Alfred Gordon Erickson Photograph Collection, 1940-1950  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Erickson, Alfred Gordon,1918-1988
Title
Alfred Gordon Erickson Photograph Collection
Dates
1940-1950 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 Box, (.5 linear feet)
Collection Number
USU_P0479
Summary
The Alfred Gordon Erickson photograph collection consists of 255 black and white prints and 24 Utah postcards. The prints were taken by Alfred Gordon Erickson between 1940 and 1950 and consist of images of Erickson with the Army in California, and during his time at Utah State University. Of particular interest are several views of the Jack London ranch and of his widow Charmian London.
Repository
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
84322-3000
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
scweb@usu.edu
Access Restrictions

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Alfred Gordon Erickson was born to Alfred Allen and Maggie Balls Erickson on September 9, 1918, in Smithfield, UT. His paternal grandfather, Alfred Erickson, was a Swedish immigrant who settled in Cache Valley. He enlisted in the Army Air Force on September 25, 1940, and served in the European Theater during World War II. He attended Utah State Agricultural College from 1946 to 1949 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Erickson was active in the Intercollegiate Knights, Lambda Delta Sigma, and Kappa Sigma Kappa during his time at USU. He married Berenice Seamons in the Logan Utah Temple on June 8, 1948, and they had five children: Marie, Ray Gordon, Ralph Lynn, Dale Bruce and Edwin Leon. He taught agriculture at high schools in Wyoming, Idaho and Utah, and died in Logan on October 23, 1988.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Alfred Gordon Erickson photograph collection consists of 255 black and white prints and 24 Utah postcards. The prints were taken by Alfred Gordon Erickson between 1940 and 1950 and consist of images of Erickson with the Army in California and during his time at Utah State University. Of particular interest are several views of the Jack London ranch and of his widow Charmian London.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Alfred Gordon Erickson Photograph Collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: USU_P0479; Alfred Gordon Erickson Photograph Collection; Photograph Collections Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations: USU_P0479, USUSCA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

World War II Images, 1940-1945Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 01
1-01-001:  Click to Access
1940 December 15
1 01
1-01-002:  Click to Access
1940 November 10
1 01
1-01-003:  Click to Access
1940 November 10
1 01
1-01-004:  Click to Access
1940 November 10
1 01
1-01-005:  Click to Access
1940 November 10
1 01
1-01-006:  Click to Access
1940 October 15
1 01
1-01-007:  Click to Access
1940 October 15
1 01
1-01-008:  Click to Access
1940 October 13
1 01
1-01-009:  Click to Access
1940 December 15
1 01
1-01-010:  Click to Access
1941 February 4
1 01
1-01-011:  Click to Access
1940 December 16
1 01
1-01-012:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-013:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-014:  Click to Access
1942 February 1
1 01
1-01-015:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-016:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-017:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-018:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-019:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-020:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-021:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-022:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-023:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-024:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-025:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-026:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-027:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-028:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-029:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-030:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-031:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-032:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-033:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-034:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-035:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-036:  Click to Access
1941-June-8
1 01
1-01-037:  Click to Access
1940-October-27
1 01
1-01-038:  Click to Access
1940 October 27
1 01
1-01-039:  Click to Access
1940 October 27
1 01
1-01-040:  Click to Access
1940 October 27
1 01
1-01-041:  Click to Access
1940 October 4
1 01
1-01-042:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-043:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-044:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-045:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-046:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-047:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-048:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-049:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-050:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-051:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-052:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-053:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-054:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-055:  Click to Access
1940 November 10
1 01
1-01-056:  Click to Access
1940 November 10
1 01
1-01-057:  Click to Access
1940 October 27
1 01
1-01-058:  Click to Access
1940 October 27
1 01
1-01-059:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 01
1-01-060:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-001:  Click to Access
1941 June 20
1 02
1-02-002:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-003:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-004:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-005:  Click to Access
1941-February-25
1 02
1-02-006:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-007:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-008:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-009:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-010:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-011:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-012:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-013:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-014:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-015:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-016:  Click to Access
1941 February 25
1 02
1-02-017:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-018:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-019:  Click to Access
1941 February 25
1 02
1-02-020:  Click to Access
1941-February-24
1 02
1-02-021:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-022:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-023:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-024:  Click to Access
1941 February 25
1 02
1-02-025:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-026:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-027:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-028:  Click to Access
1941 February 25
1 02
1-02-029:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-030:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-031:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-032:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-033:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-034:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-035:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-036:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-037:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 02
1-02-038:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-001:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-002:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-003:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-004:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-005:  Click to Access
1941 July 8
1 03
1-03-006:  Click to Access
1941 July 8
1 03
1-03-007:  Click to Access
1941 July 8
1 03
1-03-008:  Click to Access
1941 July 8
1 03
1-03-009:  Click to Access
1941 July 8
1 03
1-03-010:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-011:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-012:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-013:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-014:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-015:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-016:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-017:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-018:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-019:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-020:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-021:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-022:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-023:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-024:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-025:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-026:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-027:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-028:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-029:  Click to Access
1941 February 25
1 03
1-03-030:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-031:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-032:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-033:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-034:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-035:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-036:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-037:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-038:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-039:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-040:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-041:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-042:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-043:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 03
1-03-044:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-001:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-002:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-003:  Click to Access
1942 February 1
1 04
1-04-004:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-005:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-006:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-007:  Click to Access
1940 December 15
1 04
1-04-008:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-009:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-010:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-011:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-012:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-013:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-014:  Click to Access
1942 February 1
1 04
1-04-015:  Click to Access
1942 February 1
1 04
1-04-016:  Click to Access
1942 February 1
1 04
1-04-017:  Click to Access
1942 February 1
1 04
1-04-018:  Click to Access
1942 February 1
1 04
1-04-019:  Click to Access
1942 February 1
1 04
1-04-020:  Click to Access
1942 February 1
1 04
1-04-021:  Click to Access
1942 February 1
1 04
1-04-022:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-023:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-024:  Click to Access
1940 December 15
1 04
1-04-025:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-026:  Click to Access
1940 November 18
1 04
1-04-027:  Click to Access
1940 September 28
1 04
1-04-028:  Click to Access
1940 October 3
1 04
1-04-029:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-030:  Click to Access
1940 October 4
1 04
1-04-031:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-032:  Click to Access
1940 November 10
1 04
1-04-033:  Click to Access
1940 November 10
1 04
1-04-034:  Click to Access
1940 November 10
1 04
1-04-035:  Click to Access
1940 November 10
1 04
1-04-036:  Click to Access
1940 October 15
1 04
1-04-037:  Click to Access
1941 September 18
1 04
1-04-038:  Click to Access
1941 November 18
1 04
1-04-039:  Click to Access
1940-1945
1 04
1-04-040:  Click to Access
1940-1945

Utah Postcards, 1940-1945Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 5
1-05-01: Salt Lake Temple
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-02: Section of Temple Block
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-03: Salt Lake Temple
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-04: Tabernacle at Temple Square
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-05: Salt Lake City from the air, including Temple, Tabernacle, Capitol and L.D.S. Hospital
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-06: Salt Lake Temple
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-07: Collins Gulch in Alta, UT
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-08: Tabernacle Choir and inside of Tabernacle
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-09: Salt Lake Temple in winter
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-10: Salt Lake Temple and Seagull Monument
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-11: Great Salt Lake Cut-off on the Great Salt Lake
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-12: Brighton, Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-13: Saltair Pavilion from the water, by the Great Salt Lake
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-14: Main Street at night in Salt Lake City, UT
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-15: Utah State Capitol at night, Salt Lake City, UT
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-16: Hotel Utah and Salt Lake Temple
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-17: Eagle Gate looking towards Capitol building, Salt Lake City, UT
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-18: Tabernacle in summer
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-19: Governor's Reception Room, Utah State Capitol, Salt Lake City, UT
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-20: Mormon Battalion monument, State Capitol Grounds, Salt Lake City, UT
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-21: Corridor and Main Stairways, Utah State Capitol, Salt Lake City, UT
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-22: Front of Utah State Capitol building, Salt Lake City, UT
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-23: View of Utah Copper Company's property, Bingham, UT
1940-1945
1 5
1-05-24: Souvenir album of Salt Lake City, UT, featuring inside of Tabernacle, Temple Square, Temple, Hotel Utah, Seagull monument, Brigham Young monument, first house built in Utah, the Cathedral of the Madeleine, Capitol building and other sights
1940-1945

USU College Life, 1945-1950Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 06
1-06-001:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-002:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-003:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-004:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-005:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-006:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-007:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-008:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-009:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-010:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-011:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-012:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-013:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-014:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-015:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-016:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-017:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-018:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-019:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-020:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-021:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-022:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-023:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-024:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-025:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-026:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-027:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-028:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-029:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-030:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-031:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-032:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-033:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 06
1-06-034:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-001:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-002:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-003:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-004:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-005:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-006:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-007:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-008:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-009:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-010:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-011:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-012:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-013:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-014:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-015:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-016:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-017:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-018:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-019:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-020:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-021:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-022:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-023:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-024:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-025:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-026:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-027:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-028:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-029:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-030:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-031:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-032:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-033:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-034:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-035:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-036:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-037:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-038:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 07
1-07-039:  Click to Access
1945-1950
1 08
1-08-001:  Click to Access
1941 January 1

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College students--Utah--Logan--Social life and customs--Photographs
  • Soldiers--California--Hamilton Air Force Base--Photographs
  • Commencement ceremonies--Utah--Logan--Photographs
  • Postcards--Utah--Specimens
  • Soldiers--California--Photographs
  • World War, 1939-1945--United States--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Erickson, Alfred Gordon, 1918-1988--Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • United States--Army Air Forces--Military Life--Photographs
  • Utah State Agricultural College--Students--Photographs
  • Family Names :
  • London, Jack, 1876-1916--Homes and haunts--Photographs
  • London, Charmian--Homes and haunts--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--Photographs