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In 2010 the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter (Snyderville Basin, Park City, Utah) was donated to Utah State University, making it the largest gift in USU history. Known to native peoples as the “Hole in the Sky,” the preserve encompasses a 1,200-acre wildlife preserve and state of the art environmental education facility. The dream of the preserve started in 1992, when Dr. Paula Swaner and her children pursued a way to honor their late husband and father Leland Swaner; and culminated in the impressive, one-of-a-kind preserve in the high desert. In 2015, USU Special Collections was given the opportunity to document the family’s legacy story. This collection comprises of five interviews with Swaner family members. The finding aid for this collection is found at http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv46444. Visit the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter website http://www.swanerecocenter.org/.

 

Sargetakis, Paula, Joe, and Pauline

Swaner, Dr. Paula and Leland, Jr. (Tad)

Swaner, Diana

Swaner, Leland, Jr. (Tad)

Swaner, Sumner

 

Project Team:

•    Rolajuwon Clark, Student Intern – Metadata

•    Darcy Pumphrey, Digital Library Coordinator – Project coordinator (Digital Initiatives)

•    Becky Skeen, Cataloger – Metadata advisor

•    Sara Skindelien, SCA Project Assistant – Metadata advisor and uploading

•    Mikkel Skinner, Graphic Designer – Graphics creation

•    Becky Thoms, Head of Digital Initiatives – Project advisor

•    Randy Williams, Fife Folklore Archives Curator – Project coordinator (Special Collections & Archives), oral history interviewer, project advisor, and landing page text

•    Liz Woolcott, Head of Cataloging – Metadata advisor

•    Kameica Yazzie, Student Intern – Metadata

 

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