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Title: Wilson W. Sorensen papers
Dates: 1941-2003 (inclusive)
Collection Number: AR 102
Summary: This collection consists of materials collected by Wilson W. Sorenson. It includes personal papers; materials related to Utah Valley University under the names: Central Utah Vocational School, Utah Trade Technical Institute, and Utah Technical College; materials related to external governing boards; external sources of information about the school; writings and other sources; newspaper clippings; photographs and slides; yearbooks; and scrapbooks.
Repository: George Sutherland Archives at Utah Valley University

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1-3: Wilson W. Sorensen personal papers (1948-2003)

This series contains professional correspondence, speeches and writings by Wilson Sorensen, conference materials, writings by unknown authors, manuscripts for the book A Miracle in Utah Valley, and papers relating to activity in civic organizations.

Box 1, Folder 1-2: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence (1948-2003)

Includes college-related correspondence between Wilson W. Sorensen and his colleagues from the College or in the community.

Box 1, Folder 1: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Roundy, Stanley (27 May 1948)
Box 1, Folder 1: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Larsen, Milton (6 December 1973)
Box 1, Folder 1: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Larsen, Milton (10 December 1973)
Box 1, Folder 1: Nielsen, Swen C. correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (5 November 1974)

Nielsen was Chief of Police, Provo, Utah

Box 1, Folder 1: Mangum, James E. correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (11 November 1975)

Mangum was then Mayor of Orem Utah.

Box 1, Folder 1: Peterson, Dan W. correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (20 November 1975)
Box 1, Folder 1: Birch, Thomas R. correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (29 December 1975)
Box 1, Folder 1: Haderlie, Esther M. correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (30 December 1975)
Box 1, Folder 1: Zirbes, John A. correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (21 April 1976)
Box 1, Folder 1: Miller, Paul A. correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (11 November 1976)

Includes the original and one copy of the letter; also includes two copies of “Thoughts on Work/Life and Life/Style” by Paul A. Miller, presented to the Pundit Club in Rochester, New York.

Box 1, Folder 2: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Pedersen, Robert (18 August 1981)

Correspondence includes 3 pages of questions and answer used for establishing the UTC Mission Statement.

Box 1, Folder 2: McDonald, Dean M. correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (3 March 1982)

This is in regard to the draft of the mission statement for Utah Technical College and includes a copy of the mission statement.

Box 1, Folder 2: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Day, Fred (12 May 1982)
Box 1, Folder 2: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Loveridge, Della (1 February 1983)

This letter is asking for her assistance in writing a history of Utah Technical College. There is a handwritten note saying the address is incorrect and the letter was returned to WWS.

Box 1, Folder 2: Ulrich, Walter correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (8 February 1983)

Ulrich was employed by UTC and WWS had asked him to send him some of his thoughts and memories of that time. This letter includes some of his remembrances, to be included in WWS’ book on the history of UTC.

Box 1, Folder 2: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Peterson, Chase N. (19 August 1983)

This is a letter of congratulations upon Peterson’s appointment as president of the University of Utah.

Box 1, Folder 2: Plothow, Roger H. correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (12 April 1984)

This letter is in regards to funding a wastewater building at UTC. Included are a status report and copies of two letters from Alan Merson, the regional administrator of the EPA.

Box 1, Folder 2: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Griffiths, Ora (3 March 2003)

This is in regard to her husband, Rex Griffiths, who had been an instructor at UTC, and includes a photocopy of a photograph of him with a student. Mailing envelope included.

Box 1, Folder 3-6: Wilson W. Sorensen speeches and writings (1968-1980)

Includes speeches and messages given to the student body, notes written by Wilson W. Sorensen for papers or speeches, conference materials with handwritten notes by Sorensen, and papers about vocational education written by other authors but kept by Sorensen.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen speeches (circa 1975-1980)
Box 1, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen message to the student body (undated)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen writings (circa 1978-1980)
Box 1, Folder 4: Wilson W. Sorensen notes (circa 1967)

Handwritten notes about traditional trades, developments in Utah Technical College's history, possibly for a speech or paper.

Box 1, Folder 4: notes (undated)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen conference materials (1974)
Box 1, Folder 5: Presidents Workshop for the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges (10-13 February 1974)

Handbook for a conference given by the Professional Institute of the American Management Association attended by Wilson W. Sorensen. Includes 7 pages of handwritten notes by Wilson W. Sorensen.

Box 1, Folder 4: Rules for the Conversion of Trade Experience into Teaching Experience (undated)
Box 1, Folder 4: Employment Forecasts and UTC/P Growth Statistics (January 1978)
Box 1, Folder 4: Overview of benefits of private and public post-secondary education and vocational post-secondary education (circa September 1980)
subseries: Unknown authors, writings (circa 1968-1975)
Box 1, Folder 6: Vocational Education and Skilled Manpower (circa 1968)
Box 1, Folder 6: Vocational Education: Its Place and Function in the Educational System of Utah (February 1968)
Box 1, Folder 6: Prosser’s Sixteen Theorems on Vocational Education: A Basis for Vocational Philosophy (circa July 1975)
Box 1, Folder 6: Role of Vocational Education (circa 1975)
Box 2, Box 1, Folder 7-15, Box 3, Folder 33-38: Wilson W. Sorensen manuscripts (1983-1985)

Includes chapter drafts for Sorensen's book, A Miracle in Utah Valley. The chapters are in the same original order, which is not always chronological. There are many handwritten corrections and notes.

Box 1, Folder 7: History of CUVS - Move to County Fairgrounds in the fall of 1941 (25 May 1983)
Box 1, Folder 7: Beginnings of Vocational Education in Utah Valley (19 September 1983)
Box 1, Folder 7: Vocational Education in Utah Valley (3 November 1983)
Box 1, Folder 8: Insert to early History of College in Utah Valley (26 September 1983)
Box 1, Folder 8: Central Utah Vocational School at the End of World War II (4 November 1983)
Box 1, Folder 8: Buildings and Grounds (15 November 1984)
Box 1, Folder 8: Orem Campus Planning 2 (20 November 1984)
Box 1, Folder 9: Preface (February 1985)
Box 1, Folder 9: Vocational Education—Its Beginnings (27 December 1984)

Folder also includes hand written Title Page "General History" on note paper.

Box 1, Folder 9: A Brief Overview (4 February 1985)
Box 1, Folder 9: Random Reflections (14 February 1985)
Box 1, Folder 9: It Happened in Utah Valley (26 February 1985)

Folder also contains 2 pages of a building legend and 1 page list of Faculty and Staff, 1942.

Box 1, Folder 10: Struggle to Become a State School (27 February 1985)
Box 1, Folder 10: Provo campus (27 December 1984)

including 1 copy of photograph.

Box 1, Folder 11: Orem campus (4 February 1985)

Folder contains 25 pages of text and 2 blank pages for a total of 27 pages.

Box 1, Folder 11: Orem Campus Dedication (2 January 1985)
Box 1, Folder 12: Aircraft Programs (28 December 1984)
Box 1, Folder 12: Auto Body Collision Repair (28 December 1984)
Box 1, Folder 12: Auto Mechanics (28 December 1984)
Box 1, Folder 12: Blacksmithing-Forging (28 September 1984)
Box 1, Folder 12: Business Management (circa September 1984)
Box 1, Folder 13: Child Care Center (8 January 1985)
Box 1, Folder 13: Commercial Art (14 January 1985)
Box 1, Folder 13: Commercial Photography (25 September 1984)
Box 1, Folder 13: Cooperative Education (1 February 1985)
Box 1, Folder 13: Dental Assisting (2 November 1984)
Box 1, Folder 13: Diesel and Heavy Duty Mechanics (14 January 1985)
Box 1, Folder 13: Drafting (8 January 1985)
Box 1, Folder 14: Driver Training (28 December 1984)
Box 1, Folder 14: Electrical and Automation (10 October 1984)
Box 1, Folder 14: Electronics (9 October 1984)
Box 1, Folder 14: Environmental Technology (17 January 1985)
Box 1, Folder 14: Farm Mechanics (5 October 1984)
Box 1, Folder 14: Fireman Training (13 November 1984)
Box 1, Folder 14: Foundry Practice (10 October 1984)
Box 1, Folder 15: Graphics/Commercial Art Technology (12 December 1984)
Box 1, Folder 15: Heavy Equipment Operators (13 December 1984)
Box 1, Folder 15: Industrial Mechanics (11 October 1984)
Box 1, Folder 15: Instrument Repair (11 October 1984)
Box 1, Folder 15: Interior Decoration (25 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 16: Lineman Training (2 November 1984)
Box 2, Folder 16: Machine Shop (13 November 1984)
Box 2, Folder 16: Metal Mining (9 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 16: Office Education (13 February 1985)
Box 2, Folder 16: Practical Nursing (28 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 17: Radiologic Technology (7 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 17: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (13 November 1984)
Box 2, Folder 17: Related/General Education (18 December 1984)

including a handwritten cover page.

Box 2, Folder 17: Sewing (28 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 17: Sheet Metal (25 February 1985)
Box 2, Folder 17: Welding (28 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 17: Wood Trades (25 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 18: Better Jobs for Women (14 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 18: Camp Williams Training Program for High School Dropouts (circa January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 18: Evening School or Extended Day Program (circa January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 18: Geneva Steel Apprentice Program (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 18: Mountainlands Articulation Project (31 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 18: On-The-Job Training for World War II Veterans (5 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 18: Pre-Tech Learning Enrichment Center (4 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 18: Training for Signetics (18 February 1985)
Box 2 , Folder 18: Supervisory and Personnel Training (28 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 19: Trade Exploratory Program (28 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 19: Training for Occupational Health and Safety (29 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 19: Vocational Training for Japanese (11 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 19: Vocational Education at Utah State Prison (28 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 19: Buildings and Grounds (15 November 1984)
Box 2, Folder 19: Financial Affairs (3 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 19: Library (22 February 1985)
Box 2, Folder 19: Media Center (circa February 1985)
Box 2, Folder 19: Post High School Orientation Tour (20 February 1985)
Box 2, Folder 19: Research (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 19: Surplus Property (30 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 20: UTC Goodwill Association (10 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 20: UTC Women (7 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 20: Student Services (31 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 20: Athletics, Intramurals, and Competitive Sports (31 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 20: Craft Center (5 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 20: Student Clubs (25 February 1985)
Box 2, Folder 20: Rodeo Club (10 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 21: College Plays (5 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 21: College Logos (7 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Origin of the College Song (5 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 21: Provo LDS Institute of Religion (25 February 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Administration (17 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Conclusion (27 February 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Thoughts About The Future (13 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix One: Mission Statement, College Goals and Objectives, Philosophy, and Administrative Responsibility (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Two: Administration by Years (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Three: Administration and Staff 1981-1982 (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Four: College Council September 1980 Through August 1981 (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Five: Executives Officers and Secretaries to the Utah State Board for Vocational Education 1941-1982 (8 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Six: Utah Board for Vocational Education 1945-1982 (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Seven: Membership Roster Utah State Board of Regents 1969-1982 (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Eight: Institutional Council 1979-1982 (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Nine: Utah State Building Board 1957-1982 (8 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Ten: Student Body Presidents (circa March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Eleven: Master Electrician Awards (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Twelve: Summary of Instructional Programs 1941-1982 (8 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Thirteen: Enrollment Summary (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 21: Appendix Fourteen: Honorary Degrees (8 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 22: Appendix Fifteen: Graduation Speakers (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 22: Appendix Sixteen: Legislative Appropriations (circa March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 22: Appendix Seventeen: House Project Committee, Incorporated (circa March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 22: Appendix Eighteen: UTC Provo Personnel Roster June 1982 (13 March 1989)
Box 2, Folder 22: Appendix Nineteen: Utah County Commission (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 22: Appendix Twenty: General Advisory Committee Members, 1945-1982 (7 March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 22: Table of Contents (circa March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 23: Media Center (circa March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 23: Appendix Twenty-Two: Time Marches On: Some Special Happenings Year By Year (circa March 1985)
Box 2, Folder 23: Introduction (25 September 1984)
Box 2, Folder 23: Athletics, Intramurals, and Competitive Sports (11 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 23: Auto Body Collision Repair (14 November 1984)
Box 2, Folder 24: Auto Mechanics (25 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 24: Better Jobs for Women (28 September 1984)
Box 2, Folder 24: Business Management (3 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 24: Central Utah Vocational School Becomes A State School (12 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 24: CUVS—Post War Years 1945-1954 (3 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 24: Child Care Center (1 April 1984)
Box 2, Folder 25: Chronological History of CUVS (1) (4 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 25: Chronological History of CUVS (2) (4 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 25: Chronological History (15 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 25: College Plays (11 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 25: Conclusion (11 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 25: Driver Training (15 November 1984)
Box 2, Folder 25: Diesel And Heavy Duty Mechanics (4 October 1984)

Five pages of an additional copy of Diesel and Heavy Duty Mechanics are also included in folder.

Box 2, Folder 26: Evening School Or Extended Day Program (8 November 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 26: Environmental Technology (10 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 26: Fireman training (10 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 26: Graphics/Commercial Art Technology (26 November 1984)
Box 2, Folder 26: Introduction (14 January 1985)

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Box 2, Folder 26: College Logos (5 December 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 26: Media Center (15 November 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 26: Mountainlands Articulation Project (15 November 1985)

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Box 2, Folder 27: Orem Campus (1 November 1984)
Box 2, Folder 27: page 11 (circa 1984)
Box 2, Folder 27: Orem Campus Dedication (13 December 1985)
Box 2, Folder 27: Orem Campus Addition (circa December 1985)

Chapter appears unfinished.

Box 2, Folder 28: A Brief Overview (5 December 1985)
Box 2, Folder 28: Pre-Tech Learning Enrichment Center (31 December 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 28: Provo Campus (29 October 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 28: Radiologic Technology (7 January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 29: Related/General Education (18 December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 29: Rodeo Club (circa December 1984)
Box 2, Folder 29: Origin of the College Song (5 December 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 29: Student Clubs (circa December 1984)

Includes 1 handwritten page of notes.

Box 2, Folder 29: Student Services (12 December 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 30: Trade Exploratory Program (13 November 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 30: UTC Women (12 November 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 30: Vocational Education at Utah State Prison (31 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 30: Vocational Education-Its Beginnings (5 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 30: Welding (31 October 1984)
Box 2, Folder 30: Appendix. Administration (18 December 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 30: Annual Head Count Enrollment (circa December 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 31: Table of Contents (circa January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 31: Foreword (circa January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 31: Acknowledgments (circa January 1985)
Box 2, Folder 31: Preface (27 February 1985)
Box 2, Folder 31: Struggle To Become A State School (22 February 1985)

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Box 2, Folder 31: Provo Campus (27 December 1984)

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Box 2, Folder 32: Orem Campus (4 February 1985)
Box 2, Folder 32: Orem Campus Dedication (2 January 1985)

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Box 3, Folder 33: Vocational Education-Its Beginnings (12 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 33: History Highlights (13 March 1985)
Box 3, Folder 33: Random Reflections (14 February 1985)

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Box 3, Folder 33: It Happened in Utah Valley (26 February 1985)

Includes a map of the Fairgrounds Campus and a 2 pg. “Building Legend” of the Fairgrounds Campus. These are counted in with the 18 pages.

Box 3, Folder 34: Handwritten yellow pad paper labeled “Course Offerings" (circa December 1984)
Box 3, Folder 34: Aircraft Programs (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 34: Auto Body Collision Repair (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 34: Auto Mechanics (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 34: Blacksmithing-Forging (28 September 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 34: Business Management (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 35: “Child Care Center” (8 January 1985)

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Box 3, Folder 35: Commercial Art (14 January 1985)

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Box 3, Folder 35: Commercial Photography (25 September 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 35: Cooperative Education (7 February 1985)

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including a chart of cooperative education growth.

Box 3, Folder 35: Dental Assisting (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 35: Diesel and Heavy Duty Mechanics (14 January 1985)

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Box 3, Folder 35: Drafting (8 January 1985)

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Box 3, Folder 35: Driver Training (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 36: Electrical And Automation (10 October 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 36: Electronics (9 October 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 36: Environmental Technology (17 January 1985)

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Box 3, Folder 36: Farm Mechanics (5 October 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 36: Fireman Training (13 November 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 36: Foundry Practice (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 36: Graphics/Commercial Art Technology (12 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 36: Heavy Equipment Operators (12 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 37: Industrial Mechanics (11 October 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 37: Instrument Repair (11 October 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 37: Interior Decoration (25 January 1985)

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Box 3, Folder 37: Lineman Training (2 November 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 37: Machine Shop (13 November 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 37: Metal Mining (9 October 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 37: Office Education (13 February 1985)

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Box 3, Folder 37: Practical Nursing (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 38: Radiologic Technology (9 November 1984)

copy; 2 pages including additional page of notes with changes to page 2 for a total of 3 pages.

Box 3, Folder 38: Refrigeration And Air Conditioning (13 November 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 38: Related/General Education (18 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 38: Sewing (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 38: Sheet Metal (25 February 1985)

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Box 3, Folder 38: Welding (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 38: Wood Trades (28 December 1984)

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Box 3, Folder 39: Civic Activities/Organizations (1978-1980)

Contains materials from organizations Sorensen was active in, such as notes from the “Civic Center Finance Committee” and materials from the “Citizens Coalition to Save Geneva.”

Box 3, Folder 39: Civic Center Finance Committee (26 April 1976)

typewritten committee notes.

Box 3, Folder 39: Citizens Coalition to Save Geneva (15 August 1980)

bound materials dealing with possible Geneva Steel closure, includes program and advertising for the Geneva jobs rally, newspaper clippings, correspondence. Materials range in date from 30 July 1980 to 19 February 1983.

Box 4, Folder 6-8: Utah Trade Technical Institute (1963-1967)

This series contains course brochures, reports on special programs such as the vocational program for high school drop-outs, and newspaper clippings and programs for special events such as an art exhibit and building dedication.

Box 4, Folder 6-7: Wilson W. Sorensen courses and programs

Consists of course brochures (there are complete course catalogs for UTTI at AR 075.30), program reports on some of the special programs offered, such as vocational schooling for high school drop-outs, and newspaper clippings about that same program.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen course brochures
Box 4, Folder 6: “You Are Needed!” (circa 1963)
Box 4, Folder 6: Dental Assisting course brochure (circa 1963)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen program reports
Box 4, Folder 6: Utah Trade Technical Institute at Provo Summer School Program 1963: Meeting the Challenge for Vocational and Technical Education at the High School Level (1963)
Box 4, Folder 6: Final Report: Manpower Development and Training Program No. (Y) 5006 Vocational Training Program for High School Drop-Outs (1 December 1965)

Includes copies of photographs of participants.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen newspaper clippings (October 1964-August 1965)
Box 4, Folder 7: Wilson W. Sorensen photocopied newspaper clippings (circa 27 October 1964-6 August 1965)
Box 4, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen special campus events materials

Includes programs, announcements, and newspaper clippings about graduations, an art exhibit, and a new building dedication.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen building dedication (March 1963)
Box 4, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen photocopied newspaper clippings (17 March 1963)
Box 4, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen dedication program (20 March 1963)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen art exhibit materials
Box 4, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen brochure for art exhibit (circa May 1965)
Box 4, Folder 8: Photocopied Provo Herald article (23 May 1965)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation materials
Box 4, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen photocopied Provo Herald articles (28 May 1965-4 June 1965)
Box 4, Folder 1-5: Central Utah Vocational School (1941)

This series includes campus publications such as course brochures, a newsletter, personnel information, items from special campus events, professional correspondence, and newspaper clippings about graduation and open house events including the dedications of new buildings.

subseries: Campus Publications (1941-1963)
Box 4, Folder 1-2: Campus Publications (1941-1963)

Consists of brochures for various courses offered (there is also a complete CUVS course catalog covering 1956-1959 at AR 070.30.) There is also a faculty/student newsletter, which mentions students who have gone to war or returned from the war (WWII) as well as containing a racist poem about Japanese soldiers. There is also a map of the CUVS fairgrounds campus.

Box 4, Folder 3: Personnel (29 September 1983)

Consists of an interview with and biographical information about Mr. Jack Mitchell, presumably by Wilson W. Sorensen, September 1983. Mr. Mitchell was an employee who began working at CUVS in 1964.

Box 4, Folder 4: Special Campus Events (29 April 1954-14 September 1957)

includes programs and announcements for graduations and a special “Institute on Employee-Employer Relations” event, and programs for open-house ceremonies for new buildings on campus.

Box 4, Folder 5: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence (21 February 1945-26 March 1947)

Includes a letter “To the Legislators,” from The Women's Council of Provo, asking for support in maintenance of the Central Utah Vocational School, and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member for a former student.

Box 4, Folder 5: Wilson W. Sorensen newspaper clippings (20 January 1944)

Contains one clipping about Central Utah Vocational School students who work on development of new gasoline engine. copy of Salt Lake Telegram.

Box 4, Folder 1: Brochure of course offerings at the 1400 North University Avenue campus of Central Utah Vocational School (circa 1948)
Box 4, Folder 1: Brochure of Business Program course offerings at the 1400 North University Avenue campus of Central Utah Vocational School (circa 1948)
Box 4, Folder 1: Brochure of Machine Shop and Industrial Mechanics courses at the 1400 North University Avenue campus of Central Utah Vocational School (circa 1948)
Box 4, Folder 1: Brochure for Welding and Forging courses at the 1400 North University Avenue campus of Central Utah Vocational School (circa 1948)
Box 4, Folder 1: Brochure for Wood Trades courses at the 1400 North University Avenue campus of Central Utah Vocational School (circa 1948)
Box 4, Folder 2: Shop Sweepings: Bits about the Boys (circa May 1941)

Newsletter. This contains humorous bits of information about former CUVS students who were then at war or employed, plus a racist poem about Japanese soldiers.

Box 4, Folder 2: Map of Fairgrounds Campus of Central Utah Vocational School (circa 1941-1948)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen personnel records
Box 4, Folder 3: Some of [sic] early instructors at C.U.V.S. (29 September 1983)

Mr. Mitchell began working at CUVS in 1964.

Interview with and biographical information about Mr. Jack Mitchell, presumably by Wilson W. Sorensen.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen special campus events (1954-1957)
Box 4, Folder 4: Top Experts on Program For Labor-Management Institute Here Thursday (26-28 April 1954)

This is a copy of a newspaper article, newspaper unknown, about an upcoming event (program below) sponsored by Central Utah Vocational School.

Box 4, Folder 4: program for the First Annual Institute on Employee-Employer Relations (29 April 1954)
Box 4, Folder 4: Wilson W. Sorensen copy of newspaper article about graduation, newspaper unknown, “CU Vocational School will honor 86 tonight” (27 May 1955)

Related Material:

there are Central Utah Vocational School graduation programs for 1955, 1956, 1957, and 1958 in AR 922.12

Box 4, Folder 4: Wilson W. Sorensen schedule of events for an open house at the new buildings of the 1400 North University Avenue, Provo location of Central Utah Vocational School (September 1957)

Open house at the new buildings of the 1400 North University Avenue, Provo location of Central Utah Vocational School from 9 - 14 September 1957.

Box 4, Folder 4: Information about the Central Utah Vocational School (undated)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence (1945-1947)
Box 4, Folder 5: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence “To The Legislators” (21 February 1945)

from The Women's Council of Provo, asking for support in maintenance of the Central Utah Vocational School

Box 4, Folder 5: Wilson W. Sorensen letter of recommendation on behalf of Scott Roundy from Harrison Scott, instructor of auto mechanics (26 March 1947)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen newspaper clippings
Box 4, Folder 5: “Central Utah Vocational School Students Work on Development of New Gasoline Engine,” Salt Lake Telegram (20 January 1944)
Box 5-6: Utah Technical College (1967-1987)

This series includes histories of the school, the organizational structure of various councils and committees, personnel data sheets, administrative affairs such as campus tours and speeches, press releases, reports on special vocational programs such as the prison program, high school recruitment brochures, invitations and programs for special campus events such as Founders Day, Wilson Sorensen Week, graduations, groundbreaking ceremonies of the new Orem campus, and building dedications, and information about the LDS Institute of Religion on the Provo and Orem campuses.

Box 5, Folder 1-2: Wilson W. Sorensen college history and development

consists of drafts and handwritten notes, presumably by Wilson Sorensen, about the history of the College. There are also drafts of the philosophy, mission and goals of the college.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen histories
Box 5, Folder 1: A Brief History of Utah Technical College at Provo (circa 1971)

No author given, but is presumably written by Wilson W. Sorensen.

Box 5, Folder 1: “History Notes” and “Calendar of Events" (circa September 1979)

presumably hand written by Wilson W. Sorensen

Box 5, Folder 1: Campus at Orem, 1st draft (28 September 1983)

draft copy presumably written by Wilson W. Sorensen

Box 5, Folder 1: Campus at Orem, 2nd draft (28 September 1983)

second draft copy presumably written by Wilson W. Sorensen

Box 5, Folder 1: Campus at Orem, 3rd draft (26 October 1983)

third draft copy presumably written by Wilson W. Sorensen

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen materials related to college philosophy, mission, and goals
Box 5, Folder 2: Philosophy, Mission, Goals, and Objectives (20 March 1975)
Box 5, Folder 2: Mission Statement, Philosophy, Statement of Aims (15 November 1980)
Box 5, Folder 2: Rationale for a College: Mission Statement (4 February 1982)
Box 5, Folder 2: Mission Statement, Philosophy, General College Goals and Objectives (26 February 1982)
Box 5, Folder 2: Rough Draft-For Discussion Only, Mission (circa February 1982)

This draft was submitted “From Transportation” with a handwritten note saying “Corrections by Jay S. Fielding,”

Box 5, Folder 2: Mission Statement, Philosophy, General College Goals and Objectives (12-13 May 1982)
Box 5, Folder 3-4: Wilson W. Sorensen councils, committees and boards (1975-1984)

Consists of an organizational chart, minutes from meetings of the Institutional Council and the General Advisory Committee, a report from the Higher Education Management Institute (HEMI) Task Force, and the Utah Technical College at Provo Foundation, Inc. Strategic Plan.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen organizational chart
Box 5, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen list of councils/committees/boards (circa 1978)

helpful to see the overview of the college administrative structure.

subseries: General Advisory Committee
Box 5, Folder 4: Names Suggested at General Advisory Committee Meeting, October 27, 1977 (October 1977)

List of suggested names for the college.

Box 5, Folder 4: General Advisory Committee meeting minutes (6 September 1972-15 January 1981)

Minutes dated 6 September 1972 - 15 January 1981 appear to have been copied or compiled 20 November 1984.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen institutional council materials
Box 5, Drawer 3: List of Councils/Committees/Boards
Box 5, Folder 3: Institutional Council list of members (July 1978-July 1979)
Box 5, Folder 3: Institutional Council meeting minutes (26 July 1978-17 June 1982)

Minutes dated from 26 July 1978 - 17 June 1982 appear to have been copied or compiled on 26 November 1984.

Box 5, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen photocopy of Provo Herald clipping, “UTC Institutional Council wants regents to request name change” (5 September 1986)
subseries: Higher Education Management Institute (HEMI) Task Force (October 1981)
Box 5, Folder 4: Higher Educational Management Institute Institutional Needs Assessment and Plan (HEMI P3) (14 October 1981)
Box 5, Folder 4: Utah Technical College at Provo Foundation, Inc. (circa 1975)
Box 5, Folder 4: Utah Technical College at Provo Foundation, Inc. Strategic Plan (circa 1975)

includes information about the Foundation, the Endowment Committee, and the Heritage Club.

Box 5, Folder 5-8: Wilson W. Sorensen personnel (1941-1975)

Comprised of 51 personnel data sheets from 1941-1975, personnel announcements, and interviews/biographical sketches/autobiographical sketches of employees, presumably done by Wilson Sorensen.

subseries: personnel data sheets (1941-1975)
Box 5, Folder 5: Adams, Teri (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Allen, Reed R. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Anderson, Harry (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Anderson, Sylvia C. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Aranda, Salomon (Sol) (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Banks, Llewelyn A. (Lew) (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Brady, Clifton R. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Carlton, Neil H. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Christensen, Vernon L. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Clark, J. Sylvester (Ves) (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Clement, ReVoe (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Cottam, Earl B. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Cotton, Dwight (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Cramer, Richard L. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Crofts, J. DeLoy (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Dastrup, Jeanette (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Dean, Ernest H. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Downs, Sharon (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Elliott, Kathleen (Kathy) (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Famulary, Anthony J. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Groneman, Shirl (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Hansen, Nan (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Henrie, Wallace (Dick) (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Honeyman, Roger B. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Houser, Gary B. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: James, Don E. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Jaques, Vernon (Vern) W. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Johnson, Douglas H. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Johnson, Helen M. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Jones, Gwen H. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Killpack, Dean W. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Lloyd, Carolyn (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Macfarlane, Lucille A. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Mattinson, George M. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Mayhew, Grace (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Nelson, Carl E. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Olsen, Mable (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Paxman, Shirley B. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 6: Peterson, Dale (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Pino, Janet (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Plott, Joan L. (Carnesecca) (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Pullins, Gary D. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Reynolds, Don A. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Riggle, Alan M. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Scott, Harrison (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Shepherd, Erschel Earl (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Sorensen, Wilson W. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Talbot, Karen H. (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Tanner, Reid (undated)
Box 5, Folder 7: Taylor, Rita Peterson (undated)
Box 5, Folder 5: Abbot, Ronald Kent (undated)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen personnel announcements (1970-1974)
Box 5, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen weekly personnel bulletin (June 1970)

Announce retirement of Jack Mitchell.

Box 5, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen memo from Wilson Sorensen to Slvia Anderson (24 May 1976)
Box 5, Folder 8: Volunteer News from the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center (circa October 1984)

In Memoriam for Sylvia Anderson, former employee at UTC and volunteer at UVRMC.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen interviews, biographical/autobiographical sketches (1983)
Box 5, Folder 8: Zeno Adams sketch (30 September 1983)

updated 21 May 2001

Box 5, Folder 8: Ross Fazzio interview (circa 1983)
Box 5, Folder 8: Keith M. Macfarlane and Utah Technical College at Provo (9 June 1983)
Box 5, Folder 9-11: Wilson W. Sorensen administrative affairs (1971-1985)

Consists of a log of campus tours, speeches, gavel presentations given, as well as monthly reports which tell how many catalogs were mailed or picked, how many high school visits our tours there were, and so on. There are also press releases announcing significant events or information about Utah Technical College.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen tours, speeches and gavel presentations (1971-1977)
Box 5, Folder 9: Wilson W. Sorensen tour schedule Utah Technical College at Provo (24 March 1971-12December 1977)

these are schedules of tours given for visiting groups, they tell date, time, number in group, where group from, which area of campus to tour, the UTC person in charge, and who actually guides the tour.

Box 5, Folder 9: Wilson W. Sorensen new faculty - Lunch With The President (10 September 1980-22 September 1981)

includes lists of new faculty for each year, who can make it to lunch and tour.

Box 5, Folder 9: Wilson W. Sorensen speech schedule, Utah Technical College at Provo (17 March 1971-19 October 1977)

these are schedules of visiting groups and who they are, who made contact from the group, the UTC person in charge, and sometimes a guide from UTC. It is not clear who makes the speech each time.

Box 5, Folder 9: Gavel Presentations (4 January 1974-27 December 1977)

It is not clear what a gavel presentation is, but it seems to be some kind of honor, as the recipients are often important people, such as David P. Gardner, president of the U of U, and Scott Matheson, governor of Utah. Many recipients are presidents of local Chambers of Commerce, Rotary Clubs, and such.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen monthly reports (1976-1977)
Box 5, Folder 10: Wilson W. Sorensen monthly reports (January-December 1976)
Box 5, Folder 10: Wilson W. Sorensen monthly reports (January-December 1977)
Box 5, Folder 11: Wilson W. Sorensen press releases (28 November 1978/11 January 1985)
Box 5, Folder 12-15: Wilson W. Sorensen educational and training programs (1969-1982)

Contains reports from special programs carried out by the College, such as the Utah State Prison Program, the Mountainlands Articulation Project, and the Work Program.

subseries: Utah State Prison Program (1969-1980)
Box 5, Folder 12: Progress Report- MDTA-Project Number 8024 Multi-Occupations, Utah State Prison (28 February 1969)

Including 22 pages - Auto Service Mechanic Course Outline.

MDTA stands for Manpower Development Training Act.

Box 5, Folder 12: Progress Report- MDTA-Project Number 8024 Multi-Occupations, Utah State Prison (28 February 1969)

MDTA stands for Manpower Development Training Act.

Including 12 pages - basic Education Course Outline and 15 pages - Appliance Repair Course Outline.

Box 5, Folder 13: Progress Report- MDTA-Project Number 8024 Multi-Occupations, Utah State Prison (28 February 1969)

MDTA stands for Manpower Development Training Act.

Including 12 pages - Auto Body Course Outline, 7 pages - Diesel Mechanic Course Outline, and 32 pages - Machine Set-up Course Outline.

Box 5, Folder 13: Final Report-MDTA-Project Number 8024-Multi Occupational, Utah State Prison (17 October 1969)

MDTA stands for Manpower Development Training Act.

Box 5, Folder 14: Ernest Wright’s Prison Pictures (circa September 1971)

4 color slides taken at the Utah State Prison. Also includes a handmade blue “slide holder” with “Ernest Wright’s Prison Pictures” written on it, and an envelope with “Pictures from Ut. St. Prison by Ernest Wright” written on it.

Box 5, Folder 14: Prison Program Statistics (1 November 1979-November 30, 1980)
subseries: Mountainlands Articulation Project
Box 5, Folder 14: A Progress Report on the Mountainlands Articulation Project for the Period 1/1/76 To 4/17/79, by Douglas H. Johnson (April 1979)
Box 5, Folder 14: Man Power Development Training Utah State Prison Automotive Service Curriculum
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen work program
Box 5, Folder 15: Annual Work Program 1981-82 financial documents (11 May 1981)

Letter of Transmittal says this one is for Higher Education—Education And General.

Box 5, Folder 15: Annual Work Program 1981-82 financial documents (11 May 1981)

Letter of Transmittal says this one is for Higher Education—Educationally Disadvantaged.

Box 6, Folder 1: High School and College Relations

Contains high school recruitment materials.

Box 6, Folder 1: “For the Better Life…” (recruiting brochure) (circa 1974-1975)
Box 6, Folder 1: Wilson W. Sorensen information recruiting brochure (1975-1976)
Box 6, Folder 1: “Dear Counselor,” recruiting item (circa 1975)
Box 6, Folder 2: Wilson W. Sorensen athletics (1973-1981)

Contains a photocopy of the baseball team, 1973-74, and the Intramural Report (Six-Year Survey) for 1981.

Box 6, Folder 2: Wilson W. Sorensen photocopied photograph of the baseball team (1973-1974)
Box 6, Folder 2: Wilson W. Sorensen intramural report (Six-Year Survey) (1976-1981)
Box 6, Folder 3-17: Wilson W. Sorensen special campus events (1970-1982)

Contains graduation and commencement exercise materials for the years 1970 and 1975-1980. These materials consist of miscellaneous “to do” lists and schedules; correspondence to and from Wilson W. Sorensen (or on his behalf) and commencement speakers and honored guests; lists of graduates; invitations; press releases; newspaper clippings; speeches; and in some cases commencement programs. (There are additional commencement programs covering 1955-58, 1970, 1973, 1975-80, 1983-87, 1991, 1994, 1997-2005 available at AR 922.12.) Also included in this sub-series are information and programs for the following special campus events: The Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Orem Campus, March 1975; the Dedication Ceremonies of the Orem Campus of the Utah Technical College at Provo, March 14, 1977, as well as the dedicatory prayer by Spencer W. Kimball; the Dedication of the Learning Resource Center, Orem Campus, November 8, 1978, as well as invitations, the RSVP list, and part of dedicatory speech by Stephen Holbrook; Founders Day, March 6, 1980; Wilson W. Sorensen Week, May 17-20, 1982, with an outline of events and the Governor's Proclamation declaring it Wilson W. Sorensen Week.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation - commencement exercise materials (circa 1970-1980)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1970 (1970)
Box 6, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen master file - graduation 1970 (circa May 1970)

This lists quantities of commencement announcements and programs printed, how many left over, refreshments for President's Reception order and left over, and groups to whom to send commencement announcements.

Box 6, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen personnel roster - February 1970 (circa February 1970)
Box 6, Folder 3: Utah Technical College/Provo Graduates For June, 1970 (circa May 1970)
Box 6, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen information regarding graduation and graduation week (circa May 1970)

NOTE: This is a schedule of graduation-related activities, 2 copies of one page.

Box 6, Folder 3: Hatch, George C. correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (7 March 1970)

this is Mr. Hatch’s acceptance of invitation to deliver commencement address.

Box 6, Folder 3: Roger B. Honeyman correspondence to Hatch, George C. (11 May 1970)
Box 6, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Baker, Edna H. (22 May 1970)

Mrs. Baker is from the State Board for Vocational Education.

Box 6, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Durham, G. Homer (25 May 1970)

Dr. Durham was then Commissioner of the Utah System of Higher Education.

Box 6, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Peterson, C.E. (29 May 1970)

Mr. Peterson represented the State Board of Higher Education.

Box 6, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Robinson, Don Leslie (25 May 1970)
Box 6, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Baker, Edna H. (2 June 1970)
Box 6, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Durham, G. Homer (2 June 1970)

this letters confirms that Dr. Durham is giving the commencement address, substituting for George C. Hatch.

Box 6, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen sample letters of congratulations to graduating students from Wilson W. Sorensen (circa May 1970)

3 copies of one page.

Box 6, Folder 4: Wilson W. Sorensen press releases regarding graduation 1970 (circa 28 May 1970-2 June 1970)
Box 6, Folder 4: Utah Technical College at Provo Weekly Personnel Bulletin (25 May-1 June 1970)
Box 6, Folder 4: Wilson W. Sorensen newspaper clippings about graduation (June 1970)

includes original clippings and archival photocopies.

Box 6, Folder 4: Doug Wright graduation speech (4 June 1970)
Box 6, Folder 5: Wilson W. Sorensen commencement invitations and programs, including separate ones for the Dental Assistant and Nurses Aides graduations (1-9 June 1970)
Box 6, Folder 5: Graduation Dinner Dance (23 May 1970)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1975 (1975)
Box 6, Folder 6: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1975 (May 1975)

This lists quantities and costs of commencement announcements and programs printed and how many left over, and cost of flowers.

Box 6, Folder 6: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation invitation list (circa May 1975)
Box 6, Folder 6: Utah Technical College at Provo Personnel Roster - Revised January 1974 (circa January 1974)
Box 6, Folder 6: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Talbot, Walter D. (9 May 1975)
Box 6, Folder 6: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence to Durham, G. Homer (9 May 1975)
Box 6, Folder 6: Wilson W. Sorensen press releases regarding graduation 1975 (circa April-May 1975)
Box 6, Folder 6: Utah Technical College at Provo Weekly Personnel Bulletin (27 May 1975)
Box 6, Folder 6: David P. Gardner,“Head and Hand: Education’s Working Partners” (29 May 1975)

Gardner was president of the University of Utah at that time.

Box 6, Folder 7: Wilson W. Sorensen commencement invitations and programs, including separate ones for the Dental Assistant program (18-19 May 1975)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1976
Box 6, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1976 outline, timetable, costs, and list of groups receiving invitations (circa April 1976)
Box 6, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen memo from Roger Honeyman to Sylvia Anderson about the graduation budget (April 1976)
Box 6, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen press release (circa April 1976)
Box 6, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen summary of the history of the college and statistics about enrollment, programs offered, job placement, etc. (circa May 1976)

Probably sent to commencement speaker to help him prepare his speech

Box 6, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen biographical sketch, photograph and commencement speech given by Neal A. Maxwell (June 1976)

Contains 2 pages biographical sketch, 1 photograph and 7 pages of commencement speech.

Box 6, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen invitations to graduation (June 1976)
Box 6, Folder 8: Wilson W. Sorensen commencement program (June 1976)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1977 (1977)
Box 6, Folder 9: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1977, outline and list of groups receiving invitations (circa April 1977)
Box 6, Folder 9: Wilson W. Sorensen press releases (April-June 1977)
Box 6, Folder 9: Tribute to Sylvia C. Anderson, receiving an honorary degree of associate in science (June 1977)
Box 6, Folder 9: Tribute to former governor of Utah Calvin L. Rampton, receiving an honorary degree of associate in science (June 1977)
Box 6, Folder 9: Summary of the history of the college and statistics about enrollment, programs offered, job placement, and so on (circa May 1976)

Probably sent to commencement speaker to help him prepare his speech.

Box 6, Folder 9: Biographical sketch and photograph of Governor Scott M. Matheson, and commencement speech given by Mr. Matheson (June 1977)

Contains 2 pages biographical sketch, 1 photograph and 5 pages commencement speech.

Box 6, Folder 9: Wilson W. Sorensen invitations to graduation (June 1977)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1978 (1978)
Box 6, Folder 10: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1978 overview; list of groups to whom announcements were sent; outline of program; map of seating arrangement; list of those attending graduation ceremonies; person to contact at Provo Tabernacle (circa May 1978)
Box 6, Folder 10: Wilson W. Sorensen list of cap and gown orders sent to E. R. Moore Company (March 1978)
Box 6, Folder 10: Hover, Tom correspondence to Rogers, Mel, including memo regarding cap and gown instructions (10 March 1987)
Box 6, Folder 10: McKay, Gunn,correspondence to Wilson W. Sorensen (14 April 1978)

Congressman McKay is accepting invitation to be commencement speaker.

Box 6, Folder 10: Ure, Helen correspondence to Rogers, Mel (27 April 1978)

Regarding receiving honorary degree.

Box 6, Folder 10: Rogers, Mel correspondence to Luke, Theron (8 May 1978)

Regarding arrangements for receiving honorary degree.

Box 6, Folder 10: Rogers, Mel correspondence to Clark, Vess (8 May 1978)

Regarding arrangements for receiving honorary degree.

Box 6, Folder 10: Rogers, Mel correspondence to Ure, Mrs. James W. III (9 May 1978)

Regarding arrangements for receiving honorary degree. Mrs. James W. (Helen) Ure III.

Box 6, Folder 10: Rogers, Mel correspondence to “Prospective Graduate” (9 May 1978)

Regarding arrangements for graduation ceremonies.

Box 6, Folder 10: Rogers, Mel correspondence to Hiller, Walter W. of Hiller Bookbinding (10 May 1978)

Regarding framed degrees for honorary degree recipients.

Box 6, Folder 10: Rogers, Mel correspondence to McKay, Gunn (23 May 1978)

Letter includes 5 pages of information about the college with a note, “This information was sent to Congressman McKay to help him prepare his speech.”

Box 6, Folder 10: Rogers, Mel memorandum to Faculty and Staff (23 May 1978)

Memorandum regarding commencement exercises.

Box 6, Folder 11: Wilson W. Sorensen press release (24 May 1978)

Includes copy of newspaper article base on release regarding 3 Honorary Degree recipients.

Box 6, Folder 10: Wilson W. Sorenson press release (31 May 1978)

Press release contains a list of names of graduates by city and biographical sketches of the three Honorary Degree recipients: Theron H. Luke, Helen B. Ure, and J. Sylvester Clark.

Box 6, Folder 11: “Graduation Talk” by Blake B. Buhler (1 June 1978)

Buhler is the Student body President, 1977-78.

Box 6, Folder 11: Wilson W. Sorensen's introduction to commencement speaker Congressman Gunn McKay (1 June 1978)
Box 6, Folder 11: “The Work Ethic—It's Still In Style,” biographical sketch and commencement speech, Congressman Gunn McKay (1 June 1978)
Box 6, Folder 11: Wilson W. Sorensen invitations to graduation (June 1978)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen 1979 (1979)
Box 6, Folder 12: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1979 outline and list of groups receiving announcements (circa May 1979)
Box 6, Folder 12: Wilson W. Sorensen press releases (circa 1 May 1979-25 May 1979)

Includes list of graduates organized by where they are from.

Box 6, Folder 13: Wilson W. Sorensen press release (31 May 1979)

Includes list of graduates, their addresses and degrees.

Box 6, Folder 14: Wilson W. Sorensen letter, biographical resume, and photograph of Warren E. Pugh, commencement speaker (circa March-April 1979)
Box 6, Folder 14: “The Pursuit of Excellence,” commencement speech given by Warren E. Pugh (31 May 1979)

Pugh was a Utah state senator at the time.

Box 6, Folder 14: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation invitation and commencement exercise program (31 May 1979)

Invitation was taped to paper, some tape residue remains. One copy of the inside of the program looks like the mock-up—is glued to paper and fading.

subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation 1980
Box 6, Folder 15: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation outline and “Things To Do Better” (29 May 1980)
Box 6, Folder 15: Wilson W. Sorensen press releases (2-9 May 1980)
Box 6, Folder 15: “Vocational Education: A Reflection On the Diversity of American Higher Education,” commencement address given by Dr. Stanford Cazier (19 May 1980)

Photograph of Dr. Stanford Cazier included.

Dr. Cazier was president of Utah State University at that time.

Box 6, Folder 15: Wilson W. Sorensen graduation invitations and commencement exercise programs (29 May 1980)
Box 6, Folder 16: Wilson W. Sorensen order forms for diplomas with lists of students graduating (circa April 1980)

Includes one sample diploma in its bound cover. 24 pg.

subseries: Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Orem Campus, Utah Technical College at Provo (March 1975)
Wilson W. Sorensen outline of groundbreaking program; groundbreaking details (who's doing what)Box 6, Folder 17

Quantity:

2.0 pg.

(circa March 1975)Wilson W. Sorensen press release, “Information about the college for the groundbreaking ceremonies"Box 6, Folder 17

Quantity:

4.0 pg.

(3 March 1975)Wilson W. Sorensen handwritten “History Notes,” about the property, previous property ownersBox 6, Folder 17

Quantity:

1.0 pg.

(circa March 1975)Wilson W. Sorensen handwritten note and typewritten page listing previous owners of the property, dates of meetings about the propertyBox 6, Folder 17

Quantity:

2.0 pg.

(March 1975)
subseries: Dedication Ceremonies of the Orem Campus of the Utah Technical College at Provo (14 March 1977)
Box 6, Folder 17: Wilson W. Sorensen dedication speech and dedicatory prayer by President Spencer W. Kimball (14 March 1977)

President Kimball was then president of the LDS Church.

subseries: Dedication of the Learning Resource Center, Orem Campus, Utah Technical College at Provo (8 November 1978)
Box 6, Folder 17: Wilson W. Sorensen invitation with envelope to the dedication (November 1978)
Box 6, Folder 17: Wilson W. Sorensen typewritten welcome notes (with handwritten additions) and data summary about the LRC (8 November 1978)
Box 6, Folder 17: Wilson W. Sorensen printed program for the dedication of the Learning Resource Center (8 November 1978)
Box 6, Folder 17: RSVP list for the dedication of the Learning Resource Center (circa November 1978)
Box 6, Folder 17: Wilson W. Sorensen page 2 of an introduction to a speaker (3 November 1978)

Page 1 is missing, but it is most likely the introduction to Donald B. Holbrook, who gave the dedicatory address.

subseries: Founders Day (6 March 1980)
Box 6, Folder 17: Wilson W. Sorensen program for Founder’s Day activities (6 March 1980)
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen Week (17-20 May 1982)
Box 6, Folder 17: A Program In Recognition Of A Lifetime OF Service By President Wilson W. Sorensen To Vocational Education And To Utah Technical College At Provo and Orem (May 1982)

includes the Governor's Proclamation declaring it Wilson W. Sorensen Week, and the activities being held for that week.

Box 6, Folder 18: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Institute of Religion (1974-1984)

Contains histories, an announcement of the formal dedication of the Orem Campus Institute, list of Institute instructors, a class schedule, and two reports.

Box 6, Folder 18: History of the Provo Institute of Religion (circa 1974)
Box 6, Folder 18: Wilson W. Sorensen correspondence, Rockwood, C. LaVar, to Reeve, Rex (17 November 1975)

Rex Reeve was Institute director at the time.

Box 6, Folder 18: Wilson W. Sorensen typewritten announcement of formal dedication of new LDS Institute building, Orem Campus (circa 27 November 1977)
Box 6, Folder 18: “History of the Provo LDS Institute of Religion 1979-1980,” James Killian (circa 1980)
Box 6, Folder 18: Wilson W. Sorensen Provo Institute Instructors (circa 1984)
Box 6, Folder 18: Administrative Focus (circa 1983-1984)

Pages are numbered 42 and 43, but the rest of the document is not included.

Box 6, Folder 18: Orem LDS Institute of Religion report (circa 1983-1984)
Box 6, Folder 18: LDS Institutes of Orem & Provo Fall Quarter (circa October 1984)

This is a schedule of Institute classes.

Box 8, Folder 1-12, Box 7: External Governing Boards (1937-1983)

This series consists of acts and member list of the Utah State Board of Higher Education, minutes and minute summaries of the Utah State Board for Vocational Education, annual evaluation reports from the Utah state Advisory Council for Vocational and Technical Education, and reports from the Utah State Board of Regents. The minute and minute summaries of the Utah State Board for Vocational Education seem to include only those that with Central Utah Vocational School and its successors.

subseries: Utah State Board of Higher Education
Box 7, Folder 1: The Utah Higher Education Act: Related Statutes and Bylaws of the Utah State Board of Higher Education (June 1973)

This Act established the Utah System of Higher Education and to govern it, the Legislature established the new State Board of Higher Education, which later becomes the Board of Regents.

Box 7, Folder 1: Wilson W. Sorensen lists of members of the Utah State Board of Higher Education (1969-1983)
Box 7, Folder 1: The Utah Higher Education Act of 1969: Related Statutes and Bylaws of the Utah State Board of Regents (May 1980)

This updated version establishes the State Board of Regents as the governing board of the Utah System of Higher Education rather than the State Board of Higher Education.

subseries: Utah State Board for Vocational Education
Box 7, Folder 2: Policy on General Education at the Utah Technical Colleges (12 December 1976)

This document seems to outline the authority of the Utah State Board for Vocational Education over the technical colleges in Utah.

Box 7, Folder 2-20: Wilson W. Sorensen minutes, Utah State Board for Vocational Education meetings (April 1945-May 1984)

copies of minutes Folder 2, 1945 - 45 pages Folder 3, 1947 - 47 pages Folder 4, 1949 - 43 pages Folder 5, 1951 - 40 pages Folder 6, 1953 - 41 pages Folder 7, 1955 - 48 pages Folder 8, 1957 - 26 pages Folder 9, 1958 - 34 pages Folder 10, 1959 - 37 pages Folder 11, 1960 - 36 pages Folder 12, 1961 - 30 pages Folder 13, 1962 - 37 pages Folder 14, 1963 - 37 pages Folder 15, 1964 - 44 pages Folder 16, 1965 - 33 pages Folder 17, 1966 - 43 pages Folder 18, Year by Year summary of Vocational & Technical Education; 1937-1967, including handwritten notes dated 24 May 1984 - 34 pages Folder 19, Year by Year summary of Vocational & Technical Education; 1968-1975, undated, presumably also dated May 1984 - 28 pages Folder 20, Year by Year summary of Vocational & Technical Education; 1976-1982, undated, presumably also dated May 1984 - 26 pages

subseries: Utah State Advisory Council for Vocational and Technical Education
subseries: Wilson W. Sorensen annual evaluation reports of the State Advisory Council, given to the Utah State Board for Vocational Education, Utah State Board of Regents (1975-1983)
Box 8, Folder 1: “1981 Annual Evaluation Report,” title page-page 30 (28 April 1982)
Box 8, Folder 2: “1981 Annual Evaluation Report,” pages 31-60 (April 1982)
Box 8, Folder 3: “1982 Annual Evaluation Report,” title page –page 32 (6 May 1983)
Box 8, Folder 4: “1982 Annual Evaluation Report,” pages 33-62 (April 1983)
Box 8, Folder 5: “1983 Annual Evaluation Report,” title page–page 29 (23 May 1984)
Box 8, Folder 6: “1983 Annual Evaluation Report,” pages 30-58 (April 1984)
subseries: Utah State Board of Regents (1975-1983)
Box 8, Folder 7: Master Planning for Postsecondary Education in Utah-Assumptions and Goals (June 1975)
Box 8, Folder 7: Master Planning for Postsecondary Education in Utah—A Report of the Vocational-Technical Education Task Force (June 1975)
Box 8, Folder 7: Master Planning for Postsecondary Education in Utah—Consideration of a Report of the Continuing Education-Community Service Task Force for Lifelong Learning (November 1976)
Box 8, Folder 8: Thirteenth Annual Report to the Governor and the Legislature, 1981-82 (circa December 1982)
Box 8, Folder 9: “Utah State Board of Regents 1982-83 Operating Budget Recommendations for the Utah System of Higher Education,” title page-page 64 (November 1981)
Box 8, Folder 10: “Utah State Board of Regents 1982-83 Operating Budget Recommendations for the Utah System of Higher Education,” pages 67-162 (November 1981)
Box 8, Folder 11: “Utah State Board of Regents 1982-83 Operating Budget Recommendations for the Utah System of Higher Education,” pages 165-266 (November 1981)
Box 8, Folder 12: “Vocational Education Magnitude of Program” (circa 1975)
Box 8, Folder 13-14: External Sources of Information about the College (1942-1982)

This series contains minutes of the Provo Board of Education, School Laws in the Utah Code, Utah Valley Industrial Development Association Request for Funding of the Utah Technical College, appraisal reports, and financial reports.

Box 8, Folder 13: Wilson W. Sorensen minutes, Provo Board of Education (March-May 1942)
Box 8, Folder 13: Wilson W. Sorensen “School Laws,” Utah Code. (undated)

Includes pages copied from the Utah Code from years 1963, 1967, 1969, 1978. Sections deal with name changes for Central Utah Vocational School and its successors, vocational schools in Utah and the management structure for them, and more.

Box 8, Folder 13: “Utah Valley Industrial Development Association Request for Funding of the Utah Technical College, Orem Campus, Proclamation” (7 September 1972)
Box 8, Folder 13: “Appraisal Report, Prepared for Utah State Building Board” (20 June 1975)

This is an appraisal of the Utah Technical College at Provo property.

Box 8, Folder 14: “Appraisal Report, Prepared for Utah Power & Light Company” (13 March 1979)

copy

NOTE: This is an appraisal of the vacant land then owned by Utah Technical College/Orem Campus.

Box 8, Folder 14: Utah Technical College at Provo, Financial Statements for the Year ended June 30, 1982 Together With The State Auditor's Report and Comments and Recommendations of the State Auditor: College's Response Audit No. 83-17 (May 1983)
Box 9: Wilson W. Sorensen writings, other Sources (1945-1978)

This series contains proposals, reports and theses written by authors not associated with the College, but whose writings include information on either vocational education in general or the College in particular.

Box 9, Folder 1: Bateman, E. Allen. “Policy Regarding Post High School Education Including Vocational Schools” (circa 1945-1960)

Bateman was Superintendent of the Utah State Department of Public Education and Chairman of the State Board for Vocational Education, 1945-1960.

Box 9, Folder 1: Bateman, E. Allen. “Proposed Plan for Terminal Vocational Education in Utah" (circa 1945-1960)

Bateman was Superintendent of the Utah State Department of Public Education and Chairman of the State Board for Vocational Education, 1945-1960.

Box 9, Folder 1: Bateman, E. Allen. “Statement on Utah Vocational Education Program: What Vocational Education Is” (circa 1945-1960)

Bateman was Superintendent of the Utah State Department of Public Education and Chairman of the State Board for Vocational Education, 1945-1960.

Box 9, Folder 1: Palmer, Donald S. “An Historical Study of the Growth and Development of the Central Utah Vocational School From 1937-1946” (August 1968)

This is a thesis presented to the Department of Industrial Education Brigham Young University

Box 9, Folder 2: Palmer, Donald S. “An Historical Study of the Growth and Development of the Central Utah Vocational School From 1937-1946” (August 1968)

NOTE: This is a thesis presented to the Department of Industrial Education Brigham Young University

Box 9, Folder 3: Palmer, Donald S. “An Historical Study of the Growth and Development of the Central Utah Vocational School From 1937-1946” (August 1968)

This is a thesis presented to the Department of Industrial Education Brigham Young University

Box 9, Folder 4: Palmer, Donald S. “An Historical Study of the Growth and Development of the Central Utah Vocational School From 1937-1946” (August 1968)

This is a thesis presented to the Department of Industrial Education Brigham Young University

Box 9, Folder 5: Wasden, Jed William. “A Study of Trade and Industrial Education in Utah” (August 1968)
Box 9, Folder 6: Wasden, Jed William. “A Study of Trade and Industrial Education in Utah” (August 1968)
Box 9, Folder 7: Wasden, Jed William. “A Study of Trade and Industrial Education in Utah” (August 1968)
Box 9, Folder 8: Wasden, Jed William. “A Study of Trade and Industrial Education in Utah” (August 1968)
Box 9, Folder 9: Hoyt, Kenneth B. “Vocational Educationism and the Community College” (May 1970)
Box 9, Folder 9: “Bell on Education” (January 1975)

Photocopy of a quote from then U.S. Commissioner of Education Terrell Bell about vocational education.

Box 9, Folder 10: White, David Virgil, “An Evaluation of Selected Rehabilitative Services Offered at the Utah State Prison” (June 1970)

This is a thesis submitted to the University of Utah for a Master of Science in Sociology. The cover has handwritten notes pointing to Pages 24 and 77 as having “positive input” and “suggested voc. [sic] support.”

Box 9, Folder 11: White, David Virgil, “An Evaluation of Selected Rehabilitative Services Offered at the Utah State Prison” (June 1970)

This is a thesis submitted to the University of Utah for a Master of Science in Sociology. The cover has handwritten notes pointing to Pages 24 and 77 as having “positive input” and “suggested voc. [sic] support.”

Box 9, Folder 12: White, David Virgil, “An Evaluation of Selected Rehabilitative Services Offered at the Utah State Prison” (June 1970)

NOTE: This is a thesis submitted to the University of Utah for a Master of Science in Sociology. The cover has handwritten notes pointing to Pages 24 and 77 as having “positive input” and “suggested voc. [sic] support.”

Box 9, Folder 13: Price, Thomas L., “A Historical Study of the Growth and Development of Utah Technical College At Provo From 1946 To 1977” (June 1978)

This is a prospectus presented to the Department of Educational Administration at Brigham Young University for a doctoral dissertation. Have not been able to locate actual dissertation using UMI’s Digital Dissertations nor BYU’s Catalog. 21 pages.

Box 9, Folder 13: Holland, Jeffrey R., “Vocational Education To Serve The Nation” (March 1978)

NOTE: This is an address given to the Utah Vocational Association.

Box 10-14: Wilson W. Sorensen newspaper clippings (1951-1982)

This series contains typewritten summaries of newspaper clippings dealing with the College, covering the years 1951-1982, as well as photocopies of the newspaper clippings themselves. The actual clippings arrived glued to black construction paper in plastic binders. Organization and order is true to the original. The page numbering of the summaries starts over within each year grouping, and there are duplicate sections and mixed up pages. The clippings come from a variety of local newspapers and most were done by a clipping service. Presumably by Utah State Press Association Clipping Service.

Box 10, Folder 1-4: Wilson W. Sorensen newspaper clipping summaries (June-July 1984)

Arrangement:

Dates are out of order. the following boxes contain the following dates: Box 10, Folder 1, 1951-1955, 27 January 1984 Box,10, Folder 2, 1968-1970, 6 July 1984 Box 10, Folder 3, 1971-1973 Box 10, Folder 4, 1975, 6 July 1984

Box 11-13, Box 14, Folder 76-98, Box 10, Folder 5-20: Wilson W. Sorensen newspaper clippings (1951-1980)

Arrangement:

Dates are out of order. the following boxes contain the following dates: Box 10, Folder 5, 1951-1954 Box 10, Folder 6, 1954-1955 Box 10, Folder 7, 1957-1958 Box 10, Folder 8, 1958-1961 Box 10, Folder 9, 1962-1963 Box 10, Folder 10, 1963 Box 10, Folder 11, 1963 Box 10, Folder 12, 1963 Box 10, Folder 13, 1964 Box 10, Folder 14, 1964 Box 10, Folder 15, 1965 Box 10, Folder 16, 1964-1967 Box 10, Folder 17, 1966 Box 10, Folder 18, 1967 Box 10, Folder 19, 1967 Box 10, Folder 20, 1968 Box 11, Folder 21, 1968 Box 11, Folder 22, 1968 Box 11, Folder 23, 1969 Box 11, Folder 24, 1969 Box 11, Folder 25, 1969 Box 11, Folder 26, 1969 Box 11, Folder 27, 1969 Box 11, Folder 28, 1969 Box 11, Folder 29, 1970 Box 11, Folder 30, 1970 Box 11, Folder 31, 1970 Box 11, Folder 32, 1970 Box 11, Folder 33, 1971 Box 11, Folder 34, 1971 Box 11, Folder 35, 1971 Box 11, Folder 36, 1971 Box 11, Folder 37, 1971 Box 11, Folder 38, 1971 Box 12, Folder 39, 1972 Box 12, Folder 40, 1972 Box 12, Folder 41, 1972 Box 12, Folder 42, 1972 Box 12, Folder 43, 1973 Box 12, Folder 44, 1973 Box 12, Folder 45, 1973 Box 12, Folder 46, 1973 Box 12, Folder 47, 1974 Box 12, Folder 48, 1974 Box 12, Folder 49, 1974 Box 12, Folder 50, 1974 Box 12, Folder 51, 1974 Box 12, Folder 52, 1974 Box 12, Folder 53, 1974 Box 12, Folder 54, 1974 Box 13, Folder 55, 1975 Box 13, Folder 56, 1975 Box 13, Folder 57, 1975 Box 13, Folder 58, 1975 Box 13, Folder 59, 1975 Box 13, Folder 60, 1975 Box 13, Folder 61, 1975 Box 13, Folder 62, 1975 Box 13, Folder 63, 1975 Box 13, Folder 64, 1976 Box 13, Folder 65, 1976 Box 13, Folder 66, 1976 Box 13, Folder 67, 1976 Box 13, Folder 68, 1976 Box 13, Folder 69, 1977 Box 13, Folder 70, 1977 Box 13, Folder 71, 1977 Box 13, Folder 72, 1977 Box 13, Folder 73, 1978 Box 13, Folder 74, 1978 Box 13, Folder 75, 1978 Box 14, Folder 76, 1978 Box 14, Folder 77, 1978 Box 14, Folder 78, 1979 Box 14, Folder 79, 1979 Box 14, Folder 80, 1979 Box 14, Folder 81, 1979 Box 14, Folder 82, 1979 Box 14, Folder 83, 1979 Box 14, Folder 84, 1979 Box 14, Folder 85, 1979 Box 14, Folder 86, 1979 Box 14, Folder 87, 1979 Box 14, Folder 88, 1979 Box 14, Folder 89, 1980 Box 14, Folder 90, 1980 Box 14, Folder 91, 1980 Box 14, Folder 92, 1980 Box 14, Folder 93, 1980 Box 14, Folder 94, 1980 Box 14, Folder 95, 1980 Box 14, Folder 96, 1970-1974 Box 14, Folder 97, 1974-1975 Box 14, Folder 98, 1975-1980

Box 15-26: Wilson W. Sorensen photographs and slides (1941-1996)

This series consists of photographs and slides, mostly black and white, of various classes, programs, sports, and activities of Central Utah Vocational School, Utah Trade Technical Institute, and Utah Technical College at Provo, and the planning and construction of the Orem Campus.

Box 15-20: Wilson W. Sorensen photographs

Consists of folders of photographs, mostly black and white, of various classes, programs, sports, and activities of Central Utah Vocational School, Utah Trade Technical Institute, Utah Technical College at Provo, and the planning and construction of the Orem Campus. Arrangement of the photographs is generally original, grouped alphabetically A through W, most labeled by course name, from Aerial Views through Wood Trades. The original headings have been kept. Within each folder the arrangement is chronological when possible. Some of the photographs have dates, name, and other information written on the back.

Box 15, Folder 1: Wilson W. Sorensen aerial views of the Provo and Orem campuses (1948-1981)

Also includes 1 photo of class at Provo High School for a total of 9 items

Box 15, Folder 2: Aircraft Programs (1941-1955)
Box 15, Folder 3: Apprentice Training (circa 1941)

18 items in folder with note that photos 18-21 are in album.

Box 15, Folder 4: Auto Body (circa 1941)

22 items in folder with note that photos 54-57 are in album.

Box 15, Folder 5: Auto Body (circa 1941)

56 items in folder with note that photos 66-67 are in album.

Box 15, Folder 6: Auto Mechanics (circa 1941)

42 items in folder with note that photos 125-126, 129-130, 160-161 are in album.

Box 15, Folder 7: Auto Mechanics (circa 1941)

20 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 15, Folder 8: Blacksmithing & Forging (circa 1941)

11 items in folder with note that photos 192-197, 202-203 are in album.

Box 15, Folder 9: Blueprint Reading (circa 1941)

5 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 15, Folder 10: Business & Secretarial Science (circa 1941-1968)

41 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 16, Folder 11: Building Construction (circa 1961)

10 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 16, Folder 12: Cafeteria (circa 1947-1963)

11 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 16, Folder 13: Child Care (circa 1980)
Box 16, Folder 14: Commercial Art (circa 1952-1964)

9 items in folder with note that photos 824-829 are in album.

Box 16, Folder 15: Day School (circa 1965)
Box 16, Folder 16: Dental Assistant (circa 1966)

13 items in folder with note that photos 306-307 are in album.

Box 16, Folder 17: Dental Assistant (circa 1962-1968)

17 items in folder with note that photos 324-325, 335-336 are in album.

Box 16, Folder 18: Diesel & Heavy Duty Mechanics (circa 1952-1980)

28 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 16, Folder 19: Drafting & Design (circa 1943-1966)

42 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 16, Folder 20: Driver Education (circa 1960-1985)

19 items in folder with note that photos 410-411, 420-421 are in album.

Box 16, Folder 21: Electrical & Automation Technology (circa 1952-1966)

11 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 16, Folder 22: Electrical & Automation Technology (circa 1951-1963)

11 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 16, Folder 23: Electrical & Instrumentation (circa 1961-1966)

27 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 24: Electronic Technology (circa 1966-1968)

79 items in folder.

Box 17, Folder 25: Electronics (circa 1959-1968)

No items in folder with note that all photos are in album.

Box 17, Folder 26: Employer & Employee Institute (circa 1954)

11 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 27: Exhibits & Displays (circa 1940-1966)

23 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 28: Explorer Scouts (circa 1950)

1 item in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 29: Fairgrounds Campus (circa 1938)

3 items in folder.

Box 17, Folder 30: Farm Mechanics (circa 1959)

11 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 31: Fireman Training (circa 1964-1976)

14 items in folder with note that photos 611-612 are in album.

Box 17, Folder 32: Foundry (circa 1941-1942)

11 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 33: General Education (circa 1967)
Box 17, Folder 34: Heavy Equipment Operation (circa 1973)
Box 17, Folder 35: Industrial Mechanics (circa 1951-1964)

1642 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location. items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 36: Instructional Media (circa 1963-1968)

3 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 37: Instrument Repair (circa 1966)

20 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 38: Interior Decorating (circa 1966-1968)

20 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 39: Lead Wiping (circa 1951-1952)

3 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 17, Folder 40: Library (circa 1966-1980)
Box 18, Folder 41: Lineman Training (circa 1981-1982)
Box 18, Folder 42: Machine Shop (circa 1946-1966)

54 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 18, Folder 43: Machine Shop (circa 1943-1967)

22 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 18, Folder 44: Machine Shop (circa 1951-1952)

8 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 18, Folder 45: Marketing (circa 1960)

3 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 18, Folder 46: Miscellaneous (circa 1960)

photos of trains interior and exterior.

Box 18, Folder 47: Miscellaneous (circa 1967)

other colleges, telephone company

Box 18, Folder 48: Miscellaneous, not UTTI, used in public relations (circa 1962)

Geneva Steel photos and publicity information.

Box 18, Folder 49: Orem Campus (circa 1967-1983)

important photo of Bunnell Pioneer House, groundbreaking at Orem campus, dedication, etc.

Box 18, Folder 50: Power Sewing (circa 1952-1965)
Box 18, Folder 51: Practical Nursing (circa 1952-1966)

23 items in folder with note that photos 856-857 are in album.

Box 18, Folder 52: Practical Nursing (circa 1950-1967)

44 items in folder with note that photos 880-881, 895-896, 902-903, 910-911 are in album.

Box 19, Folder 53: Provo Campus (circa 1935-1963)

26 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 19, Folder 54: Provo Campus (circa 1960-1977)

33 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 19, Folder 55: Public Service Training (circa 1946)
Box 19, Folder 56: Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (circa 1954-1982)

30 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 19, Folder 57: Safety (circa 1962)

3 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 19, Folder 58: School Administrators (circa 1956-1982)

contains letter declaring “Wilson W. Sorensen Week, May 17, 1982.”

14 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 19, Folder 59: School Vehicles (circa 1960-1970)

23 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 19, Folder 60: Sheet Metal (circa 1942-1963)

7 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 19, Folder 61: Special Programs (circa 1965-1968)

10 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 19, Folder 62: Staff and Faculty (circa 1941-1968)

18 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 19, Folder 63: Students (circa 1958-1983)

63 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 19, Folder 64: Students (circa 1958-1982)
Box 19, Folder 64: Trade Exploratory (circa 1951-1952)

25 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 20, Folder 66: Unidentified photos (circa 1941-1969)
Box 20, Folder 65: Welding (circa 1943-1977)

22 items in folder with no mention of photos being in another location.

Box 20, Folder 66: Wood Trades (circa 1954-1965)

51 items in folder with note that photos 1235-1238, 1241-1242 are in album.

Box 20, Folder 69: Wood Trades (circa 1946-1977)
Box 29, Box 21-26: Wilson W. Sorensen slides

Arrangement:

Slides are generally categorized and grouped as they originally arrived, and are listed under the originally headings. Many slides were loose in the bottom of boxes, and have been categorized and listed as “Loose Slides.” All the binders contain lists of what is in each binder and on each page of slides.

Box 21, Volume 1: “MPDS” and “Campus Studies,” mainly of other junior, community or trade colleges (circa 1973-1974)
Box 21, Volume 2: Wilson W. Sorensen departmental slides; environmental slides; Master Plan schematic presentation (September 1973-February 1974)

These slides deal with the college's classes, the area of Orem where the new campus was built, and the master plans for the new campus.

Box 22, Volume 3: Orem campus building progress slides (May 1975-April 1977)
Box 22, Volume 4: Orem campus buildings, flood damage, etc. (June 1977-March 1978)
Box 23, Volume 5: Orem campus site, groundbreaking at Orem Campus, excavation, construction, etc. (April 1974-May 1975)
Box 23, Volume 6: Wilson W. Sorensen slides A-F (circa 1967-1977)

Some slides are of classrooms, classes, faculty, and programs offered at the old Provo Utah Technical College campus. No dates given. Others are of the construction of the new Orem site.

Box 24, Volume 7: Wilson W. Sorensen slides G-M (circa 1967-1977)

Slides are of programs, classes (such as power sewing, golf), and classrooms at the Provo campus of Utah Technical College. There are also some slides of enrollment charts and such.

Box 24, Volume 8: Wilson W. Sorensen slides N-Z (circa 1967-1978)

Two of these slides are dated June 1975. There are slides of architectural renderings of Utah Technical College's Orem Campus, several of President Wilson Sorensen and Vice President Dale Peterson. There are slides of Signetics, and more slides of scenes from vocational classes.

Box 25, Volume 9: Wilson W. Sorensen loose Slides (circa 1941-1987)

These slides contain slides from the Central Utah Vocational School campus, a retirement party from Utah Valley Community College for Roger Honeyman, various vocational classes offered at CUVS and UTC, the future Orem site of UTC and the Orem campus newly built.

Box 26, Volume 10: Wilson W. Sorensen oversize Slides (circa 1941-1963)

These oversize slides are of many of the vocational classes offered at the Central Utah Vocational School and a Christmas Dinner.

Box 29, Folder 1: Wilson W. Sorensen and Dee Martin slides (1980-1982)
Box 29, Folder 2-5: Wilson W. Sorensen other graphic materials (1951-1996)
Box 29, Folder 2: Wilson W. Sorensen prints and proofs (1951-1996)
Box 29, Folder 3: Wilson W. Sorensen four layer transparencies and negatives (undated)
Box 29, Folder 4: Wilson W. Sorensen mis-processed photographs (undated)
Box 29, Folder 5: Wilson W. Sorensen transparency (undated)
Box 27: Wilson W. Sorensen yearbooks Utah Technical College At Provo (1969-1971)

This series contains six copies of The Spectrum, the yearbook for Utah Valley Technical College, from the years 1970-1971.

Box 27: The Spectrum (1970)

Two copies have photos cut out of the pages.

Box 27: The Spectrum (1971)
Box 28: Wilson W. Sorensen scrapbooks (1941-1943)

This series consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and publications dealing with industrial education and job trends in Utah, and national defense. There are also two oversized photocopies of a photograph of the staff of Central Utah Vocational School in 1952.

Box 28: Wilson W. Sorensen scrapbook (circa 1941-1943)

Contains mainly newspaper clippings and dealing with industrial development in Utah and the area, national defense, vocational education, and the Central Utah Vocational School. Includes a publication called “Utah Industrial Development News” with headlines “Provo-Steel Center of the West,” from February 1943.

Box 28: Wilson W. Sorensen photocopies of a photograph of the staff of Central Utah Vocational School (1952)

The names of each person in the photograph have been written on the back, information from Wilson W. Sorensen.

Box 30: Wilson W. Sorensen acetate negatives (circa 1950-1975)

Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-

Wilson W. Sorensen began his career in vocational education at the Central Utah Vocational School in 1941 as the purchasing agent and treasurer. He assumed the role of president of the school in 1946, and remained president until retiring in 1982. During that time the vocational school changed location several times, had four name changes, and continued to grow in terms of both number of students attending and in types of training and courses offered. By the time Mr. Sorensen retired, there was a new Orem Campus in addition to the Provo Campus of the Utah Technical College, and general education classes had been added to complement the vocational courses. Mr. Sorensen lives in Provo, Utah, and continues to be active and involved with Utah Valley State College.

Content Description +/-

This collection consists of materials collected by Wilson W. Sorenson. It includes personal papers; materials related to Utah Valley University under the names: Central Utah Vocational School, Utah Trade Technical Institute, and Utah Technical College; materials related to external governing boards; external sources of information about the school; writings and other sources; newspaper clippings; photographs and slides; yearbooks; and scrapbooks.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Restrictions on Use:

Open for research. Copyright for official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

The series arrangement is as follows: 1. Wilson W. Sorensen personal papers; 2. Central Utah Vocational School; 3. Utah Technical College; 4. External Governing Boards; 5. External Sources of Information About The College; 6. Wilson W. Sorensen writings, other sources; 7. Wilson W. Sorensen newspaper clippings; 8. Wilson W. Sorensen photographs and slides; 9. Wilson W. Sorensen yearbooks Utah Technical College At Provo; 10. Wilson W. Sorensen scrapbooks; 11. Wilson W. Sorensen acetate negatives.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the Office of the President.

Creator:

Sorensen, Wilson W.

Language:

English

Sponsor:

none

Quantity:

30.0 boxes

Language of the Finding Aid:

English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Catherine McIntyre, Archivist

EAD Creation Date:

2014-07-01T12:19-0600

Standard:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Related Material:

AR 103 J. Marvin Higbee papers AR 601 Faculty Senate collection—Individual Files—Wilson W. Sorensen (Box 9 Fol. 25)

Subjects +/-

Corporate Names:

Central Utah Vocational School--History.
Central Utah Vocational School--Presidents.
Utah Technical College at Provo--History.
Utah Technical College at Provo--Presidents.
Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem--History.
Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem--Presidents.
Utah Trade Technical Institute--History.
Utah Trade Technical Institute--Presidents.
Utah Valley University--History.
Utah Valley University--Presidents.

Subject Terms:

Clubs and Societies
Colleges and Universities
Education, Higher--Utah--History
Journalism
Literature
Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Photographs
Publishers and Publishing
Student Life
Vocational education--Utah--History
Yearbooks

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