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Utah Fire and Rescue Academy photograph collection

Identifier: AR 532 .51

Scope and Contents note

This collection from UVU's Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (UFRA)consists of photographs, negatives, and proof sheets. These graphic materials depict UFRA staff and instructors, various forms of fire and rescue training on campus and throughout the United States as well as related vehicles and other related social events.


  • Creation: 1960-2005


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Conditions Governing Access note

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

Conditions Governing Use note

Open for research. Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical/Historical note

The Utah Fire and Rescue Academy has evolved into a unique organization that provides fire and emergency service related training, education, professional certification and resource assistance. These services are provided at UVU and have included training in wildland and structural firefighting, hazardous materials response, emergency medicine, rescue, emergency response to terrorism and numerous other topics. Students have included public safety personnel from both public and private agencies.


2.75 Linear Feet (6 containers)


This collection contains materials from UVU's Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (UFRA) and consists of graphic materials featuring UFRA staff, instructors, rescue training, and social events.

Arrangement note

Boxes are in reverse chronological order: 1986-2005; 1980-1983; 1970-1979; 1960-1969. Followed by materials with no known date: fire school; vehicles; funeral; US Air Force; miscellaneous.

Finding aid reflects physical original order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of the Utah Fire and Rescue Academy

General note

Photographs taken by Bill Partridge unless otherwise noted.

Acknowledgment of Bias and Harmful Content

The Sutherland Archives recognizes there are materials in our collections that may be offensive or harmful. Materials may contain language or depictions that are racist, sexist, Eurocentric, ableist, homophobic, etc. We present such materials unaltered to preserve context and to present a complete historical record.

Finding aid prepared by Kellie Johnson, intern
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Repository Details

Part of the Fulton Library George Sutherland Archives Repository

800 West University Parkway
MS 145
Orem Utah 84058 United States