Entries from the diary of Henrietta Wilbur describing the Wilburs' 1956 trip to Afghanistan, starting in Boise and ending in Boise. This is not the 1957 trip documented by photos in this collection; Henrietta Wilbur's 1957 diary (if she kept one)...
View looking across Hell Roaring Lake. At an altitude of 7,407 feet, Hell Roaring Lake is one of many lakes located in the Sawtooth Mountain Range photographed by Robert W. Limbert. The lake displays a mirror image of the mountains.
Promotional materials; Publicity photographs; Union Pacific Railroad Company; Tourism
Union Pacific Railroad Company published this promotional booklet to promote tourism and the railroad in Idaho, written and illustrated by Robert Limbert. The booklet is filled with photographs taken by Limbert while exploring Craters of the Moon,...
Housing developments; City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal;
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation Project Proposal - Acquisition application by the City of Boise to acquire approximatley 325 acres of land adjoing Boise River on both sides, for the purpose of creating a green belt.
Typed letter to Nell Shipman signed by James Oliver Curwood acknowledging her withdrawal from their movie-making partnership. Together they had made "Back to God's Country." Curwood wished her success but called the decision perhaps "the biggest...
Tarentum District Sportsmen's Club Ticket. Robert W. Limbert, billed as "Two Gun Limbert of Idaho, " was listed as a naturalist, explorer, writer, radio broadcaster, cowboy, big game hunter, and a world champion revolver marksman.
Entries from Lyman Wilbur's daily diary from 1956 describing the Wilburs' 1956 trip to Afghanistan as well as the days leading to the trip, when Wilbur met with people to discuss the project in Afghanistan. While these diary entries do not cover...
Outgoing ASBSC president Ernie Weber (left) congratulating (left to right) Dyke Nally, Jim Gray, Kathy Anderson and Pat Fleenor, newly elected president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer, respectively.
City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal; Shopping centers;
Letters to and from Senator Len Jordan regarding the City of Boise city council, chamber of commerce, application for funding of an urban renewal project. The project seemed to be approved but no funds were available for the project in 1969.
Boise State University;Construction equipment;Ground breaking ceremonies;
L to R: State Senator E.D. Baird, architect Frank Hummel, BJC trustee J. J. Chapman, and BJC President Eugene Chaffee standing by a steam shovel during ground breaking ceremonies for the Administration Building, March 1940.