Guide to the Utah Grazing Notes,
1940-1941

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Creator: Work Projects AdministrationFederal Writers' Project
Title: Utah Grazing Notes
Dates: 1940-1941 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Collection Number: USU_COLL MSS 009
Summary: Notes for the Utah chapter of the Work Project Administration's (WPA) history of grazing.
Repository: Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives
Manuscript Collection

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3000
Phone: 435 797-2663
Fax: 435 797-2880
Email: scweb@usu.edu

Languages: Material in English 

Content Description

This collection contains notes for the Utah chapter of the Work Project Administration's (WPA) history of grazing. The collection also includes transcriptions of articles, notes from interviews, histories, fictional works, copies of official documents and plans, etc., surrounding the topic of the range and grazing in Utah.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Use :  

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Utah Grazing Notes must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: Utah Grazing Notes USU_COLL MSS 009, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_COLL MSS 009, USUSCA.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arranged into 34 folders and 2 boxes

Processing Note :  

Reprocessed in 2011

Acquisition Information :  

Unknown

Related Materials :  

W.P.A. history of grazing collection (COLL MSS 8) and the Colorado and Washington grazing interview transcripts (MSS 16) containing interviews conducted in Colorado and Washington for the history of grazing project.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
Folder
1 1 Grazing Notes and Information from Wasatch and Summit Counties
Includes the following:
  • Field notes from grazing in Wasatch and Summit counties
  • Interview with E. Thomas Moore, conducted by Eugene A. Correll
  • Utah Cattle and Horse Growers Association statistics
  • Grazing rules and information
  • "A Tribute to Our Remaining Cowboys," by L.C. Montgomery
  • Interview of L.C. Montgomery, conducted by Eugene A. Correll
  • Grazing in the Heber City area, taken from article by John Crook in The Wasatch Wave
  • Information and notes about grazing in Wasatch County, taken from issues of The Wasatch Wave
  • Information and notes about grazing in Summit County, taken from issues of the Summit County Bee
  • Wasatch and Summit county grazing information summarized by Eugene Correll, taken from speeches and interviews
  • Song written for the Farm Bureau entitled, "Embark on Membership"
  • Eugene Correll's notes on court cases about horses
  • Interview with Elvira Prescott of Kamas, conducted by Eugene A. Correll
  • Article "Problems Faced by the Farmers are Given the Spotlight" from the Summit County Bee
  • Info from Probate Court Records case about ox butchering, written by Eugene A. Correll, Utah Writers' Project
  • Interview with Dick Saxon of Coalville, conducted by Eugene A. Correll
  • Interview with Thomas Moore of Coalville, conducted by Eugene A. Correll
  • Interview with Edmund Rees of Coalville, conducted by Eugene A. Correll
  • Recommendations of the Summit County Planning Board's Livestock Feeding, Range Pastures, and Livestock Breeding committees
  • Early writings of John Crook of Heber for The Wasatch Wave
  • Information from L.C. Montgomery, President of the Utah State Cattle and Horse Association
  • Information from Don Clyde, President of the Utah State Wool Growers Association
1940-1941
1 2 Range Management Notes
Includes the following:
  • Poem "Roundin' Cattle" by Rube Harrison
  • Tax exemption law regarding sheep
  • "Types of Sheep for Utah" by John J. Caine, III
  • Article from the Millennial Star about cattle and Native Americans
  • "Fundamental Plans of Range Management" article
  • Article "Canned Meat Good Food But It Must Have Caro"
  • Chapter 14 of The Cowboy by Philip Ashton Rollins
  • "Catching Wild Horses on the Promontory" by George C. Streeter of Ogden, Utah
  • List of western related material from the Weber College Library
1940-1941
1 3 Utah Forests Grazing and Range Notes
Includes the following:
  • Table of contents for The Cowboy by Philip Ashton Rollins
  • Visitor information for Ogden
  • List of forest supervisors in Region 4, including Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming
  • Grazing statistics for Minidoka National Forest, Uinta Naitonal Forest, Powell National Forest, Ashley National Forest, La Sal National Forest, Fishlake National Forest, Cache National Forest, Wasatch National Forest, and Dixie National Forest
  • Range Management Plan for Promontory District
  • Range Losses in the Utah Forests
1940-1941
1 4 Range Management Plans and Notes
Includes the following:
  • Range Management Plans for the San Rafael, Virgin, Duchesne, Bonneville, and Escalante grazing districts
  • Range examiners meeting notes
  • DA&M Society Records
  • "Alfalfa in Utah" by Andrew L. Neff
  • Sarah Porter's notes on articles about grazing from articles in The Utah Farmer,The Desert Farmer, The Deseret News, and The Improvement Era
  • Deseret Agriculture and Manufacturing Society Record
  • Deseret Parent Society Minutes
1940-1941
1 5 Statements and Notes on Range Management
Includes the following:
  • Articles from The Ogden Livestock Digest
  • Statement of Joseph Penrose about grazing in the Monte Cristo division of the Cache National Forest
  • Statements by J.W. Thornley about the early days of the range in Utah
  • Data on Ogden stock show, from the Ogden Standard Examiner
  • Statement of Benjamin Cameron, regarding the early range in Southern Utah
  • Stories from George Streeter about the range
  • Range information from ranchers Mr. Gibson and Mineer
  • Articles from The Ogden Junction
  • Statement of Berten Allred concerning early range conditions in Grand and San Juan counties, Southeastern Utah
  • Statements of Mrs. M.A. Huntsman concerning early range conditions in Southwestern Utah
  • Statements of Long John, a Navajo from Bluff, Utah
  • Statements of Gus Williams, indicating favorable effect of creation of national forests in Southern Utah
  • Statements of L.E. Despain concerning range concerning range conditions prior to the creation of the Wasatch National Forest
  • Statement of M.W. Evans concerning range conditions near Panguitch, Utah
  • Statement of Irs W. Hatch, regarding early range conditions in Southern Utah
  • Statement of W.H. Grant concerning early range conditions and grazing use on the West Desert and in Tintic and Sevier Valleys, Utah
  • Statement of Herry Hill Bowler regarding early range conditions in Southern Utah
  • Statement of Independence Taylor concerning early range conditions near New Harmony, Utah
  • Statement of R.L. Winburn of Moab, Utah concerning early range conditions in Grand and San Juan counties
  • Statement of Israel Nielson depicting early game and range conditions and grazing use in Southern Utah
  • Statement by W.P. Coleman indicating the beneficial effects of the creation of the Nation Forest in Southern Utah
  • Sarah Porter's notes from the Deseret Parent Society minutes
  • Sarah Porter's grazing notes
  • Notes from articles in The Utah Farmer and The Utah Agriculturalist
  • Letter from the Secretary of Agriculture
  • "The Story of the Range" by Will C. Barnes, Assistant Forester and Chief of Grazing, Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Ogden Utah Stockyards Co. statistics
1940-1941
1 6 Grazing Notes, Emery and Sanpete Counties
Includes the following:
  • Notes on grazing in Sanpete County
  • Agriculture articles from The Millennial Star, The Deseret News,The Utah Farmer, The Utah Agriculturalist, and The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Footnotes from History of Utah by Hubert Howe Bancroft
  • "The Story of John H. Seeley" by Grace C. Jacobson
  • Photocopy of newspaper clipping about U.S. horses in the Boer War
  • Stories about Nils Olsen, Ephraim, Utah and John Henry Lunt, Nephi, Utah
  • Grazing notes from Emery Stake and Tooele Stake records
  • Grazing market data
  • Notes on grazing in Emery County
  • "Pioneer Sheepmen," stories about Abraham E. Mcintosh and Thomas Braby, Mt. Pleasant, Utah
1940-1941
1 7 Grazing and Livestock Notes
Includes the following:
  • Sarah Porter's grazing notes from articles in The Utah Farmer, The Deseret Evening News,The Deseret News,The Millennial Star,The Salt Lake Daily Tribune, The Utah Farmer,and The Utah Historical Quarterly
  • Grazing statistics from the St. George Stake records
  • Livestock and grazing information from "Agriculture and Livestock in Utah" issued by the Chamber of Commerce
  • Notes about legislative appropriation for grazing
  • Notes from a letter to Franklin D. Richards from Brigham Young
  • Excerpt from the law making sheep taxable property in Utah
  • Notes from the Deseret Agriculture and Manufacturing Society Records
  • Article "Railroad Stock Looking Up"
  • Notes on pasturage and stock raising
  • Livestock statistics
  • Table of prices at Salt Lake
  • Notes on sheep raising and wool growing
  • Notes on scrub bulls
1940-1941
1 8 Grazing Notes and Stockmen's Associations Notes
Includes the following:
  • Note on grazing in Sevier, Utah
  • Joseph Peery interview on sheep and grazing
  • "An Estimate for Raising Sheep on the Range by a Practical Sheepman"
  • "Development of the Grazing Industry of Utah" by Dr. George Stewart
  • Letter from Moroni A. Smith to Stephen Bray, U.S. Agriculture Marketing Services
  • Stockmen's Associations in Utah leadership
  • Tourist information for Ogden
  • "How to Carry a Live Skunk by the Tail" by George C. Streeter
  • "A Cruel Joke" by George C. Streeter
1940-1941
1 9 Cowboys and Livestock Notes
Includes the following:
  • Story "Eating Raw Rabbit" by George C. Streeter
  • List of grazing material at Weber College Library
  • Titles of articles from Pioneer Days, Ogden Standard Examiner
  • Articles about sheep, cattle, and other livestock from Ogden Livestock Digest
  • Poem "Tin Hats and Stetsons" by Rube Harrison
  • Poem "The Grass Is Growing Again" by Peter Spraynozzle
  • Life sketch of George C. Streeter
  • Story "I Met Several of My Old Friends in Ogden" by George C. Streeter
  • Story "My Grandfather Streeter" by George C. Streeter
  • Story "A Strange Manifestation" by George C. Streeter
1940-1941
1 10 Grazing Notes and Statements
Includes the following:
  • Promontory County story by Albert S. Doxey
  • Williamson Auto Body Co. history
  • Grazing stories by N.J. Reynolds, Ogden Canyon, Utah
  • Price List – Ogden Packing & Provision Co.
  • "Problem Areas on Irrigated Lands" by A.F. Bracken
  • Statement of N.J. Cooper, estimating the depletion of public ranges in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • Statement by W.R. Coleman about the Powell National Forest
  • Statement by N.J. Beaurregard about Fillmore, Utah
  • Statement of J.O. Beck concerning early range and game conditions on and adjacent to the Boise National Forest
  • Statement of O’Dell Bartlett regarding changes in game conditions on public and Challis National Forest lands
  • Statement of M.S. Benedict, Supervisor of the Caribou National Forest
  • Statement of Timothy Bradshaw regarding forage conditions on public, national forest, and private ranges
  • Story by George "Dad" Streeter
  • Letter to C.C. Anderson from Lee Anderson
  • Note from Story of the Cowboy by Emerson Hough
  • Note from a magazine quiz on railroads and railroading
  • List of nicknames for "grub" used by the "cowpuncher"
  • Note from material furnished by The Pacific Fruit Express Co.
  • "Grazing in Millard County" by Clayton Stratton
  • "History of Grazing" by Julius S. Dalley, Kanab, Utah
1940-1941
1 11 Grazing Notes
Includes the following:
  • Beef Cows statistics
  • "Exterminating Predatory Animals" by E.W. Nelson
  • "Grazing Land Values" by Glynn Bennion
  • Notes about herd management
  • Note about size of herds for permits
  • "Range Conditions in the Uinta Basin, Utah" by L.A. Stoddart, P.B. Lister, George Stewart, T. Dean Phinney, and L.W. Larsen
  • "Grazing and Floods: A Study of Conditions in the Manti National Forest, Utah" by Robert V.P. Reynolds
  • Note on livestock from History of Utah Since Statehood, by Noble Warrum
  • Excerpts from the report of the Public Lands Commission
  • Address by Sylvester Broadbent to Utah Wool Growers Association
  • "The Public Land Convention" from the National Wool Grower
1940-1941
1 12 Range Notes
Includes the following:
  • Article "Extent of the Range"
  • Articles from Winter Range Bulletin
  • Notes about types of farming in Utah
  • "Range and Pasture Management" by Arthur W. Sampson
  • Note on range resources
  • Note on range practices of the past
  • Note on public domain and the extent of the range
  • Note on public land policies
1940-1941
1 13 Range and Livestock Notes
Includes the following:
  • Note on pasturage stock raising
  • Note about the National Forest grazing policy
  • Note about the range in spring and summer
  • Note about Utah's livestock industry
  • "The Story of Herefords"
  • "Raising Horses"
  • Note about licensed stallions
  • Note about breeds of range cattle
  • Note about the cow to bull ratio
  • Note about handling steers
1940-1941
1 14 Range Articles
Includes the following:
  • "The Story of the Range" by Will C. Barnes
  • "Early Sheep Company of Beaver" by Charles M. Lindsay
  • "The Low Cattle Company of Beaver" by Charles M. Lindsay
  • "History of the Cattle Business of Beaver" by Charles M. Lindsay
  • "Cattle Man of Today" by Charles M. Lindsay
  • "History of Grazing in Beaver" by Charles M. Lindsay
  • "Cattlemen of Early Days" by Charles M. Lindsay
  • "History of the Livestock Business in Beaver" by Charles M. Lindsay
  • "Grazing and Range in Beaver" by Charles M. Lindsay
1940-1941
1 15 Grazing and Livestock Notes
Includes the following:
  • Charles M. Lindsay articles about grazing in Utah
  • Note about grazing in Cache County, Utah
  • "Livestock – the Foundation of Utah Agriculture" by William Peterson
  • Livestock gross income from farm production in Utah
  • Notes about livestock
  • Notes about horses
  • High Creek Livestock Association permit holders
1940-1941
1 16 Livestock Notes
Includes the following:
  • Note about the 640 Acre Grazing Homestead Law
  • Note about adaptability of sheep in Utah
  • Note about the age of culling for cows and bulls
  • Note about range use by sheep between states
  • Note about breeds of cattle
  • Note about brands
  • Notes about sheep
  • Note about breeds and types of cattle
  • Note about breeds of horses
  • Note about breeding improvements
  • Note about breeding laws in Utah
  • Note about agriculture in Cache County
  • Cache Valley Stock Growers Association records
  • City Creek Stock Association record
  • Note about cattle
1940-1941
1 17 Range Management and Grazing Policies Notes
Includes the following:
  • Note about the Timber-Culture Act
  • Note about the economic importance of the range to the state
  • Note about the economic importance of the range to the nation
  • Note about the effect of public land policies
  • Note about enlarged homestead acts
  • Note about the extent of the range
  • Note about cattle other than milk cows in the range area
  • Note about the range in fall and winter
  • Note about feeding and fattening lands
  • Note about feeding beef pulp to steers and sheep
  • Notes about national land policies
  • Note about the Stockraising Homestead Law of 1916
  • Note about general range practices
  • Note about the cost of wintering cattle
  • Note about grazing bills
1940-1941
1 18 Grazing Notes and Interviews
Includes the following:
  • Game Census, national forests
  • Grazing statistics
  • Note on receipts of national forests, 1939
  • Statistics for sheep ranching in Utah
  • "History of Grazing" by Julius S. Dalley, Kanab, Utah – includes multiple interview reports
  • Note on the value of livestock products
  • Notes on grazing on private and public lands
  • Speech by Seely before Governor Maw, Utah
  • Excerpt from "Uncle Dick" Wooton by Howard Louis Conrad
  • Note on the Letter from L.C. Montgomery of Utah Cattle and Horse Growers Association to C. C. Anderson range lands
  • "Ernest Winkler - Crusader for Better Range" by George Stewart
1940-1941
1 19 Range Notes and Interviews
Includes the following:
  • "A History of Grazing for Utah" by Dale L. Morgan
  • "Range Practices, Yesterday, Cache Valley" by Aaron G. Spear
  • Note on range practices of the past
  • Note on the Taylor Grazing Act
  • Note on early Utah herds
  • Note about stock grazing
  • Note about early horse breeders
  • Notes about winter feeding
  • Note about cattle foods
  • "The Development of the Western Sheep Industry on the Free Range"
  • "Interview with a Large Cattleman," interview of Peter McElprang and his sons, Emery County, Utah
  • "Interview with an Average Cattleman," interview of James F. Allred, Cleveland, Emery County, Utah
  • "Interview with an Average Sheepman," interview of Russel Allred, Cleveland, Emery County, Utah
  • "Interview with a Large Sheepman," interview of Karl H. Seely, Castle Dale, Utah
  • Note about unusual brands
  • Interview with J.J. Watson, Delta, Utah, conducted by C.C. Anderson
  • "The Place of Range Improvement in Utilization of Open Range" by Nilo H. Deming, U.S. Department of the Interior
1940-1941
2 1 Utah Grazing Laws
Includes the following:
  • Notes from the 1896, 1897, 1899, 1901 Senate Journal and House Journal
  • John R. Paulette's notes about legislative session laws from 1899-1939
2 2 Utah Grazing Laws
Includes the following:
  • John R. Paulette's notes about grazing laws from 1856-1874
  • Paulette's grazing notes from House and Senate journals of 1896-1901
  • Table of Contents for "Laws of Grazing in Utah," a compilation of notes by John R. Paulette
2 3 Range History Notes
Includes the following:
  • Article "Early Land Holding Problems in Utah and Problems Arising From Them" by Lowry Nelson
  • Article "A Cattleman's Commonwealth on the Western Range" by Louis Felzer
  • Article "The Public Domain – Uncle Sam's Stepchild" by Arthur Newton Pack
  • Article "Cattle – Trails of the Prairies" by Charles Moreau Harger
  • Excerpts from "The Day of the Cattlemen" by Ernest Staples Osgood
  • Notes from "The Western Range as an Integrated Part of Western Agriculture" by Paul H. Roberts, Leon C. Hurtt, Lyle F. Watts
  • Notes from "The Uinta Land Opening"
  • Notes from History of Range Use by George Stewart
  • Article "The Story of the Salt Lake Trail" by Charles M. Harvey
  • Article "Cattle: Producers of Beef, Leather, Trouble, and Cowboys" by Philip Ashton Rollins
  • Excerpt from The Great Plains by Randall Parrish
1940-1941
2 4 Range Field Notes
Includes the following:
  • Notes about early range experiences from residents of Green River, Boulder, Bicknell, Moab, Castle Valley, the La Sal area, Mt. Pleasant, Beaver, and Montezuma Creek, Utah
  • Field notes from interviews of Brigham City, Manuta, and Park Valley, Utah residents.
  • Field notes about early range experiences from residents of Malad Valley and River Raft Valley, Idaho
2 5 Range Notes and Statements
Includes the following:
  • Statement of L.S. Smart concerning past and present range conditions on the Caribou National Forest
  • Statements of W.P. Madsen regarding early depletion and recovery of ranges on the Manti Naitonal Forest
  • Note about stockyards
  • Interview with Thomas D. Dearden conducted by C.C. Anderson
  • Excerpts from resesarch by Carl Dopp
  • "Facts and Figures" from the Ogden Union Stock Yards
  • Article "Take Care of Your Stock" by Mina Hardy
  • Interview with J.M. Titus, Castle Valley, conducted by C.C. Anderson
  • Letter from L.C. Montgomery of Utah Cattle and Horse Growers Association to C. C. Anderson
  • Copy of a hand drawn map of the Salt Lake area
  • Note about the extent and condition of the range lands for Utah
  • Statement of E.N. Wiggins regarding early range conditions, range depletion, and the advent of the national forests in western Idaho
  • Statement of Albert Campbell regarding range conditions on the Weiser National Forest
  • Statement of Sid Close concerning game, range conditions and grazing use on and adjacent to the Targhee National Forest
  • Statement of Roy Call concerning early range conditions on and adjacent to the Boise National Forest, and changes that have occurred since
  • Statement of Ora Cockrell regarding depletion of public domain versus national forests
  • Statement of Grover C. Corder concerning early range and game conditions on and adjacent to Boise National Forest, and changes which have occurred since
  • Statement of Daniel Gull concerning depletion of range now embraced within the Uinta National Forest and improvement of the range after the forest was established
  • Statements of John E. Adams about the public domain
  • Information fro Albert S. Doxey about cattle in Promontory Country
  • Note about the Williamson Auto Body Company
1940-1941
2 6 Range and Livestock Notes
Includes the following:
  • Early range experiences from N. J. Reynolds
  • Notes about railroads from the Pacific Fruit Express Company
  • Stories by N.J. Reynolds
  • List of nicknames for "grub" used by the "cowpuncher"
  • Story about "Dad" Streeter
  • Story about shinning beef
  • Note from a magazine quiz on railroads and railroading
  • Note about cattle drifts
  • Letter to C.C. Anderson from Lee Anderson
  • Story by George Streeter
  • Statement by N.J. Beaurregard about Fillmore, Utah
  • Statement of J.O. Beck concerning early range and game conditions on and adjacent to the Boise National Forest
  • Statement of O’Dell Bartlett regarding changes in game conditions on public and Challis National Forest lands
  • Statement of M.S. Benedict, Supervisor of the Caribou National Forest
  • Statement of Timothy Bradshaw regarding forage conditions on public, national forest, and private ranges
  • Price List – Ogden Packing & Provision Co.
  • Statement of N.J. Cooper, estimating the depletion of public ranges in Lemhi County, Idaho
  • Statement by W.R. Coleman about the Powell National Forest
  • "Problem Areas on Irrigated Lands" by A.F. Bracken
  • "New Truck-In Division Boon to Small Livestock Producers" by Reed W. Warnick
  • "Roping a Stallion" story
  • Life sketch of George C. Streeter
  • Story "I Met Several of My Old Friends in Ogden" by George C. Streeter
  • Story "My Grandfather Streeter" by George C. Streeter
  • Story "A Strange Manifestation" by George C. Streeter
  • Poem "Tin Hats and Stetsons" by Rube Harrison
  • Poem "The Grass Is Growing Again" by Peter Spraynozzle
  • "Faithful Shepherds of Today" from the Ogden Livestock Digest
  • "With the Breeds" by Kennetch C. Ikeler
  • Notes about breeding from articles in the Ogden Livesock Digest
  • "Government Activities at the Ogden Livestock Market" by Stephen Bray
1940-1941
2 7 Range Notes and Statements
Includes the following:
  • A history of grazing at Cottonwood Ranch
  • Note about old brands
  • History of grazing in Kanab
  • History of grazing for southern Utah and Northern Arizona Stockmen's Union
  • References for grazing history notes by Julius S. Dalley
  • History of grazing for Sheep Men's Union
  • Note about the first grazing permits
  • Letter from J.N. Cooper to the Forest Supervisor, Salmon, Idaho
  • Letter from Ora Cockrell to the Forest Supervisor, Salmon, Idaho
  • Statement of John Yelland concerning early range conditions and range use on and adjacent to the Nevada National Forest
  • Statement of J.N. Wright regarding grazing on the Sawtooth National Forest and adjacent lands
  • Statement of George M. Wood concerning early range conditions and grazing use on the public domain in Iron County, Utah
  • Statement of J. Lawrence Wadsworth of Panaca, Nevada, before a committee of public lands and surveys
  • Statement of M.S. Vaught regarding past and present range use of the Challis National Forest
  • Statement of Joseph A. Terry, concerning early range conditions in southern Utah
  • Statement of Riley C. Savage of Leeds, Utah concerning early and present range and game conditions in southern Utah
  • Statement of George Potts, rancher, concerning past and present grazing use, range conditions, game and economic status of ranchers in Monitor Valley, Nevada
  • Statement of Joseph J. Porter concerning range conditions on forest and public lands in southern Utah in early days as compared with the present
  • Statement of Sidney Nicholes concerning depletion of range on the West Desert of Utah, and the economic effects on the livestock industry
  • Statement of W.J. Mills regarding early range conditions and practices near the Payette National Forest, Idaho
  • Statement by James S. Miller concerning early game conditions in and near Star Valley, Wyoming
  • Statement of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Miller, concerning game conditions in and near Star Valley, Wyoming
  • Statement of George B. McGinness concerning past and present range and game conditions in Nevada
  • Statement of Forest Supervisor Alexandra McQueen
  • Statement of C.A. Mattsson on changes of the range within the Fishlake National Forest
  • Statement of William A. Marsh, concerning early grazing use and range conditions in Nevada
  • Statement of I.B. Leisy concerning past and present range and game conditions and grazing use adjacent to the Boise and Payette National Forests
1940-1941
2 8 Grazing and Range Statements
Includes the following:
  • Statement by B.Y. Green concerning past and present grazing use and range conditions on and adjacent to the Bell Marsh and Portneuf Divisions of the Cache National Forest
  • Statement of A.L. Dorney of Montpelier, Idaho, concerning past and present grazing use and range conditions on and adjacent to the Caribou National Forest
  • Statement of W. Jones Bowen concerning early and present range conditions on the Uinta National Forest
  • "The Dude in the Ascendancy" by Glynn Bennion
  • "Let's Stop Kidding Ourselves" by Glynn Bennion
  • "You Can’t Eat All the Grass" by Glynn Bennion
  • Statement of Worth S. Lee on range depletion, community welfare, and game conditions in southwestern Idaho
  • Statement of J.B. Lafferty, former supervisor Weiser National Forest, including reference to early range depletion, present conditions on public and national forest lands, costs, and game conditions
  • Statement of C.B. Knox concerning early and present range and game conditions in western Idaho and the economic effects of range abuse
  • Statement of John N. Kinney, supervisor of the Salmon National Forest, concerning maintenance of good range on the forest and range depletion on the public domain
  • Statement of E.L. Jones regarding early range as compared to present range conditions on the Targhee National Forest
  • Statement of W.D. Hukman regarding the condition of public domain ranges in Wayne County, Utah
  • Statement of H.J. Holyoak, Moab, Utah concerning early range conditions on the public domain in Grand and San Juan counties, southeastern Utah
  • Statement by J.E. Heywood concerning early game and range conditions in the vicinity of Panguitch, Utah, and subsequent changes
  • Statement of John W. Hays concerning early range and game conditions in Clark County, Idaho
  • Statement of E.A. Griffiths concerning range conditions on forest and public lands in southern Utah
  • Statement of H.T. Goodman comparing present game and range conditions on the Sawtooth National Forest and adjacent public domain with conditions in 1900
  • Statement of George and John Dieringer concerning early and present range and game conditions on the public domain adjacent to the Toiyabe Unit of the Nevada National Forest
  • Statement by John A. Daley as related to E.C. Rose regarding early range and range practices near the Payette National Forest
  • Statement of Philip R. Cuyler concerning range depletion and the economic effects in the Parker Mountain and John's Valley section of Utah
  • Statement of Mr. James W. Chrisman concerning early and present range conditions on and adjacent to the Wyoming National Forest
  • Statement of C.E. Craig concerning early game and range conditions on privately owned ranges and on the public domain in the Crane Creek area in Idaho, and on the Payette and Idaho National Forests, and subsequent changes in the range
  • Statement regarding range depletion
  • Statement of James H. Baldwin, Forest Ranger on the Dixie National Forest, on the economic effect of range depletion on communities and the livestock industry
  • Statement of Bert Acree regarding the numbers of stock formerly grazed in the vicinity of Austin, Nevada
1940-1941
2 9 Livestock Notes
Includes the following:
  • Cattle information for Grand and San Juan Counties
  • Article "Stock" from The Deseret News
  • Interview with Harry G. Green, Moab, Utah conducted by C.C. Anderson
  • Notes from article written by Albert R. Lyman, President of San Juan Stake about range
1940
2 10 Range Articles
Includes the following:
  • Article "Grantsville Dust Bowl"
  • "Development of the Sheep Industry in the United States," an excerpt from The Cattleman
  • Article "Cattle and Sheep on the Same Ranges," published in National Wool Grower
  • Article "War on Waste Areas," published in National Wool Grower
  • Address entitled "Improvement in Range Conditions," published in National Wool Grower
  • Article "Regulating the Open Range," published in National Wool Grower
  • Article "The Public Domain and the Government," published in National Wool Grower
  • Article "Influence of Livestock in the West," published in National Wool Grower
  • Article "Markets," published in National Wool Grower
  • Article "The Unwritten Law of the Range" by George Frederick Stratton
  • Note from the article "The Major Range Problems" by Earle H. Clapp
  • Note on history of national forests in Utah
  • Article "Romance Rode with Development: Foreign Influence on Peopling of Western Prairies" by E.E. Dale
  • Article "The Cow Country" by F.L. Paxon
  • Article "The West, Water, and the Grazing Laws" by Francesca M. Blackmer
  • Article "Rustling Chuck on the Range," published in The Breeder's Gazette
  • Article "The Great American Trek," published in The Breeder's Gazette
  • Article "The Wooly West" by Charles J. Belden
  • Article "Brands and Branding in the West" by W.F. Wilcox
1940-1941
2 11 Range Interviews and Notes
Includes the following:
  • Article "As I Have Seen the Trends" by a prominent Salt Lake City stockman
  • C.C. Anderson's notes from a trip with "Mr. Bryan"
  • Letter to Dale L. Morgan, State Supervisor, Utah Writers' Project, from Mont H. Saunderson
  • Letter to Dale L. Morgan, State Supervisor, Utah Writers' Project, from Emery T. Snyder
  • "The Place of Range Improvement in Utilization of Open Range" by Nilo H. Deming, Range Examiner, Grazing Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Note about John's Canyon
  • A reference for excerpts from a history of Moab
  • Interview with Bobbie Thomson, Moab, Utah, conducted by C.C. Anderson
  • Interview with Harry Reed, Moab, Utah, conducted by C.C. Anderson
  • Note about rustling
  • "Yesterday and Today," a sketch given by John Spencer, Escalante, Utah
  • Note about wild horses in Moab, Utah
  • Interview with Harry Mahleres, Price, Utah, conducted by C.C. Anderson
  • Paper by Walter P. Cottam entitled, "Some Ecological Aspects of Grass on Western Range"
1940
2 12 Range and Grazing Notes
Includes the following:
  • Interview with John W. Thornley, Kaysville, Utah, conducted by C.C. Anderson and John D. Thornley
  • Interview with W.J. Thornley, Layton, Utah, conducted by C.C. Anderson and John D. Thornley
  • Letter to C.C. Anderson from L.C. Montgomery
  • Excerpts from The Story of the Range by Will C. Barnes
  • "The Santa Fe Trail" by J.F. Farrell
  • "Forest and Range Resources of Utah," prepared by the Forest Service, Intermountain Region
  • "Profits in Farming on Irrigated Areas in Utah Lake Valley" by E.H. Thomson and H.M. Dixon
  • "What the National Forests Mean to the Intermountain Region" by Frederick S. Baker
  • "History of Grazing on the Plains" report
1940-1941
2 13 Grazing Correspondence and Notes
Includes the following:
  • Letter to C.C. Anderson from C.E. Favre, Assistant Regional Forester, Intermountain Region
  • Letter to C.C. Anderson from Mark Anderson, Mayor of Provo City
  • Note about herds on a Navajo reservation
  • Letter to C.C. Anderson from Ralph S. Thompson
  • Letter to C.C. Anderson from George C. Larson, Forest Supervisor, Uinta National Forest
  • Excerpt from "The Bell Telephone News"
  • Excerpt from "The Romance of the Pony Express"
  • Letter to Utah Writers' Project from V.R. Fisher, Breeder, Oxford, Idaho
  • Interview with William H. McIntyre, Salt Lake City, conducted by C.C. Anderson
  • Note titled, "A Range and Watershed Reconnaissance with Hugh M. Bryan, Grazing Service"
  • Interview with John E. Pace, Castle Valley, Utah conducted by C.C. Anderson
2 14 Range Notes
Includes the following:
  • Notes from The Great Plains by Randall Parrish
  • Note from The Virgin Range by Richard E. McArdle and David F. Costello
  • Note from "The Major Range Problems" by Earl H. Clapp
  • "The Pony Express was Early Link Between East and West" by James E. Downing
  • "The Old Chisholm Trail"
  • "The Disappearance of the Buffalo" by C.C. Rister
  • "Cattle Trails: A Factor in the Development of Marketing" by Rudolph A. Clemen
  • "Range Conditions in the Uinta Basin, Utah" by L.A. Stoddart, P.B. Lister, George Stewart, T. Dean Phinney, and L.W. Larsen
  • "Cattle and Sheep Ranching in Utah" by William Peterson, P.V. Cardon, K.C. Ikeler, George Stewart, and A.C. Esplin
  • Address by Sylvester Broadbent to Utah Wool Growers Association
  • "Solving the Mysteries of Livestock Poisoning" by D.S. Burch
  • "Grazing and Floods: A Study of Conditions in the Manti National Forest, Utah" by Robert V.R. Reynolds
  • "Grazing Land Values" by Glynn Bennion
  • "The Original Conditions of Western Lands" by Glynn Bennion
  • Note on government land policy
  • "The Land Problems," published in National Wool Grower
  • Information from Thomas L. Allred about grazing in the Uinta Basin, Utah
  • Information from Nephi Anderson about grazing in Sanpete County, Utah
  • "Government Forest Work in Utah"
  • "Ranching in the Briny Deep" by Joseph E. Wing
  • "The Uinta Land Opening"
1940-1941
2 15 Range Notes and Statistics
Includes the following:
  • Agricultural Experiment Station Mimeograph, Logan, Utah
  • Note about horses
  • Note about the importance of the livestock industry
  • Note about the importance of the sheep industry to Utah
  • Note about the improvement of the herds in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana
  • Inventory numbers and net production of cattle and sheep in Utah
  • Note about steers
  • Note about the Deseret Land Act
  • Note about Utah sheep management methods and problems
  • Note about sheep and woolgrowing
  • Note about sheep for sale
  • Note about the sheep industry
  • Note about the method of feeding orphan lambs
  • Note about sheepmen in Utah
  • Statistics of the value of production of sheep
  • Statistics for wool grown in Utah by counties
  • Data for state land ownership in Utah by acres
  • Shipment and slaughter statistics
  • List of purebred and registered stock breeders
  • List of short horn breeders
  • Membership for Millville Stock Growers' Association
  • Membership for South Cache Livestock Association
  • Membership for Smithfield C&H Association
  • Membership for Providence Stock Growers' Association

Subjects

    • Corporate Names :
    • United States--Work Projects Administration (Utah)
    • Writers' Program (Utah)
    • Subject Terms :
    • Cattle trade--Utah--History.
    • Grazing--Utah--History.
    • Grazing--West (U.S.)--History.
    • Public lands--Utah--History.
    • Range management--Utah--History..
    • Rangelands--Utah--History.
    • Sheep industry--Utah--History.
    • Titles within the Collection :
    • Utah Grazing Notes

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