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The Chester �Chet� Olsen Photograph Collection

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The Chester “Chet” Olsen Photograph Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: The Chester “Chet” Olsen Photograph Collection
Dates: 1956 (inclusive)
Collection Number: P 003
Summary: .3 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

item 1: Olsen and pilot Bob Fogg by plane before take off
item 2: The plane where it landed in a meadow at Campbell’s Ferry
item 3: Snowy mountains seen en route to the destination
item 4: “Dick Johnson Peak” seen en route to the destination
item 5: Aerial shot of terrain near the Powell Ranger Station
item 6: Original typed descriptions of the photographs are included

Content Description +/-

Six photos taken on the day that Chester “Chet” Olsen scattered Bernard DeVoto’s ashes in Idaho, April 6, 1956

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open to public research.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection is arrranged by subject group.

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Processing Note:

This collection was processed by a Special Collections processor.

Creator:

Olsen, Chester

Language:

Collection materials are in English.

Sponsor:

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

Quantity:

1 box

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:

2011

Standard:

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

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Photographs

Personal Names:

Olsen, Chester
DeVoto, Bernard

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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