Register of the Wilford Day Collection (Ms.39)

The Wilford Day Collections includes photos of the family, friends and himself, and personal history about Wilford and his wife, Elizabeth Scott Day, written by daughter-in-law, Arvilla H. Day in 1972. There are also newspaper clippings and certificates about his life and service to the community.

 

I. Photographs
A. Family, friends and self
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (1)Container number 1 Day home in Parowan, photo taken possibility early 1920's. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (2)Container number 2 Family photograph of Wilford Day, Elizabeth Day, Agatha Day, Alberta Day, and Scott Day, 1904.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (3)Container number 3 Wilford Day and Elizabeth Day's 42nd wedding day.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (4)Container number 4 Wilford Day, John Young, Geo McLean, missionaries in England, 1904.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (5)Container number 5 Wilford Day, Heber J. Grant and 15 unidentified men.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (6)Container number 6 Wilford Day, about 1905, England.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (7)Container number 7 Wilford Day, about 1907. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (8)Container number 8 Wilford Day, 1911, Parowan Utah. View Image
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (9)Container number 9 Wilford Day, date unknown.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 (10)Container number 10 Wilford Day, about 1935.(2 photographic prints) View Image
B. BAC 1914-1921
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (1)Container number 1 BAC student body officers 1916? Edgar Petty?, Elizabeth Hamblin, Bonner Lambson, Claribel Adams, Durham Morris, and 2 others unidentified.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (2)Container number 2 Students at BAC from Parowan in 1914-1916, Silas Smith, Claribel Adams, Lucius Benson, Lucille Adams, Durham Morris, Kathleen Mitchell, Clair Rowley, Agatha Day, Evans Bayles, Clifford Benson, LaVerde Adams, Mitchell Rose?, Eva Adams, Archie Benson. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (3)Container number 3 Group photograph taken about 1916 with Scott Matheson, Myrtle Janson, Kathleen Mitchell, Edward G. Matheson, Ramona Clark (Fife), Elizabeth Hamblin (Leigh), Bert Farnsworth.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (4)Container number 4 Group photograph taken about 1916 with Evelyn Palmer, John Hamilton, Joseph Armstrong, Edgar Petty, Durham Morris, Oneta King, Leona Jones, Miss (Una) Gillies, Ralph Sanford, and 2 unidentified people (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 (5)Container number 5 A women's sports class at the BAC about 1916, 1 teacher and 16 girls unidentified(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (1)Container number 1 McNone Nelson taken about 1920.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (2)Container number 2 Jane Lewis taken 1921 at BAC.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (3)Container number 3 Photograph if a group of High School girls at the BAC 1920, including Mrs. Christine Clayton (instructor at BAC) and Ellen Simpkins.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (4)Container number 4 BAC Students 1921 on canyon hike. (Cedar Canyon.)(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (5)Container number 5 BAC outing 1920 or 1921, Jane Lewis, Marian Hunter, and several others unidentified. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (6)Container number 6 Program presented 1921 at BAC, Jane Lewis, and Mary Smith.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (7)Container number 7 BAC activity of 1921. Cedar City Main Street after a school parade.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (8)Container number 8 Farewell to friends after 1921 Graduation, north side of Old Main.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (9)Container number 9 Mr. Braithwaite (art instructor at BAC)Carl Gardner, Jane Lewis, McNone Nelson, 1921. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 (10)Container number 10 BAC 1920 (Old Main)(1 photographic print) View Image
C. Utah House of Representatives trip to inspect BAC, in 1924?
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (1)Container number 1 Train in snow.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (2)Container number 2 Men trying to dig the snow from around the train.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (3)Container number 3 Men working in the snow to get the train out.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (4)Container number 4 Men working with sleigh to get the train out of the snow.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (5)Container number 5 Men standing on the sleigh.(1 photographic print)  View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (6)Container number 6 Men on sleigh, in front of the train in the snow.(1 photographic print)  View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (7)Container number 7 Horse pulling the men on the sleigh.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (8)Container number 8 Men on horses and on sleigh being pulled by horses, in the snow.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 (9)Container number 9 Copy of the envelope these photographs were found in. View Image
D. Farming and other business interests
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (1)Container number 1 Irrigation of the Day Farm Co. potato fields, about 1933.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (2)Container number 2 Harvest of the Day Farm Co. potato fields, about 1933.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (3)Container number 3 Sacks of potatoes at the train depot ready for shipment, about 1933. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (4)Container number 4 Two year old rams at the Day Farm Co., about 1933.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (5)Container number 5 One of Wilford Day's sheep herds, between 1920-1924. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (6)Container number 6 Showing the fleece of a sheep.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (7)Container number 7 W. D. Candland and Wilford Day showing a champion ram, August 1936.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (8)Container number 8 Wilford Day, O. A. Schulz, W. D. Candland, David Sharp, E. Ray Lyman, and 2 unidentified men. August 1936, north Salt Lake City.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (9)Container number 9 Three unidentified men in the northwest potato field, Day Farm Co., Parowan Utah, August 1930.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 (10)Container number 10 Day family home, located 2 miles northwest of Parowan. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (1)Container number 1 Well and pond on the Day Farm.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (2)Container number 2 Pump well on the Wilford Day farm, Wilford Day and 5 unidentified men.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (3)Container number 3 4 men standing on a log in the middle of a small lake, Judge Barnis, Wilford Day, and 2 unidentified.(1 photographic print) View Image
E. Area Business
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (4)Container number 4 The Ben Knell Stage Coach, operated between Cedar City and Lund where the railroad depot for southern Utah was. photograph was taken 1916 or 1917.(1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 (5)Container number 5 Parowan Mercantile, photograph taken in the late 1920's or early 1930's.(1 photographic print)  View Image
II. Personal History
A. Wilford Day and Elizabeth Scott Day, their story
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 (1)Container number 1 Wilford Day 1870-1941 and Elizabeth Scott Day 1878-1966, their story, by Arvilla H. Day.
B. Wilford Day, funeral services
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 (1)Container number 1 A transcribed, typed copy of the funeral services for Mr. Wilford Day.
C. Newspaper Clippings
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (1)Container number 1 2 articles about Wilford Day and his sheep production.
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (2)Container number 2 Article about Parowan Chapel and Wilford Day being on the building committee. Also an article about Wilford Day purchasing Frank Zamboni's holdings in the Parowan Auto company.
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (3)Container number 3 Information about Wilford Day from the "Latter-Day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia"
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (5)Container number 5 Information about Wilford Day from the "UTAH, the storied domain" by Cecil Alter.
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (6)Container number 6 4 articles about Wilford Day's death.
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 (7)Container number 7 A flyer about America's highest price ram for 1937owned by Wilford Day (2 copies).
D. Community and Church Service
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 (1)Container number 1 Copy of newspaper photograph. Members of original Enoch Orchestra, March 1917.
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 (2)Container number 2 Letter informing Wilford Day he was appointed as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Utah Agricultural College. March 1925.
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 (3)Container number 3 Certificate of Wilford Day appointed President of the Parowan Stake, 1916
III. Miscellaneous
A. Miscellaneous papers
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 (4)Container number 4 Mortgage contract between Wilford Day and the bank,. 1897.
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 (5)Container number 5 One page sketch of Wilford Day's life.
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 (6)Container number 6 6 photocopies of photographs dealing with drilling wells. Early 1900's
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 (7)Container number 7 Photocopy of a page from the B.N.S.-B.A.C. history wrote by William Palmer. About Representative Wilford Day
B1Box number 1 F11Folder number 11 (1)Container number 1 Part of Thomas Day Jr 's life history.Thomas is Wilford Day's father (2 copies)