Guide to the The Grouse Creek photograph collection,
1906-1961

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Overview of the Collection

Title: The Grouse Creek photograph collection
Dates: 1906-1961 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 18 items (0.1 linear ft. )
Collection Number: USU_P0201
Summary: Three views of the Grouse Creek reservoir site in Box Elder County, Utah, and two views of the Pine Creek reservoir site in Beaver County, Utah, 1961. These images show the area before the dams and reservoirs were built and were removed from a report, The Grouse Creek Water Plan. Also included are thirteen images from the Historical A-board photographs showing mostly area agricultural scenes; sheep-shearing, wheat harvesting, horse-powered threshing, etc. in the Grouse Creek area, taken around 1906-1918.
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

Content Description

The Grouse Creek photograph collection consists of three views of the Grouse Creek reservoir site in Box Elder County, Utah, and two views of the Pine Creek reservoir site in Beaver County, Utah, 1961. These images show the area before the dams and reservoirs were built and were removed from a report, The Grouse Creek Water Plan. Also included are thirteen images from the Historical A-board photographs mostly of agricultural scenes in the Grouse Creek area. The prints are located in a shared document box that contains collections P0181 through P0203.

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 The Grouse Creek photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Alternative Forms Available :  

The A-board photographs listed below have been digitized and are available for viewing along with other materials from the Grouse Creek Cultural Survey. The prints are located in a document box that contains collections P0181-P0203.

Preferred Citation :  

The Grouse Creek photograph collection, 1906-1961. (P0201). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Organized numerical by photo number.

Acquisition Information :  

Gift of Zina Reynolds.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Numerical order
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
1 1:01: Grouse Creek (Upper) Dam Reservoir Site. Standing on left abutment of dam and looking upstream Spring, 1961
1 1:02: Grouse Creek (Upper) Dam Site. Standing on right abutment and looking toward left abutment Spring, 1961
1 1:03: Pine Creek (Upper) Dam Reservoir Site. Standing on left abutment and looking upstream Spring, 1961
1 1:04: Existing Pine Creek (Lower) Dam Reservoir and Dam. Standing above reservoir and looking downstream Spring, 1961
1 1:05: Grouse Creek (Lower) Dam Reservoir and Dam Site. Dam Site in background looking downstream Spring, 1961

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Historical A-board Photographs
Description
Dates
A-1287: Threshing scene with threshing crew and equipment ca. 1911
A-1424: Wheat harvesting shows a view of header elevating cut stalks of dry-farm wheat into header wagon. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne ca. 1918
A-1425: Two men shearing sheep. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne ca. 1918
A-1426: Wheat harvesting. An empty header box following a header through dry-land wheat field. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne ca. 1918
A-1427: Party investigating sagebrush land offered by Blue Creek Land Company to dry-farmers ca. 1908
A-1428: Party investigating sagebrush land offered by Blue Creek Land Company to dry-farmers ca. 1908
A-1429: Two men beside stake fence around sheep-shearing pen. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne ca. 1918
A-1431: White top buggy drawn by two teams in road at Grouse Creek farmstead. Row of Lombardy Poplars and picket fence in background ca. 1918
A-1432: Wheat harvesting, header and header box operating in dry- land wheat field. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne ca. 1918
A-1433: Wheat harvesting, header and header box operating in dry- land wheat field. Mud wagon at far right. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne ca. 1918
A-1434: Wheat harvesting, headers and two header boxes cutting dry-land wheat. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne ca. 1918
A-1435: Sheep shearing pen and man standing on wool-stacking platform. Photograph by David A. Burgoyne ca. 1918
A-1556: Threshing scene with threshing crew, wagons, and horse-powered thresher in the yard of A.T. Richins ca. 1915

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Subjects

    • Subject Terms :
    • Agriculture--Utah--Box Elder County--Photographs.
    • Agriculture--Utah--Grouse Creek--Photographs.
    • Sheep-shearing--Utah--Grouse Creek--Photographs.
    • Threshing--Utah--Grouse Creek--Photographs.
    • Wheat--Harvesting--Utah--Grouse Creek--Photographs.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Box Elder County (Utah)--Photographs.
    • Grouse Creek (Utah)--Photographs.

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