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Printing Services records

Identifier: 19-04-02-001

Scope and ontents

This collection contains an eclectic array of printed documents pertaining to many aspects of Weber State University, the city of Ogden, and northern Utah. There are brochures, leaflets, newspaper articles, photographs, programs, and assorted ephemera that relate to sports teams, Greek life, intramural organizations, college clubs, theater shows, music concerts, campus events, and much more.


  • Creation: 1950 - 2010


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use

Administrative/Biographical History

Printing Services at Weber State University has been active since the 1950s and is now known as Wildcat Design & Print which also encompasses the university’s Copy Centers. They are housed in the Receiving and Distribution Building on the Ogden Campus having previously been located in the now demolished Building 2. Affiliated Copy Centers have been located across the Ogden campus including in the Stewart Library and Shepherd Union as well as a branch on the Davis campus.

Over the years the Department has won numerous awards from the In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA). The Department has also been instrumental in helping Weber State design and change its logo as the institution has transitioned from a junior college to a senior college through to becoming Weber State University in 1991.

The department specializes in all forms of printing, including screen printing, embroidery, engraving, and copying. Whilst mostly serving the university community they have also serviced numerous organizations in Ogden, Weber County, and across northern Utah.


7.65 Linear Feet (16 full Hollinger document cases; 1 RC box)

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Arrangement Note

Many items were glued or stapled to pieces of card, often with multiple items on the same piece of card (front and back). It would be too dangerous to the integrity of the items to remove them from the card; as such arrangement proved difficult at times and some items are not in the ideal series.

The folders in the series are arranged chronologically, when possible, and alphabetically by type (brochure, leaflet, program, etc.) when the material is undated. As multiple items are attached to the same piece of card it means that some objects are not in the ideal chronological order.

Series 1: Academics and education, 1960-1982; Series 2: Campus life, 1956-1982; Series 3: Outside institutions, 1963-1974; Series 4: Printing services items, 1972-2017; Series 5: Athletics departments and sports teams, 1958-1991; Series 6: Student life including Greek life, 1959-1985; Series 7; Visual and performing arts, 1958-1984.

Physical Access Restrictions

There are no physical access restrictions.

Technical Access Restrictions

There are no technical access restrictions.

Custodial History

Material was acquired from Printing Services (1989-002, 2016-004, 2016-082, 2020-027).

Acquisition information

Received from Printing Services 1989, 2016, 2020


No accruals are expected

Publication Rights

Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes, please credit the University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University. Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of the University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.

Ben Dettmar
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Weber State University Archives Repository

3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408