The Walter Pace Cottam papers contain biographical and commemorative articles and speeches about Walter Cottam. Also included are photocopies of three speeches given by Cottam primarily dealing with beautification and conservation of Utah natural resources, correspondence, a notebook, and research information. Cottam was a professor of botany at the University of Utah, 1931-1962.
The Wild Utah Project is a conservation organization working to maintain and restore natural lands in Utah and the American West. The Wild Utah Project records consists of research materials that were used by the organization in pursuit of these goals.