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Charles Trentleman Snowbasin Collection

Identifier: MS-420

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of an investigation into the development of the Snowbasin ski area for the

2002 Utah Olympics that Pat Bean collected as a news journalist. It contains information on Earl

Holding, the land exchange from Federal recreational land to private land, environmental and

appraisal reports of those lands, plans for the development of the area and government

involvement of the sale. Also included are opinion letters, appeals and news clippings that were

published by Pat Bean and various other reporters.


  • Creation: 1984 - 2002


3 Boxes

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Snowbasin Overview

FD 1 Earl Holding, Sun Valley Articles and letters about Earl Holding and the development company Sunvalley

FD 2 Snowbasin Plans and Proposals 1984 news clippings

FD 3 Snowbasin Plans and Proposals 1982 - 1995 news clippings

FD 4 Snowbasin Plans and Proposals 1995

FD 5 Snowbasin Plans and Proposals 1996 news clippings

FD 6 Snowbasin Plans and Proposals 1997 news clippings

FD 7 Snowbasin Plans and Proposals 1998 news clippings

FD 8 Snowbasin Plans and Proposals 1998 - 1999

FD 9 Snowbasin Plans and Proposals 1999 news clippings

FD 10 Snowbasin Plans and Proposals brochures

FD 11 Snowbasin Land Exchange 1995, 1997, 2000 notices

FD 12 Snowbasin Land Exchange 1990 – 2000 news clippings

FD 13 Snowbasin Land Exchange public updates

FD 14 Snowbasin Land Exchange public updates news clippings

FD 15 Taylor Canyon Exchange notices

FD 16 Taylor Canyon Exchange news clippings

FD 17 Snowbasin Roads notices

FD 18 Snowbasin Roads news clippings


Government Involvement and Environmental Impact

FD 1 State Government Involvement notices from government officials

FD 2 State Government Involvement news clippings

FD 3 State Government Involvement opinion letters to/from government officials

FD 4 Environmental Impact 1989 environmental studies and reports

FD 5 Environmental Impact 1990, 1992 environmental studies, reports

FD 6 Environmental Impact letters, opinions, notices

FD 7 Environmental Impact news clippings


Mine, Tram, The Appraisal, Appeals and Opinions

FD 1 Mine Claim information about a forgotten mine claim

FD 2 Taylor Canyon Tram plans and proposals for the tram

FD 3 Taylor Canyon Tram news clippings

FD 4 The Appraisal -appraisal for the land sale including instructions to the appraiser, land sale information and forest service report

FD 5 The Appraisal land sales

FD 6 The Appraisal news clipping

FD 7 Appeals Forest Service appeals and correspondence

FD 8 Appeals news clippings

FD 9 Opinions 1990 news clippings

FD 10 Opinions 1991 news clippings

FD 11 Opinions 1995 news clippings

FD 12 Opinions 1996 and undated letters

FD 13 Opinions 1996 news clippings

FD 14 Opinions 1997, 1998, 1999 news clippings

FD 15 Miscellaneous journalism contests, DC trip, school names

Oversize Map Case

Oversized easements and plans

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Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408