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Nathan Mazer Collection

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Collection Overview +/-

Title: Nathan Mazer Collection
Dates: 1869-1990 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 290
Summary: 4 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1: Golden Spike
item 1.: Advertisement for Railroad
item 2.: Stephen E. Ambrose
item 3.: Articles of Incorporation for Golden Spike Railroad Museum
item 4.: Box Elder County
item 5.: Commerative Golden Spike
item 6.: Correspondence
item 7.: Golden Hotel Ad
item 8.: Golden Spike
item 9.: The Golden Spike by Kate B. Carter
item 10.: Golden Spike Articles
item 11.: Golden Spike Celebration-Photos
item 12.: Golden Spike Celebration: 1919
item 13.: Golden Spike Centennial Commission
item 14.: Golden Spike Centennial Correspondence
item 15.: Golden Spike Forum
item 16.: Golden Spike Forum-Photos
Box 2: Golden Spike
item 1.: Golden Spike Medal
item 2.: Golden Spike Medal
item 3.: Golden Spike Postage
item 4.: Golden Spike Railroads Business Cards
item 5.: Golden Spike
item 6.: Golden Spike Re-enactment Photos
item 7.: Golden Spike Slides
item 8.: Grenville M. Dogde-Central Oregon Railroad War
item 9.: Misc. Types of Engines used
item 10.: Nate Mazer Oral Interview: 11/10/72
item 11.: National Fund Raiser-National Railroad Hall of Fame
item 12.: National Railroad Hall of Fame
item 13.: National Railroad Hall of Fame-Charter
item 14.: National Railroad Hall of Fame-Correspondence
item 15.: National Railroad Hall of Fame Letterhead
item 16.: Newspapers-Kansas City Newspaper-Union Station
item 17.: Newspapers-Railroad
item 18.: Newspapers-Standard Examiner
item 19.: Newspapers-The Tremonton Leader/Garland Times
item 20.: Oral History of Nate Mazer
item 21.: “People Who Came on the First Trains”-Kate B. Carter
Box 3: Golden Spike
item 1.: Photos-Train Schedule, Train, Misc.
item 2.: Principal Register
item 3.: Promontory, Utah
item 4.: Railroad Hall of Fame
item 5.: Railroad Hall of Fame enshrine Leland Stanford and E. H. Harriman
item 6.: Railroad Stamps
item 7.: Rose Parade Float
item 8.: Significant Dates Transcontinental Completions
item 9.: Southern Pacific's Role in the Golden Spike Centennial
item 10.: Trains-Photos
item 11.: Union Pacific Centennial Certificate
item 12.: Union Pacific Railroad-Golden Spike Centennial Celebration
item 13.: Union Station
item 14.: Union Station Advisory Committee
Box 4: Golden Spike
item 1.: Articles of Incorporation-Golden Spike Museum
item 2.: Articles of Incorporation-National Railroad Hall of Fame
item 3.: Golden Spike Centennial
item 4.: Golden Spike Posters
item 5.: National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum
item 6.: Newspapers
Box 5: Golden Spike
item 1.: Plaque 1869-1969-Golden Spike Centennial Celebration Commission
item 2.: Plaque “…The Pacific Railroad is completed…” May 10, 1869
item 3.: The Pacific Railway Medal
Box 6: Golden Spike
item 1.: Advertisement of the Grand Opening of the Union Pacific (Green)
item 2.: Gold Set-Pictures of Railroad
item 3.: Labor Unions-Statements about Railroad (Teal)
item 4.: Orange Set of Railroad Pictures
item 5.: Pictures of Construction of Railroad/Golden Spike (Red)
item 6.: Photo of a wall at Golden Spike Museum
item 7.: Tan Group of Railroad Pictures
Box 7: Golden Spike
item 1.: Advertisement against Railroad
item 2.: Advertisement for the Adirondack Railway
item 3.: Golden Spike Menu
item 4.: Golden Spike Picture
item 5.: Locomotives
item 6.: Ogden Standard Examiner-Golden Spike Centennial Edition
item 7.: Ogden Standard Examiner-Map
item 8.: Photos-Jupiter, 119, and the Rose Parade
item 9.: Promontory Summit -Fore…And Aft
item 10.: Reception Program-“The Golden Spike: A Journey Through History”
item 11.: The Stream Trip of the Century
item 12.: Tribune Eagle-The Golden Spike a New Era for the West
item 13.: Union Pacific Poster
Box 8: Golden Spike
item 1.: Buffalo Bill-Union Pacific Poster
item 2.: Golden Spike
item 3.: Joining of the two Railroads-Golden Spike
item 4.: National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum Correspondence
item 5.: New York Times-100 years later…Golden Spike
Box 9: Golden Spike
item 1.: Ogden Standard Examiner-Golden Spike Centennial Edition
item 2.: Pictures and Commentary about laying tracks
item 3.: Photos-Railroad
item 4.: Russian Newspaper-American Railroad
item 5.: Star Tribune-Rare Photos
item 6.: Train Drawing
item 7.: Union Pacific Railroad Centennial 1869-1969
item 8.: Union Pacific Railroad-Picture Golden Spike
item 9.: Union Pacific Railroad-Time Schedule
Box 10: Golden Spike
item 1.: Medals of the Union Pacific Railroad
item 2.: Painting on Wood-Bridging the Missouri River at Omaha , 1870
item 3.: Painting on Wood-Golden Spike
Oversize : Golden Spike
item 1.: Poster-May 8, 9, 10, 1969-Sacramento Gold Spike Centennial Celebration-First railroad to span the continent
item 2.: Poster-May 10, 1969-Golden Spike Centennial Celebration
item 3.: Poster-September 15, 1981-John Bull's 150 th Anniversary
item 4.: Poster-North America Railway Hall of Fame-Preliminary Nomination Form
item 5.: Poster-Golden Spike and Iron Men
Box 11: Hill Field Aerospace Museum
item 1.: 544 th Bombardment Squadron-Nate Mazer
item 2.: Aerospace Business Cards
item 3.: Air Corps Gunnery School
item 4.: Air Force WWII bomb Groups Reunion
item 5.: Correspondence
item 6.: Hill Aerospace Museum
item 7.: Hill Museum
item 8.: Hill Museum Photos-Chapel
item 9.: James Henderson Straubel
item 10.: Job Rating
item 11.: Mazer in WWII
item 12.: Military Picture
item 13.: Murals
item 14.: Mural Dedication
item 15.: Newspaper Article-Standard Examiner
item 16.: One Version of the Trip over Germany in “The Fight'n Hebe”
item 17.: “The Quiet Professionals” Card Set
item 18.: Thomas T. Leavitt Plaque
item 19.: To Soar While Still: The Story of Hill Aerospace Museum
Oversize : Hill Field Aerospace Museum
item 1.: Air Force Posters-Planes
item 2.: Air Force Posters-Soldiers
item 3.: Hill Field and Golden Spike
item 4.: Posters –World War II
item 5.: Space Posters
Box 12: Miscellaneous
item 1.: Clarion, Utah
item 2.: Correspondence
item 3.: Flag Day Ceremony
item 4.: It's a Great Life by Don Peterson
item 5.: Letter from Ronald Reagan
item 6.: Nate Mazer-Misc. Photos
item 7.: Parade
item 8.: Photo-Michael Gross
item 9.: Photos-Nate Mazer
item 10.: Utah State Quarter
item 11.: Weber County Industrial Development Bureau
item 12.: WSC Homecoming: 1980

Content Description +/-

This collection was donated by Nathan Mazer. There are three parts to this collection. The first and largest part of the collection is about the Golden Spike and items pertaining to the railroad. The first collection contains photos, posters, paintings, medals, newspaper articles, and correspondence, which have been categorized alphabetically. The second part of this collection is about Hill Field Air Force Museum. It contains photos, correspondence, stories, and a variety of Air Force Posters. The third and smallest part of this collection is a miscellaneous assortment of the life of Nathan Mazer.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open to public research.

Administrative Information +/-


This collection is arrranged by subject group.

Acquisition Information:


Processing Note:

This collection was processed by a Special Collections processor.


Mazer, Nathan


Collection materials are in English.


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


12 boxes

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid created by Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:



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

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Hill Air Force Base
Golden Spike Centennial Celebration Commission
Golden Spike National Historic Site (Utah)--History.
Union Pacific

Personal Names:

Mazer, Nathan

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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