Register of the Edwin D. Woolley, Jr. Collection (Ms.36)

The Edwin D. Woolley Collection contains letters, financial records , documents and photographs dealing primarily with Woolley's religious, business, and ranching life from 1890-1920.

 

I. Business/Finance
A. Correspondence
1. General Correspondence
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1  1900-1914
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2  1915-1920
2. Correspondence with Thomas L. Matkins, Jr. and R.A. Sermon.
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3  1914
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4  1915
B. Land and Property
1. Deeds, Leases, etc.
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5  1871-1893
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6  1894-1911
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7  1912-1920
2. State Board of Land Commissioners
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8  1901-1911
3. Miscellaneous Correspondence and Documents
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9  1893-1920
4. Bull Rush Ranch
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10  Correspondents and contracts -- 1902-1904
5. Smoot Enlarged Homestead Act
B1Box number 1 F11Folder number 11 (1)Container number 1 Correspondence to Professor Merrill and Governor William Spry regarding the homesteads.
B1Box number 1 F11Folder number 11 (2)Container number 2 Correspondence to Woolley from G. R. Hairregarding the Homestead Act.
B1Box number 1 F11Folder number 11 (3)Container number 3 Correspondence to Mr. Hairfrom Woolley regarding the Homestead Act.
C. Mining
B1Box number 1 12Unit number 2  Correspondents and related documents
D. Bowman and Company
B1Box number 1 F13Folder number 13 (1)Container number 1 Partnership contract
B1Box number 1 F13Folder number 13 (2)Container number 2 Stock Issuance
E. Miskin Spring Wheel Company
B1Box number 1 F14Folder number 14  Correspondence and stock certificates View Image
F. Ranching
1. Cattle
B2Box number 2 F1Folder number 1  Correspondents and related documents.
B2Box number 2 F2Folder number 2  Correspondents and related documents.
B2Box number 2 F3Folder number 3  Correspondents and related documents.
2. Sheep and Goats
B2Box number 2 F4Folder number 4  Correspondents and related documents.
B2Box number 2 F5Folder number 5  Correspondents and related documents.
B2Box number 2 F6Folder number 6  Correspondents and related documents.
B2Box number 2 F7Folder number 7  Correspondents and related documents.
3. Horses
B2Box number 2 F8Folder number 8  Correspondents and related documents.
4. Fencing
B2Box number 2 F9Folder number 9  Correspondents relating to fencing on government property in the public domain in the region of the Arizona Strip.
5. Grazing
B2Box number 2 F10Folder number 10  Correspondents and related documents.
B2Box number 2 F11Folder number 11  Information disseminated from the U.S. Department of the Interior.
B2Box number 2 F12Folder number 12  Permits to graze within the Kaibab National Forest.
B2Box number 2 F13Folder number 13  Receipts.
6. Water
B2Box number 2 F14Folder number 14  Correspondence and related documents.
B2Box number 2 F15Folder number 15  Correspondence and related documents. (including a map).
7. Farmers and Drovers Company
B2Box number 2 F16Folder number 16  Correspondence and related documents.
8. Miscellaneous
B2Box number 2 F17Folder number 17  Correspondence and related documents.
G. Receipts/Balances
B3Box number 3 F1Folder number 1  Miscellaneous
B3Box number 3 F2Folder number 2  Miscellaneous
B3Box number 3 F3Folder number 3  Miscellaneous
B3Box number 3 F4Folder number 4  Miscellaneous
H. Taxes
B3Box number 3 F5Folder number 5  Notes and Receipts
B3Box number 3 F6Folder number 6  Notes and Receipts
B3Box number 3 F7Folder number 7  Notes and Receipts
II. Arizona Strip
A. Development
1. Grand Canyon Game Preserve (Grand Canyon National Park)
B4Box number 4 F1Folder number 1  Correspondence and other documents related to the Grand Canyon Trail and Tramway.
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2  Miscellaneous correspondence related to the game preserve.
2. Kanab -- Bright Angel Road
B4Box number 4 F3Folder number 3  Correspondence.
B4Box number 4 F4Folder number 4  Correspondence and related documents.
3. Kaibab Indian Reservation
B4Box number 4 F5Folder number 5  Correspondence and related documents (including two copies of a petition by settlers for land).
4. Tourism
B4Box number 4 F6Folder number 6  Correspondence and related documents.
5. Railroad
B4Box number 4 F7Folder number 7  Correspondence.
6. Mail Service
B4Box number 4 F8Folder number 8  Correspondence and related documents.
B. Annexation
B4Box number 4 F9Folder number 9 (1)Container number 1 Correspondence from Mr. Woolley to Senator Smoot.
B4Box number 4 F9Folder number 9 (2)Container number 2 Correspondence from Senator Smoot to Mr. Woolley.
B4Box number 4 F9Folder number 9 (3)Container number 3 Copy of the petition for the annexation of the Arizona Strip to Utah.
III. Catalo Company
A. Correspondence
1. From C.J. (Buffalo) Jones
B5Box number 5 F1Folder number 1  1905
B5Box number 5 F2Folder number 2  1906
B5Box number 5 F3Folder number 3  1907
B5Box number 5 F4Folder number 4  1908
B5Box number 5 F5Folder number 5  1909
B5Box number 5 F6Folder number 6  1910
2. Other
B5Box number 5 F7Folder number 7  From Frank Onstatt.
B5Box number 5 F8Folder number 8  From E. Woolley.
B5Box number 5 F9Folder number 9  General correspondence to E. Woolley.
B. Documents
B5Box number 5 F10Folder number 10  Article on hybridizing animals by C.J. Jones.
B5Box number 5 F11Folder number 11  Miscellaneous correspondence and documents including: stock certificates, a contract, and meeting notes for the "Buffalo Jones Catalo Company".  View Image View Image
C. Clippings
B5Box number 5 F12Folder number 12  A reception notice and newspaper clippings about C.J. (Buffalo) Jones.
IV. Kanab Stake
A. Correspondence
B6Box number 6 F1Folder number 1  Letters from the Presiding Bishopric.
B6Box number 6 F2Folder number 2  Letters from the office of the First Presidency.
B6Box number 6 F3Folder number 3  Miscellaneous letters from others including Heber J. Grant, J.D. Cummings and Miles E. Miller.
B6Box number 6 F4Folder number 4  Letters written by President Woolley.
B. Meeting Minutes
B6Box number 6 F5Folder number 5  Minutes of a memorial held after President William McKinley died.
C. Church Publications
B6Box number 6 F6Folder number 6 (1)Container number 1 A circular from the First Presidency requesting a church wide fast.
B6Box number 6 F6Folder number 6 (2)Container number 2 "The Thatcher Episode: A concise Statement of the Facts in the Case."
B6Box number 6 F6Folder number 6 (3)Container number 3 "Is This Plain Enough?" A pamphlet about tithing. (6 copies)
B6Box number 6 F6Folder number 6 (4)Container number 4 "Form of Marriage Ceremony."
B6Box number 6 F6Folder number 6 (5)Container number 5 "Program for the Annual Conference of the Teachers of the Schools and Religion Classes of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints."
B6Box number 6 F6Folder number 6 (6)Container number 6 A pamphlet describing the new "Genealogical Society of Utah."
B6Box number 6 F6Folder number 6 (7)Container number 7 A resolution agreeing to the calling of Joseph F. Smith as the new president of the church.
B6Box number 6 F6Folder number 6 (8)Container number 8 A copy of the "Manifesto" given by President Wilford Woodruff.
B6Box number 6 F6Folder number 6 (9)Container number 9 Stake Conferences - Appointments from October 10, 1909 to March 20, 1910.
D. Lee's Ferry
B6Box number 6 F7Folder number 7  Miscellaneous correspondence and documents relating to the ferry.
B6Box number 6 F8Folder number 8  Correspondence and court documents related to the conflict over land between William Emmett and B.F. Saunders.
E. Murdock Academy (Beaver, Utah)
B6Box number 6 F8Folder number 8  Miscellaneous correspondence regarding the building and running of the academy.
V. Politics
A. Presidential Elector
B6Box number 6 F10Folder number 10  Correspondence relating to the election and resignation of Edwin D. Woolley as presidential elector.
B. War Emergency Farms
B6Box number 6 F11Folder number 11  Correspondence relating to emergency farms in Utah and Arizona.
C. Correspondence
B6Box number 6 F12Folder number 12  Correspondence to and from family members in 1915.
B6Box number 6 F13Folder number 13  Miscellaneous correspondence.
VI. Personal/Family
A. Correspondence
1. Family
B7Box number 7 F1Folder number 1  Letters from E. D. Woolley to his children.
B7Box number 7 F2Folder number 2  Letters from son, Art Woolley, to his father.
B7Box number 7 F3Folder number 3  Letters from son, Dilworth Woolley, to his father.
B7Box number 7 F4Folder number 4  Letters from son, LeGrande Woolley, to his father.
2. Miscellaneous
B7Box number 7 F5Folder number 5  1904-1920
B. Church (Family)
B7Box number 7 F6Folder number 6  Church business permits, tithing slips, mission calls, and other documents belonging to the Woolley family.
C. Will
B7Box number 7 F7Folder number 7  The last will and testament of Edwin D. Woolley.
D. Poems
B7Box number 7 F8Folder number 8 (1)Container number 1 "Let each man learn to know himself."
B7Box number 7 F8Folder number 8 (2)Container number 2 "To-morrow at Ten" written by Nora Parry.
B7Box number 7 F8Folder number 8 (3)Container number 3 "Orderville as it was."
VII. Publications
A. Miscellaneous
B7Box number 7 F9Folder number 9 (1)Container number 1 "Why mining is the best and safest business in the world" by H. S. Woolley.
B7Box number 7 F9Folder number 9 (2)Container number 2 "American Committee to celebrate the One Hundredth Anniversary of Peace among English Speaking Peoples." 1814-1914
B7Box number 7 F9Folder number 9 (3)Container number 3 "The Dr. W. H. Groves Latter-Day Saints' Hospital Graduates' Commencement Exercises."
B7Box number 7 F9Folder number 9 (4)Container number 4 "Directions for setting up and using the 'Acme' Pulverizing Harrow, Clod Crusher, and Leveler."
B7Box number 7 F9Folder number 9 (5)Container number 5 "State of Utah Hotel Inspection Law" by the Department of State Dairy and Food Commission.
B7Box number 7 F9Folder number 9 (6)Container number 6 "The Physician's Bulletin."
B7Box number 7 F9Folder number 9 (7)Container number 7 An invitation to the "Canadian Camp Fourth Annual Dinner."
B7Box number 7 F10Folder number 10 (1)Container number 1 "Live Stock Laws of the territory of Arizona and rules and regulations of the Live Stock Sanitary Board of Arizona." Issued May 1, 1905.
B7Box number 7 F10Folder number 10 (2)Container number 2 "Drainage of Irrigated Lands" by Charles F. Brown.
B7Box number 7 F10Folder number 10 (3)Container number 3 "The Use of the Split-log Drag on Earth Roads" by D. Ward King.
B7Box number 7 F10Folder number 10 (4)Container number 4 "Annual Report of Irrigation and Drainage Investigations, 1904."
B7Box number 7 F10Folder number 10 (5)Container number 5 "The Prize Winning Flocks."
VIII. Photographs
A. Family
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (1)Container number 1 E. D. Woolley. (1 photographic print) View Image
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (2)Container number 2 E. D. Woolley. (1 photographic print) View Image
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (3)Container number 3 E. D. Woolley when he returned from the Blackhawk War. He was gone 6 months without a change of clothes. (1 photographic print) View Image
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (4)Container number 4 Woolley family. Standing (l-r): Arthur Woolley, Erastus Dilworth Woolley and Herbert Elliott Woolley. Sitting (l-r): E. D. Woolley, Marion Woolley, Elizabeth Woolley (Jensen), LeGrande Gardiner Woolley and Florence Snow Woolley. (1 photographic print) View Image
B. Miscellaneous
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (5)Container number 5 Portrait of Bo "Charlie" Bullets, a friend and employee of E. D. Woolley. (1 photographic print) View Image
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (6)Container number 6 Unidentified riders and horses. (1 photographic print) View Image
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (7)Container number 7 Sides of buffalo meat. (1 photographic print) View Image
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (8)Container number 8 A cable crossing the Grand Canyon. (1 photographic print) View Image
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (9)Container number 9 An engraving of E.D. Woolley created from the photograph ms36b7f11i2.
IX. Clippings
A. Politics
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (1)Container number 1 "Precedent to follow."
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (2)Container number 2 "Roosevelt says he'll fight state bosses to finish."
B7Box number 7 F11Folder number 11 (3)Container number 3 "Speech of the Honorable Philander C. Knox, of Pennsylvania, in the Senate of the United States, February 14, 1907.
B7Box number 7 F12Folder number 12 (4)Container number 4 "Brigham H. Roberts is bumped again" by Yon Yonson.
B7Box number 7 F12Folder number 12 (5)Container number 5 "Follies and fallacies of Brigham H. Roberts" by Susa Young Gates.
B7Box number 7 F12Folder number 12 (6)Container number 6 "Roberts has his say about Smoot."
B7Box number 7 F12Folder number 12 (7)Container number 7 "Mr. Taft among the Mormons."
B7Box number 7 F12Folder number 12 (8)Container number 8 "Says measures are too drastic - Senator Seegmiller accuses democrats of planning to defeat measures to which they are pledged."
B7Box number 7 F12Folder number 12 (9)Container number 9 "Kearns gives his side of politics."
B7Box number 7 F12Folder number 12 (10)Container number 10 "Truth - More reasons why Kane went democratic."
B7Box number 7 F12Folder number 12 (11)Container number 11 Letter to the editor related to the "Truth" article.
B7Box number 7 F12Folder number 12 (12)Container number 12 "Insurgents are somewhat weak."
B7Box number 7 F12Folder number 12 (13)Container number 13 "Kane County revolt against Smootism."
B. National Parks and Railroad
B7Box number 7 F13Folder number 13 (1)Container number 1 "Yellowstone special season."
B7Box number 7 F13Folder number 13 (2)Container number 2 "Animal life in Yellowstone Park - from a letter to George by A. D. Bicknell."
B7Box number 7 F13Folder number 13 (3)Container number 3 "On the route to the Grand Canyon."
B7Box number 7 F13Folder number 13 (4)Container number 4 "Route to Grand Canyon feasible" by W. D. Rishel.
B7Box number 7 F13Folder number 13 (5)Container number 5 "Bertram Crosses to Arizona Side."
B7Box number 7 F13Folder number 13 (6)Container number 6 "Grand Canyon - Company is incorporated to build an aerial tramway."
B7Box number 7 F13Folder number 13 (7)Container number 7 "Proposed new National Park is place of Wondrous Beauty."
B7Box number 7 F13Folder number 13 (8)Container number 8 "Grand Canyon Railway will be started soon."
B7Box number 7 F13Folder number 13 (9)Container number 9 "Big opportunity for new railway."
B7Box number 7 F13Folder number 13 (10)Container number 10 "To build railway in southern Utah."
C. Miscellaneous
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (1)Container number 1 "Kane County comes through."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (2)Container number 2 "Conditions confronting people of Kane County."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (3)Container number 3 The Lone Cedar, a weekly newspaper printed at Kanab, Utah.
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (4)Container number 4 "Rural credit system liked at conference."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (5)Container number 5 "The road from Marysvale."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (6)Container number 6 "Desire for drugs leads to his arrest."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (7)Container number 7 "Part of the Treasure House."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (8)Container number 8 "Commission to probe charges" and "Many tourist trains arriving."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (9)Container number 9 "David Mattson back from long auto trip."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (10)Container number 10 "Floods in southern Utah."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (11)Container number 11 "Directors are responsible," Mayor Rose Tuesday night," "The invasion of St. George," "Clear case of oppression," and "Dr. Cook in demand."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (12)Container number 12 "Pres. E. D. Woolley."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (13)Container number 13 "Woolley's Trail."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (14)Container number 14 "Buffalo meat from a herd across the Utah line."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (15)Container number 15 "Utah musicians issue new song, 'Lovely Utah.'"
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (16)Container number 16 "Home after long wagon trip."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (17)Container number 17 "Bison group preserved for future."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (18)Container number 18 "Kanab, Utah, first to have Amazon administration."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (19)Container number 19 "'No Man's Land' was made rich by Taft."
B7Box number 7 F14Folder number 14 (20)Container number 20 "County central committee acts," "Special auditors not yet forgotten," "Foraker against Hepburn measure," "Chelsea recovering from awful fire," and "Warm session of council at Provo."
X. Artifacts
A. Notebooks
B8Box number 8 (1)Container number 1 Ledgers, bankbooks, checkbooks and miscellaneous books. (11 items)
B9Box number 9 (1)Container number 1 Calendars, tally books, brand books and miscellaneous items. (21 items)
B. Realia
B8Box number 8 (12)Container number 12 Tinted eyeglasses.
B8Box number 8 (13)Container number 13 Padlock.
B9Box number 9 (22)Container number 22 Buttons. (3 items)
B9Box number 9 (23)Container number 23 Mineral samples. (12 items)
B9Box number 9 (24)Container number 24 Two keys, a belt buckle and a latch.
B10Box number 10 (1)Container number 1 Tin box.