Utah Valley University's Fulton Library and Sutherland Archives staff have created a brand new exhibit entitled "Conversations in the Archives” for Utah Archives Month! Items include a letter from 1897, a two-way pager, an 8mm feel reel, and a Master Six Splicer from the '50s! If you are in Utah County, make sure to checkContinue reading "UVU Fulton Library Exhibit"
During COVID, the Salt Lake City Library's Day-Riverside branch worked with a generous citizen to scan and provide public access to hundreds of historic Rose Park Baseball photos and documents. The collection celebrates and archives the beloved program, as well as memorializes the coaches and players that have participated over the years. This is aContinue reading "Rose Park Baseball photos"
Come explore 50 stories from the history of Weber County to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Special Collections. Learn about the Bagley train wreck, 3 O'Clock High, the Rocky Mountain Carnival and the Friendly Club. On October 5th at 7 p.m., Dr. Pepper Glass, Associate Professor of Sociology, will discuss his book "Misplacing Ogden" inContinue reading "50 Stories for 50 Years Exhibit"
The book Feed My Sheep: The Life of Alberta Henry, chronicles the life of local civil rights advocate and community leader Alberta Henry. In this virtual discussion, author Colleen Whitley will discuss her work in authoring Henry’s biography. Dr. France Davis, retired Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Betsey Welland, Senior Archivist in Special Collections, willContinue reading "Feed My Sheep: The Life of Alberta Henry – Live Discussion"
The UMFA invites you to a three-part virtual lunchtime series featuring lightning talks with University of Utah researchers working with art and archives from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts and J. Willard Marriott Library Special Collections. This session will feature: Ana Carolina Antunes, Utah Immigration Stories: Connecting Past to Present through Art and Photography AdrianContinue reading "Teaching and Researching with the Collections"
Presented by Connell O'Donovan, a local professional genealogist and Queer Utah historian extraordinaire, this presentation has everything! Native American Two Spirits, Queer fur-trappers, cross-dressing Mormon pioneers, a Lesbian boarding house, dozens of drag queens, an out transgender woman from 1910, a famous Black Bisexual author, plus so much more! Presented by the SLCC Gender &Continue reading "Queering Utah History: An Historical Overview of LGBTQ+ People in Utah Before Stonewall"
There are many types of societies that dedicate their resources to the preservation of materials especially helpful to genealogists. Many of these collections are unique and not available elsewhere. ExploreContinue reading "A Glimpse into the Societies of the Mid-Atlantic States"
Join us for a special virtual brown bag lunch presentation! Val Holley will speak about how Senator Frank J. Cannon's personality and worldview gradually revealed themselves--through his handwriting and grammar in archival collections--during the years Holley researched and wrote his biography of Cannon. Val Holley's Frank J. Cannon: Saint, Senator, Scoundrel recently won the UtahContinue reading "No Need for a Séance: 21st Century Conversations with Frank J. Cannon"