order received. Ralph was involved in the Wasatch Mountain Club, has been an avid amateur photographer for many years and has documented many of his skiing experiences. Ralph served on the ski patrol at Snow Basin for many years until the resort changed hands in 1987. Since that time he serves on the ski patrol at Nordic Valley.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Skiers, Wasatch Mountain Club eventsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description Dates
Photograph number 1: Lunch time, from Park City to BrightonPhotograph number 2: 1937, Pocatello, IdahoPhotograph number 3: 1936, Idaho, Ralph JohnstonPhotograph number 4: 1936, Rexburg, Idaho, Ruth Johnson, Teacher at Ricks CollegePhotograph number 5: 1936, Poctello, Idaho, all local novicesPhotograph number 6: 1936, Marie Fox and Carol Speyer, Clyde Jones, Fred Speyer pushing car out of snowPhotograph number 7: 1934, Wasatch Mountain ClubPhotograph number 8: 1934, Balsam Inn BrightonPhotograph number 9: 1934, Wasatch Mountain Club tripPhotograph number 10: 1934, Wasatch Mountain ClubPhotograph number 11: 1934, Wasatch Mountain Club from Park City to Brighton at Balsam Inn at BrightonPhotograph number 12: 1934, Wasatch Mountain Club girlsPhotograph number 13: 1934, Wasatch Mountain ClubPhotograph number 14: 1934, Alpine Rose in BrightonPhotograph number 15: 1934, A spring ski trip
Photograph number 1: 1934, Spring skiingPhotograph number 2: Group from Park City to Brighton near Scotts PassPhotograph number 3: January 1st, 1936, BrightonPhotograph number 4: 1934, Ralph Johnston, BrightonPhotograph number 5: 1934, Sally Barnard Johnston, BrightonPhotograph number 6: 1934, Pioneer Ridge, Park City to BrightonPhotograph number 7: 1934, Park City to Brighton, Mine entrance safety stop on Wasatch Mountain Club trailPhotograph number 8: 1934, Ralph Johnston, Fred Speyer at BrightonPhotograph number 9: 1934, Carol Lindsay, Ralph Johnston at BrightonPhotograph number 10: 1934, Marry Duerkop conducting Wasatch Mountain Club slalomPhotograph number 11: 1934, Mill Creek Canyon, Salt Lake City, Carol Lindsay, Ralph JohnstonPhotograph number 12: 1934, Preparing for the trip from Park City to BrightonPhotograph number 13: 1934, Wasatch Mountain Club girlsPhotograph number 14: 1934, Brigton skiersPhotograph number 15: 1934, January, Sally and Ralph Johnston, lunch time on Albion divide into Alta.
Photograph number 1: 1933, Brighton, Mt. MillicentPhotograph number 2: Bill Osmond, Hamming it upPhotograph number 3: 1933, Marry Duerkop thumbing a ridePhotograph number 4: 1933, Jack Wolfe and son, Danny, Park City to BrightonPhotograph number 5: 1933, Marking Wasatch Mountain Club trail from Park City to Brighton, Jack Wolfe and his brother, Hubert.Photograph number 6: 1933, Jack Wolfe and Harry Duerkop, Marking Wasatch Mountain Club trail, Park City to Brighton.Photograph number 7: 1933, Ecker Hill in Parley's Canyon, Calmar Andreason on inrun just before take off on his final jump and death.Photograph number 8: 1933, Calmar Andreason (Jumper). This day, representing Wasatch Mountain Club at Ecker Hill, he was killed because of an error on takeoff, Parley's Canyon.Photograph number 9: 1933, Alf Engen ready to jump, Ecker Hill in Parley's Canyon.Photograph number 10: 1933, Park City to BrightonPhotograph number 11: 1932, City Creek Canyon, Salt Lake City, Ralph JohnstonPhotograph number 12: 1936, Idaho, Travelling salesman with skis on running board, Ralph Johnston.Photograph number 13: 1936, Rexburg, Idaho, snowy street scene with horse drawn carriage.Photograph number 14: 1936, Ashton, IdahoPhotograph number 15: 1944 or 1945. Alta, UtahPhotograph number 16: 1936, Pocatello, Idaho, Sport Shop buggy.
Ralph Johnston-Addendum
Photograph number 1: Ralph Johnston (?) standing next to a horse looking at a Southern Utah landscape.

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Skis and skiing--Idaho--Photographs
  • Skis and skiing--Utah--History--Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • Wasatch Mountain Club--History--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints--1933-1945