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George Nichols Collections

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information


Collection Overview +/-

Title: George Nichols Collections
Dates: 1915-1965 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 078
Summary: 4.6 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1: Blueprints
item 1.: Addresses of Nichols’ Family and Friends
item 2.: Blueprints- Fish Transportation Can
item 3.: Blueprints- Forest Service Buildings
item 4.: Blueprints- Forest Service Exhibits
item 5.: Blueprints- Moorings
item 6.: Blueprints- Prince’s Store
item 7.: Blueprints- Ranger Station Plan R-4, #1A
item 8.: Books- Building Construction Manual, Forest Service
item 9.: Books- Building Construction Manual, Forest Service
Box 2: Certificates, Correspondence, and Journals
item 1.: Books- Data on Estimating
item 2.: Books- Handbook and Dictionary, Wilson Engineering Corp.
item 3.: Certificates- The American Legion
item 4.: Certificates- International Correspondence Schools: 1931, 1933, 1941
item 5.: Certificates- Kiwanis International
item 6.: Certificates- National Color Photographers Association
item 7.: Certificates- The National Society of Professional Engineers
item 8.: Certificates- Personalities of the West and Midwest
item 9.: Certificates- State of Utah, Department of Registration
item 10.: Certificates- The Society of American Military Engineers
item 11.: Certificates- Utah Society of Professional Engineers
item 12.: Certificates- U.S. Department of Agriculture
item 13.: Christmas Cards
item 14.: Correspondence from Clara Barnes to George: May 1, 1938
item 15.: Correspondence from Erma Caudill to George: January 1965
item 16.: Correspondence from Erma Caudill to George: June 28, 1965
item 17.: Correspondence from Erma Caudill to George: July 18, 1965
item 18.: Correspondence from Ivan Nichols to George: June 27, 1941
item 19.: Correspondence- Telegrams regarding the death of George’s father
item 20.: Examples of Architecture Styles
item 21.: Journal 1939
item 22.: Journal 1940
Box 3: Journals
item 1.: Journal 1941
item 2.: Journal 1942
item 3.: Journal 1943
item 4.: Journal 1944
item 5.: Journal 1945
item 6.: Journal 1946
item 7.: Journal 1947
item 8.: Journal 1948
item 9.: Journal 1949
Box 4: Journals
item 1.: Journal 1950
item 2.: Journal 1951
item 3.: Journal 1952
item 4.: Journal 1953
item 5.: Journal 1954
item 6.: Journal 1955
item 7.: Journal 1956
item 8.: List of Plan and Consultant Jobs
Box 5: Maps, Newsletters and Notecards
item 1.: Maps- Arizona and New Mexico
item 2.: Maps- Cache National Forest
item 3.: Maps- Challis National Forest
item 4.: Maps- Fishlake National Forest
item 5.: Maps- Idaho
item 6.: Maps- Kaibab National Forest
item 7.: Maps- New York, Westchester
item 8.: Maps- Sawtooth National Forest
item 9.: Maps- Targee National Forest
item 10.: Maps- Timpanogos Cave
item 11.: Maps- Union Pacific System
item 12.: Maps- Unita National Forest
item 13.: Maps- Utah
item 14.: Maps- Wastach National Forest
item 15.: Maps- Wyoming
item 16.: Memo from District 4
item 17.: Misc- Ogden Movie Club Envelope
item 18.: Newsletters- Alumni Bulletin: 1928
item 19.: Newsletters- Construction Hints
item 20.: Newsletters- Daily News
item 21.: Newsletters- Intermountain Reporter
item 22.: Newsletters- Old Timers News
item 23.: Newspaper Articles
item 24.: Notecards
item 25.: Notecards
Box 6: Publications
item 1.: Pin- U.S. Forest Service
item 2.: Plans for Ranger Station
item 3.: Plans for Winter Sports Area, Alta
item 4.: Plaque- United Airlines 100,000 Mile Club
item 5.: Programs- Annual University of Utah Roundup of Engineers: 1934
item 6.: Programs- 8th Biennial Convention of National Association of Retired Civil Employees: 1964
item 7.: Programs- Engineering Annual Banquet: 1925, 1927-1928
item 8.: Publications- “Analysis of Financial Statements”
item 9.: Publications- “California Redwood: The Western Wood for Eastern Homes”
item 10.: Publications- Department of Commerce
item 11.: Publications- “Ellington Piano”
item 12.: Publications- “Farm and Stock-Raising Utah”
item 13.: Publications- “Forestry in the Pacific Northwest”
item 14.: Publications- “Forestry in the South”
item 15.: Publications- “Grand Canyon National Park”
item 16.: Publications- “How I Handle My Biggest Business Problems”
item 17.: Publications- “Humidity in the Home”
item 18.: Publications- “In Praise of Brick and Oak”
item 19.: Publications- Portland Cement Association
item 20.: Publications- “The Properties of Cement-Sawdust Mortars, Plain, and with Various Admixtures”
item 21.: Publications- “Report on Interior Building Construction”
item 22.: Publications- “Torrential Floods in Northern Utah: 1930”
item 23.: Publications- “Tree Planting Book”
item 24.: Publications- “U.S. Department of Agriculture Bulletin 1077”
Box 7: Publications
item 1.: Publications- “U.S. Department of Agriculture Circulars 61, 71, 98, 239
item 2.: Publications- “U.S. Department of Agriculture Farmers Bulletins 744, 750, 1381, 1482
item 3.: Publications- “U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Services”
item 4.: Publications- “U.S. Department of Agriculture Misc. Publications 90, 185
item 5.: Publications- “The Utah Engineer”
item 6.: Publications- “Who Wins and Why: The President’s Story”
item 7.: School- Answers to Examination Questions
item 8.: School- Chemistry High School Notebook: 1915-1916
item 9.: Scrapbook- Barns, Garages, Warehouses
Box 8: Scrapbooks
item 1.: Scrapbook- Buildings and Drafting Students
item 2.: Scrapbook- Correspondence with Western Moline Plow and The Phonograph Shop
item 3.: Scrapbook- Exhibits and Parades
item 4.: Scrapbook- Exhibits: 1922-1956
Box 9: Scrapbooks
item 1.: Scrapbook- Forest Service Buildings
item 2.: Scrapbook- Kiwanis Club
item 3.: Scrapbook- National Forests Buildings, Outhouses, Bridges, and Drinking Fountains
Box 10: Scrapbooks and Stickers
item 1.: Scrapbook- Nichols Body of Work
item 2.: Stickers- Kaibab National Forest
item 3.: Stickers- Timpanogos Cave
Box 11: Photographs
item 1.: Aerials
item 2.: Afton, Wyoming
item 3.: Ashley National Forest
item 4.: Bank of Ben Lomond
item 5.: Boise National Forest
item 6.: Buildings- Campsites
item 7.: Buildings- Campsites
item 8.: Buildings- Construction
item 9.: Buildings- Garages
item 10.: Buildings- Interiors
item 11.: Buildings- Lookout Towers
item 12.: Buildings- Military
item 13.: Buildings- Multiple Houses
item 14.: Buildings- Nichols Home
item 15.: Buildings- Partial Shots
item 16.: Buildings- Public
item 17.: Buildings- Single Homes
item 18.: Buildings- Single Homes
item 19.: Buildings- Snowbound
item 20.: Buildings- Trailer
item 21.: Cache National Forest
item 22.: Caribou National Forest
item 23.: Cedar Breaks
item 24.: Central Fire Station
item 25.: Challis National Forest
Box 12: Photographs
item 1.: Christmas Cards
item 2.: Deer Park
item 3.: DeLamar, NV
item 4.: Desert Range
item 5.: Dixie National Forest
item 6.: Exhibits
item 7.: Farmington Canyon
item 8.: Ferron Reservoir
item 9.: Fishlake National Forest
item 10.: Forest Service Building- Missoula, Montana
item 11.: Great Basin National Forest
item 12.: Idaho City
item 13.: Idaho National Forest
item 14.: Kaibab National Forest
item 15.: Kesler’s IGA
item 16.: Landscapes- Animals
item 17.: Landscapes- Bridges
item 18.: Landscapes-Campsites
item 19.: Landscapes- Forests
item 20.: Landscapes- Lakes and Rivers
item 21.: Landscapes- Misc.
item 22.: Landscapes- Mountains
item 23.: Landscapes- Oceans
item 24.: Landscapes- Southern Utah
item 25.: Lemhi National Forest
item 26.: Manti National Forest
item 27.: Nevada National Forest
item 28.: New York
item 29.: Parades
item 30.: Paramount Cleaners
item 31.: Payette National Forest
item 32.: People
item 33.: Pine Valley, UT
item 34.: Pioneer Fire Station
item 35.: Powell National Forest
Box 13: Photographs
item 1.: Rocky Bar Ranger Station
item 2.: Salmon National Forest
item 3.: San Isabel National Forest, CO
item 4.: Sawtooth National Forest
item 5.: Sullivan Memorial Gardens
item 6.: Surveyor Park, WY
item 7.: Targhee National Forest
item 8.: Teton National Forest
item 9.: Tick Creek
item 10.: Timpanogos Cave
item 11.: Unita National Forest
item 12.: V. T. Park
item 13.: Wasatch National Forest
item 14.: Webster Flat
item 15.: Weiser National Forest
item 16.: Wyoming National Forest
item 17.: Zealand National Forest, New Hampshire
item 18.: Negatives- 16 mm
item 19.: Negatives- Buildings
item 20.: Negatives- Christmas
item 21.: Negatives- Christmas Cards
item 22.: Negatives- Family
item 23.: Negatives- Ideas for Buildings, 1958-59
item 24.: Negatives- Misc.
item 25.: Negatives- Misc.
item 26.: Negatives- Nichols Home: 1955
item 27.: Negatives- San Diego
Box 14: Photographs, and Blueprints
item 1.: Photograph- Forest Service, Intermountain Region: March 20, 1935
item 2.: Blueprint- Forest Service Building
item 3.: Blueprint- Experiment Station
item 4.: Blueprint- Forest Service Dwelling
item 5.: Blueprint- Forest Service 3 Bedroom Dwelling
item 6.: MAPCASE Blueprint- Lake Hotel Drawing

Content Description +/-

This collection contains photographs, journals, scrapbooks, and architectural drawings of George Nichols. He was an architect for the U.S. Forest Service Building located in Ogden, Utah. He built ranger stations and park elements throughout Utah, Idaho and Wyoming. In this collection were also books from the International Correspondence Schools that were taken out of the collection and catalogued into Special Collections.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open to public research.

Administrative Information +/-


This collection is arrranged by subject group.

Acquisition Information:


Processing Note:

Sarah Langsdon


Nichols, George


Collection materials are in English.


Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008


14 boxes

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

Author of the Finding Aid:

Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:



Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard).

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

U.S. Forest Service
Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah)

Personal Names:

Nichols, George

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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