Photo album with 264 black & white
photographs dating from 1915 to 1925 of the Logan Scout Troop 5 participating in various
activities including camping, hiking, fishing, boating. Most of the images were taken in
Logan Canyon, the Bear River Range, and Bear Lake although also included are trips to
Salt Lake City, the Bingham Mine, and Yellowstone National Park. The photographs were
taken during the time that George R. Hill was the scoutmaster for the troop.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Collection materials are in English.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant,
Dr. George R. Hill, Jr. (1884-1971) was born in Ogden, Utah and raised in Springville,
Utah. He received a B.S. degree from BYU in 1907, a B.S.A. from Utah State Agricultural
College in 1908, and a Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1912. He was the director of the
School of Agriculture at Utah State University and would later serve as the General
Superintendent of the Deseret Sunday School Union from 1949-1966.
Consists of a photo album with 264 images dating from 1915 to 1925 of the Logan Scout
Troop 5 participating in various activities including camping, hiking, fishing, boating.
Most of the images were taken in Logan Canyon, the Bear River Range, and Bear Lake
although also included are trips to Salt Lake City, the Bingham Mine, and Yellowstone
National Park. The photographs were taken during the time that George R. Hill was the
scoutmaster for the troop.
Use of the Collection
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Open to public research.
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It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of
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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
Preferred Citation :
Logan Boy Scout Troop 5 photograph album, 1915-1925. (P0364). Utah State University.
Special Collections & Archives Department.
Organized numerical by sheet number.
Acquisition Information :
Donated by Carolyn Hill Allen.
Processing Note :
Register completed by Travis Mecham, December 2007 .
Detailed Description of the Collection
Photo Album, 1915-1925
1:01-1:08: Sheet 1: Pictures of Scout Troop in front of
George R. Hill's house and on a hike
2:01-2:07: Sheet 2: Pictures of Scout Troop in
Yellowstone, traveling to Yellowstone in their "Scout Rambler,"
15:01-15:04: Sheet 15: Probably Logan Canyon. 15:01. Scouts who
retrieved Old Ephraim's Head include Ezra Cardon, Alma Burgoyne, Harold Rosengreen, Lester Dunford,
Fred Hodgson, Henry Daines, Herbert May, and Horace Bunce
16:01-16:07: Sheet 16: Bears and Bison. Photo 16:05 shows an
unidentified woman feeding a bear cub
17:01-17:06: Sheet 17: Yellowstone trip, falls, river
38:01-38:05: Sheet 38: Service project; Scouts making a
pyramid; feeding a calf
39:01-39:04: Sheet 39: Winter photos taken from mountain
40:01-40:04: Sheet 40: Killing mice, logging, and
41:01-41:07: Sheet 41: Swimming at Tony Grove and White Pine
42:01-42:06: Sheet 42: Boating and Logan Canyon
43:01-43:08: Sheet 43: Hiking in summer and winter, and
boating at bear lake
44:01-44:05: Sheet 44: First dam, house, canal and unknown
structure probably in Logan Canyon
45:01-45:04: Sheet 45: Logging facilities in
46:01-46:05: Sheet 46: Scouts at home and camping.
Photo 46:02 shows two clowns
47:01-47:06: Sheet 47: Scouts at Jardine
48:01-48:06 : (loose photos). Sheet 48: Scouts on a service
49:01: Scouts at Jardine Juniper. Inscription on back
says "Old Juniper-Cottonwood Ridge Logan Canyon Age 3000-3500 years old
determined by annual ring count from increment borings by Geo. R. Hill Jr.