Guide to the Larsen Family Photograph Collection,
1905-1925

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Larsen Family
Title: Larsen Family Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1905-1925 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 3 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Collection Number: USU_P0006
Summary: Twenty-seven 4x5 glass plate negatives of Larsen and Ricks family members taken between 1905 and 1925. Most of the photographs were taken in Logan or Petersboro, Utah and include Lars Peter Larsen, Hanne Kristine Larsen, William Henry Larsen, Rhea Ricks Larsen, Christian Frederick Larsen, and Irene Ricks Bastow. Other photographs include the Alma Sonne home in Logan, the spillway out of second dam in Logan Canyon, and dead fish. The original negatives are in storage, but contact prints are available for viewing. These negatives are in fair condition although a few have flaking of the emulsion.
Repository: Utah State University. Merrill-Cazier Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Photograph Collections

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: Material in English 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Biographical Note

The Larsen Family Photograph Collection consists of twenty-seven 4x5 glass plate negatives of Larsen and Ricks family members between 1905 and 1925. Most of the photographs were taken in Logan or Petersboro, Utah and include Lars Peter Larsen, Hanne Kristine Larsen, William Henry Larsen, Rhea Ricks Larsen, Fred Larsen, Christian Frederick Larsen, Irene Ricks Bastow, Cora Larsen Hammond, Paul Ricks Larsen, Carrie Ricks, Louella Larsen Rheinhardt, William H. Larsen Jr., and Claire Larsen Hammond. Other photographs include the Alma Sonne home in Logan, the spillway out of second dam in Logan Canyon, and dead fish.

Content Description

The Larsen Family Photograph Collection consists of twenty-seven 4x5 glass plate negatives of Larsen and Ricks family members between 1905 and 1925. Most of the photographs were taken in Logan or Petersboro, Utah and include Lars Peter Larsen, Hanne Kristine Larsen, William Henry Larsen, Rhea Ricks Larsen, Fred Larsen, Christian Frederick Larsen, Irene Ricks Bastow, Cora Larsen Hammond, Paul Ricks Larsen, Carrie Ricks, Louella Larsen Rheinhardt, William H. Larsen Jr., and Claire Larsen Hammond. Other photographs include the Alma Sonne home in Logan, the spillway out of second dam in Logan Canyon, and dead fish.

Other Descriptive Information

box one contains copy prints from the original glass-plate negatives. The negatives are housed in boxes 2 and 3. These negatives are in fair condition although a few have flaking of the emulsion.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  Restrictions

No restrictions on use except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Use :  Copyright

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Larsen Family 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 in this collection from the Larsen Family photograph collection

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: P0006; Larsen Family Photograph Collection; Photograph Collections; Utah State University Special Collections and Archives, Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University.

Following Citations: P0006, USUSC.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arranged in numeric sequence according to box and item.

Processing Note :  

Processed in March of 2001

Acquisition Information :  

donated to Special Collections in May 1992 by Mrs. Claire Larsen Hammond and her sister, Cora Larsen Johnston.

Acquisition Information :  

Donated to Special Collections in May 1992 by Mrs. Claire Larsen Hammond and her sister, Cora Larsen Johnston.


Detailed Description of the Collection

1.01: Lars Peter Larsen and Hanna Larsen, their son Fred Larsen, and granddaughter Luella Larsen Rheinhardt, ca. 1910
1.02: Fishermen with catch, probably near Petersboro. First man on left might be William Henry Larsen 1905-1925
1.03: Fishermen with catch, probably near Petersboro
1.4: 1:04. Unidentified group of pheasant hunters with their guns and bagged bird, near Petersboro
1.05: Two men with fishing poles in front of Lars Peter Larsen's cabin in Petersboro
1.06: Men stacking hay, probably at the Lars Peter Larsen farm in Petersboro
1.07: Unidentified group of young adults posing in the field, probably in Petersboro
1.08: Rhea Ricks Larsen, about seven years old.
1.09: Rhea and Carrie Ricks, as adults, with two unidentified women. Probably in the backyard of their Logan home at 100 South 240 East. Winter scene
1.10: Rhea and Carrie Ricks. Winter scene.
1.11: Unidentified children playing in the snow. Taken in Logan looking east toward mountains 1905-1925
1.12: Rhea and Cora Larsen as children, barely visible behind snow in Logan at 100 South 240 East, ca. 1918-1920.
1.13: Rhea and Cora Larsen as children, barely visible behind snow in Logan at 100 South 240 East, Logan, ca. 1918-1920.
1.14: Irene Ricks Bastow, as a young woman, standing in yard
1.15: Rhea Ricks Larsen standing in yard.
1.16: Rhea Ricks and child Carrie Ricks.
1.17: Rhea Ricks Larsen and son Paul as an infant
1.18: Rhea Ricks Larsen and son Paul as an infant
1.19: Rhea Ricks Larsen and son Paul as an infant
1.20: 1:20. Rhea Ricks Larsen and son William H. Larsen as an infant, ca. 1918
1.21: Paul Ricks Larsen, as a toddler, crying on the porch of his Logan house at 100 South 240 East, ca. 1911
1.22: Paul Ricks Larsen, as a toddler, on the porch with his father's (William Henry Larsen) tuba, ca. 1911
1.23: Phoebe Ricks Wood (aunt to Claire Larsen) and Paul Ricks (?), standing in front of house
1.24: Claire Larsen, at about 18 months, sitting on a small rocking chair, ca. 1924
1.25: The home of Alma Sonne at 400 North, just off Main Street, Logan. This home appears in Conway B. Sonne's A Man Named Alma.
1.26: Unidentified group of young people, probably sitting on an old retaining wall in Logan Canyon
1.27: Spillway of the second dam in Logan Canyon 1905-1925
2: Original 4x5 Glass-plate Negatives 1905-1925
3: Original 4x5 Glass-plate Negatives 1905-1925

Subjects

    • Subject Terms :
    • Bastow, Irene Ricks, 1895-1989.
    • Larsen Family
    • Larsen family -- Portraits.
    • Larsen, Christian Frederick, b. 1876-1956.
    • Larsen, Hanne Kristine, 1858-1922
    • Larsen, L. P. (Lars Peter), 1862-1940 -- Portraits.
    • Larsen, Rhea Ricks, 1882-1966 -- Portraits.
    • Larsen, William Henry, 1883-1926 -- Portraits.
    • Merrill, Carrie Ricks, b. 1902 -- Portraits.
    • Ricks family -- Portraits.

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