The Roy Watrous papers (1896-1920) include purchase orders, invoices, and correspondence concerning Watrous and his occupation as a carpenter, contractor, and builder in Salt Lake City. His papers profess his specialties to have been in bar, store, and refrigerator work; elevator and job work; an agent for all kinds of elevators. The papers in the collection indicate that Watrous started out his business in a partnership, and then he was in business for himself around 1909.
The I. C. C. Whitmore papers (1901-1907) contain correspondence, receipts, and purchase orders from various business dealings of Whitmore's in Utah, for the most part. According to historic sources, Whitmore was from Eureka, Nevada, and served as the alternate delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1900 for his state. Further information on Whitmore could not be found.