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The Edna Davenport Whitmeyer Photograph Collections of Ogden and Ogden Canyon

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The Edna Davenport Whitmeyer Photograph Collections of Ogden and Ogden Canyon

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: The Edna Davenport Whitmeyer Photograph Collections of Ogden and Ogden Canyon
Dates: 1890s (inclusive)
Collection Number: P 013
Summary: .3 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

item 1: Bridal Veil Falls at the mouth of Ogden Canyon (Overflow).
item 2: Ogden River near Peery’s Camp, Ogden Canyon
item 3: Old dam near entrance to Wheeler Creek, Ogden Canyon
item 4: Mouth of Ogden Canyon
item 5: The “Narrows” in Ogden Canyon
item 6: Road in Ogden Canyon
item 7: Pipeline in Ogden Canyon
item 8: North side of Ogden Canyon, looking East with view of pipeline
item 9: Pipe used to construct water line to power house at the mouth of Ogden Canyon
item 10: Wilson lumber mill, south of the Hermitage, Ogden Canyon
item 11: Ogden from Observatory Peak, looking West. Weber River in the distance
item 12: Identification papers of Mrs. Whitmeyer’s

Content Description +/-

This collection contains photographs taken around 1893 by Paul W. Stecher, a commercial photographer and jeweler of early Ogden. The photographs are of Ogden and the construction of the pipeline in Ogden Canyon, as well as Ogden Canyon.

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:

Whitmeyer, Edna Davenport

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:

City and Town Life
Ogden Canyon (Utah)

Personal Names:

Whitmeyer, Edna Davenport

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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