Guide to the Nibley family photographs,
1865-1900

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Nibley family.
Title: Nibley family photographs
Dates: 1865-1900 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 84 items in 3 boxes (2.6 linear ft.)
Collection Number: USU_P0315
Summary: Photographs and portraits mainly of Charles Wilson Nibley and his family during the late 1800s and early 1900s. There are also some photos of the Hatch family (from the Joseph Hatch and Florence Nibley line). Also included in the collection is a 16mm film transferred to VHS of various members of the Nibley family while on vacations in Southern Utah and at family gatherings.
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

Charles Wilson Nibley (1849-1931) was born in Scotland, but moved to the United States in 1855. He lived with his family on a farm in Rhode Island before moving to Cache Valley in 1860. Charles became a prominent business man and entrepreneur of Cache Valley. He was employed by the Central Pacific Railroad as station manager and by the Utah Northern Railroad as general freight and passenger agent. He also found success in the lumber business when David Eccles,George Stoddard and he founded the Oregon Lumber Company. Later in life he became involved with both the Amalgamated Sugar Company and the Utah and Idaho Sugar Company. Nibley was also active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He became a General Authority, served as Presiding Bishop under President Joseph F. Smith, and served as a second counselor to President Heber J. Grant. His personal life revolved around his three wives, Rebecca Neibaur, Ellen Ricks, and Julia Budge, and the 24 children they would have.

Content Description

The Nibley Family photograph collection consists of images of C.W. Nibley and his family during the late 1800s and early 1900s. There are also some photos of the Hatch family (from the Joseph Hatch and Florence Nibley line), and two VHS tapes showing the Nibley family while on vacations in Southern Utah and at family gatherings that was transferred from the original 16mm film. Some of the photographs (and the film) were duplicated and originals returned to the Nibley family.

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 Nibley family photographs 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 Nibley family photographs.

Preferred Citation :  

Nibley family photographs, 1865-1900. (P0315). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arrangement: Topical.

Acquisition Information :  

Donations to the collection were made by Eastman Hatch, Nan Johnson, Jean Cannon Stringham, Barbara Richards, and other members of the Nibley Family.

Processing Note :  

Register completed by Camille Gooch, December 2000.

Related Materials :  

Charles W. Nibley Family Papers COLL MSS 256


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
Folder
1 1 1:01:01: Charles and Rebecca Neibaur Family. Top Row (L-R): Merrill, Joseph, Rebecca, James. Bottom Row (L-R): Alex, Rebecca, Alice, Charles, Marie (Thatcher), Charles and Rebecca Neibaur Family. Top Row (L-R): Merrill, Joseph, Rebecca, Charles W. (on lap) Charles W. Jr., Ollie (standing in front of Charles), ca. 1902
1 1 1:01:02: Charles with daughters and granddaughter. Top row (L-R): Annie, Rebecca, Julia. Bottom row (L-R): Edna, Florence, Charles with Ollie on lap, Margaret, Alice,
Same image as 1:04:16.
ca. 1901
1 1 1:01:03: Anthony W. Ivins, Heber J. Grant, and Charles W. Nibley, taken at Thomas Studio
Same image as 1:04:18.
ca. 1925
1 1 1:01:04: Margaret Nibley Meldrum ca. 1915
1 1 1:01:05: C.W. with seven women (six with hats on) in front of a building ca. 1920
1 1 1:01:06: .C.W. standing next to a woman with a hat on with a tree and building in the background ca. 1920
1 1 1:01:07: Greeting card with photo of C.W. and wives Ellen, Rebecca, and Julia
Same image as 1:03:03 and 1:09:06.
ca. 1918
1 1 1:01:08: C.W. in Hawaii wearing a lei and cowboy hat ca. 1917
1 1 1:01:09: C.W. on board a ship in Hawaii with Margaret and others ca. 1917
1 1 1:01:10: C.W. and Margaret playing shuffleboard on deck of a boat ca. 1917
1 1 1:01:11: C.W. sitting on a ledge with three women and one man in Hawaii ca. 1917
1 1 1:01:12: Postcard with group of eight men and eight women, C.W. on right, back row standing, Julia on bottom row, right ca. 1910
1 1 1:01:13: Postcard of Nibley Mills, near La Grande, Oregon.
1 1 1:01:14: Nibley home in Hunterfield, Scotland. Group standing in front of door (L-R): Preston, Julia B., Julia, Rebecca, and Charles. Taken by Merrill in
Same image as 1:03:12, similar to 2:09.
1904
1 2 1:02:01: C.W. at age 24
Same image as 1:03:10.
ca. 1873
1 2 1:02:02: C.W. sitting on a fence ca. 1924
1 2 1:02:03: C.W. and Harry Lauder standing by the Tabernacle
See 1:03:04.
ca. 1925
1 2 1:02:04: C.W. portrait in white suit ca. 1910
1 2 1:02:05: C.W. portrait, facing to the slightly right angle of the photo, wearing a dark suit, white shirt, an bow tie
Same image as 1:08:05.
ca. 1900
1 2 1:02:06: C.W. portrait, facing to the right of the photo ca. 1915
1 2 1:02:07: C.W. portrait, facing to the left of the photo. February 5, 1913
1 2 1:02:08: C.W. portrait, facing to the slightly left angle of the photo, arms folded, ca. 1920
1 2 1:02:09: C.W. wearing glasses and a hat ca. 1921
1 3 1:03:01: Nathan and Florence with Ellen (mother) in Logan ca. 1902
1 3 1:03:02: Florence portrait, wearing jacket and hat ca. 1920
1 3 1:03:03: Ellen, C.W., Rebecca, and Julia
Same image as 1:01:07 and 1:09:06.
ca. 1920
1 3 1:03:04: C.W. with Harry Lauder, two other men, and two women
See 1:02:03.
ca. 1925
1 3 1:03:05: C.W. sitting at desk with left hand at temple, reading ca. 1928
1 3 1:03:06: C.W. sitting at desk with left hand at temple, reading ca. 1928
1 3 1:03:07: Postcard with C.W. on middle row, second from left, Joseph F. Smith fourth from left, along with twelve other men, six women, and two young girls ca. 1911
1 3 1:03:08: Postcard with C.W. on middle row, third from left sitting next to Joseph F. Smith along with eleven other men, four women, and two young women ca. 1910
1 3 1:03:09: C.W. with David Eccles.
1 3 1:03:10: C.W. portrait, age 24 Lumiere Studio 1873
1 3 1:03:11: C.W. playing golf ca 1916
1 3 1:03:12: C.W. portrait, age 24 Thomas Studio 1873
1 3 1:03:13: Nibley Home in Hunterfield, Scotland. Group in front of house (L-R): Preston, Julia B., Julia, Rebecca, and Charles. Taken by Merrill in
Same image as 1:01:14, similar to 2:09.
1904
1 4 1:04:01: C.W. with Harry Lauder by the Tabernacle ca. 1910
1 4 1:04:02: C.W. on 81st birthday with a vase of yellow flowers and 81 one dollar bills. Message on card, "I hope you get the 'cents' of this bouquet. From a group of loose Scotsmen," ca. 1930
1 4 1:04:03: Three men facing right of photo February 1942
1 4 1:04:04: Three men facing right of photo. Man on far left is Alex Nibley February 1942
1 4 1:04:05: Seven women sitting on steps ca. 1928
1 4 1:04:06: Seven women sitting on steps, same as above but zoomed in closer to women, ca. 1928
1 4 1:04:07: Older man with a woman and young girl standing in front of a body of water, ca. 1945
1 4 1:04:08: Older man with a woman and young girl standing in front of a body of water, ca. 1945
1 4 1:04:09: Ellen Ricks Nibley ca. 1930
1 4 1:04:10: Eleven women all in light colored shirts. Margaret, middle row right, Florence bottom row right ca. 1911
1 4 1:04:11: Edna wearing a dress and hat with a fur over her left shoulder ca. 1912
1 4 1:04:12: Six women all wearing light colored shirts, four with large bows in hair, Margaret top row left, Florence bottom row right ca. 1911
1 4 1:04:13: Florence wearing a light colored dress with her arms resting on a podium with her hands to her face, Odell Studios ca. 1910
1 4 1:04:14: Nibley girls. Top Row (L-R): Rebecca, Julia, Florence, Annie, Alice. Bottom row (L-R): Margaret, Ruth, Edna ca. 1907
1 4 1:04:15: Nibley boys. Top row (L-R): Merrill, James, Preston. Middle row (L-R): Joseph F., Charles Jr., C.W., Alex, Joel. Bottom row (L-R): Charles (III), Nathan, Carlyle ca. 1902
1 4 1:04:16: C.W. with Nibley girls. Top row (L-R): Annie, Rebecca, Julia. Bottom row (L-R): Edna, Florence, C.W. with Ollie on lap, Margaret, Alice
Same image as 1:01:02.
ca. 1901
1 4 1:04:17: C.W. in suit and glasses with his hand up to his right cheek ca. 1915
1 4 1:04:18: Portrait, Anthony W. Ivins, Heber J. Grant, and C.W., at Thomas Studio,
Same image as 1:01:03.
ca. 1925
1 4 1:04:19: Negatives
1 5 1:05:01: 16 mm film transferred to VHS of Nibley family in Zions and Bryce Canyon in Southern Utah
Contains footage of family at the ocean and on the beach, Charles playing golf, Teddie on First Ave., and various family gatherings around the year 1925.
ca. 1925
1 6 1:06:01: 16 mm film transferred to VHS of Nibley family in Zions and Bryce Canyon in Southern Utah
Contains footage of family at the ocean and on the beach, Charles playing golf, Teddie on First Ave., and various family gatherings around the year 1925.
ca. 1925
1 7 1:07:01: Glass plate photo of Rebecca Neibaur Nibley ca. 1866
1 7 >1:07:02: Glass plate photo of Charles Wilson Nibley at age 16 ca. 1865
1 8 1:08:01: Hezekiah Eastman Hatch and Ella McQuarrie holding flowers on her wedding day, standing in front of a tree ca. 1923
1 8 1:08:02: Anne McQuarrie Hatch wearing dark colored attire with left hand up to left side of her chin, large ring on left hand, taken in New York in 1936
1 8 1:08:03: Ella Gardner Hatch wearing earrings and necklace facing to left side of photo, ca. 1930
1 8 1:08:04: Anne McQuarrie Hatch, taken from a larger picture- man can be seen in left corner of photo. Taken in 1921
1 8 1:08:05: C.W. wearing a dark jacket, white shirt, and a bow tie, facing to the slightly right angle of the photo
Same as image 1:02:05.
ca. 1900
1 8 1:08:06: C.W. wearing a dark suit with tie and glasses ca. 1924
1 8 1:08:07: Photo of BYC West Building
ca. 1925
1 9 1:09:01: Cabinet portrait of Edna Nibley wearing a light colored dress and necklace holding a small change purse, Schuab
ca. 1888
1 9 1:09:02: Esther Nibley portrait, wearing a light colored dress and necklace, Lumiere Studio
ca. 1887
1 9 1:09:03: Edna, Alice, and Marge as young girls
ca. 1903
1 9 1:09:04: Edna, Florence, and Nathan in the yard, near the fence, of the early home in Logan, Ellen on the porch
ca. 1904
1 9 1:09:05: Ellen Nibley sitting in a chair, approximately age 60
ca. 1916
1 9 1:09:06: Ellen, C.W., Rebecca, and Julia
duplicate of 1:01:07 and 1:03:03.
ca. 1918
1 9 1:09:07: Family portrait of C.W. and Ellen Ricks Nibley family taken
(L-R) Joel, Edna, C.W., Nathan, Ellen, Florence, and Preston, same as image 2:03. (120mm negative).
December 27,1903
1 9 1:09:08: Ellen Nibley at approximately age 25
ca. 1881
1 9 1:09:09: Portrait of Sarah B. Fiske, Cardon Art Gallery
ca. 1890
2 1 2:01: C.W. Portrait, Odell Studio
Oversize
ca. 1905
2 1 2:02: Florence portrait, standing in front of a table with a long candle and candlestick on table
Oversize
ca. 1920
2 1 2:03: Family portrait of the C.W. and Ellen Ricks Nibley family. (L-R) Joel, Edna, C.W., Nathan, Ellen Florence, Preston. Taken
Oversize. Same image as 2:02:07.
December 27, 1903
2 1 2:04: Family portrait, C.W. Jr., Joseph F., Merrill, James O., and Alex. Taken at Parker's Studio
Oversize
ca. 1895
2 1 2:05: Portrait somewhere in Oregon, those identified include (L-R): 2nd- Melvin J. Ballard, 4th- Joseph F. Smith, 5th -Agnes Sloan Nibley, 6th- Alexander Nibley, 8th- Charles W. Nibley
Oversize
ca. 1910
2 1 2:06: Rebecca portrait, Lumiere Studio
Oversize
ca. 1924
2 1 2:07: Hezekiah E. Hatch wearing a suit and tie
Oversize
ca. 1915
2 1 2:08: Nibley home in Hunterfield, Scotland, young person standing in doorway with other people sitting near the end of the house.
Oversize. See 1:01:14 and 1:03:13.
2 1 2:09: C.W. in a dark suit and tie facing to the right of the photo
Oversize
ca. 1915
2 1 2:10: Drawing of Clarissa Goss Eastman, great-grandmother to the husband of Florence, Joseph E. Hatch
Oversize
ca. 1870
A-3848: Residence of Mrs. Julia Nibley, Logan, UT 1913
A-4453: Studio portrait of C.W. Nibley, Photographer Unknown ca. 1925
A-4820: Logo of Oregon Lumber Co., David Eccles and C.W. Nibley 1889
A-4832: View of southeast corner of George W. Thatcher home on 100 South ca. 1890s
A-4834: Group on southeast corner of George W. Thatcher home on 100 South ca. 1890s
C-0802: Two room adobe house of Charles Wilson and Rebecca Neibaur Nibley in Brigham City, UT, corner of 1st South and 1st West, 1868-1873. Photo taken by C.W. Nibley, Jr
P0008, Box 1 : Nibley Hall, Brigham Young College
Brigham Young College Photograph Collection.
1907
P0008, 1:09 : Another view of Nibley Hall, Brigham Young College
Brigham Young College Photograph Collection.
ca. 1910

Subjects

    • Family Names :
    • Hatch family--Photograph collections.
    • Nibley family--Photograph collections.
    • Personal Names :
    • Eccles, David, 1849-1912--Portraits.
    • Hatch, Ella McQuarrie Gardner, b. 1859?--Portraits.
    • Hatch, Hezekiah Eastman, 1855-1928--Portraits.
    • Nibley, Charles Wilson, 1849-1931--Portraits.
    • Nibley, Edna, 1890-1973--Portraits.
    • Nibley, Ellen Jane Ricks, 1856-1935--Portraits.
    • Nibley, Julia Budge, 1861-1938--Portraits.
    • Nibley, Rebecca Neibaur, 1851-1928--Portraits.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--History--Photographs.
    • Eastman, Clarissa Goss, 1793-1883--Portraits.

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