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The Ralph Johnston Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

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Collection Overview +/-

Title: The Ralph Johnston Collection
Dates: 1932/1995 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 065
Summary: Brochure, correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper articles, photographs, publications, reports, surveys, and other miscellaneous items tracing the history of Ogden, Utah and the Snow Basin Ski Patrol, Weber County, Utah, 1932-1995. Compiled and maintained by Ralph Johnston. Donated by Ralph Johnston, 1997.
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1: The Ralph Johnston Collection (1932-1995)
item 1: Brochure, “Statistical Data, Ogden, Utah”, 1957. (1957)
item 2: Four items: 1. Letter to Industrial Fund Subscribers from David D. Dale, manager of the Weber County Industrial Bureau, January 18, 1957. 2. Letter to Ralph Johnston from E.G. Peter, General Production Manager of Moore Business Forms, Inc., December 10, 1957. 3. Letter to E.G. Peter from Ralph Johnston, November 17, 1960. 4. Letter form E.G. Peter to Ralph Johnston, November 22, 1960. (January 1957-November 1960)
item 3: Five items: 1. Magazine article, “In 1847 Goodyear Sold a Site for a City - for $3,000" in Intermountain Industry Magazine, 1963. 2. “The History of Snow Basin Ski Patrol” by Ralph Johnston in National Ski Patrol, April, 1976. 3. “The pictures of 1988: from winter speed in Calgary to a summer scandal in Seoul...Images”, from Time, December 26, 1988. 4. Anniversary issue of Snow Country, March, 1990. 5. “Profiles”, article on James Laughlin, New Yorker, March 23, 1992. (1963-1992)
item 4: Seven items: 1-7. Memorabilia including bookmark, Snow Basin decals, signs, and Wasatch Club logo. (unknown)
item 5: Two items: 1-2. Newspaper clippings, The Salt Lake Tribune, February 24, 1935. (February 24, 1935)
item 6: Two items: 1-2. Newspaper clippings, the Ogden Standard- Examiner, February 29, 1952. The Salt Lake Tribune Magazine, July 12, 1953. (1952-1953)
item 7: Three items: 1-3. Newspaper clippings, The Salt Lake Tribune, March 10, 1958 (2 copies). The Ogden Standard-Examiner, March 10, 1958. The Ogden Standard-Examiner, March 11, 1958. (March 1958)
item 8: Four items: 1-4. Newspaper clippings, Ogden Standard-Examiner, March 20, 1964. The Salt Lake Tribune, March 31, 1964. Ogden Standard-Examiner, November 8, 1964. The Salt Lake Tribune, August 28, 1966.. (March 1964-August 1966)
item 9: Five items: 1-5. Newspaper clippings, Ogden Standard-Examiner, September 23, 1981, September 9-10, 1982, October 18, 1986, December 31, 1988, November 23, 1989. (1981-1989)
item 10: Three items: 1-3. Newspaper clippings, Standard-Examiner, April 24, 1990, September 16, 1990, January 23, 1993. (1990-1993)
item 11: One item: 1. Newspaper clipping, Ogden Standard-Examiner, n.d. (unknown)
item 12: Forty-four items: 1-44. Black and white photographs, various sizes. Individuals and groups of people in ski settings, ca. 1934. (1934)
item 13: Twelve items: 1-12. Black and white photographs, various sizes. Ralph Johnston and Carol Lindsay, February, 1934, ca. 1980. (1934-1980)
item 14: Seven items: 1-7. Black and white photographs, 6 x 8, 8 x 10, Austrian skier, Fred Speyer, 1933, ski race at Brighton, Utah, 1935. (1933-1935)
item 15: Eight items: 1-8. Black and white photographs, various sizes. Ralph Johnston with friends, 1934. Wasatch Mountain Club girls, 1934. (1934)
item 16: Five items: 1-5. Black and white photographs, 5 x 7, 8 x 10, Utah snow scenes, ca. 1934, 1937. (1934-1937)
item 17: Four items: 1-4. Black and white photographs, 7 x 8 1/2, 8 x 10. Park City, Utah, 1932; Alpine Rose Cabin, Brighton, Utah, 1932, 1934, Ruth Johnson, 1936. (1932-1936)
item 18: Eight items: 1-8. Color photographs, 3 ½ x 6. Ralph Johnston and unidentified young people, ca. 1990. (1990)
item 19: Six items: 1. Publication, The Ogden Observer, January, 1961 2. Publication, Here Is Ogden, n.d. 3. Publication, Ogden is on the Right Track, January, 1957. 4. Publication, Vocational Training for Modern Industry, n.d. 5. Publication, Weber Alumnus, June 4, 1948, photocopy. 6. Publication, The Utah, December, 1937. (1937-1961)
item 20: Eleven items: 1-8. Industrial surveys: 1. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: A Comfortable Place to Live”. January, 1957. 2. “Metropolitan Ogden. Utah: Labor”, January, 1957. 3. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Location and Growth”, January, 1957. 4. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Population”, January, 1957. 5. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Resources-Climate- Agriculture”, January, 1957. 6. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Taxes and Vocational Training”, January, 1957. 7. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Transportation”, January, 1957. 8. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Utilities and Services”, January, 1957. 9. “Statistical Record of Growth, Metropolitan Ogden, Utah, 1957. 10. “Construction Is a Big Word in Ogden, Utah”, September 30, 1959. 11. “Annual Report Edition” by the Ogden Observer, February 28, 1962. (1957-1962)
item 21: Five items: 1. Leaflet of quick facts on Ogden, Utah including a street index, 1938. 2. Typewritten account of Snow Basin trip with Lincoln Ellison, March 9, 1958 (includes carbon copy.) 3. Copy of Lincoln Ellison’s will, December 26, 1962. 4. Ogden Standard-Examiner, calendar for 1987. 5. Folder labeled “Ogden, Utah”. (1938-1987)
item 22: Scrapbook dated 1990-1995. Bank statements, certificates, correspondence, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, plans, and programs concerning the Ogden, Utah Ski Museum. (1990-1995)
item 23: Mapcase Drawer OVERSIZE Photographs Eight items: 1. Black and white photograph, 10 x 12 1/2. Skiers on trail. 2. Black and white photograph, 10 x 13. Mountain scenery in winter. 3. Black and white photograph, 10 x 13. Ski trail in snow covered trees. 4-8. Five poster boards 2' 5 1/2" x 3' 3 1/2" containing newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs on skiing in Idaho and Utah, 1930's, 1940's, and 1980's. (1930's,1940's,1980's)

Content Description +/-

Brochure, correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper articles, photographs, publications, reports, surveys, and other miscellaneous items tracing the history of Ogden, Utah and the Snow Basin Ski Patrol, Weber County, Utah, 1932-1995. Compiled and maintained by Ralph Johnston. Donated by Ralph Johnston, 1997.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open for public research.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection is arranged in chronological order.

Acquisition Information:

Donated

Processing Note:

Process date unknown

Creator:

Johnston, Ralph

Language:

Material in English .

Sponsor:

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

Quantity:

1 folder

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid encoded in English .

Author of the Finding Aid:

Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:

2011

Standard:

Finding aid based on DACS

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Snow Basin (Utah)
Skis and skiing
Skis and skiing--Utah--History.
Social Life and Customs
Sports and Recreation

Personal Names:

Johnston, Ralph

Geographical Names:

Ogden (Utah)

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