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The Chester "Chet" Olsen Photograph Collection

Identifier: P-3


Six photos taken on the day that Olsen scattered Bernard DeVoto's ashes in Idaho, April 6, 1956. The negatives for the photographs are in Folder 1 of the Collection


  • 1956 April 6


1 Boxes


FD 1 Olsen and pilot Bob Fogg by plane before take off

FD 2 The plane where it landed in a meadow at Campbell’s Ferry

FD 3 Snowy mountains seen en route to the destination

FD 4 “Dick Johnson Peak” seen en route to the destination

FD 5 Aerial shot of terrain near the Powell Ranger Station

FD 6 Original typed descriptions of the photographs are included

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Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408