Guide to the Cache Valley portfolio,
1971 April-May

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Simmonds, A. J.
Title: Cache Valley portfolio
Dates: 1971 April-May ( inclusive )
Quantity: 3 boxes (6 linear ft. )
Collection Number: USU_P0122
Summary: Black & white photographs taken by A.J. Simmonds and Wayne G. Jaggi in April 1971, documenting historic buildings in Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho). Simmonds provided detailed information about each structure, including the year built, materials, specific details such as gables, and sometimes even the cost of construction. Buildings pictured include LDS churches, city buildings, residences, and farm buildings. The collection is broken into two parts; one for the Simmonds photographs and one for the Jaggi photographs. The order of the prints is the order that Simmonds originally gave them when they were known as Portfolio 11 and Portfolio 12. The prints were made from 120 mm negatives which are currently missing.
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

These photographs were taken by A.J. (Jeff) Simmonds, former Curator of Special collections and Archives, and a student assistant, Wayne G. Jaggi, in April of 1971. The photographer's aim was to document historic structures in Cache Valley. Simmonds provided detailed information about each structure, including the year built, materials, specific details such as gables, and sometimes even the cost of construction. For a number of years the collection was missing. In 1996 it was discovered to be at the offices of the Herald Journal in Logan. Unfortunately, the collection was subjected to significant water damage during this time. The prints were made from 120mm negatives which are currently missing.

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 Cache Valley portfolio> must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Cache Valley portfolio, 1971. (P0122). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

The collection is broken into two parts; one for the Simmonds photographs and one for the Jaggi photographs. The order of the prints is the order that Simmonds originally gave them when they were known as Portfolio 11 and Portfolio 12.

Acquisition Information :  

These photographs were taken by A.J. (Jeff) Simmonds, former Curator of Special collections and Archives, and a student assistant, Wayne G. Jaggi, in April of 1971. For a number of years the collection was missing. In 1996 it was discovered at the offices of the Herald Journal newspaper in Logan.

Processing Note :  

Register completed by Peter F. Schmid, March 1997, and revised by Daniel Davis, June 2006.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Photographs by A.J. Simmonds, April-May 1971
Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
1
1:01: LDS First Ward Chapel, Hyrum, Utah. Red brick, painted white. Constructed 1903-1905
1:02: United States Post Office, Hyrum, Utah. Formerly the LDS Hyrum Tithing Office. Red and yellow brick. Constructed 1910
1:03: Elite Hall, Hyrum, Utah. Red and yellow brick. Constructed 1916-1917
1:04: LDS Third Ward chapel, Hyrum, Utah. Red brick. Constructed 1903
1:05: Soren Hansen house, Hyrum, Utah (currently owned by Ted Kindred). Red brick, Queen Anne victorian style. On the Utah State Register of Historic Sites. Constructed in 1907 at a cost of $30,000
1:06: Residence, Millville, Utah. Yellow brick. Elevated gables with "sunburst" motifs. Constructed ca. 1897
1:07: LDS Ward chapel, Providence, Utah. Stone. Detail showing carved beehive in niche above door. Constructed 1868
1:08: Whitney house (?), Mendon, Utah. Red brick. Detail showing "sunburst" motif on gable, cornice, and porch pillars. Constructed ca. 1910
1:09: LDS Ward meeting house, Richmond, Utah. Frame. Constructed ca. 1875
1:10: J.H. Barker house (?), Newton, Utah. Shaped tuffaceous sandstone. Constructed ca. 1890

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Photographs by A.J. Simmonds, April-May 1971
Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
2
2:01: Gothic barn, Newton, Utah. Frame. Constructed ca. 1915
2:02: Isaac Pullum house, Trenton, Utah. Shaped sandstone. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites. Constructed 1887-1890
2:03: Louis Troseth house, Cornish, Utah. Frame. Constructed ca. 1908
2:04: District school, Weston, Idaho. Frame. Constructed ca. 1910
2:05: Sheriff Joseph Coburn house, Weston, Idaho. Red brick painted white. Constructed in 1899
2:06: Sheriff Joseph Coburn house, Weston, Idaho. Detail showing double lines tooled in mortar and specially made carved bricks for the water table. Constructed 1899
2:07: Residence, Clifton, Idaho. Extraordinary cut-shingles on gable ends. Constructed ca. 1910
2:08: W.H. Homer house, Oxford, Idaho. Adobe with frame gables. Shows row of Lombardy poplars fronting the street. Constructed ca. 1878
2:09: Petty house, Oxford, Idaho. Board and batten. Constructed ca. 1880s
2:10: Crandall House, Oxford, Idaho. Adobe, rear wing is frame

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Photographs by Wayne G. Jaggi, April, 1971
Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
3
3:01: Cache County Courthouse, Logan, Utah. Constructed 1882-1883. Front addition constructed after 1900. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:02: Cache County Courthouse, Logan, Utah. Detail of north-central window. Constructed 1882-1883. Front addition constructed after 1900. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:03: LDS Temple, Logan, Utah. Constructed 1877-1884. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:04: Goodwin-Howell (Scott) house, Logan, Utah. Built in Loire Valley Revival of limestone for Charles I. Goodwin. Constructed 1891. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:05: Missing
3:06: Speth house, Wellsville, Utah. Limestone with wood frieze and Greek Revival door. Constructed ca. 1860s. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:07: Outbuilding, Town Hall, Wellsville, Utah. Constructed ca. 1905
3:08-09: Town Hall and Jail, Wellsville, Utah. Front and rear views. Constructed ca. 1905
3:10: LDS Tabernacle, Wellsville, Utah. Constructed ca. 1911
3:11: Speth house, Wellsville, Utah. Constructed ca. 1860s. On Utah State Register of Hisoric Sites
3:12: Goodwin-Howell (Scott) house, Logan, Utah. Constructed ca. 1891. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:13: Lyric Theatre, Logan, Utah. Remodeled out of two existing commercial buildings. Constructed 1913. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:14: Thatcher-Nelson house, Logan, Utah. Constructed ca. 1865. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:15: LDS Cache Stake Tabernacle, Logan, Utah. Constructed 1876-1885. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:16: Lindquist Hall, Logan, Utah. White frame. Constructed ca. 1875
3:17: LDS Temple barn, Logan, Utah. Constructed ca. 1885. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:18: Cache County Courthouse, Logan, Utah. Red Brick and sandstone. Constructed 1882-1888. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:19: Oregon Short Line Railroad depot, Logan, Utah. Red brick and sandstone. Constructed 1890. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:20: LDS Temple, Logan, Utah. Constructed 1877-1884. On Utah State Register of Historic Sites
3:21: George W. Thatcher house, Logan, Uath. Red brick. Constructed 1891, remodeled 1917

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Subjects

    • Personal Names :
    • Jaggi, Wayne G.  ( contributor)
    • Simmonds, A. J.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Architecture, Domestic--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Photographs.
    • Historic buildings--Idaho--Franklin County--Photographs.
    • Historic buildings--Utah--Cache County--Photographs.

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