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Nathan Mazer Collection

Identifier: MS-290


This collection was donated by Nathan Mazer. There are three parts to this collection. The first and largest part of the collection is about the Golden Spike and items pertaining to the railroad. The first collection contains photos, posters, paintings, medals, newspaper articles, and correspondence, which have been categorized alphabetically. The second part of this collection is about Hill Field Air Force Museum. It contains photos, correspondence, stories, and a variety of Air Force Posters. The third and smallest part of this collection is a miscellaneous assortment of the life of Nathan Mazer.


  • Creation: 1869 - 1990


12 Boxes

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Golden Spike

Fd1 Advertisement for Railroad

Fd2 Stephen E. Ambrose

Fd3 Articles of Incorporation for Golden Spike Railroad Museum

Fd4 Box Elder County

Fd5 Commerative Golden Spike

Fd6 Correspondence

Fd7 Golden Hotel Ad

Fd8 Golden Spike

Fd9 The Golden Spike by Kate B. Carter

Fd10 Golden Spike Articles

Fd11 Golden Spike Celebration-Photos

Fd12 Golden Spike Celebration: 1919

Fd13 Golden Spike Centennial Commission

Fd14 Golden Spike Centennial Correspondence

Fd15 Golden Spike Forum

Fd16 Golden Spike Forum-Photos


Fd1 Golden Spike Medal

Fd2 Golden Spike Medal

Fd3 Golden Spike Postage

Fd4 Golden Spike Railroads Business Cards

Fd5 Golden Spike

Fd6 Golden Spike Re-enactment Photos

Fd7 Golden Spike Slides

Fd8 Grenville M. Dogde-Central Oregon Railroad War

Fd9 Misc. Types of Engines used

Fd10 Nate Mazer Oral Interview: 11/10/72

Fd11 National Fund Raiser-National Railroad Hall of Fame

Fd12 National Railroad Hall of Fame

Fd13 National Railroad Hall of Fame-Charter

Fd14 National Railroad Hall of Fame-Correspondence

Fd15 National Railroad Hall of Fame Letterhead

Fd16 Newspapers-Kansas City Newspaper-Union Station

Fd17 Newspapers-Railroad

Fd18 Newspapers-Standard Examiner

Fd19 Newspapers-The Tremonton Leader/Garland Times

Fd20 Oral History of Nate Mazer

Fd21 “People Who Came on the First Trains”-Kate B. Carter


Fd1 Photos-Train Schedule, Train, Misc.

Fd2 Principal Register

Fd3 Promontory, Utah

Fd4 Railroad Hall of Fame

Fd5 Railroad Hall of Fame enshrine Leland Stanford & E. H.


Fd6 Railroad Stamps

Fd7 Rose Parade Float

Fd8 Significant Dates Transcontinental Completions

Fd9 Southern Pacific’s Role in the Golden Spike Centennial

Fd10 Trains-Photos

Fd11 Union Pacific Centennial Certificate

Fd12 Union Pacific Railroad-Golden Spike Centennial


Fd13 Union Station

Fd14 Union Station Advisory Committee


Fd1 Articles of Incorporation-Golden Spike Museum

Fd2 Articles of Incorporation-National Railroad Hall of Fame

Fd3 Golden Spike Centennial

Fd4 Golden Spike Posters

Fd5 National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum

Fd6 Newspapers


Fd1 Plaque 1869-1969- Golden Spike Centennial Celebration Commission

Fd2 Plaque “…The Pacific Railroad is completed…” May 10,


Fd3 The Pacific Railway Medal


Fd1 Advertisement of the Grand Opening of the Union Pacific


Fd2 Gold Set-Pictures of Railroad

Fd3 Labor Unions-Statements about Railroad (Teal)

Fd4 Orange Set of Railroad Pictures

Fd5 Pictures of Construction of Railroad/Golden Spike (Red)

Fd6 Photo of a wall at Golden Spike Museum

Fd7 Tan Group of Railroad Pictures


Fd1 Advertisement against Railroad

Fd2 Advertisement for the Adirondack Railway

Fd3 Golden Spike Menu

Fd4 Golden Spike Picture

Fd5 Locomotives

Fd6 Ogden Standard Examiner-Golden Spike Centennial


Fd7 Ogden Standard Examiner-Map

Fd8 Photos-Jupiter, 119, and the Rose Parade

Fd9 Promontory Summit-Fore…And Aft

Fd10 Reception Program-“The Golden Spike: A Journey

Through History”

Fd11 The Stream Trip of the Century

Fd12 Tribune Eagle-The Golden Spike a New Era for the West

Fd13 Union Pacific Poster


Fd1 Buffalo Bill-Union Pacific Poster

Fd2 Golden Spike

Fd3 Joining of the two Railroads-Golden Spike

Fd4 National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum Correspondence

Fd5 New York Times-100 years later…Golden Spike


Fd1 Ogden Standard Examiner-Golden Spike Centennial


Fd2 Pictures and Commentary about laying tracks

Fd3 Photos-Railroad

Fd4 Russian Newspaper-American Railroad

Fd5 Star Tribune-Rare Photos

Fd6 Train Drawing

Fd7 Union Pacific Railroad Centennial 1869-1969

Fd8 Union Pacific Railroad-Picture Golden Spike

Fd9 Union Pacific Railroad-Time Schedule


Fd1 Medals of the Union Pacific Railroad

Fd2 Painting on Wood-Bridging the Missouri River at Omaha,


Fd3 Painting on Wood-Golden Spike


1 Poster-May 8, 9, 10, 1969-Sacramento Gold Spike Centennial

Celebration-First railroad to span the continent

2 Poster-May 10, 1969-Golden Spike Centennial Celebration

3 Poster-September 15, 1981-John Bull’s 150 th Anniversary

4 Poster-North America Railway Hall of Fame-Preliminary Nomination


5 Poster-Golden Spike & Iron Men


Hill Field Aerospace Museum

Fd1 544 th Bombardment Squadron-Nate Mazer

Fd2 Aerospace Business Cards

Fd3 Air Corps Gunnery School

Fd4 Air Force WWII bomb Groups Reunion

Fd5 Correspondence

Fd6 Hill Aerospace Museum

Fd7 Hill Museum

Fd8 Hill Museum Photos-Chapel

Fd9 James Henderson Straubel

Fd10 Job Rating

Fd11 Mazer in WWII

Fd12 Military Picture

Fd13 Murals

Fd14 Mural Dedication

Fd15 Newspaper Article-Standard Examiner

Fd16 One Version of the Trip over Germany in “The Fight’n


Fd17 “The Quiet Professionals” Card Set

Fd18 Thomas T. Leavitt Plaque

Fd19 To Soar While Still: The Story of Hill Aerospace Museum


Fd1 Air Force Posters-Planes

Fd2 Air Force Posters-Soldiers

Fd3 Hill Field and Golden Spike

Fd4 Posters –World War II

Fd5 Space Posters



Fd1 Clarion, Utah

Fd2 Correspondence

Fd3 Flag Day Ceremony

Fd4 It’s a Great Life by Don Peterson

Fd5 Letter from Ronald Reagan

Fd6 Nate Mazer-Misc. Photos

Fd7 Parade

Fd8 Photo-Michael Gross

Fd9 Photos-Nate Mazer

Fd10 Utah State Quarter

Fd11 Weber County Industrial Development Bureau

Fd12 WSC Homecoming: 1980

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Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408