The Bowman papers include correspondence, inter-office memos, certificates, newspaper clippings, albums and scrapbooks, journalism class assignments, class lecture notes, editorial budgets, genealogy, photographs, publications, and memorabilia.; The collection is arranged with a biographical section of personal papers first, followed by sections of education and employment in chronological order. The last section is comprized of various newspaper clippings. Specifically, the sections are as follows:; Biographical. This section contains personal correspondence from 1922-1973 dealing primarily with friends, family, jobs, school, and an alumni association from Utah Agricultural College; business correspondence; personal books; family correspondence and genealogy; public service; and retirement. There are 200 photographs in the collection including two albums of family photos, many taken at Bowman's retirement parties, college sports photos, Tribune newspapers staff, and various picture postcards.; High School and Early College Years. In this section is a collection of dance cards and other memorabilia collected from high school. Being an avid sports enthusiast, most of the papers concerning Utah Agricultural College are about sports events, some in which Bowman participated.; Early Years as a Reporter. Clippings from the agricultural column edited by Bowman in the Ogden Standard-Examiner from October 1925 to September 1926 are included along with a copy of The Journal from Logan City in which Bowman had a front page article on floods in Northern Utah.; Columbia School of Journalism. In this section are class notes, writing assignments, records and memorabilia from the college and dorm, and articles by Bowman which appeared in the New York World and the Real Estate Daily News in 1927. These articles were mostly concerned with the National Guard, real estate, and various human interest stories.; Ogden Standard-Examiner. There are a number of newspaper clippings of articles written by Bowman including sports articles, book reviews, human interest stories, public utility projects, and civic events. Also included are newspaper articles about Bowman while he was employed at theStandard- Examiner.; Salt Lake Telegram. This is a small section containing newspaper announcements about Bowman's transfer to the Telegram and an editorial budget for September, 1937.; Salt Lake Tribune. A large part of this section are memos concerning the business of the newspaper. Also included is an editorial budget, telephone directories of newspaper employees, and the paper's style guide for writing.; Utah Power and Light. This section is small when compared with the years Bowman was Publicity Director of UP&L. It contains articles about Bowman when in the company's employ, annual reports, and miscellaneous publicity and advertising brochures.; Newspaper Clippings. This section contains an array of miscellaneous newspaper clippings that Bowman collected. They include many sports articles (some of which were written by Bowman), clippings of murders, disasters, and identified by publication, date, or author, but it is know that Bowman covered police stories early in his career and the articles were probably written by him. Also included are miscellaneous newspaper memos, ditorials, and office notes.; Biographical History; Will Wattis Bowman biographical papers; Will Wattis Bowman personal memorabilia; Will Wattis Bowman personal memorabilia; Will Wattis Bowman personal memorabilia; Will Wattis Bowman personal memorabilia; Will Wattis Bowman personal memorabilia; Will Wattis Bowman personal memorabilia; Monitor, Masonic Funeral Service; Will Wattis Bowman certificates; Will Wattis Bowman financial records and business cards; Will Wattis Bowman correspondence; Will Wattis Bowman correspondence; Will Wattis Bowman correspondence; Will Wattis Bowman family genealogy; Will Wattis Bowman newspaper clippings by and about family and friends; obituaries; Eunice Wattis Bowman correspondence and clippings; Ogden Junior Chamber Commerce clippings and publications; Will Wattis Bowman retirement speech and other materials; Will Wattis Bowman scrapbook of memorabilia from high school; Utah Agricultural College newspaper clippings of sports events, game programs, schoolwork; Ogden Standard-Examiner clippings from an agricultural column edited by Bowman, Agricultural and Livestock, copy of The Journal; Will Wattis Bowman papers from the Columbia School of Journalism; Will Wattis Bowman class notes; Will Wattis Bowman editorial writing assignments; Will Wattis Bowman editorial and feature writing assignments; Will Wattis Bowman miscellaneous papers; Will Wattis Bowman articles in the New York World and the Real Estate Daily News; Will Wattis Bowman papers from Ogden Standard Examiner; Will Wattis Bowman diary; Ogden Standard Examiner newspaper articles about Bowman; Will Wattis Bowman newspaper articles; Will Wattis Bowman newspaper articles; Will Wattis Bowman newspaper articles; Salt Lake Telegram newspaper clippings; Salt Lake Telegram newspaper clippings of Bowman's transfer to the Telegram, editorial budget; Will Wattis Bowman newspaper articles; Salt Lake Tribune papers; Salt Lake Tribune inhouse memoranda; Salt Lake Tribune inhouse memoranda; Salt Lake Tribune inhouse memoranda; Salt Lake Tribune inhouse memoranda; Salt Lake Tribune editorial budgets; Salt Lake Tribune distribution; Tribune-Telegram telephone directories and style guide; Will Wattis Bowman newspaper articles; Utah Power and Light papers; Utah Power and Light articles about and including Bowman; Utah Power and Light annual reports, miscellaneous publicity and advertising brochures.; Will Wattis Bowman newspaper clippings; Will Wattis Bowman sports articles; Will Wattis Bowman sports articles generally about Utah Agricultural College; Will Wattis Bowman binder; Will Wattis Bowman miscellaneous newspaper editorials, memos, and notes; Will Wattis Bowman articles from unknown newspapers; Will Wattis Bowman scrapbook of clippings and general human interest stories; 2 photographs, articles on business and industry, correspondence, copies of newspaper clippings, circa 1922-1968; Book published for fund raising of Utah chapter of Sigma Delta Chi of which Bowman was treasurer. Also includes "What's L.S.D., Coach?"; Loose leaf 9x11" binder with articles by Bowman, along with other clippings mainly dealing with murders or disasters from mid 1920s.
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