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Stanley Purrington Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information


Collection Overview +/-

Title: Stanley Purrington Collection
Dates: 1907-1947 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 274
Summary: 1.6 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1: Artifacts
item 1.: Weber Academy Journal: 1910-1911 (copy)
item 2.: World War I Journal: Aug. 12, 1918- March 26, 1919
item 3.: World War I Journal: May 29, 1919 – Sept. 28, 1919
item 4.: Weber Academy Acorn: 1911
item 5.: Weber Academy Acorn: 1912
item 6.: Weber Academy Acorn: 1918
item 7.: Book of Mormon Journal
item 8.: The Bridgehead Sentinel
item 9.: Tower of London- Souvenir Album: 1919
item 10.: Souvenir of the Eagle Hut- American YMCA in London : 1917
item 11.: Weber Academy- Purple and white ribbon streamers: 1911
item 12.: To the Homeward Bound Americans
item 13.: The Story of Paris: 1918
item 14.: Map of Paris
item 15.: Friend or Enemy- To the Men of the Army and Navy
item 16.: A Welcome to All American Soldiers and Sailors
Box 2: Artifacts, Stars and Stripes
item 1.: Camp Fremont - The Sunny California Training Camp : 1918
item 2.: Course of the Rhine from Mayence to Cologne : 1918
item 3.: Veterans of WWI Hat
item 4.: “Peace”- Ogden Standard Examiner : November 11, 1918
item 5.: Stars and Stripes: December 27, 1918
item 6.: Stars and Stripes: January 3, 1919
item 7.: Stars and Stripes: January 10, 1919
item 8.: Stars and Stripes: January 24, 1919
item 9.: Stars and Stripes: March 7, 1919
item 10.: Stars and Stripes: March 14, 1919
item 11.: Stars and Stripes: March 21, 1919
item 12.: Stars and Stripes: April 25, 1919
item 13.: Stars and Stripes: May 16, 1919
item 14.: Stars and Stripes: June 13, 1919
item 15.: The Pontanezen Duckboard: March – July 1919
item 16.: The Amaroc News : August 3, 1919
Box 3: Musical Scores
item 1.: The Bugle: December 20, 1918
item 2.: Deseret News: December 8, 1941
item 3.: The March of Freedom- A Musical Pageant
item 4.: March of Freedom- Correspondence: 1945
item 5.: March of Freedom- Programs: 1945, 1946
item 6.: March of Freedom- Newspaper Articles
item 7.: Score- “The Encampment”
item 8.: Score- “Let's Take Partners”
item 9.: Score- “She May Be”
item 10.: Score- “It”
item 11.: Score- “Wind up the clock (and put the cat outside)”
item 12.: The Triumph of Faith
item 13.: Weber Academy Commencement Program: 1912
Box 3: Photographs
item 14.: Weber Classmate: McFarland, Angus
item 15.: Weber Classmate: McGregor, Arthur
item 16.: Weber Classmate: McKay, Ernest
item 17.: Weber Classmate: Pyott , Frank
item 18.: Weber Classmate: Pyott , Wilford
item 19.: Weber Classmate: Wilson, Ernest
item 20.: Weber Classmate: Unknown Female
item 21.: West Weber Amusement Hall: July 24, 1907
item 22.: USS Princess Matoika
Box 4: Photographs
item 1.: US Army Memorial of World War I Chart
item 2.: Wally- His Cartoons of the AEF by Private Ablam A. Wallgen
item 3.: Photo of the 8 th Infantry Division of Review- Brest , France: July 1919
item 4.: Photo of the 16th Infantry/ First US Army Division Victory Parade in Washington DC: September 17, 1919
file: Mapcase
item 1.: Photo of Camp Pontanezen - Brest , France: 1919
item 2.: Photo of Camp Pontanezen - Brest , France: 1919
item 3.: Photo of OE 8 th Infantry at Camp Fremont , California
Box 5: 2007 Addendum
item 1.: Weber Academy Journal: 1909-1910
item 2.: World War I Viewbook
item 3.: Postcards to Stanley 's parents
item 4.: Postcards to Stanley from friends
item 5.: Letter to his mother from Stanley
item 6.: Bluebell Flower
item 7.: Map of Paris
item 8.: War Service Hanging
item 9.: Certificate of Promotion to Corporal
item 10.: True Manhood
item 11.: Camp Photos- France
item 12.: Misc. European Front Photos
item 13.: Miscellaneous Items

Content Description +/-

This collection contains items collected by Stanley Purrington during his years at Weber Stake Academy from 1910-1912 and during his service overseas in World War I. The items were donated by his children. The order reflects the provenance from the donors.

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.


Purrington, Stanley


Collection materials are in English.


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


5 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:

Politics, Government, and Law
Weber Academy
World War, 1914-1918

Personal Names:

Purrington, Stanley

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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