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Inventory of Patricia Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-175

Overview

Inventory of Patricia Johnson Collection. This collection contains information on Utah Construction Company including photographs of the building of the Western Pacific Railroad and Hoover Dam. The additions include a dress worn by Marie Wattis during a dinner with Governor William Spry.

Dates

  • 1917 - 1943

Extent

4 Boxes

Arrangement

BOX 1





Fd 1 UCC Condensed Balance Sheet: 1931



Fd 2 Joint Work Earnings: 1941



Fd 3 Financial Statements- UCC: Oct. 31, 1942



Fd 4 Letter from Hank Lawler regarding Hetch Hetchy Dam, includes photos



Fd 5 Newspaper cartoon of W. H. Wattis



Fd 6 Article from Salt Lake Telegram regarding Hoover Dam: March 5, 1931



Fd 7 Union Oil Bulletin: February, October 1931 re: Hoover Dam



Fd 8 Western Construction News: April 10, 1931



Fd 9 California Journal of Development: April 1931



Fd 10 The Reclamation Era: July 1936



Fd 11 Fortune: August 1943



Fd 12 Fortune: September 1943



Fd 13 Photograph: Black Canyon



Fd 14 Photograph: W. H. Wattis



Fd 15 Photograph: Hank Lawler



Fd 16 Photograph: Western Pacific Railroad (men on train)



Fd 17 Photograph: Western Pacific Railroad (men in tunnel)



Fd 18 Photograph: Western Pacific Railroad (steam shovel)



BOX 2



Fd 1 Photograph: Western Pacific Railroad (W. H. Wattis on horse)



Fd 2 Photograph: Western Pacific Railroad (W. H. Wattis)



Fd 3 Photograph: Western Pacific Railroad (men outside tunnel)



Fd 4 Photograph: Western Pacific Railroad (men at camp)



Fd 5 Las Vegas Evening Review-Journal: January 15, 1932



Fd 6 Las Vegas Evening Review-Journal Progress Edition: January 15, 1932



Fd 7 Photograph: W. H. Wattis



Fd 8 Photograph: Black Canyon



Fd 9 Photograph: Hoover Dam



BOX 3



Fd 1 Western Pacific Railroad Scrapbook



Fd 2 Western Pacific Railroad Scrapbook



Addendum 2003 Donated by Patricia Johnson and Margaret Bunning from the Estate of Dorothy Hetzel



BOX 4



Fd 1 Memorial Memoriam from Utah Construction Company about William Henry Wattis.



Fd 2 Photograph (16 x 10, Black and White) Dinner to Governor William Spry by his staff, Alta Club, January 2, 1917. Includes a copy of the photograph in the Salt Lake Tribune identifying the people.



Fd 3 The formal dress worn by Marie Wattis at the dinner for Governor Spry: January 2, 1917.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408