Guide to the William Theron Barker photograph collection,
1925-1960

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Barker, William Theron, 1910-1975.
Title: William Theron Barker photograph collection
Dates: 1925-1960 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection Number: USU_P0123
Summary: The William Barker Photograph Collection consists of 29 selected black & white snapshots which were photographically copied out of an album that originally belonged to Mr. Barker. The images were taken from the 1920s to the 1940s and consist of views of the North Cache High School, football at the Agricultural College of Utah (now Utah State University), college student activities, and Logan Canyon. Also included are photos of football coaches George Nelson and E.L. "Dick" Romney, and Casper's Ice Cream.
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

William Theron Barker (1910-1975) of Newton, Utah attended Utah State University from 1929 to 1933 and graduated with a degree in Arts and Science. He was both a wrestler and a football player at the college.

Content Description

The William Barker Photograph Collection consists of 29 select snapshots which were copied out of an album that originally belonged to Mr. Barker. The images were taken from the 1920s to the 1940s and consist of views of the North Cache High School, football at the Agricultural College of Utah (now Utah State University), college student activities, and Logan Canyon. Also included are photos of football coaches George Nelson and E.L. "Dick" Romney, and Casper's Ice Cream. The album was loaned for copying by Ailene Culmsee in October of 1993.

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 William Theron Barker photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

William Theron Barker photograph collection, 1925-1960. (P0123). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arrangement: Topical.

Acquisition Information :  

The album was loaned for copying to U.S.U. Special Collections & Archives by Ailene Culmsee in October of 1993.

Processing Note :  

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


Detailed Description of the Collection

Snapshots, 1920s-1940s
Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 1
1:01:01-04: North Cache High School track team on the field, Richmond, Utah
1:01:05-06: Crowd in Romney Stadium, Agricultural College of Utah, Logan
1:01:07: Marching band on playing field, A.C.U. "Aggies" game at Denver, Colorado
1:01:08: Football team and coaches at the Logan train depot
1:01:09-11: Barker and girlfriend standing outside the North Cache High School, Richmond, Utah
1:01:12: Portrait, George "Doc" Nelson
1:01:13: "Aggie" football coach E.L. "Dick" Romney
1:01:14: A football scrimmage
1:01:15: E.L. "Dick" Romney being hooded to receive his honorary Ph.D. at Utah State University in 1960

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Snapshots, ca. 1920s-1930s
Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 2
1:02:01-02: Delta Kappa Theta horse-drawn wagon in front of St. John's Episcopal Church as the corner of 100 No. and 100 E., Logan
1:02:03: Two A.C.U. students with beanie caps
1:02:04-06: Students outside of Casper's ice cream, Richmond, Utah
1:02:07: "Ukelele Ike."
1:02:08: Group with their car, possibly in Logan Canyon 1930
1:02:09-10: Woman hamming for the camera, possibly in Logan Canyon
1:02:11: Woman on beach in front of Saltair pavilion
1:02:12-14: Football coach George Nelson and others, unidentified location

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Subjects

    • Personal Names :
    • Barker, William Theron, 1910-1975--Photographs.
    • Corporate Names :
    • North Cache High School (Richmond, Utah)--Photographs.
    • Utah State University--Football--Photographs.
    • Utah State University--History--Photographs.
    • Utah State University--Sports--Photographs.
    • Utah State University--Students--Photographs.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Student activities--Utah--Photographs.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--History--Photographs.

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