Guide to the Military Science and Tactics photograph collection,
1917-1920

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Utah Agricultural College.
Title: The military science and tactics photograph collection
Dates: 1917-1920 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 oversize box (1.5 linear ft.)
Collection Number: USU_P0137
Summary: The bulk of these 37 oversized photographs depict cadets of the Military Science and Tactics Department of the Utah Agricultural College (now Utah State University) during review and drill, 1918. At that time, the two year military course was compulsory for all physically able male students as a prerequisite of graduation. Included are photographs of Governor Simon Bamberger reviewing the cadets, and of the cadets wearing surgical masks due to the influenza epidemic of that year; also, there are some prints depicting students in mechanic arts and home economics.
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 bulk of these 37 oversized photographs depict cadets of the Military Science and Tactics Department of the Agricultural College of Utah during review and drill, 1918. At that time, the two year military course was compulsory for all physically able male students as a prerequisite of graduation. Included are photographs of Governor Simon Bamberger reviewing the cadets, and of the cadets wearing surgical masks due to the influenza epidemic of that year; also, there are some prints depicting students in mechanic arts and home economics.

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 military science and tactics photograph collection 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 Military Science and Tactics photograph collection.

Preferred Citation :  

The Military Science and Tactics photograph collection, 1917-1920. (P0137). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arrangement: Topical.

Acquisition Information :  

Aquisition information is unknown

Processing Note :  

Register completed by Peter F. Schmid, February 1998, and revised by Daniel Davis, December 2007.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
1 1:01: Utah Governor Simon Bamberger and officers stand ready to review cadets. Some wear surgical masks due to the influenza epidemic 1918
1 1:02: Looking west, raising of the flag on the Quad, Old Main in background
1 1:03: Looking east, cadets with rifles posed near site of the present Merrill Library, mouth of Logan Canyon in background. Photograph by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah
1 1:04: Looking north, Utah Governor Simon Bamberger and other officials reviewing cadets. Animal Science Building and Geology Building (under construction) appear in the background. People wear surgical masks due to the influenza epidemic. Photograph by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah 1918
1 1:05: Looking north, probably from the top of the Irrigation and Drainage Building (later Ray B. West Building) at cadets (including band members) on the Quad forming the letters "UAC,". Animal Science Building and tennis court in the background. Though officially named the Agricultural College of Utah, the school was often referred to as the Utah Agricultural College
1917
1 1:06: Looking north, probably from the top of the Irrigation and Drainage Building (later Ray B. West Building) at cadets in formation on the Quad. Animal Science Building, barn, greenhouses, and tennis court in the background
winter 1917
1 1:07: Looking east, cadets with rifles posed near site of the present Merrill Library, mouth of Logan Canyon in background. Photograph by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah
1 1:08: Looking east, cadets with rifles posed near site of the present Merrill Library in winter, mouth of Logan Canyon in background. Photograph by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah
1 1:09: Looking east, cadets with rifles posed near site of the present Merrill Library in winter, mouth of Logan Canyon in background. Photograph by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah
1 1:10: Looking east, cadets with rifles posed near site of the present Merrill Library in winter, mouth of Logan Canyon in background. Photograph by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah
1 1:11: Looking east, cadets with rifles posed near site of the present Merrill Library in winter, mouth of Logan Canyon in background. Photograph by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah
1 1:12: Probably a press conference. Photograph includes President E.G. Peterson and Trustee Fritz Champ late 1930s or early 1940s
1 1:13: Looking east, cadets with rifles posed near site of the present Merrill Library in winter, mouth of Logan Canyon in background. Photograph by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah
1 1:14: Board of Trustees, including Susa Young Gates and William S. McCornick ca. 1907
1 1:15: Unidentified parade scene includes Consolidated Wagon & Machine Co. and Commercial and Savings Bank. Possibly not in Cache Valley ca. 1920s
1 1:16: Machinist at work on a milling machine, probably in the Mechanic Arts Building ca. 1920s
1 1:17: Looking east, cadets with rifles posed near site of the present Merrill Library, mouth of Logan Canyon in background. Photograph by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah
1 1:18: Looking east, cadets with rifles posed near site of the present Merrill Library, mouth of Logan Canyon in background. Photograph by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah
1 1:19: Men welding in the Mechanic Arts Building ca. 1920's
1 1:20-21: Men at work in the Mechanic Arts Building ca. 1920's
1 1:22-26: Cadets doing exercises on the Quad including hand-to-hand combat with bayonets. Photographs by Loveland Photo, Logan, Utah
1 1:27: Group photo of Cadets (including cooks) at ease in quarters
1 1:28-29: Women cooking and washing dishes, probably home economic students
1 1:30: Unidentified class group in factory setting
1 1:31: View of Chapel and bell-tower at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
1 1:32: Men with a scale model of a home and grounds
1 1:33: Geology building under construction
1 1:34: Cadets loading a truck with food
1 1:35: Men posed with truck outside of automobile garage
1 1:36: Cadets at a banquet
1 1:37: Cadets and chefs with roasted chickens and turkeys

Subjects

    • Corporate Names :
    • Utah State University--History--Photographs.
    • Utah State University--Students--Photographs.
    • Subject Terms :
    • College students--Utah--Logan--Photographs.
    • Military cadets--Utah--Logan--Photographs.
    • World War, 1914-1918--Utah--Logan--Photographs.

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