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These photographs were copied from ones housed at the University of Utah. Permission to copy must come from the Marriott Library.
This collection contains personal correspondence and memorabilia particularly related to Bernard DeVoto. The correspondence is between Chester "Chet" Olsen and DeVoto's widow Avis. Most is concerned with the death of DeVoto and requesting that Olsen scatter his ash among a National Forest in Idaho. It includes items from the cremation including the body tag.
Joe McCune, Nick Williams and Reed Baily "Partial History of Early Days of Baseball"
A. Russell Croft "Bernard DeVoto"
This is a cabinet card photograph of Rhoda DeWolf taken in 1891. She later divorced E. S. DeWolf and married Florian DeVoto. She was Bernard DeVoto’s mother.
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
A collection of Harper's Magazine featuring Bernard DeVoto's column.
Menckeniana: A Quarterly Review, Spring 1993, No. 125. Article in it by Val
Holley, “Vexing Utah: Mencken, DeVoto, and the Mormons.” Val Holley was a former student
at Weber State College in the 1970s. This article was sent by Holley to Dr. Levi S. Petersen of
Weber State University, September 20, 1993. Included is a letter from Holley to Petersen.