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Bernard DeVoto Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: P-120
Overview These photographs were copied from ones housed at the University of Utah. Permission to copy must come from the Marriott Library.

Literary Utah Poster

 Item
Identifier: MSS-385

Chester Olsen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2
Overview 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.

Oral History Cassette Tapes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-223
Overview Joe McCune, Nick Williams and Reed Baily "Partial History of Early Days of Baseball"



A. Russell Croft "Bernard DeVoto"

Rhoda DeWolf (later DeVoto) Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: P-149
Overview 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.

The Chester "Chet" Olsen Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-3
Overview 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

"The Easy Chair" Columns by Bernard DeVoto

 Collection
Identifier: MS-309
Overview A collection of Harper's Magazine featuring Bernard DeVoto's column.

Val Holley Article

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Identifier: MSS-216
Scope and Contents 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.

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