Ogden Writers Series audio collection, 1985 September 12-November 21

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Sadler, Richard
Title
Ogden Writers Series audio collection
Dates
1985 September 12-November 21 (inclusive)
Quantity
4 audiocassettes
Collection Number
A0334
Summary
The Ogden Writers Series audio collection (1985) consists of audio recordings of papers given at Weber State University in Ogden about native or resident Ogden authors.
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: 8015818863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Materials must be used on-site; no use of original material, access copies will be made available for viewing. Five business days advanced notice required. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law, condition of the material, or by donor.

Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Dr. Richard Stadler (b.1940) is a professor of history at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah where he has been teaching courses in American and Utah History since 1969. He is also dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and a member of the Utah State Board of Education for District 4. During his career, he has served as president of the Utah School Boards Association, the Mormon History Association and the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters. As an authority on Utah history, Dr. Stadler has edited the Journal of Mormon History and Utah State Historical Quarterly and co-authored other locally relevant historical publications including, A History of Weber County, Utah, the Right Place: The Official Centennial History, The Weber River Basin: Grass Roots Democracy and Water Development and Ogden: Junction City. In 1985 he delivered a paper on author and historian Fawn McKay Brodie at Weber State's Ogden Writers Series.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Ogden Writers Series audio collection (1985) consists of audio recordings of papers given at Weber State University in Ogden about native or resident Ogden authors.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Related Materials

Text and commentaries of the Ogden Writers Series papers can be found in the Manuscrips Division of Special Collections (Accn 926).

Processing Note

Processed by Mark Jensen in 1991.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
cassette
1 Bernard DeVoto

Audiocassette
Audio recording of a paper delivered on historian and Ogden native Bernard Augustine DeVoto (1897-1955), who specialized in the history of the American West.
1985
2 Fawn Brodie: a reappraisal

Audiocassette
Audio recording of a paper delivered by Weber State historian Richard Sadler on Fawn McKay Brodie (1915-1981), an Ogden native and Professor of History at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) best known for her biographies of Thomas Jefferson and Joseph Smith. Comments on the paper are by fellow historian Dr. Melvin T. Smith.
1985
3 Wilderness as salvation in Peterson's Canyons of Grace

Audiocassette
Audio recording of a paper delivered by then Brigham Young University (BYU) English Professor Eugene England (1933-2001) on The Canyons of Grace, a work of fiction by academic and author Levi S. Peterson (b. 1933), current chair of the English Department at Weber State University in Ogden. Comments on the paper are by Ogden native and BYU English Professor Stephen L. Tanner.
1985
4 Grace abounding: the fiction of Gordon Allred

Audiocassette
Audio recording of a paper delivered either by the late Dr. Neila Seshachari or by her husband, Dr. Candadai Seshachari, both former Professors of English at Weber State University in Ogden who emigrated from India in the 1960s and developed academic expertise in Utah culture. The paper explores the fiction of their WSU English Department colleague, Gordon Allred. Comments on the paper are by Dr. Thomas Burton.
1985

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Authors--Utah

Personal Names

  • Allred, Gordon
  • Brodie, Fawn McKay, 1915-
  • De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955
  • Peterson, Levi

Form or Genre Terms

  • Sound recordings