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Salt Lake Tribune (Firm)


Administrative History

The Salt Lake Tribune (1870-) is the largest-circulated daily newspaper in the city of Salt Lake City.

The Salt Lake Tribune was first founded in 1870, as The Mormon Tribune, by William Godbe, Elias L.T. Harrison and Edward W. Tullidge who were all former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A year later its name was changed to Salt Lake Daily Tribune and Utah Mining Gazette which was soon shortened to The Salt Lake Tribune. In 1873 Frederic Lockley, George F. Prescott and A.M. Hamilton, purchased it and turned it into an anti-Mormon newspaper. However, in 1901 Thomas Kearns, a United States Senator, and David Keith secretly bought it. They eliminated the anti-Mormon overtones. After Keith died in 1918 the Kearns family bought out his share. In 1952 The Tribune entered into a joint operating agreement with the Deseret News and created the Newspaper Agency Corporation. In 2000 The Tribune was sold to Denver, Colorado-based MediaNews Group.

wikipedia, Via WWW, August 6, 2015 (The Salt Lake Tribune; b. 1870 by W. Godbe, E.L.T. Harrison, E.W. Tullidge- former LDS Church members; first called The Mormon Tribune later changed to Salt Lake Daily Tribune and Utah Mining Gazette shortened to The Salt Lake Tribune; 1873 F. Lockley, G.F. Prescott and A.M. Hamilton purchased it into anti-Mormon newspaper; 1901 Senator Thomas Kearns and David Keith puchased it; eliminated anti-Mormon; 1918 Kieth died and Kearns bought his share; 1952 Tribune joint agreement with Deseret created NAC. 2000 Tribune sold to Denver, CO MediaNews Group)

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

After thirty-one years, Capt. Hodges gives a unique banquet

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239282608]
Identifier: MSS SC 1410
Scope and Contents

A typed transcript of an article from the Salt Lake City, Utah Daily Tribune, titled "After Thirty-one Years, Capt. Hodges Gives a Unique Banquet," dated October 28, 1897. The article describes a banquet hosted by Capt. F. S. Hodges, a former Union Pacific railroad engineer, who is reuniting with Salt Lake City citizens who helped him build the railroad in Utah in 1866.

Dates: 1897 October 28

Dan Valentine personal files, 1927-1996

Identifier: MSS 3011 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Personal files kept by Dan Valentine.

Dates: Other: 1927-1996

Dan Valentine publications, 1948-1999

Identifier: MSS 3011 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Published works by Dan Valentine

Dates: Other: 1948-1999

Stanley C. Farnsworth newspapers

 Collection — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230355502]
Identifier: MSS 7465
Scope and Contents

Bound volume of the agriculture section of the Salt Lake Tribune, featuring Stanley Farnsworth's column "Over the Fence Post." The newspapers date from 1948 and 1949.

Dates: 1948-1949

Know your Intermountain West

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197238103888]
Identifier: MSS 8435
Content Description

Script for a telegram contest, entitled Know Your Intermountain West and produced by the Salt Lake Tribune with the Salt Lake Telegram. Dates June 23, 1939.

Dates: 1939 June 23

Dan Valentine papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3011

33 boxes containing Valentine's newspaper columns, books, and other papers. The collection includes advertising media and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1927-1999

Leland Van Wagoner photograph of Singing Mothers

 File — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230355510]
Identifier: MSS 7467

Black and white photograph of the Southern California Singing Mothers at the 1958 conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1958; 1948-1949

Will W. Bowman collection of Salt Lake Tribune records, 1937-1940

Identifier: MSS 88 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains internal memorandums, budgets, and other records from the Salt Lake Tribune produced during Bowman's time at the paper. Also includes a compilation of newspaper clippings by Bowman. Materials date from between 1937 and 1940.

Dates: 1937-1940

Additional filters:

Collection 5
Archival Object 3
Journalists -- Utah -- Salt Lake City 3
Material Types 3
Publications 3
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- Newspapers 3
Agriculture -- Utah 2