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The Janet Roberts Balmforth Collection

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The Janet Roberts Balmforth Collection

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Title: The Janet Roberts Balmforth Collection
Dates: 1880-1930 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 025
Summary: A Xerox copy of David Robert Roberts (The Father of Utah Good Roads) , a biographical account by Janet Roberts Balmforth of her father, written for the 1976 Bicentennial competition. Also Xerox copies of newspaper clippings concerning his election to the Utah State Legislature, his appointment as a Judge. Newspaper clippings of his obituary.
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1, Folder 1: Correspondence from Janet Balmforth to Martie Collett and Weber State Library (unknown)
Box 1, Folder 2: David Robert Roberts (The Father of Utah Good Roads) - Xerox copy. Biography by Janet Balmforth (unknown)
Box 1, Folder 3: Copies of photographs of the 1903 Fifth State Legislature (Utah) and David Robert RobertsCopies of election ticket, Logan, Utah: October 20, 1903; election returns of Cache County, Utah from the November 10, 1904 issue of the Tri-Weekly Journal , Logan, Utah; Certificate of Election, November 15, 1902 (1903)
Box 1, Folder 4: Copies of election ticket, Logan, Utah: October 20, 1903; election returns of Cache County, Utah from the November 10, 1904 issue of the Tri-Weekly Journal , Logan, Utah; Certificate of Election, November 15, 1902 (1902-1904)
Box 1, Folder 5: Copies of Salt Lake Tribune , Jan. 16, 1905 cartoon, and Salt Lake Herald , November 19, 1908 cartoon (1905/1908)
Box 1, Folder 6: Copy of Salt Lake Tribune , December 23, 1909 on battleship, Utah (Dec. 23, 1909)
Box 1, Folder 7: Copies of House Journal , 1905, p. 151, a resolution for appropriating money for road-building; copy of a Logan newspaper, Feb. 11, 1905 article on the introduction of the road bill, copy of The Evening Telegram , Jan. 15, 1909 on introduction of the road bill; copy of Salt Lake Herald , Jan 16, 1909 on the endorsement of Roberts' road bill (1905-1909)
Box 1, Folder 8: Copy of letter to Roberts, July 24, 1912 on his admission to the bar of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia; copy of Roberts' appointment as City Judge and photographs of raising a flag on Ben Lomond Peak, July 1913 (1912-1913)
Box 1, Folder 9: Copy of biographical sketch of Roberts from Utah Since Statehood , p. 703-704; copy of newspaper clippings and picture of Roberts' obituary (unknown)
Box 1, Folder 10: Copy of letter from Janet Balmforth to Martie Collett: December 5, 1979 (Dec. 5, 1979)
Box 1, Folder 11: Letter from Janet Balmforth to Martie Collett, Feb. 1980 regarding manuscript "Julia Cole Crittenden"; Typed manuscript Julia Cole Crittenden, 1880-1930," written by her granddaughter, Janet R. Balmforth (1980)

Content Description +/-

A Xerox copy of David Robert Roberts (The Father of Utah Good Roads) , a biographical account by Janet Roberts Balmforth of her father, written for the 1976 Bicentennial competition. Also Xerox copies of newspaper clippings concerning his election to the Utah State Legislature, his appointment as a Judge. Newspaper clippings of his obituary.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open for public research.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection is arranged chronologically

Acquisition Information:

Donated

Processing Note:

Process date unknown

Creator:

Balmforth, Janet Roberts

Language:

Material in English

Sponsor:

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

Quantity:

11 folders

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:

Salt Lake Tribune

Personal Names:

Balmforth, Janet Roberts

Geographical Names:

Salt Lake City, Utah
Western States

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