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Utah Defense Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: Utah Defense Collection
Dates: 1941-1979 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 143
Summary: Newspaper articles, newspaper supplements and photographs of the Ogden Defense Depot, Ogden, Utah and Hill Air Force Base, Clearfield, Utah, 1941-1979. Newspaper articles are from The Deseret News and photographs depict early American fighter jet and Hill Air Force Base runway. Oversize manuscript drawer.
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1: Articles and photographs

ITEM #1 Page taken from The Deseret News, December 13, 1941. Main article, “Huge Defense Projects Make Weber County Hive of Activity.”

ITEM #2 The Deseret News supplement, December 13, 1941. “The Christmas News.”

ITEM #3 The Deseret News supplement, January 3, 1979. “388th Tactical Fighter Wing Welcomes the F-16 to Hill Air Force Base & Utah.”

ITEM #4 Photograph, black and white, 9" x 18". Hill Air Force Base runway showing trucks and snow-covered Wasatch Mountains, c.a. 1941.

ITEM #5 Photograph, sepia tone, 15" x 21". P-80 “Shooting Star” jet, Hill Field, Utah, 1950.

Content Description +/-

Newspaper articles, newspaper supplements and photographs of the Ogden Defense Depot, Ogden, Utah and Hill Air Force Base, Clearfield, Utah, 1941-1979. Newspaper articles are from The Deseret News and photographs depict early American fighter jet and Hill Air Force Base runway. Oversize manuscript drawer.

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:

U.S. Military

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:

Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:

2011

Standard:

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

Subjects +/-

Corporate Names:

Utah Defense

Subject Terms:

Military
Defense Depot Ogden
Hill Air Force Base

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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