Guide to the Bartlie T. Cardon Photograph Collection,
1920-1940

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Cardon, Bartlie T., 1885-1952.
Title: Bartlie T. Cardon Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1920-1940 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 2 boxes (.5 linear ft.)
Collection Number: USU_P0005
Summary: Views of popular locations in Logan, including the Mormon Tabernacle, the Mormon Temple, Utah State Agricultural College, the Island, and Logan Canyon. Also included are photographs of the 1924 Jim Bridger Centennial Celebration and photographs of the Johann Paulson funeral in 1925.
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

Bartlie Temple Cardon was born in Logan, May 8, 1885, the son of Thomas B. and Lucy S. Cardon. After graduating from the city public schools, he attended Brigham Young College and Utah State Agricultural College. He graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1911. Cardon was well-known for his involvement in early local affairs. Since 1914 he managed the Cardon Jewelry Company, an institution which for many years had been recognized as one of the leading stores of its kind in the state of Utah. He served as president of the Logan Rotary Club, chairman of the merchant's committee of the Logan Chamber of Commerce, and director of the Logan Home Building Society. He also had a particular interest in local high school and college athletic teams and organizations, and followed closely the accomplishments of each. Cardon married Jennie Murdock on November 22, 1905. Together they had two sons and four daughters. Jennie passed away on May 27, 1950, and a year later he remarried Lettie Turner Rasmussen. Cardon died from a sudden heart attack on April 7, 1952. He was 67 years of age.

Content Description

The photographs in this collection reflect Cardon's interest and involvement in local affairs. Most of them consist of views of popular locations in Logan, including the Mormon Tabernacle, the Mormon Temple, Utah State Agricultural College, the Island, and Logan Canyon. Also included are photographs of the 1924 Jim Bridger Centennial Celebration and photographs of the Johann Paulson Funeral in 1925.

Other Descriptive Information

All photographs were taken by Bartlie Cardon. For more information on Cardon see the Herald Journal, April 7, 1952

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 Bartlie T. Cardon 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 Bartlie T. Cardon photograph collection

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: P0005; Bartlie T. Cardon Photograph Collection; Photograph Collections; Utah State University Special Collections and Archives, Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University.

Following Citations: P0005, USUSC.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arranged in numeric sequence according to box, folder, and item.

Processing Note :  

Processed in 2001

Acquisition Information :  

donated to Special Collections by Ariel D. Benson of Richmond, Utah, in January 1992 and Ray Somers on November 2, 1993.

Acquisition Information :  

The photographs were donated to Special Collections by Ariel D. Benson of Richmond, Utah, in January 1992. Initially, there were original negatives and seven original prints. Ray Somers then donated some additional prints that belonged to the same set on November 2, 1993.


Detailed Description of the Collection

1:01:01-02: View looking north, including west side of Mormon Tabernacle and tops of businesses on the west side of the street 1920-1940
1:01:03-04: View looking northeast, include Mormon Tabernacle and grounds, and part of Main Street 1920-1940
1:01:05-06: View east/northeast include Mormon Tabernacle and grounds, Mormon Temple in background 1920-1940
1:01:07: View east includes part of Mormon Tabernacle and grounds, part of Center Street, Mormon Temple in background 1920-1940
1:01:08-15: View east up Center Street include Mormon Tabernacle grounds, Mormon Temple in background. Shadow of the Thatcher Bank sign appears in one 1920-1940
1:02.01-06: A group in front of Cardon Jewelry at 41 North Main Street. Undoubtedly Cardon family members. Shots also include front of Riter Brothers Drug Company and front of Logan Hardware 1920-1940
1:03:01: View looking east/northeast through trees from front of Champ home (NW corner of 100 North and 200 East). Includes hedge and gate of Champ home 1920-1940
1:03:02: View looking northwest from 100 North and 300 East 1920-1940
1:03:03: View looking northwest from 100 North and 300 East 1920-1940
1:04:01: View of Old Main looking southeast 1920-1940
1:04:02: View of Old Main looking southeast 1920-1940
1:04:03: View looking north, south wing of Old Main partially visible 1920-1940
1:05:01: Team in formation on field in Adams Park (on the Island) 1920-1940
1:05:02-17: Individual team members posed on Adams Field. (Names unknown) 1920-1940
1:06:01: View looking west from south side of College Hill includes west portion of Island 1920-1940
1:06:02: View looking south from south side of College Hill, excellent view of the Island 1920-1940
1:06:03-06: View looking east from Boulevard show College Hill, Old Main, the Island, and the mouth of Logan Canyon 1920-1940
1:06:07: (missing) 1920-1940
1:06:08: (missing) 1920-1940
1:06:09: View of stream looking east up Logan Canyon 1920-1940
1:06:10: View of stream looking east up Logan Canyon 1920-1940
1:07:01-15: Men and women in 1824 period costume celebrating the entrance of Bridger into Cache Valley, on the Mormon Tabernacle grounds. Parts of the Tabernacle are barely visible in some photographs. Some men are dressed as Shoshoni Indians 1924
1:08:01-06: Mourners and the flower-covered grave of Johann Paulson at the Logan City Cemetery. Mrs. Paulson died July 11, 1925 in Portland, Oregon, and was brought here for the funeral. She was the wife of Dr. Paul M. Paulson 1925
1:09:01: Unidentified Cardon family groups 1920-1940
1:09:02: Unidentified Cardon family groups 1920-1940
1:09:03-05: A camp out, possibly in Logan Canyon 1930-1939
1:09:06: View in the Teton Mountains 1920-1940
1:09:07: Portrait, unidentified woman 1920-1940
1:09:08: Portrait, unidentified woman 1920-1940
2: Contains negatives of all prints except: 1:01:05, 1:01:15, 1:01:17, 1:01:19, 1:01:20, 1:05:01, 1:06:06, 1:09:03, 1:09:04, 1:09:05, 1:09:06, 1:09:08 1920-1940

Subjects

    • Subject Terms :
    • Cardon family -- Portraits.
    • Cardon, Bartlie T., 1885-1952 -- Portraits.
    • Cardon, Bartlie T., 1885-1952.
    • College buildings -- Utah -- Photographs.
    • Jim Bridger Centennial Celebration (Logan, Utah) -- Photographs.
    • Logan Tabernacle (Logan, Utah) -- Photographs.
    • Logan Temple (Utah) -- Photographs.
    • Old Main (Logan, Utah) -- Photographs.
    • Paulson, Johann, 1865-1925 -- Death and burial -- Photographs.
    • Utah State Agricultural College -- Buildings -- Photographs.
    • Utah State Agricultural College -- Buildings -- Photographs.
    • Utah State Agricultural College -- Sports -- Photographs.
    • Utah State Agricultural College -- Students -- Photographs.
    • Utah State University -- Buildings -- Photographs.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Center Street (Logan, Utah) -- Photographs.
    • College Hill (Logan, Utah) -- Photographs.
    • Island (Logan, Utah) -- Photographs.
    • Logan (Utah) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.
    • Logan (Utah) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.
    • Logan Canyon (Utah) -- Photographs.
    • Main Street (Logan, Utah) -- Photographs.

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