Guide to the Peter Schmid photograph collection,
1991-1995

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Schmid, Peter F., 1964-
Title: Peter Schmid photograph collection
Dates: 1991-1995 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (0.25 linear ft. )
Collection Number: USU_P0314
Summary: Color and black & white photographs taken by Peter F. Schmid. The subjects are historic sites and events from 1991 to 1995 of Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho). Included in this collection are photographs taken of the emptying of First Dam ca. 1992, road construction on U.S. Highway 89/91 at Dry Lake, and the restoration of St. John's Episcopal Church in 1994. Also housed are proof sheets of the Twin Lakes Canal Company tour, prints of the Lime Kiln north of Mantua, photographs of the plaques and sidewalk markers at Utah State University, and aerial shots of Cache Valley taken in 1993. Negatives are available for most of the photographs.
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

Mr. Schmid is currently the visual resources archivist for the Providence Health System in Seattle, Washington.

Content Description

This is a collection of 135 images and 183 35mm negatives taken by Peter F. Schmid. Mr. Schmid was the University Photograph Archivist at Utah State University from 1990 to 1999. These prints chronicle the history of Cache Valley, UT from 1991 to 1995. Included in this collection are photographs taken of the emptying of First Dam ca. 1992, and the restoration of St. John's Episcopal Church in 1994. Also housed are proof sheets of the Twin Lakes Canal Company tour, prints of the Lime Kiln north of Mantua, photographs of the plaques and sidewalk markers at Utah State University, and aerial shots of Cache Valley taken in 1993.

The collection is divided between the subjects of the various photographs. There are both color and black and white photographs. Negatives are available for most of the photographs and are housed in the last folder of the subject.

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 Peter Schmid 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 Harry Reuben Reynolds photograph collection.

Preferred Citation :  

Peter Schmid photograph collection, 1991-1995. (P0314). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arrangement: Topical.

Acquisition Information :  

Peter F. Schmid donated this collection in August 1999 to Utah State University Special Collections and Archives.

Processing Note :  

Register completed by Sarah Langsdon, September 1999, and modified by Daniel Davis, January 2004.


Detailed Description of the Collection

First Dam Emptied, and St. John's Church, ca. 1992 and June 18, 1994
Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 1
01:01:01 a-d: First Dam Emptied
(negative available for 01:01:01c in Fd. 2)
ca. 1992
01:01:02: St. John's Episcopal Church interior brick cleaning
01:01:03: St. John's Episcopal Church roof restoration
01:01:04: St. John's Episcopal Church interior brick cleaning
01:01:05: St. John's Episcopal Church roof restoration
01:01:06: St. John's Episcopal Church roof restoration
01:01:07: St. John's Episcopal Church interior reinforcement
01:01:08: St. John's Episcopal Church interior brick cleaning

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Twin Lakes Canal Company Tour

46 black and white 35mm negatives.

Container(s)
Description
box
folder
1 2
01:02:01: 35mm black and white proof sheet with 26 images, Twin Lakes Canal Company Tour
01:02:02: 35mm black and white proof sheet with 35 images, Twin Lakes Canal Company Tour

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Lime Kiln, North of Mantua
Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 3
01:03:01: Lime Kiln, 1 mile north of Mantua in Dry Canyon, UT. Kiln built ca. 1892 and operated by John Sheffield of Brigham City for 10 years or more April 19, 1993.
01:03:02: Lime Kiln
01:03:03: Interior of Lime Kiln
01:03:04: Close-up of bricks in Lime Kiln
01:03:05: Lime Kiln
01:03:06: Site of Lime Kiln

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Road Construction on U.S. Highway 89/91

(all color prints, negatives available).

Container(s)
Description
box
folder
1 4
01:04:01: Road Construction on U.S. Highway 89/91 at Dry Lake in Dry Canyon, UT
01:04:02: Road Construction on U.S. Highway 89/91 at Dry Lake in Dry Canyon, UT
01:04:03: Road Construction on U.S. Highway 89/91 at Dry Lake in Dry Canyon, UT
01:04:04: Road Construction on U.S. Highway 89/91 at Dry Lake in Dry Canyon, UT
01:04:05: Road Construction on U.S. Highway 89/91 at Dry Lake in Dry Canyon, UT
01:04:06: Road Construction on U.S. Highway 89/91 at Dry Lake in Dry Canyon, UT

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USU Plaques and Sidewalk Markers, May 1995

all color prints, negatives available in Folder 6.

Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 5
01:05:01: Lund Hall Plaque
01:05:02: Family Life Building Plaque
01:05:03: Family Life Building
01:05:04: Old Main Plaque
01:05:05: President's House Plaque

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USU Plaques and Sidewalk Markers, May 1995

23 color 35mm negatives. all color prints, negatives available

Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 6
01:06:01: Freshman 1925 sidewalk marker
01:06:02: Class 1923 Juniors sidewalk marker
01:06:03: Class 1924 Sophomores sidewalk marker
01:06:04: Bottom of Old Main Hill
01:06:05: "A" Day 1944
01:06:06: "A" Day 1941

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Aerials of Cache County, UT, August 1993

negatives available in Folder 13.

Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 7
01:07:01: View west just south of airport overlooking Logan settling ponds
01:07:02: View southwest overlooking Logan Municipal Golf Course, Highway 89, Hyrum
01:07:03: View looking southeast over intersection of 200 North and 200 East, Logan Temple
01:07:04: View looking south over 400 North and 200 to 300 East, Logan Temple in upper left
01:07:05: View looking west from between 400 & 300 North and 400 & 500 East
01:07:06: View looking southwest over Providence

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Aerials of Cache County, UT, August 1993

negatives available in Folder 13.

Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 8
01:08:01: View south over River Heights
01:08:02: View looking east/northeast over mouth of Logan Canyon, showing First Dam, Water Lab, and Country Club golf course
01:08:03: View northeast over Highway 89, southeast part of USU-Science library excavation
01:08:04: View looking northeast over USU
01:08:05: View of northwest
01:08:06: View over Logan

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Aerials of Cache County, UT, August 1993

negatives available in Folder 13.

Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 9
01:09:01: View over Logan
01:09:02: View northwest over Cache County Fairgrounds
01:09:03: View north/northwest over Logan Municipal Golf Course
01:09:04: Logan Municipal Golf Course
01:09:05: View north/northwest of Logan River
01:09:06: Logan Municipal Golf Course and Highway 89

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Aerials of Cache County, UT, August 1993

negatives available in Folder 13.

Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 10
01:10:01: Logan Municipal Golf Course and Highway 89
01:10:02: View east over Logan and North Logan
01:10:03: Cutler Reservoir
01:10:04: Newton looking southeast
01:10:05: Newton Reservoir
01:10:06: Trenton Farm

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Aerials of Cache County, UT, August 1993

negatives available in Folder 13.

Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 11
01:11:01: A.J. Simmond's farm looking southeast in Trenton
01:11:02: View south/southeast from above Trenton and Bear River
01:11:03: View east near Fairview
01:11:04: View southeast Preston, Idaho
01:11:05: Worm Creek Reservoir
01:11:06: Worm Creek Reservoir

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Aerials of Cache County, UT, August 1993

negatives available in Folder 13.

Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 12
01:12:01: Worm Creek Reservoir
01:12:02: Oneida Narrows Reservoir
01:12:03: Oneida Narrows Reservoir
01:12:04: Cache Valley, UT
01:12:05: View east/southeast over Quad
01:12:06: View south/southeast over southeastern campus

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Aerials of Cache County, UT, August 1993

negatives available. 103 black and white 35mm negatives.

Container(s)
Description
Dates
box
folder
1 13
01:13:01: View southeast shows part of cemetery and mouth of Logan Canyon
01:13:02: Triad student housing and Logan City Cemetery
01:13:03: View southeast of the mouth of Logan Canyon and County Club
01:13:04: View east of the mouth of Green Canyon in North Logan
01:13:05: North Logan over Elkhorn Ridge

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Subjects

    • Personal Names :
    • Schmid, Peter F., 1964-
    • Corporate Names :
    • St. John's Episcopal Church (Logan, Utah)--Photographs.
    • Twin Lakes Canal Company (Idaho)--Photographs.
    • Utah State University--Photographs.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Historical markers--Utah--Logan--Photographs.
    • Irrigation--Utah--Photographs.
    • Limekilns--Utah--Photographs.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Aerial photographs.
    • Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--Photographs.
    • Dry Lake (Cache County, Utah)--Photographs.
    • Logan (Utah)--Aerial photographs.
    • Logan River First Dam (Utah)--Photographs.
    • United States Highway 89--Design and construction--Photographs.

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