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MS #65 The Ralph Johnston Collection

Description:

Brochure, correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper articles,
photographs, publications, reports, surveys, and other
miscellaneous items tracing the history of Ogden, Utah and
the Snow Basin Ski Patrol, Weber County, Utah, 1932-1995.
Compiled and maintained by Ralph Johnston. Donated by
Ralph Johnston, 1997.

Box 1

FD 1 Brochure, “Statistical Data, Ogden, Utah”, 1957.

FD 2 Four items:

1. Letter to Industrial Fund Subscribers from David
D. Dale, manager of the Weber County Industrial
Bureau, January 18, 1957.

2. Letter to Ralph Johnston from E.G. Peter, General
Production Manager of Moore Business Forms,
Inc., December 10, 1957.

3. Letter to E.G. Peter from Ralph Johnston,
November 17, 1960.

4. Letter form E.G. Peter to Ralph Johnston,
November 22, 1960.

FD 3 Five items:

1. Magazine article, “In 1847 Goodyear Sold a Site
for a City - for $3,000" in Intermountain Industry
Magazine, 1963.

2. “The History of Snow Basin Ski Patrol” by Ralph
Johnston in National Ski Patrol, April, 1976.

3. “The pictures of 1988: from winter speed in
Calgary to a summer scandal in Seoul...Images”,
from Time, December 26, 1988.

4. Anniversary issue of Snow Country, March,
1990.

5. “Profiles”, article on James Laughlin, New
Yorker, March 23, 1992.

FD 4 Seven items:

1-7. Memorabilia including bookmark, Snow Basin
decals, signs, and Wasatch Club logo.

FD 5 Two items:

1-2. Newspaper clippings, The Salt Lake Tribune,
February 24, 1935.

FD 6 Two items:

1-2. Newspaper clippings, the Ogden Standard-
Examiner, February 29, 1952. The Salt Lake
Tribune Magazine, July 12, 1953.

FD 7 Three items:

1-3. Newspaper clippings, The Salt Lake Tribune,
March 10, 1958 (2 copies). The Ogden
Standard-Examiner, March 10, 1958. The
Ogden Standard-Examiner, March 11, 1958.

FD 8 Four items:

1-4. Newspaper clippings, Ogden Standard-Examiner,
March 20, 1964. The Salt Lake Tribune, March
31, 1964. Ogden Standard-Examiner, November
8, 1964. The Salt Lake Tribune, August 28,
1966.

FD 9 Five items:

1-5. Newspaper clippings, Ogden Standard-Examiner,
September 23, 1981, September 9-10, 1982,
October 18, 1986, December 31, 1988, November
23, 1989.

FD 10 Three items:

1-3. Newspaper clippings, Standard-Examiner,
April 24, 1990, September 16, 1990, January
23, 1993.

FD 11 One item:

1. Newspaper clipping, Ogden Standard-Examiner,
n.d.

FD 12 Forty-four items:

1-44. Black and white photographs, various
sizes. Individuals and groups of people
in ski settings, ca. 1934.

FD 13 Twelve items:

1-12. Black and white photographs, various
sizes. Ralph Johnston and Carol Lindsay,
February, 1934, ca. 1980.

FD 14 Seven items:

1-7. Black and white photographs, 6 x 8,
8 x 10, Austrian skier, Fred Speyer, 1933,
ski race at Brighton, Utah, 1935.

FD 15 Eight items:

1-8. Black and white photographs, various
sizes. Ralph Johnston with friends, 1934.
Wasatch Mountain Club girls, 1934.

FD 16 Five items:

1-5. Black and white photographs, 5 x 7, 8 x 10,
Utah snow scenes, ca. 1934, 1937.

FD 17 Four items:

1-4. Black and white photographs, 7 x 8 1/2,
8 x 10. Park City, Utah, 1932; Alpine
Rose Cabin, Brighton, Utah, 1932, 1934,
Ruth Johnson, 1936.

FD 18 Eight items:

1-8. Color photographs, 3 ½ x 6. Ralph Johnston
and unidentified young people, ca. 1990.

FD 19 Six items:

1. Publication, The Ogden Observer, January, 1961

2. Publication, Here Is Ogden, n.d.

3. Publication, Ogden is on the Right Track,
January, 1957.

4. Publication, Vocational Training for Modern
Industry, n.d.

5. Publication, Weber Alumnus, June 4, 1948,
photocopy.

6. Publication, The Utah, December, 1937.

FD 20 Eleven items:

1-8. Industrial surveys:
1. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: A Comfortable
Place to Live”. January, 1957.

2. “Metropolitan Ogden. Utah: Labor”, January,
1957.

3. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Location and
Growth”, January, 1957.

4. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Population”,
January, 1957.

5. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Resources-Climate-
Agriculture”, January, 1957.

6. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Taxes & Vocational
Training”, January, 1957.

7. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Transportation”,
January, 1957.

8. “Metropolitan Ogden, Utah: Utilities and
Services”, January, 1957.

9. “Statistical Record of Growth, Metropolitan
Ogden, Utah, 1957.

10. “Construction Is a Big Word in Ogden, Utah”,
September 30, 1959.

11. “Annual Report Edition” by the Ogden Observer,
February 28, 1962.

FD 21 Five items:

1. Leaflet of quick facts on Ogden, Utah
including a street index, 1938.

2. Typewritten account of Snow Basin trip with
Lincoln Ellison, March 9, 1958 (includes carbon
copy.)

3. Copy of Lincoln Ellison’s will, December 26,
1962.


4. Ogden Standard-Examiner, calendar for 1987.

5. Folder labeled “Ogden, Utah”.

FD 22 Scrapbook dated 1990-1995. Bank statements,
certificates, correspondence, magazine articles,
newspaper clippings, plans, and programs
concerning the Ogden, Utah Ski Museum.

Mapcase Drawer
OVERSIZE
Photographs Eight items:

1. Black and white photograph, 10 x 12 1/2. Skiers on trail.

2. Black and white photograph, 10 x 13. Mountain
scenery in winter.

3. Black and white photograph, 10 x 13. Ski trail
in snow covered trees.

4-8. Five poster boards 2' 5 1/2" x 3' 3 1/2"
containing newspaper clippings, photographs,
and programs on skiing in Idaho and Utah,
1930's, 1940's, and 1980's.

Updated June 22, 2009 . Please send comments to Sarah Langsdon
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