Guide to the George H. Robinson photograph collection,
1896-1916

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Robinson, George Henry, 1868-1950.
Title: George H. Robinson photograph collection
Dates: 1896-1916 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (1.5 linear ft. )
Collection Number: USU_P0272
Summary: Five oversized group portraits, all but one of which include George H. Robinson in the image. The photographs show LDS missionaries to England, female members of the LDS Church in England, and the 10th Session of the Utah House of Representatives (1916).
Repository: Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives
Photograph Collection

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3000
Phone: 435 797-2663
Fax: 435 797-2880
Email: scweb@usu.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Biographical Note

George H. Robinson (1868-1950) was a resident of Laketown in Rich County, Utah where he owned and operated a mercantile store. He was a missionary to England in 1896 and 1897 and he served as Laketown's ward bishop from 1905 to 1934. He also served as the Rich County Superintendent of Education from 1903 to 1905, and as a member of the school board from 1917 to 1935.

Content Description

This collection consists of five oversized group portraits which (aside from 1:03) include George H. Robinson in the image. The photographs show LDS missionaries to England, female members of the LDS Church in England, and the 10th Session of the Utah House of Representatives (1916). All but one photograph by W.H. Parkinson, West Bowling, Bradford.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  Restrictions

Open to public research.

Restrictions on Use :  Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the George H. Robinson photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Alternative Forms Available :  

View selected digitized images from the George H. Robinson photograph collection.

Preferred Citation :  

George H. Robinson photograph collection, 1896-1916. (P0272). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Organized numerical by photo number.

Acquisition Information :  

Acquisition information is unknown

Processing Note :  

Register completed by Daniel Davis, April 2008.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
1 1:01: LDS Missionaries in England, George H. Robinson, eighth from left in second row, Photo by W.H. Parkinson, West Bowling, Bradford, taken about 1896-1897
1 1:02: LDS Missionaries in England, George H. Robinson, first on left in front row, Photo by W.H. Parkinson, West Bowling, Bradford, taken about 1896-1897
1 1:03: Lady members of the LDS Church in England, Photo by W.H. Parkinson, West Bowling, Bradford, taken about 1896-1897
1 1:04: LDS Missionaries in England, George H. Robinson, fifth from the left in the second row, Photo by W.H. Parkinson, West Bowling, Bradford, taken about 1896-1897
1 1:05: George H. Robinson - member of legislature - 10th Session of The House of Representatives, State of Utah. Photo by Wiggins & Frost ca. 1916

Subjects

    • Personal Names :
    • Robinson, George Henry, 1868-1950--Photographs.
    • Corporate Names :
    • Utah. Legislature--Photographs.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Legislators--Utah--Photographs.
    • Mormon missionaries--England--Photographs.
    • Mormon women--England--Photographs.

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