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This collection consists of papers concerning the Dixie National Forest collected by Marian Jacklin, DNF archivist. They detail the history of the Dixie National Forest as well as surrounding communities and other national forests.
The Howard R. Driggs Collection (Ms. 120) includes manuscripts, research notes, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia from his work with the American Pioneer Trails Association, Oregon Trails Memorial Association, historical and creative writings, personal and family records, and his profession as a teacher. The collection covers a time span from 1890 to 1965.
From its spectacular Grand Staircase of cliffs and terraces, across the rugged Kaiparowits Plateau, to the wonders of the Escalante River Canyons, the Monument's size, resources, and remote character provide extraordinary opportunities for geologists, paleontologists, archeologists, historians, and biologists in scientific research, education, and exploration. That research is included in this collection in the form of bibliographies, abstracts of articles, published papers, theses, and oral histories.
The Old Spanish Trail Association Collection is divided into four series, historic/administrative, publications, mixed media and Presidential. The historic papers include: newsletters, correspondence, research, map and trail guides, and some administrative files. Publications include all materials published by or about the Spanish Trail system. The Presidential series are the papers donated by Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) Presidents Harold Steiner, Ashley Hall and Vicki Felmlee. They include correspondence, administrative, and research notes.
Materials in the SUSC Photo Services collection are the negatives and proofs of photographs taken of campus activities, staff and faculty, and special events from 1968 - 1993.
Items in this collection relate to Jim Jones' personal and professional lives. Types of materials include: correspondence, photographs, personal artifacts and documents, and publications relating to Jim Jones and his art work.
The collection contains research and background information about Southern Utah and its people. There are books, oral histories, local stories, articles, conference information and reports.
The William Rees and Kate Vilate Isom Palmer Western History Collection contains materials brought together over a period of forty years, including papers, published and unpublished materials, artifacts, maps, photographs, negatives, 35 mm slides, and postcards.
Items in the document collection are materials that have been collected from a variety of sources. Included are newspapers clippings, family histories, short stories, and subject files on a variety of topics of local history.
This collection contains some personal papers of Jeanne O. Bethers, but the majority consists of the articles written by Bethers in her role as a correspondent to the Deseret News in Salt Lake City and photographs which accompanied the articles. Some photographs were taken by Bethers herself. The collection includes typed articles, newspaper clippings, subject files, photographs, publications about Southern Utah, correspondence, and miscellaneous items.
This collection contains biographies, histories, printed materials, photographs, maps, and other miscellaneous materials collected by or written by Mrs. Seaman on communities in her native southern Utah. Some items are individual, but many were also kept in scrapbooks which are included in the collection. Many photographs of Orderville, Kane County, Utah, are rare and may be one of a kind. Wherever possible, these were scanned and are available online. However, some may be viewed only in the Sherratt Library Special Collections.
This collection contains historical information about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Stakes and Wards from 1852 to 1999 in Cedar City and surrounding areas. It also contains histories of United States Presidential visits to Utah from 1875 to 1998, and information about the creation of the Old Sorrel Trail in connection with the Boy Scouts of America in 1996-97. This collection also contains histories of Southern Utah University from 1898 thru 2000. As well as information pertaining to the Old Spanish Trails Association.
Majority of items in this collection relate to Gerald Sherratt's time as President of Southern Utah University. Some items reference his professional life before and after his tenure as University President.
The Parley and Mabel Collection contains programs, publications, articles, and memorabilia the Dalley's collected over their life span. The shells and minerals donated by Parley Dalley have been removed from the manuscript collection and are currently being housed by the geology department.
The Dilworth Woolley Collection consists of correspondence between Dilworth Woolley and his family, friends, and associates, legal papers, personal and family writings, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
The majority of the Caroline K. Parry Woolley collection consists of her research notes and the manuscript of her book, "I Would to God." This collection also contains information on Isaac Haight, personal documents, correspondence, and artwork, and other artifacts belonging to Caroline Parry Woolley.
Material in the Luella A. Dalton collection contains the manuscript and notes for History of the Iron County Mission and Parowan, the Mother Town.
Miss McConnell was the third generation of two pioneer families (McConnell and Wilkinson) to live in Iron County. Her writings leave a vivid picture of early times in Cedar City, especially activities of men and women of the first generation whom she interviewed. She was involved in the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers which gave her the opportunity to write pioneer biographies and prepare numerous addresses, radio talks, and other programs. Her historical papers include correspondence, published materials, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, and notes. Her manuscripts on "Dairying" are frequently consulted and quoted. Her collection includes papers written from the early 1900s until her death in 1964. The most unique item in the collection is Miss McConnell's book of formulas or recipes used in her profession as a pharmacist and drug store operator. It includes formulas for drugs, ointments, treatments and remedies, and also the recipes for the ice cream made to serve at the soda fountain.
Collection consists of personal papers, scrapbooks, and photographs collected by Mrs. Isbell. Many photographs are of homes and buildings in Cedar City, Utah, and of Southern Paiute Indians. A few items of memorabilia from the Civil War were also donated by Mrs. Isbell's husband Jack Isbell. Genealogical information and Gregory family photographs were donated by relatives of Mrs. Isbell. Scrapbook 1 is located in Box 2, Folder 1; Scrapbook 2 is located in Box 3, Folder 1; Scrapbook 3 is located in Box 5; Scrapbook 4 is located in Box 3, Folder 2; Scrapbook 5 is located in Box 4, Folder 1; Scrapbook 6 is located in Box 5; Scrapbook 7 is located in Box 4, Folder 2; and Scrapbook 8 is located in Box 4, Folder 3.
The Belle Armstrong Collection contains the histories, remembrances, and thoughts about early Cedar City.
This collection contains biographical information about Lillian Adams Grimshaw, her husband, and their families. Stories and poems by family members were compiled by Rose Ina Richardson. Newspaper clippings and obituaries, and information and happenings around Southern Utah.
In this collection there is a variety of information Gwyn many have used in her teaching of elementary school and higher education classes. There is history of the area, the people of the area, and even a book one of her classes put together about the Iron County Settlement.
The John S. and May H. Woodbury Collection contains copies of the "Service Star, poetry by Dr. George W. Middleton and other papers.