Wyoming Sheep Ranch photograph collection., 1898-1900  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hart, Alfred A.
Title
Wyoming Sheep Ranch photograph collection.
Dates
1898-1900 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 box, (.25 linear feet)
Collection Number
USU_P0593
Summary
The Wyoming Sheep Ranch photograph collection consists of 22 large format cabinet photographs of Sheep ranching and fishing on the North Platte River in Wyoming, Ogden Canyon, and a camp located somewhere in Southern Utah.
Repository
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections & Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
84322-3000
Telephone: 435-797-8248
Fax: 435-797-2880
scweb@usu.edu
Access Restrictions

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

Languages
English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Edgar Henry Thornton Sr. was born in Rutland County, Vermont in 1852 and died in 1917 in Bonneville County, Idaho. He married Mary Adelaide Yale in 1891 or 1892. In the 1900 census, he listed his occupation as a sheep grower and was living in Ogden, Utah. Edgar Henry Thornton Jr. was born in 1892.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Wyoming Sheep Ranch photograph collection consists of 22 large format cabinet photographs mostly of sheep ranching and fishing on the North Platte River in Wyoming, Ogden Canyon, and a camp located near Beaver Creek somewhere in Southern Utah. People identified in the images include Edgar Henry Thornton Sr. and Jr. (as a boy), Mrs. Thornton (Mary Adelaide Yale), Mr. and Mrs. McDowell, Mr. and Mrs. Maison, Louise Maison, and Chas Maison.

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 Wyoming Sheep Ranch photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: USU_P0593; Wyoming Sheep Ranch photograph collection; Photograph Collections Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_P0593, USUSCA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Large format cabinet photographs mostly of Sheep ranching and fishing on the North Platte River taken in Utah and Wyoming, 1898-1900Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
Box
1
1-01: "Bunch of young sheep at shearing time leaving the corrals on the Wyoming Ranch."
1898-1900
1
1-02: "Bunch of sheep on Wyoming Ranch the winter of 98' and 99' Hardest Winter Mr. Tever knew there."
1898-1900
1
1-03: "View in Ogden Canyon, our pleasant driveway in summer."
1898-1900
1
1-04: "Bunch of ewes & lambs on Wyoming Ranch"
1898-1900
1
1-05: "A string of trout caught in the Platte (Wyo.)"
1898-1900
1
1-06: "At the camp on the North Platte, another string of Rainbow trout," image similar to 1-15.
1898-1900
1
1-07: "On the Platte fishing trip, McDowell proud of his four pound Rainbow," McDowell and Mr. Maison with Mrs. Thornton and Maison
1898-1900
1
1-08: "A lambing camp on the Wyoming Ranch"
1898-1900
1
1-09: "Hauling wool on Wyoming Ranch the year of 1900"
1900
1
1-10: "Louise Maison & Edgar H. Thornton in front of Ogden home (Utah)," children on horses
1898-1900
1
1-11: "Clipping lambs on Wyoming Ranch"
1898-1900
1
1-12: "Hauling wool on Wyo. Ranch," bags of wool on a wagon.
1898-1900
1
1-13: "Bunch of young sheep on Wyo. Ranch, shearing Time"
1898-1900
1
1-14: Leaving the Beaver Creek Camp Southern Utah, having to pack in..." men with mules.
1898-1900
1
1-15: "Camping and fishing on North Platte River, 20 miles south from Saratoga, Wyoming. On the left Mrs. Thornton, Mr. McDowell, Mrs. Maison, her son Chas, Mr. Maison & the Cook"
1898-1900
1
1-16: "Mr. Maison landing a three pound trout on the camping trip on the N. Platte River"
1898-1900
1
1-17: "Weighing wool on the Wyo. Ranch, Spring of 1900"
1900
1
1-18: "Mt in southern Utah on Beaver Creek the highest peak in the distance..."
1898-1900
1
1-19: "One days catch on the fishing trips to the North Platte (Wyo) Rainbow Trout," camping scene with string of trout.
1898-1900
1
1-20: "Power dam in Ogden Canyon 8 miles from Ogden"
1898-1900
1
1-21: "Mountain view in southern Utah."
1898-1900
1
1-22: "On the way out from Beaver Creek Camp," group of men and boys in front of a cabin in the mountains.
1898-1900

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