Marjorie Chan papers, 1921-1943

Overview of the Collection

Chan, Marjorie A.
Marjorie Chan papers
1921-1943 (inclusive)
1.75 linear feet, (2 boxes)
Collection Number
ACCN 2781
The Marjorie Chan papers (1921-1943) consist of World War II ration booklets and tokens, art catalogues, and posters.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT

Telephone: 8015818863
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.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Marjorie Chan is a professor at the University of Utah and is the chair for the University of Utah's Department of Geology and Geophysics. She is also the Dean of the Mines and Earth's Sciences.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains collected ration booklets from World War II, art catalogues, and posters.

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


This collection is arranged first, with collected WWII ration ration booklets followed by any collected art catalogues. Final documents include oversized posters.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Marjorie Chan in 2013.

Processing Note

Processed by Esabelle Khaosanga in 2015.

Related Materials

Forms part of the Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archive.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

World War II items and art cataloguesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
World War II ration booklets and tokens
Ration booklets in this folder belonged to an Agnes Douglas who lived in Salt Lake City, Utah and was 79 years-old at the time of the booklet was issued. An additional booklet contained in this folder was issued to a Ray J. Woolsey who was also an inhabitant of Salt Lake City, Utah at the time the booklet was issued.
1 2
Schools of the Pennsylvanian Academy of the Fine Arts
1 3
The Macbeth Gallery Art Notes
1 4
The Macbeth Gallery Biographical Notes
1 5
National Academy of Design Catalogue

Oversized postersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
2 1
Collected monument and canyon posters
2 2
Monument Valley Poster
This poster documents an event in which the cultural value of Monument Valley, Utah is promoted. No date is indicated on the poster, but Marjorie Chan is listed as one of the speakers for the event.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Art--Catalogs
  • Rationing--United States
  • World War, 1939-1945--Food supply

Form or Genre Terms

  • Posters