Sutherland Archives

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50 Year Utah Jubilee Parade


Photographs taken during the 50 Year Utah Jubilee Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah, and portraits from the Johnson Portrait Sudio.

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Deaf Technology


Selected items from the "Deaf Technology Through The Ages" display in the George Sutherland Archives, Spring 2012.

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Dismantling the Bunnell Pioneer House


Photographs taken during three different days of the dismantling of the Bunnell Pioneer House on UVU Campus in May and June 2012.

The Bunnell Pioneer Home sat on what is now UVU's main campus from 1892 until it was dismantled in May/June 2012 to make way for the new Student Life and Wellness Center. A smaller replica was built on campus, just south of the Sparks Automotive Building, using some of the original brick as well as the original red front door.

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E. Mark Bezzant collection of Asian artifacts

This exhibit consists of mostly Chinese artifacts, as well as a few from Hong Kong, Korea, and Japan. It includes: opium boxes, Buddha shrines, toothpick boxes, dishes, pots, boxes, an incense censor, a porcelain flute, and silver coins.

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J. Clayton Tullis Utah State Capitol Collection

The J. Clayton Tullis Utah State Capitol Collection began when the donor, Mr. Tullis, volunteered as a tour guide at the Utah State Capitol.  Mr. Tullis has been interested in the Utah State Capitol building for many years and began to collect anything relating to the capitol building, its history, construction, and the people who played a role in its development and construction.  

The collection currently consists of vintage postcards from the early twentieth century and a lithograph of the capitol building from the Governor's Office, commissioned to commemorate the Utah Centennial in 1996.  

The collection is still growing and Mr. Tullis continues to look for new materials to add to it.

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Japanese-American Internment Materials


This exhibit consists of 9 booklets published about Japanese-American Internment during the Second World War.

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Lyndon W. & Margaret Ann Cook collection of Oceanic, Asian, and Middle Eastern artifacts

This exhibit consists of artifacts collected by Lyndon W. and Margaret Ann Cook. Obtained from New Zealand, Japan, Tonga, and Eqypt. Material types include wooden tribal masks, woven cloth, greenstone figurines and pendants, carved bone pendants, carved animal teeth, shell necklaces, wooden and greenstone clubs, and various woven and carved containers.


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The Spectrum


**Pages are continually being added to exhibit**

 The Spectrum was the annual yearbook for Utah Technical College at Provo, now known as Utah Valley University. There were issues published for 1969, 1970, and 1971.

Wilson W. Sorensen

The Wilson W. Sorensen collection contains images that trace the history of UVU from 1942 to 1982.  Wilson W. Sorensen was president of the school during that time, and donated these photographs that document the changing missions, and many names, of the school, from Central Utah Vocational School and Utah Trade & Technical Institute, to Utah Technical College at Provo to Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem. After President Sorensen retired in 1982, the school became Utah Valley Community College, then Utah Valley State College, and now Utah Valley University.

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