Guide to the Logan Boy Scout Troop 5 photograph album,
1915-1925

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Boy Scouts of America. Troop 5 (Logan, Utah)
Title: Logan Boy Scout Troop 5 photograph album
Dates: 1915-1925 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (1 linear ft. )
Collection Number: USU_P0364
Summary: 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.
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: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Biographical Note

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.

Content Description

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

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.

Preferred Citation :  

Logan Boy Scout Troop 5 photograph album, 1915-1925. (P0364). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

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
Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
1
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," 1920
3:01-3:07: Sheet 3: Yellowstone trip, geysers, camping 1920
4:01-4:07: Sheet 4: Scouts riding in horse-drawn wagon, mountains
5:01-5:08: Sheet 5: Scouts riding in horse-drawn sleigh in Logan Canyon
6:01-6:06: Sheet 6: Yellowstone trip, a mechanic's shop called Ellis and Curtis Garage, geysers 1920
7:01-7:06: Sheet 7: Yellowstone trip, a mechanic's shop called Ellis and Curtis Garage, falls, geysers 1920
8:01-8:06: Sheet 8: Yellowstone trip, a bear, geysers, a mechanic's shop called Ellis and Curtis Garage 1920
9:01-9:06: Sheet 9: Yellowstone trip, fishing, Idaho Falls, the truck that Scouts used
Photo 9:01 shows an unidentified person feeding a bear on its hind legs.
1920
10:01-10:04: Sheet 10: Logan Canyon
11:01-11:06: Sheet 11: Scouts boarding train
Photo 11:01 shows the Deseret News bi-plane parked in a field, camping.
12:01-12:06: Sheet 12: Winter hiking in Logan Canyon, sleigh ride
13:01-13:07: Sheet 13: Scouts in Logan Canyon
14:01-14:06: Sheet 14: Yellowstone trip, fishing, geysers 1920
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 1923
16:01-16:07: Sheet 16: Bears and Bison. Photo 16:05 shows an unidentified woman feeding a bear cub 1920
17:01-17:06: Sheet 17: Yellowstone trip, falls, river 1920.
18:01-18:06: Sheet 18: Yellowstone trip, petrified wood 1920
19:01-19:06: Sheet 19: Yellowstone trip, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, geysers, Yellowstone Lake, Old Faithful 1920
20:01-20:06: Sheet 20: Yellowstone trip, geysers, bears 1920
21:01-21:06: Sheet 21: Yellowstone trip, geysers, Old Faithful, falls 1920
22:01-22:06: Sheet 22: Yellowstone trip, Idaho Falls, a bear, geysers, train station (probably at West Yellowstone) 1920
23:01-23:06: Sheet 23: Yellowstone trip, geysers 1920
24:01-24:08: Sheet 24: Fishing and boating probably at Bear Lake
25:01-25:05: Sheet 25: Winter photos; photos of Scouts in a canyon
26:01-26:04: Sheet 26: Logan Canyon scenes
27:01-27:06: Sheet 27: Scouts killing Mormon Crickets; Scouts hiking in canyon
28:01-28:05: Sheet 28: Scouts in front of Logan Temple; photo 28:03 shows a group of Scouts practicing first aid on a dog, First Dam
29:01-29:02: Sheet 29: Winter landscape; group of Scouts at Cache Centennial Celebration
30:01-30:04: Sheet 30: Individual Scouts, Bingham Mine
31:01-31:04: Sheet 31: Scouts on a trip to Salt Lake City.
32:01-32:06: Sheet 32: Scouts on trip to Salt Lake City (the Capital building)
33:01-33:04: Sheet 33: Water diversion, fishing with a net, visit to Bingham mine
34:01-34:04: Sheet 34: Logan Canyon, Scouts working in a garden
35:01-35:04: Sheet 35: Scout Leader holding a bat, two Scouts holding snakes on the end of sticks, leader standing waist deep in snow, mountains
36:01-36:05: Sheet 36: Bear River Range
37:01-37:05: Sheet 37: Individual Scouts; Logan Canyon photos
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 top
40:01-40:04: Sheet 40: Killing mice, logging, and cooking
41:01-41:07: Sheet 41: Swimming at Tony Grove and White Pine Lakes
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 canyon
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 Juniper
48:01-48:06 : (loose photos). Sheet 48: Scouts on a service project
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. Picture taken" 1923

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Subjects

  • Bears--Yellowstone National Park--Photographs.
  • Boy Scouts of America. Troop 5 (Logan, Utah)--Photographs.
  • Boy Scouts--Utah--Logan--Photographs.
  • Hill, George R. (George Richard), 1884-1971.  ( contributor)
  • Hill, George R. (George Richard), 1884-1971--Photographs.
  • Outdoor recreation--Bear Lake (Utah and Idaho)--History--Photographs.
  • Outdoor recreation--Utah--Logan Canyon--History--Photographs.
  • Yellowstone National Park--History--Photographs.

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