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Carl Weeks papers, 1926-1966
- Weeks, Carl
- Carl Weeks papers
- 1926-1966 (inclusive)19261966
- 0.25 linear foot
- Collection Number
- MS 0207
- The Carl Weeks papers (1926-1966) contain correspondence, notes, brochures, and articles concerning Weeks' travels to various Southern Utah scenic areas, such as Goblin Valley, Arches, Capitol Reef, and Zion National Park.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- 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.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Carl Weeks, a resident of Des Moines, Iowa, spent several weeks in St. George, Utah, in 1901 recovering from tuberculosis. During his stay, he visited Zion Canyon, taking some of the earliest photographs of the area. For fifty years he toured various scenic areas in Utah, becoming an early advocate for their preservation.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Carl Weeks papers (1926-1966) contain correspondence, notes, brochures, and articles concerning Weeks' travels to various Southern Utah scenic areas, such as Goblin Valley, Arches, Capitol Reef, and Zion National Park. Also included is information on the proposed construction of Echo Park Dam in Dinosaur National Monument.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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.
Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
For national parks and Echo Park Dam.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Weeks, E. D.
- Weeks, William
- Echo Park Dam (Utah)
- Goblin Valley (Utah)
- Zion National Park (Utah)