John Werner Welland papers, 1951-2000

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Welland, John Werner, 1933-1991
Title
John Werner Welland papers
Dates
1951-2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.75 linear feet
Collection Number
ACCN 2056
Summary
The John Werner Welland papers (1951-2000) consist of materials that focus on Welland's career in the United States Air Force. Included are correspondence, diplomas, medical and personnel records, passports, death records, and other papers. Welland (1933-1991) was born in New York and was one of many who became known as an "Atomic Veteran" due his work for the Air Force during the atmospheric nuclear testing program carried out by the United States in the 1940s to 1960s.
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

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, Spanish

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The John Werner Welland papers (1951-2000) consist of materials that focus on Welland's career in the United States Air Force. Included are correspondence, diplomas, medical and personnel records, passports, death records, and other papers. Welland (1933-1991) was born in New York and was one of many who became known as an "Atomic Veteran" due his work for the Air Force during the atmospheric nuclear testing program carried out by the United States in the 1940s to 1960s. Many of the materials in this collection result from Welland's years living in Spain (circa 1989-1991) and are, therefore, written in Spanish. Social Security numbers were cut out of select documents by the donor.

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

Boxes 1-2 were donated by Betsey Welland in 2004.

Separated Materials

Audio-visual materials were transferred to the Multimedia Division of Special Collections (A0791).

Processing Note

Processed by Lisa DeMille in 2004.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Personal and Professional PapersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Death
Reports, certificates, and a letter regarding Welland's death while living in Spain.
1991
1 2
Department of Justice and the Veteran's Administration
Correspondence, statements, newsletters, and information packets regarding Welland's status as an Atomic Veteran as well as the benefits status for Welland's widow.
1981-2000
1 3
Diplomas
This folder also contains a letter concerning a diploma Welland received from the Cleveland Institute of Technology.
1951; 1973; 1992
1 4-5
Medical records
Most of these records are in Spanish.
1987-1991
2 1
Oversees work documents
1989
2 2
Passports
1959; 1974; 1979
2 3
United States Air Force, personnel records
Correspondence, work orders, certificates, travel vouchers, and other papers.
1953-1961
2 4
Miscellaneous

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Nuclear weapons--West (U.S.)--Testing--Sources
  • Weapons of mass destruction-- West (U.S.)--History--Sources

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence
  • Diplomas