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University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library. Special Collections

295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

Fax: 801-585-3464

Phone: 801-581-8558

Repository URL: http://www.lib.utah.edu/collections/special-collections/index.php External Link

Repository code: uuml

Repository description (CRHP): Relevant collections include interviews conducted by Leslie Kelen for "Missing Stories: An Oral History of Ethnic and Minority Groups in Utah" (1996), as well as materials collected by Helen Zeese Papanikolas.

Repository description (extant): Among the most diverse and valuable holdings in the University of Utah Libraries are those held in the Special Collections Department. The department collects and preserves materials that require unusual care or special attention to their acquisition processing, and patron use. The department's mission statement is to acquire and make available books, periodicals, documents, photographs, films, and original materials documenting the history of Utah, the Mormons, and the West, with the addition of the Middle East and the University of Utah.

[. . .] The Manuscripts Division houses more than 1600 unpublished historical collections of the University of Utah. These fully processed materials are accompanied by detailed finding aids. Collections are available for on-site use by students, researchers and members of the local community.

Repository type: University Special Collection

Collections:

Interviews with Blacks in Utah
Helen Zeese Papanikolas papers

 

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