Guide to the Clyde T. Hardy photograph collection
1906-1958

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Title: Clyde T. Hardy photograph collection
Dates: 1906-1958 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
Collection Number: USU_P0392
Summary: This collection consists of 158 photos which were taken and gathered by the head of the Geology Department, Dr. Clyde T. Hardy. Its contents include many aerial photos of Northern Utah and Southern Idaho, natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcanoes, and geologic formations. Other images included are of Bryce, Yosemite, and Glacier National Parks taken in the early half of the 20th Century and photographs from Dr. J. Stewart Williams, the first Geology Department Head and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies.
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: Material in English 

Biographical Note

Clyde T. Hardy was born in Freemont, Ohio on April 23, 1921. He taught geology at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, from 1950 until his retirement in 1986. He served as Geology Department head from 1967 to 1982. He died October 13, 1998 in Logan, Utah.

Dr. J. Stewart Williams was the first Head of the Geology Department and later the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Utah State University.

Content Description

The Clyde T. Hardy photograph collection consists of 158 photos which were taken and gathered by Dr. Hardy when he was head of the Geology Department at USU. Its contents include many aerial photos of Northern Utah and Southern Idaho, natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcanoes, and geologic formations. Other images included are of Bryce, Yosemite, and Glacier National Parks taken in the early half of the 20th Century and photographs from Dr. J. Stewart Williams, who preceded Dr. Hardy in the Geology Department. Also included are a 1958 reel of "Super 8" motion picture film from the U.S. Department of Agriculture about volcanoes, and a 16mm reel of the Mauna Loa eruption of 1950.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

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

Restrictions on Use :  

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

Permission to publish material from the Clyde T. Hardy photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: USU_P0392; Clyde T. Hardy photograph collection; Photograph Collections Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_P0392, USUSCA.

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Processed in March of 2010

Acquisition Information :  

The photos were given to Special Collections and Archives by the USU Geology Department. The photos were originally taken and collected by Dr. Clyde T. Hardy and Dr. J. Stewart Williams.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Greenhouse Interior, 1906-1958
Container(s)
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Greenhouse Interior, 1906-1958
Box 1
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
1 1 Greenhous Interior
Box
Folder
1 1 1:01:01: Greenhouse Interior Undated
1 2 Pictures of Stone Cutting and Manufacturing
Box
Folder
1 2 1:02:01: A large stone being cut in an industrial setting. Undated
1 2 1:02:02: Copy of P0392 1:02:01 Undated
1 2 1:02:03: Man sculpting a large piece of stone. Undated
1 2 1:02:04: Large rotary saw cutting a finished stone beam. Undated
1 2 1:02:05: Smaller copy of P0392 01:02:04 Undated
1 3 The Twins, Bluff, UT
Box
Folder
1 3 1:03:01: Torn picture of man looking at The Twins rock formation in Bluff, Utah. Undated
1 4 Aerials of Bear Lake, Northern Utah, Southern Idaho, and Delta, Utah areas Undated
Box
Folder
1 4 1:04:01: Photo of an unknown river Undated
1 4 1:04:02: Picture of Cache Valley as seen from plane flying west over the Bear River Range. Undated
1 4 1:04:03: Paris, Idaho. Undated
1 4 1:04:04: Photo taken from south of Bear Lake, looking north. Undated
1 4 1:04:05: Unknown ridge and small town. Undated
1 4 1:04:06: Mountainside. Undated
1 4 1:04:07: Different angle of mountainside in P0392 01:04:06 Undated
1 4 1:04:08: Dayton, Idaho. Undated
1 4 1:04:09: Mountains. Undated
1 4 1:04:10: Mountain with a valley. Undated
1 4 1:04:11: Large mountain plateau. Undated
1 4 1:04:12: Photo of Wellsville as seen from the Wellsville Mountains. Undated
1 4 1:04:13: Paris, Idaho. Undated
1 4 1:04:14: North east corner of Bear Lake, looking north. Undated
1 4 1:04:15: North east corner of Bear Lake, looking north. Undated
1 4 1:04:16: Photo of an unknown river Undated
1 4 1:04:17: North east corner of Bear Lake, looking south. Undated
1 4 1:04:18: Laketown, Utah. Undated
1 4 1:04:19: Photo taken from south of Bear Lake, looking north. Undated
1 4 1:04:20: Laketown, Utah. Undated
1 4 1:04:21: Laketown, Utah. Undated
1 4 1:04:22: East shore of Bear Lake Undated
1 4 1:04:23: Sand dunes near Delta, Utah. Undated
1 5 Glacier National Park Undated
Box
Folder
1 5 1:05:01: West from Cut Bank Pass. Undated
1 5 1:05:02: Red Eagle Lake. Undated
1 5 1:05:03: Red Eagle Lake with an Indian Teepee on the shore. Undated
1 5 1:05:04: Possibly Going-to-the-Sun Mountain. Undated
1 5 1:05:05: Going-to-the-Sun Mountain. Undated
1 5 1:05:06: St. Mary Lake. Undated
1 5 1:05:07: St. Mary Lake. Undated
1 5 1:05:08: Trick Falls. Undated
1 5 1:05:09: Twin Falls, with 3 persons viewing the falls in the photo. Undated
1 5 1:05:10: Two Medicine Lake Outlets. Undated
1 5 1:05:11: Two Medicine Lake with a row boat pictured on shore. Undated
1 5 1:05:12: Two Medicine Lake Undated
1 5 1:05:13: Highway near Two Medicine Chalets with a vintage convertible automobile pictured. Undated
1 5 1:05:14: Glen Lake Pyramid Peak Undated
1 5 1:05:15: Pyramid Peak and Washboard Falls. Undated
1 5 1:05:16: Possibly Flinech Lake and Peak Undated
1 5 1:05:17: Mt. Reynolds and Glacier Lilies Undated
1 5 1:05:18: East from Alpine Park. Undated
1 5 1:05:19: Swift Current Lake Undated
1 5 1:05:20: Mt. Cannon. Undated
1 5 1:05:21: Morning Glory Lakes. Undated
1 5 1:05:22: Mt. Oberlin from Highway. Undated
1 5 1:05:23: Possibly south from Boulder Series Undated
1 6 Picture of Yosemite National Park April 10, 1932
Box
Folder
1 6 1:06:01: Yosemite Valley Photo taken April 10, 1932 April 10, 1932
1 7 Bryce Canyon
Box
Folder
1 7 1:07:01: Torn Sleeved picture of the Throne of Zeus in Bryce National Park. Photo taken by Frank Beckwith, Delta, Utah. Undated
1 8 U.A.C. Relief Map of UTAH Dept of Geology Maps
Box
Folder
1 8 1:08:01: Relief Map of Utah. Made by the Utah Agricultural College (USU) Department of Geology. Planned and Constructed by Prof William Peterson. Undated
1 8 1:08:02 - 1:08:06: Duplicates of P0392 01:08:01 Undated
1 9 Pictures of Canyon, Possibly Logan Canyon
Box
Folder
1 9 1:09:01: A dam with a road running parallel. Undated
1 9 1:09:02: Road. Undated
1 9 1:09:03: Canyon with a road running its length. Undated
1 10 Department of interior collection
Box
Folder
1 10 1:10:01: Aerial photo of Wellsville canyon taken over Wellsville looking south west toward Ogden and the Great Salt Lake. Undated
1 10 1:10:02: Photo of mountain ridges Undated
1 10 1:10:03: Photo of Lewiston, Utah. Undated
1 10 1:10:04: Photo of Weston, Idaho. Undated
1 10 1:10:05: Whitney, Idaho. Undated
1 10 1:10:06: A road. Undated
1 10 1:10:07: Plateaus of Southern Utah. Undated
1 10 1:10:08: Volcano Cones, near Flowell, near Fillmore, Utah Undated
1 10 1:10:09: Zion’s Canyon looking southwest. Undated
1 10 1:10:10: Photo of back side of Willard mountains, taken south of Mantua, Utah. Undated
1 10 1:10:11: A road. Undated
1 10 1:10:12: A river/irrigation dam outlet with 4 people pictured. Undated
1 10 1:10:13: A river/irrigation dam outlet with 4 people pictured. Undated
1 10 1:10:14: Aerial photo of fields and dirt roads. Undated
1 10 1:10:15: Aerial photo showing orchards and vegetation. Undated
1 10 1:10:16: Aerial photo showing orchards and vegetation. Undated
1 10 1:10:17: Aerial photo of an unknown town. Undated
1 10 1:10:18: Photo of Lewiston, Utah. Undated
1 10 1:10:19: Aerial of Cache Valley countryside. Undated
1 10 1:10:20: Aerial of Cache Valley countryside. Undated
1 10 1:10:21: Aerial of Cache Valley countryside. Undated
1 10 1:10:22: Aerial of mountains. Undated
1 10 1:10:23: Looking east at and over the Wellsville Mountains. Undated
1 10 1:10:24: Photo taken from Mt. Logan. Undated
1 10 1:10:25: Photo Willard Mountains looking northeast. Undated
1 10 1:10:26: Duplicate of P0392 01:10:25 Undated
1 10 1:10:27: Photo of snow caped Willard Peak. Undated
1 10 1:10:28: Photo of road through countryside. Undated
1 10 1:10:29: Photo of road possibly in Cache Valley Undated
1 10 1:10:30: Photo of Wellsville Mountains. Undated
1 10 1:10:31: North end of Wellsville Mountains, over St. Petersburg, Utah. Undated
1 10 1:10:32: Photo of road through countryside. Undated
1 10 1:10:33: Photo with vegetation growing along the banks of a river. Undated
1 10 1:10:34: Fields Undated
1 10 1:10:35: Fields Undated
1 10 1:10:36: Photo of unknown reservoir. Undated
1 10 1:10:37: Photo of a small mountain ridge. Undated
1 10 1:10:38: Photo of mountain with a canyon visible. Undated
1 10 1:10:39: Photo of Franklin, Idaho. Undated
1 10 1:10:40: Mountains. Undated
1 10 1:10:41: Photo of Glendale Reservoir, East of Preston, Idaho. Undated
1 10 1:10:42: Mountains. Undated
1 10 1:10:43: Snow caped Willard Peak. Undated
1 10 1:10:44: South Cache Valley Mountains. Undated
1 10 1:10:45: Photo of the mouth of a canyon. Undated
1 10 1:10:46: Willard Mountains. Undated
1 10 1:10:47: Bear River as seen from Amalga, Utah. Undated
1 11 J. Stewart Williams collection/Southern Utah aerial images 1943-1952
Box
Folder
1 11 1:11:01: Aerial photo, unidentified 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:02: Includes: Volcano Cones, near Flowell, near Fillmore, Utah 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:03: Includes: Volcano Cones, near Flowell, near Fillmore, Utah 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:04: Inclusive: Volcano Cones, near Flowell, near Fillmore, Utah 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:05: Inclusive: Volcano Cones, near Flowell, near Fillmore, Utah 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:06: Inclusive: Volcano Cones, near Flowell, near Fillmore, Utah 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:07: Fault line north of St. George 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:08: Fault line north of St. George 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:09: Gap, near Parowan? 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:10: Zion National Park. Great White Throne is in the upper left corner. Angel's Landing to right 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:11: Between Cedar Breaks and Kolob 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:12: Detail of 01:11:11, between Cedar Breaks National Monument and Kolob Canyons 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:13: Between Cedar Breaks National Monument and Kolob Canyons 1906-1958
1 11 1:11:14: Fault line north of St. George 1906-1958
1 12 Volcanic rock and activities
Consists of 31 images of volcanic rock and land-slides probably in Utah or Idaho as well as photographs of the Paricutin volcano (including eruptions) in Mexico including the San Juan Parangaricutiro Church.
1943-1952
1 13 Scenes from the San Francisco Fire and Earthquake, Phoenix Photo Co., Series 1 and 2 1906
1 14 Meteor Crater, Arizona (Barringer Crater), Fairchild Aerial Surveys. February 1934
1 15 20 Black and White negatives from the US Forest Service of landslide, Quake Lake, and damaged buildings in Montana after eathquake at Hebgen Lake on August 17, 1959 1960

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16mm motion picture film, "Mouna Loa Erupts," Hawaii Natural History Association, 1950
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Super 8mm motion picture film, "Volcano," U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Information, 1958
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Subjects

    • Subject Terms :
    • Landscape photography -- Utah
    • Subject Terms :
    • Parks -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Parks -- West (U.S.) -- Aerial views
    • Subject Terms :
    • National parks and reserves -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs
    • Subject Terms :
    • Stone-cutting -- Photographs
    • Subject Terms :
    • Earthquake damage -- Montana -- Hebgen Lake
    • Subject Terms :
    • San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs
    • Subject Terms :
    • Volcanic fields -- Utah -- Photographs
    • Subject Terms :
    • Volcanic fields -- Idaho -- Photographs
    • Geographical Names :
    • Bear Lake Valley (Utah and Idaho) -- Photographs
    • Geographical Names :
    • Bear Lake Valley (Utah and Idaho) -- Aerial views
    • Geographical Names :
    • Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho) -- Photographs
    • Geographical Names :
    • Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho) -- Aerial views
    • Geographical Names :
    • Southern Idaho -- Aerial views
    • Geographical Names :
    • Northern Utah -- Aerial views
    • Geographical Names :
    • Delta (Utah) -- Aerial views
    • Geographical Names :
    • Glacier National Park (Mont.) -- Photographs
    • Geographical Names :
    • Utah -- Photographs
    • Geographical Names :
    • Parícutin (Mexico) -- Photographs
    • Geographical Names :
    • Mauna Loa (Hawaii Island, Hawaii) -- Eruption, 1950
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Negatives (photographic)
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Motion pictures (Visual work)

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