Peter S. Ecker papers, 1930s-1950s  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ecker, Peter S.
Title
Peter S. Ecker papers
Dates
1930s-1950s (inclusive)
Quantity
0.25 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
ACCN 2577
Summary
The Peter S. Ecker papers (1930s-1950s) consist of photocopied news clippings and a booklet regarding the Intermountain Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball and information about Ecker Hill and the 1947 Intermountain Ski Jumping Championships.
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

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Peter S. Ecker was born March 25, 1898 in Oslo, Norway, a son of Ole and Ingeborg Ecker. He married Gudrun Kaalstad on April 21, 1920. Ecker was owner and operator of Ecker's Photo Studio for 40 years and a pioneer in ski promotion in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was president of the Intermountain Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and sponsored AAU basketball teams as early as 1933. In March of 1959, Ecker was admitted to the Utah State Amateur Sports Association Hall of Fame.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Peter S. Ecker papers consist of photocopied news clippings and a booklet regarding Intermountain Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball and information about Ecker Hill and the 1947 Intermountain Ski Jumping Championships.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donated by Harold Ecker in 2010.

Processing Note

Processed by Betsey Welland in 2014.

Related Materials

See also the Robert C. Ecker papers located in the Manuscripts Division of Special Collections (ACCN 2218).

Forms part of the Utah Ski Archives.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Ski jumping--Utah--History--Sources

Personal Names

  • Ecker, Peter S.--Archives

Corporate Names

  • Amateur Athletic Union of the United States

Form or Genre Terms

  • Clippings