Guide to the Heber C. Snell photograph collection,

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Snell, Heber Cyrus, 1883-1974.
Title: Heber C. Snell photograph collection
Dates: 1909-1973 ( inclusive )
1909-1940 ( bulk )
Quantity: 2 boxes (1.25 linear ft. )
Collection Number: USU_P0133
Summary: The Heber Snell Photograph collection consists of 16 portraits and snapshots of Heber Snell and his colleagues from 1909 until the 1960s.
Repository: Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Contact Information: Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Biographical Note

Dr. Heber Cyrus Snell was born on January 16, 1883 in Spanish Fork to Rufus P. and Ellen C. Snell. He married Hedwig E. Stauffer on September 6, 1905 in the Logan LDS Temple. Hedwig died on June 8, 1945 in Pocatello and he then married Phoebe Linford Rees on June 23, 1947. He died on February 1, 1974 in Logan. At his death he had four living children and seventeen grandchildren.

Dr. Snell served an LDS mission in Chicago and attended Brigham Young University graduating in 1912. He served as principal of the San Luis Academy in Manassa, Colorado and the Big Horn Academy in Cowley, Wyoming and as superintendent of schools in Lovell, Wyoming. Dr. Snell graduated from the University of Utah with the M.S. degree and received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago. He was a teacher of psychology and education at Snow College and the director of the LDS Institute of Religion at Idaho State University. In 1945 he joined the faculty of the Logan LDS Institute of Religion. He was the author of three books: Ancient Israel: Its Story and Meaning, Through the Years, and Gospel References.

Content Description

The Heber Snell Photograph collection consists of 16 portraits and snapshots of Heber Snell and his colleagues from 1909 until the 1960s. These photographs were donated to Special Collections & Archives in 1971 and 1976 as part of the Heber Snell Manuscript Collection MS 32.

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 Heber C. Snell 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 Heber Snell photograph collection.

Preferred Citation :  

Heber C. Snell photograph collection, 1909-1973. (P0133). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arrangement: Topical.

Acquisition Information :  

Photographs removed from the Heber C. Snell papers, 1899-1974 (COLL MSS 32).

Processing Note :  

Register completed by Peter Schmid, June 1997, and revised by Daniel Davis, July 2006.

Related Materials :  

Heber C. Snell papers COLL MS 32

Detailed Description of the Collection

1 1 1:01:01: Portrait, Heber C. Snell. Photograph by Hy. Hercher, Milwaukee, Wisconsin ca. 1909
1 2 1:02:01: Portrait, Heber C. Snell upon graduation from Brigham Young University. Photograph by Larson & Nygreen, Provo, Utah 1912
1 3 1:03:01: Group portrait, Heber C. Snell with J.T. Dewsnup, T.G. Jackson, B.S. Tippetts, Nephi K. Nelson, Leo W. Pack, James Clive[?], Joseph T. Lloyd, William B. Lowry, T.W. Abbott, E. Chamberlain, J.H. Kofoed, A.H. Woodruff, George H. Barney, and Henry Chamberlain
1 4 1:04:01: Portrait, Heber C. Snell upon graduation from the University of Utah. Photograph by TaDell Studio, Salt Lake City, Utah ca. 1914
1 5 1:05:01: Portrait, George Alden Snell (brother of H.C. Snell) ca. 1940s
1 6 1:06:01-02: Snapshots, Heber C. Snell with friends 1910s
1 6 1:06:03: Snapshot, Heber C. Snell upon graduation from the University of Chicago 1939
1 6 1:06:04: Snapshot, Heber C. Snell and wife, Hedwig, in Chicago 1939
1 6 1:06:05-06: Heber C. Snell ca. 1950
1 6 1:06:07: Snell and others at the dedication of the LDS Institute of Religion at Pocatello, Idaho 1965
1 6 1:06:08: Snell giving the sermon at the funeral of Joseph Anderson in a Richfield, Utah chapel ca. 1960s
1 6 1:06:09: Color snapshot, Heber C. Snell in Logan, Utah with second wife Phoebe and sons and daughters Esmond, Vesta Francis, Loree, and Hillman ca. 1973
2 2:01: Group portrait, Heber C. Snell, faculty, and part of the student body of the San Luis Academy in Manassa, Colorado 1913-1914
2 2:02: Group portrait, the White and Blue staff at Brigham Young University: Olive Maben, John Russon, Ethel Smith, King, A.G. Ashman, Earl J. Glade, Clarence Jacobs, Joseph K. Nichols, Heber G. Snell, Thetha Hardy, and Roy Gardner. Photograph by The Anderson & Larson Studio, Provo, Utah 1907-1908


    • Personal Names :
    • Snell, Heber Cyrus, 1883-1974--Photographs.
    • Family Names :
    • Snell family--Photographs.
    • Corporate Names :
    • Brigham Young University--Students--Photographs.
    • Institute of Religion (Pocatello, Idaho)--Photographs.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Mormons--Idaho--Pocatello--Photographs.

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