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  • Mountain West Digital Library - Transcontinental Migration Portal
    Photographs Walter M Camp Collection Pioneers In Your Attic from Utah Valley University Trails of Hope Overland Biographies 1846 1869 Trails of Hope Overland Diaries and Letters 1846 1869 Trails of Hope Overland Images 1846 1869 Trails of Hope Overland Maps 1846 1869 Trails of Hope Overland Trail Guides 1846 1869 William Henry Jackson All collections About Pioneers in Your Attic The Utah Academic Library Consortium in conjunction with the Mountain West Digital Library launched a pioneer legacy digital project in 2013 wherein 19th century overland migration is being examined from every aspect transportation trail and camp life encounters with Native American tribes diseases medicine and surgery politics and government gold rush religion company organization path finding and wherever possible perspectives from multiple viewpoints During the summer and fall of 2013 UALC libraries partnered with public libraries historical societies and cultural heritage institutions to create a region wide online collection of original pioneer manuscripts that still remain in private hands These items range from single letters and photographs to diaries and substantial collections of correspondence between pioneers and their families at home These first hand accounts often in fragile or deteriorating condition are carefully guarded treasures that many families are reluctant to relinquish By scanning these items and providing online access the Legacy Project will allow individuals to retain their original items yet preserve and share the intellectual and historical content of these valuable documents For information about setting up pioneer collections for harvest into MWDL please see Setting Up a Repository for Harvest Scanning Events Take a look at past dates and locations of 2013 scanning events and check back for 2015 2016 events Sponsoring Libraries and Museums Brigham Young University Harold B Lee Library Brigham Young University Idaho David O McKay Library Daughters of Utah Pioneers Davis County

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/portals/pioneers.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Mountain West Digital Library - Portal: Encoded Archival Description (EAD) Finding Aids
    provides a common search of them here Browse Finding Aids by Topic Agriculture and Natural Resources Agriculture Fisheries and Wildlife Forestry and Logging Mines and Mineral Resources Ranching Water and Water Rights Arts Humanities and Social Sciences Anthropology Archaeology Architecture Fine Arts Journalism Language and Languages Literature Music Performing Arts Business Industry Labor and Commerce Advertising and Marketing Economics and Banking Labor History Labor Unions Publishers and Publishing Railroads Retail Trade Ships and Shipping Transportation Education Colleges and Universities Elementary and Secondary Education Student Life Environment and Conservation Environmental Activism Environmental Conditions Pollution Immigration and American Expansion Expeditions and Adventure Missionaries Overland Journeys to the Western United States Pioneers Politics Government and Law City Planning Civic Activism Civil Procedure and Courts Civil Rights International Relations Military Political Campaigns Public Finance Public Utilities Public Works Territorial Government Religion Catholicism Protestantism Mormonism Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints Judaism Islam Science Technology and Health Disease Medicine and Health Mental Health Science Technology Social Life and Customs City and Town Life Clubs and Societies Fashion Home and Family Media and Communication Parks and Playgrounds Sexuality Social Classes Sports and Recreation Search in all Finding Aids Browse Finding Aids by Material Type

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/portals/ead_portal.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Mountain West Digital Library - Search by Geographical Location
    are inconsistencies in practice leading to difficulties with mapping Technology Google Maps and Google Fusion tables Resources by Country Click any country to access all the items in Mountain West Digital Library related to that country The darker the shade of the country the more items in MWDL related to that country Resources by County Click any county to access all the items in Mountain West Digital Library related to that county The darker the shade of the county the more items in MWDL related to that county Resources by City Utah only Click any city to access all the items in Mountain West Digital Library related to that city The darker the shade of the city the more items in MWDL related to that city Resources by City Utah only using Viewshare Here is a map of the spatial coverage of the collections within the Mountain West Digital Library These are ordered by cities within Utah Resources by State Click any state to access all the items in Mountain West Digital Library related to that state The darker the shade of the state the more items in MWDL related to that state Resources by County Comparison of Two Strategies

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/maps/maps.php (2016-02-18)
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  • A Celebration of the Human Spirit: Japanese-American Relocation Camps in Arizona - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    to Arizona s two World War II Japanese Relocation Camps Gila River and Poston Wade Head served as director of the Poston camp from 1942 1944 and his collection focuses on the administration and documentation of camp life Frances and Mary Montgomery were teachers at Butte High School located at the Gila River camp The Montgomery collection contains student photographs and correspondence yearbooks and educational materials This exhibition showcases original

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1663.php (2016-02-18)
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  • African American Experience - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    African American Experience Published by University of Nevada Las Vegas University Libraries The African American Experience collection at UNLV documents the history of African Americans in Las Vegas This collection preserve the heritage of the Las Vegas black community its businesses schools churches social and political organizations publications and entertainment through photographs images video oral histories and historical records Film negatives of a talent show winner at the Carver House

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/1941.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Agricultural and Extension Publications - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    between the Library and University of Idaho Extension the University of Idaho Extension and Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Publications collection features over 2000 publications that serve as the primary source for practical research based information on Idaho agriculture forestry gardening

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/2038.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Al Grey and Rosalie Soladar Memorial Collection - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    Grey and Rosalie Soladar Memorial Collection Published by University of Idaho Library Al Grey was a jazz trombonist and bandleader Rosalie Soladar was his companion and personal manager Materials in this collection span most of Grey s career after their partnership The collection includes contracts and schedules of Al Grey s engagements correspondence arrangements clothing artifacts and ephemera audiotape master recordings and a trombone Al Grey performing with unidentified musicians

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/2103.php (2016-02-18)
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  • Al Morton Collection 1930s-1950s - Collection in the Mountain West Digital Library
    The Al W Morton collection documents scenic Utah Morton photographed and filmed many of Utah s natural beauties including rivers landscapes and the National Parks in Utah helping the tourist industry He also documented recreational activities such as river trips

    Original URL path: http://mwdl.org/collections/2086.php (2016-02-18)
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