Utah Parks Company records

Utah Parks Company records

Dates: 1921-1975

The film contains typescripts, handwritten entries on printed forms, printed materials, photographs, correspondence, legal agreements, contracts, leases, brochures, newspaper clippings, board minutes, financial statements, and reports covering the company's history and operations. Five of the eight reels of microfilm are copies of the other three.

  • Extent: 8 microfilm reels (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Utah Parks Company
  • Call Number: MSS 533
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Restrictions apply to some of the materials. Contact the Supervisor of Reference Services for more information.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Utah Parks Company records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 533; Utah Parks Company records; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 533, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Union Pacific Corporation; 1976
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS533.xml
Subject Terms
Union Pacific Railroad Company--History; Utah Parks Company--History; Bryce Canyon National Park (Utah)--History; Cedar Breaks National Monument (Utah)--History; Correspondence; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--History; Material Types; National parks and reserves--Arizona--History; National parks and reserves--Utah--History; Zion National Park (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Agreements; Contracts; Corporate minutes; Leases; Letters; Newspapers; Reports
Appraisal Information
Western American business and labor history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.II, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Utah Parks Company records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-27T04:05-0600
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Administrative History

Subsidiary of the Union Pacific Railroad Company which operated the lodging and transportation facilities at Bryce Canyon, Zion, and Grand Canyon (North Rim) National Parks, and Cedar Breaks National Monument. The company was donated to the United States government in 1975.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts