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New Collections – Summer, Fall 2022

Welcome to Fall 2022! MWDL has added a number of new collections from University of Utah, University of Oregon, and Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement. Read on for more details on this exciting new content.

Utah City Directories Collection – UT Dept. of Cultural & Community Engagement

Utah City Directories Collection contains reference books produced in Utah throughout its urban history. These directories are a listing of residents, streets, businesses, organizations and institutions, giving their location in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding valley. It is arranged alphabetically, geographically and by publisher. The City Directories also have advertisements for businesses.

Zig Jackson photographs – University of Oregon Libraries

Zig Jackson (b.1957- ) is a Native artist and photographer who grew up on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota. He is an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes (Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara) whose work includes portraiture and documentary photography depicting traditional indigenous culture. This collection (1990-2009) contains 89 black and white prints taken at Indian reservations and other regions across the United States. The prints feature documentary photography of contemporary Native American communities and events, and offer commentary on Indian identity, land rights, sovereignty, representation, and tribal traditions. Prints show Native American ceremonies, Indian reservations, sacred sites, lodges, monuments, tourism, souvenir booths, food stands, road signs, government buildings, and urban areas.

Tom Yellowtail Honor Dance, Holy Man, from Veterans Series, Crow Agency, Montana (recto)

University of Utah – J. Willard Marriott Library

The Marriner S. Eccles papers (1910-1985) chronicles the years when Eccles made his greatest contributions as a national and international fiscal and monetary expert, businessman, and public figure.

The Mickey Ibarra papers (1996-2001) contain materials from his tenure as an Assistant to President and Director of Inter-governmental Affairs for the Clinton White House.

The Ashton, Evans, and Brazier architectural blueprints (1923-1963) detail the additions to the YWCA in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the renovations of Saltair.

Finally, the Mormon Homelands Young Women Project audio-visual collection (2014-2017) consists of modern-day oral history interviews with young Latter Day Saint (LDS) women about their experience moving from Mormon-minority communities to Mormon-majority communities.