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An Inventory of the Ann Wattis Bowman Michael Collection

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An Inventory of the Ann Wattis Bowman Michael Collection

Table of Contents

Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information


Collection Overview +/-

Title: An Inventory of the Ann Wattis Bowman Michael Collection
Dates: 1912-1947 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 164
Summary: 1.3 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1: Financial Information

Fd 1 Annual Salaries

Fd 2 Auditor’s Report: December 31, 1928

Fd 3 Condensed Balance Sheets: 1941-1943

Fd 4 Balance Sheets: 1941

Fd 5 Balance Sheets: 1942

Fd 6 Balance Sheets: 1943

Fd 7 Balance Sheets: 1944

Fd 8 Dividends paid from 1901-1938

Fd 9 Financial Statements: October 31, 1943

Fd 10 UCC Resources and Liabilites: 1915

Fd 11 Stockholders list: Sept. 12, 1935 and April 10, 1943

Fd 12 Stockholders: 1943

Box 1: Company Correspondence

Fd 13 Boulder Dam Estimates: 1943

Fd 14 Ledger regarding Bowman Ranch

Fd 15 Correspondence from A. C. Dennis concerning estimate of Hetch Hetchy: Dec. 2, 1919

Fd 16 Correspondence regarding Joseph Clark and Co.

Fd 17 Correspondence regarding Lion Coal Co.

Fd 18 Letter to R. S. Lovett regarding Railroad in Northern Utah: 1912

Fd 19 Newspaper Article on Montello Ranch

Fd 20 Organization Chart: 1943

Fd 21 Quim River Ranch

Fd 22 Receipt from payment by Ray and Whitney Co.: May 15, 1919

Box 1: W. H. Wattis

Fd 23 Assest and Liabilities: Sept. 1, 1931 Fd 24 Billfold

Fd 25 Correspondence with Ray and Whitney Co.: 1918, 1921

Fd 26 Bank and Tax Receipts

Fd 27 Life Insurance Receipts

Fd 28 Newspaper Article: Sept. 6, 1963

Fd 29 Newspaper Death Notice: Sept. 14, 1931

Fd 30 Pamphlets on Wattis’ run for Governor of Utah

Fd 31 Stocks signed over to W. H. : 1925

Fd 32 Appraisal of W. H. Pocketwatch

Box 2: George P. Bowman

Fd 1 Newspaper Article about G.P.’s stolen wallet Fd 2 Pass to Caddoa Reservoir Project

Fd 3 Denver and Rio Grande passes: 1925-1928

Fd 4 Passes to Free and Accepted Masons of Nevada: 1920-1929

Fd 5 Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Co ID cards: 1933-1934

Fd 6 Union Pacific Passes: 1923-1930

Fd 7 Weber Club Passes: 1925-1928

Fd 8 Social Security Card

Box 2: Correspondence Ann Bowman

Fd 9 Correspondence: March 8, 1947

Box 2: Correspondence Donald Bowman

Fd 10 from W. H. Wattis: 6-18-21

Fd 11 from W. H. Wattis: 5-4-30

Fd 12 from Marie Wattis: 9-18-30

Fd 13 from Marie Wattis: 10-17-30

Fd 14 from Marie Wattis: 10-19-30

Fd 15 from Marie Wattis: 10-30

Fd 16 from Marie Wattis: 11-30

Fd 17 from Marie Wattis: 12-10-30

Fd 18 from Estella Wattis Bowman: 1931

Fd 19 from W. H. Wattis: 1-15-31

Fd 20 from George Bowman: 1-21-31

Fd 21 from W. H. Wattis: 2-24-31

Fd 22 from W. H. Wattis: 3-4-31

Fd 23 from W. H. Wattis: 5-8-31

Box 2: Correspondence Estella Wattis Bowman

Fd 24 Correspondence with Edward L. Burton regarding stocks

Fd 25 Various Correspondence regarding Bowman Ranch

Box 2: Correspondence George Bowman

Fd 26 from E. B. Coulsen Fd 27 from Donald Bowman: 3-13-28

Fd 28 from Lester Corey: 10-11-28

Fd 29 from W. H. Wattis: 6-23-30

Fd 30 from Donald Bowman: 10-12-30

Fd 31 from Donald Bowman: 10-21-30

Fd 32 to W. H. Wattis from George Bowman

Fd 33 to J. J. Seale concerning Executive Committee and Bylaws: 10-43

Fd 34 to Utah Board: 5-16-44

Box 2: Correspondence William Bowman

Fd 35 from Marie Wattis: 2-7-38 Fd 36 from W. H. Wattis: 1-30-31

Fd 37 from W. H. Wattis: 3-2-31

Fd 38 from W. H. Wattis: 5-16-31

Box 2: Correspondence Lester Corey

Fd 39 to Jerry Seale: 8-21-39 Fd 40 from B. L. Foulger regarding Nantahala Finances: 4-14-41

Box 2: Correspondence W. L. Wattis

Fd 41 from W. L. Wattis: 6-3-23

Box 3: Photographs

Fd 1 Marie Wattis: 1907

Fd 2 W. H. and Marie Wattis

Fd 3 Tintype of W. H. Wattis

Fd 4 W. H. Wattis

Fd 5 George Bowman and Mutt: 1912

Fd 6 Arco Ranch, includes Mary’s Children: 1920

Fd 7 Arco, Idaho

Fd 8 Craters of the Moon, Idaho

Fd 9 Twin Falls, Idaho

Fd 10 Bonneville Dam

Fd 11 Big Engine Train, Southern Pacific

Fd 12 Old Cove Fort, Utah

Fd 13 Hoover Dam

Box 4: Oversize

Fd 1 Framed work of Wattis home and passage by W. L. Wattis

Fd 2 Photograph of Oroville, California

Fd 3 Photograph of Susanville, California

Fd 4 Photograph of Oroville, California

Fd 5 Photograph of Oroville, California

Fd 6 Photograph of Oroville, California

Content Description +/-

An inventory of the collection contains items related to Utah Construction Company. It includes financial records, company correspondence and information of W.H. Wattis, George Bowman, Ann Bowman, Estelle Bowman, Donald Bowman, William Bowman, and Lester Corey.

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.


Michael, Ann Wattis Bowman


Collection materials are in English.


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


4 boxes

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

Author of the Finding Aid:

Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:



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

Subjects +/-

Corporate Names:

Utah Construction Company

Personal Names:

Michael, Ann Wattis Bowman
Wattis, William H.
Bowman, Donald
Bowman, George
Bowman, Estella
Bowman, William
Corey, Lester

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah
Arco, Idaho
Oroville, California

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