Guide to the Manti Waterworks Construction Papers,
1932-1938

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Overview of the Collection

Title: Manti Waterworks Construction Papers
Dates: 1932-1938 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (.5 linear foot)
Collection Number: USU_COLL MSS 144
Summary: Material about the construction of the Manti, Utah city waterworks. The project was done in 1938 by the Utah Works Progress Administration.
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 

Biographical Note

The project was done in 1938 by the Utah Works Progress Administration.

Content Description

This collection contains papers, pictures, and notes that pertain to the building of the Manti Waterworks System. The papers came from a file that John R. Nielson, Jr., the foreman of the project, used while working with the waterworks.

These papers are quite useful since they include costs, accident reports, information about the materials used, photographs, etc. Once can also learn how primitive or advanced the technology was in 1938 when it came to building water systems. This project was funded by the W.P.A.

Some of the papers were repaired and were left in their original order.

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 Manti Waterworks Construction Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: Manti Waterworks Construction Papers USU_COLL MSS 144, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_COLL MSS 144, USUSCA.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

No particular order was given to this collection.

Processing Note :  

Processed in May of 2006

Acquisition Information :  

This collection was a gift from R. Lynn Nielson.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
Folder
1 1 Approval of project Undated
1 2 Bids, Contracts, and Proposals Undated
1 3 Photographs and a Letter Undated
1 4 List of Workers and Water Test Undated
1 5 Engineer
(1 map)
Undated
1 6 Tabulating pad with employees' names, shifts, and cost of work Undated
1 7 Freight bills Undated
1 8 Workers info. Undated
1 9 Reports Made and Corr. Undated
1 10 Forecasts of Expenditures Undated
1 11 Orders for Material Undated
1 12 Switchgear Info. Undated
1 13 Safety Undated
1 14 Personal Undated
1 15 Blasting Accident and Corr. Undated
1 16 Blank Worker's Disability reports Undated
1 17 Reports to make Undated
1 18 Daily in and out sheets - blank Undated
1 19 A catalog with several pages missing Undated
1 20 Envelopes and paper Undated
1 21 Miscellaneous Undated
1 22 Three Booklets
(2 on wire ropes and 1 about the 21st Sanpete Co. Fair)
Undated
1 23 Note book with grocery lists, daily notes and calculations [?] August 8-26

Subjects

    • Subject Terms :
    • Water-supply--Utah--Manti.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Manti (Utah)--History.

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