William Dawson photograph collection, 1948-1958  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
William Dawson photograph collection
Dates
1948-1958 (inclusive)
Quantity
61 photographs
Collection Number
P0031
Summary
William Dawson photograph collection contains photographs of himself while in office and also fellow congressmen and staff members. There are also several photographs of the proposed Glen Canyon Dam area in southern Utah.
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

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.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

As a representative from Utah to the United State Congress, William Dawson served four terms, from 1948 to 1950 and again from 1952 to 1958. His collection consists of photographs of himself while in office and also fellow congressmen and staff members. There are also several photographs of the proposed Glen Canyon Dam area in southern Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Portraits, Personal and Southern UtahReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description
box
1
Folder
1
Portraits
  • 1: Portrait of Dawson
2
Dawson with other people
  • 2: With President Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 3: With Kieth Jaques (?)
  • 4: With assistant Dick Squires
  • 5: With Congressman Doug Stringfellow
3
Dawson with representative Henry Dixon
  • 6-11: Dawson and Dixon
  • 12: Dawson, Dixon and Arthur Watkins eating Utah cheese
4
Dawson with groups
  • 13-15: Upper Colorado River Storage Project with Henry Dixon
  • 16-18: Civil Aeronautics Patrol Convention, with Arthur Watkins and Henry Dixon, 1958
  • 19: Naming of Dave Lewis as circuit judge with Arthur Watkins and Wallace Bennett
  • 20: United Steelworkers of America
5
Dawson with groups
  • 21-25: Debarkation ceremonies, United States Navy
  • 26: Strategic Minerals luncheon, American Mining Congress Convention, 1954
  • 27: American Mining congress at Salt Lake City
  • 28-29: Presentation of Awards to P.O. Drives, 1958
6
Dawson on trips
  • 30: Visit to Nevada Atomic Test, with Senator Russell Long
  • 31: Pacific coast flood disaster, Oregon
  • 32-33: Scowfield Barracks, Hawaii
7
Dawson in Publicity photos
  • 34: Dawson with Voice of Democracy winner, 1958
  • 35-37: Cherry Blossom Queen with Henry Dixon, Arthur Watkins and Wallace Bennett
  • 38: Utah visitors to Washington D.C.
8
Dawson with unidentified groups
  • 39-49: Unidentified groups
9
Southern Utah
  • 50-61: Area of proposed dam in the Glen Canyon Area

Oversized itemsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description
box
1
Folder
1
Portraits
  • 1-2: Portrait of Dawson

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Politicians--Utah--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Dawson, William A.,1902---Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.)--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Group portraits--1948-1958
  • Photographic prints--1948-1958
  • Portrait photographs--1948-1958