Franklin Davis Thatcher photograph collection, 1900-1930  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
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Title
Franklin Davis Thatcher photograph collection
Dates
1900-1930 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 box, (.5 linear feet)
Collection Number
USU_P0554
Summary
The Franklin D. Thatcher photograph collection consists of 92 images of Cache Valley, Logan, River Heights, Utah State University, and Ogden taken by Franklin D. Thatcher (1878-1965). The individuals in the pictures include Thatcher's family such as his wife Hannah,and his sons Theodore (Ted), Lynn, and David Thatcher.
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

Franklin (Frank) Davis Thatcher was born on February 20, 1878, in Logan, Utah. His parents were John B. and Sarah Davis Thatcher. His mother raised him the majority of the time as his father lived with his first family in Idaho. Frank was schooled in Logan and attended the Agricultural College of Utah (now Utah State University) earning a certificate in mechanic arts and later a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture/Agronomy. He also received a Certificate of High School Grade authorizing him to teach in Utah public schools. He taught high school in Salt Lake City, Ogden, Logan, Pocatello and Richmond, and also mechanical arts at USU. It was here he met Hannah Mathews, a student from Benson. They married and had three sons, Theodore (Ted), Lynn, and David. Frank was a skilled carpenter, dog trainer, farmer, and also enjoyed photography. He and his wife purchased a home in River Heights in 1920 and lived there the majority of their married lives. He died on March 31, 1965, and was buried in the Logan City Cemetery.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Franklin D. Thatcher photograph collection consists of 92 images from Cache Valley, Logan, River Heights, Utah State University, and Ogden taken by Franklin D. Thatcher, 1878-1965. The individuals in the pictures include members of Franklin Thatcher's family such as his wife Hannah and sons Theodore, Lynn, and David Thatcher.

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Restrictions on Use

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

Permission to publish material from the Franklin Davis Thatcher photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: USU_P0554; Franklin Davis Thatcher photograph collection; Photograph Collections Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_P0554, USUSCA.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Boy Scouts:  Boy Scouts, camping, homes in the Ogden area, track race., 1900-1930Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 1
Box Folder
1 1
1-01-01 through 1-01-09: Boy scouts, Lehman Caves, black bear.
1900-1930
1 2
1-02-01 through 1-02-03: A farm in Ogden
1900-1930
1 3
1-03-01 through 1-03-03: Homes/farms in north Ogden?
1900-1930
1 4
1-04-01: Camping Scene
1900-1930
1 5
1-05-01: Girl next to flowers
1900-1930
1 6
1-06-01 through 1-06-04: Members of the Thatcher family. Includes Lynn Mathews Thatcher (1912-2006). Hannah Thatcher?
1900-1930
1 7
1-07-01: Photograph of River Heights School, taken by Franklin D. Thatcher.
circa 1920
1 8
1-08-01: Runner in race
1900-1930
1 9
1-09-01: Trail in forest
1900-1930
1 10
1-10-01: Barn
1900-1930
1 11
1-11-01: Ruins of abandoned Mill, probably Granite Paper Mill also known as Cottonwood Paper Mill.
1900-1930
1 12
1-12-01: Ruins of abandoned mill in Cache Valley in, "The Island"
1900-1930
1 13
1-13-01: Verso reads, 'A' Days at Utah Agricultural College Logan
1900-1930
1 13
1-13-02 and 1-13-03: Long jump, probably at USU
1900-1930
1 13
1-13-04: Wagon Train
1900-1930
1 13
1-13-05: Student military exercise
1900-1930
1 13
1-13-06 and 1-13-07: Dramatic outdoor production, "A" Day
1900-1930
1 13
1-13-08: Football game
1900-1930
1 13
1-13-09 through 1-13-13: Finish line in track and field race, includes University of Utah and BYU
1900-1930
1 13
1-13-14: High jump, probably at USU track meet
1900-1930
1 13
1-13-15: Group of men dressed as Native Americans
1900-1930
1 14
1-14-01: Ogden High School where Franklin Thatcher taught
1900-1930
1 15
1-15-01 through 1-15-02: Group of boys with canoe on Logan River
1900-1930
1 15
1-15-03 through 1-15-17: Camping in Logan Canyon, cave in Logan Canyon? Members of the Thatcher Family
1900-1930
1 15
1-15-04: On the left is John Thomas Fewel (1873-1947) who married Margaret (Maggie) Mathews, Hannah’s oldest sister in 1909
circa 1910
1 15
1-15-03: Includes Hannah Thatcher, her mother and father, John and Margaret, Ted or Lynn Thatcher, and David Thatcher
A picnic Frank and Hannah (Mathews) Thatcher were on with Hannah’s parents, John and Margaret Mathews. Hannah is front and center wearing the checkered dress. Her mother, Margaret is on the left (white hair) with a cup of tea, and her father John is wearing the hat on the right and also enjoying a cup of tea. The boy standing up in the background is either Ted or Lynn Thatcher (Hannah’s sons).
circa 1924
1 16
1-16-01 through 1-16-03: Odgen Ninth Ward building
circa 1910
1 17
1-17-01: Folded postcard of Irrigation Falls, Milner, Idaho
1900-1930
1 18
1-18-01 through 1-18-14: Images from Ogden(?) area, Bear River(?), and Idaho Falls
1900-1930
1 19
1-19-01: Cattle in stockyard
1900-1930
1 20
1-20-01: Wood shack, probably from a mine in Idaho
1900-1930
1 21
1-21-01 through 1-21-05: Contruction of agricultural building next to school? Benson, Utah?
1900-1930
1 22
1-22-01 through 1-22-03: Laying the foundation for building in folder 21?
1900-1930
1 23
1-23-01 through 1-23-04: Mining tailings in mountains?
1900-1930

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