The Arthur L. Chaffin papers (circa 1920-1976) contains correspondence, financial records, mining documents, and other records concerning Chaffin's owning and operating of the Chaffin Ferry and his mining career. Arthur L. Chaffin operated the ferry across the Colorado River at Hite, Utah until the site was covered by Lake Powell in the 1960s. He was also extensively involved in mining in southeastern Utah.
The Arthur L. Crawford photograph collection contains a copy of the booklet entitled: Hite: September 17, 1946 containing mounted photographs which describes the dedication ceremony for the ferry across the Colorado River at Hite, Utah. The collection includes photographs of Lake Bonneville shells.
The Hite ferry booklet (1946) documents the dedication of newly developed roads that lead into Hite, Utah. Several individuals spoke at the dedication including; E. P. Pectol (the County Commissioner of Wayne County), Zeke Johnson, Bishop John D. Rogers, J. M. Adams, Wayne Wonderland, M. C. Moffit, Gordon T. Hyde, Arthur L. Crawford, Bishop Martin Guyom, and Governor Herbert B. Maw.