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Newell Hart photographs, 1880-1970

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hart, Newell.
Title
Newell Hart photographs
Dates
1880-1970 (inclusive)
Quantity
3 boxes, (2.5 linear ft.)
Collection Number
USU_P0251
Summary
219 photographs mainly from Franklin County, Idaho from the 1880s to the 1960s. Hart collected some of these images for his published photographic history, Home Town Album. These photos consist of people, buildings, and events in and around Preston, Idaho, many of which are original albumen and collodion prints. Other images appear to be items he picked up at random or photos that came from the Anderson Studio in Preston and include Preston High School students and activities, classroom scenes, athletics, family snapshots, the Franklin County Courthouse, Monument Valley, Scandinavian postcards, and Central and South American cities. Some of the high school photos were cut out in the shape of letters.
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
Restrictions

Open to public research.

Languages
English.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Newell Hart (1913-1983) was a Preston native and local historian. He served an LDS mission in Minnesota and Montana and founded the Hart Music Comany in Preston in 1939. He edited and published the Cache Valley Newsletter and was a frequent contributor to the The Preston Citizen. His books include Home Town Album, Bear River Massacre, Cache Valley Dance Halls, and Hometown Sketchbook. He was instrumental in the restoration of the Oneida Stake Academy in the 1970s. In 1977 he was awarded a certificate of Commendation for his outstanding contributions to the history of Southeastern Idaho and Northern Utah.

In 1938 he married Ruth Cuttler and the couple would have four children.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Newell Hart photograph collection consists of 219 images mostly from Franklin County, Idaho from the 1880s to the 1960s. Hart collected some of these images for his published photographic history, Home Town Album. These photoss consist of people, buildings, and events in and around Preston, Idaho, many of which are original albumen and collodion prints. Other images appear to be items he picked up at random or photos that came from the Anderson Studio in Preston and include Preston High School students and activities, classroom scenes, athletics, family snapshots, the Franklin County Courthouse, Monument Valley, Scandinavian postcards, and Central and South American cities. Some of the high school photos were cut out in the shape of letters.

Includes albumen prints and silver gelatin or collodion printing-out papers, 30 x 34.5 and smaller.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright

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Permission to publish material from the Newell Hart photographs must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Alternative Forms Available

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Preferred Citation

Newell Hart photographs, 1880-1970. (P0251). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Numeric OrderReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
1:01:01: The Cherryville band at the first Idaho Day. Franklin, Idaho
1910
1 ca. 1913
1
1:01:03: Preston Opera House
1962
1
1:02: Miss Blenda Peterson, Preston telephone operator. Photograph by Frank Marsh Photo & View Artist
ca. 1905
1
1:03: Blenda Peterson
ca. 1905
1
1:04: William M. Daines, Hugh S. Geddes, and Junius C. Jensen, first bishopric of the Preston Second Ward
ca. 1902
1
1:05: Cabinet card photograph, young men playing cards in a studio set-up. Photograph by Elijah Cutler, Traveling Photographer
ca. 1890s
1
1:06: Anderson Lumber on north Main Street, Preston. Photograph by Lea Bevins, Photo Artist
ca. 1905
1
1:07: Interior of Anderson Lumber Company with LaVal and Daniel Crawford. Preston, Idaho
ca. 1920
1
1:08: Oregon Shortline Railroad Engine 203 at Preston
ca. 1899
1
1:09: Cabinet card wedding portrait of Lee and Mary R. Howell
ca. 1903
1
1:10: Cabinet card portrait, Fred Bosworth and son
ca, 1905
1
1:11: Gus Peterson, father of E.G. Peterson
ca. 1910s
1
1:12: Cabinet card portrait, William Lowe Young. Photograph by Frank Marsh, Photo & View Artist
ca 1890s
1
1:13: Unidentified Clifton residents
ca. 1913
1
1:14: Unidentified Clifton residents
ca. 1916
1 ca. 1910s
1
1:16: The Silver Cornet Band in Clifton
ca. 1913
1
1:17: Oneida County Courthouse, Malad
ca. 1900
1
1:18: Real photo postcard, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Baker at Pocatello's semi-centennial celebration
1934
1
1:19: Unknown School, probably in Idaho
ca. 1890s
1
1:20: Leah and Lila McQueen, Cub River
1913
1
1:21: Ern Porter's WPA crew building Preston High School's first football stadium
ca. 1930s
1
1:22: Charlie Pinson with bike and his electricians rig
1
1:23: Charlie Pinson and Leonard Hillstead in a 4th of July parade in Preston
1909
1
1:24: Exterior view of Webster Groceries, Franklin
ca. 1890s
1
1:25: Boxer "Battling (Boga) Lamoreaux,"
mid-1920s
1 ca. 1903
1
1:27: Margaret Ann Davis Kershaw at son's grave, Preston cemetery
ca. 1900
1
1:28: Grace Smith
ca. 1920s
1
1:29: O.L. Packer house, Preston
ca. 1900
1
1:30: Portrait, Jim Geddes, Hugh S. Geddes, and unidentified man
ca. 1905
1 ca. 1890s
1
1:32: Unidentified boat dock
ca. 1900
1
1:33: Cabinet portrait, Sadie Eames Tippets. Photograph by Elijah Cutler, Photograph and Color Artist
ca. 1890s
1
1:34: Professor C.J. Engars with All-Girl Orchestra, including Maggie Merrill, Jennie Waver, Edna Packer, Kirrie Benson, and Elizabeth Kershaw
1
1:35: Telephone operator Arlene Wilkenson Hampton, Franklin, Idaho
ca. 1912
1
1:36: Middleweight boxer Jack Barger
1932
1
1:37: Kirrie Benson, Mac McIntosh, Myra Weaver, and Amos Bishop and others lounging at Cub River
ca. 1914
1
1:38: UPRR Inter-Ocean grain elevator at Preston train station
ca. 1920
1
1:39: Prestons Main Street looking north showing United States Tires and Peterborg-Nash Motor Company
ca. 1921
1
1:40: "Coyote Pete," boy with coyote
ca. 1910s
1
1:41: Preston's Main Street looking south showing William Thornton No.9 Drugs and Preston Implement Company
ca. 1921
1
1:42: The 1924 Hokmah Club, Preston High School
1924
1
1:43-47: Historic homes in Preston. Photographs by Gene Anderson
1981
1
1:48-53: Miscellaneous snapshots from Nephi L. Larsen, including a sheep camp and the N.L. Larsen body shop
ca. 1945
1
1:54-69: Miscellaneous Preston High School photographs, mostly athletics including football, track & field, tennis and basketball
ca. 1920s-1930s
1
1:70: Cherryville Band in a parade, probably in Preston
1910
1
1:71: Group of men dressed as Indians in an early July 24 celebration
ca. 1910
1 1910s
1
1:73: Weaver family portrait, four women
ca. 1880s
1
1:74: Portrait, Whitehead family including Joe and Florence Whitehead, Annie Monson Whitehead, Dave Lewis, Annie Whitehead Lewis Gilbert. Photograph by N. Degn, Preston, ID
ca. 1906
1
1:75: Threshing in Cherryville
ca. 1880s

Thomas O. Nelson WWII-Era photographs given to Newell Hart by Blair Seamons in , April, 1977Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
1:76: Military badge of T.O. Nelson with image
1:77: 4x5 black and white negative of T.O. Nelson
1:78-81: Studio portraits of T.O. Nelson
1:82-106: Snapshots of airplanes, airports, and soldiers in Brownsville Texas, the Panama Canal Zone, Veracruz Mexico and Montevideo Uruguay. Includes an image of the Albrook Officers Club, the Casino Rambla Hotel, and a newspaper clipping in Spanish describing a humanitarian air-drop by the Red Cross in South America

OversizeReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description Dates
box
2
2:01: World War I draftees from Franklin County
1917
2:02: Father and son outing of the Oneida Stake Academy at Willow Flat
1924
2:03: Group portrait of LDS Great Britain Mission members
ca. 1910
2:04: Oneida Stake Academy class
June 1898

MiscellaneousReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 1
3:01:01-3:01:09: Franklin County Courthouse photos taken during its construction in
1939
3 1
3:02:01: Female instructor with children
3 2
3:02:02: Female instructor with children
3 2
3:02:03: Man dribbling basketball
3 2
3:02:04: High school students examining papers
3 2
3:02:05: Male and female typing instructors at desk
3 2
3:02:06: Students outside school in snow
3 2
3:02:07: Male high school student in darkroom
3 2
3:02:08: Male high school student opening door for female student
duplicate of 3:02:19.
3 2
3:02:09: Group of high school music students
3 2
3:02:10: Classroom scene
3 2
3:02:11: Two male high school students
3 2
3:02:12: Male and female typing instructors with typewriters
3 2
3:02:13: Two female high school students sewing
3 2
3:02:14: High school students playing basketball.
3 2
3:02:15: High school band practice
3 2
3:02:16: Trainer with high school athlete
3 2
3:02:17: Female high school graduate
3 2
3:02:18: Male and female high school students talking
3 2
3:02:19: Male high school student opening door for female student
duplicate of 3:02:08.
3 2
3:02:20: Two female high school students
3 2
3:02:21: Female instructor with children
3 2
3:02:22: High school band students
3 2
3:02:23: Male and female students talking
3 2
3:02:24: Man sitting on small scooter
3 2
3:02:25: Female instructor at desk
3 2
3:02:26: Male high school drawing students
3 2
3:02:27: Young girl with tricycle
3 2
3:02:28: High school students looking at photographs
3 2
3:02:29: Couple posed outside home in the snow
3 2
3:02:30: Young woman holding baby
3 2
3:02:31: Two men and young woman
3 2
3:02:32: Color photograph of two men and two women beside lake
3 2
3:02:33: Young girl kneeling in front of house
3 2
3:02:34: Young man with map instructing children.
3 2
3:02:35: Two girls
3 2
3:02:36: Young boy and girl, "Shirley & Billy."
3 2
3:02:37: Woman reading Life magazine, "This one was taken in Ninas and Waynes place."
3 2
3:02:38: Two women with baby standing next to car
3 2
3:02:39: Man and woman with baby
3 2
3:02:40: Partial photograph of woman holding two babies
3 2
3:02:41: Boys skiing
3 2
3:02:42: Three young men in suits
3 2
3:02:43: Downtown Preston in snow
3 2
3:02:44: Boys crossing bridge in snow
3 2
3:02:45: Young woman
3 2
3:02:46: High school students talking
3 2
3:02:47: Two women (one with crutches) and one man with three dogs
ca. 1910
3 2
3:02:48: Group of people sitting on porch
1915
3 2
3:02:49: Partial photograph of man and woman with crutches
3 2
3:02:50: Young man and woman standing outside home
3 2
3:02:51: Women and children on the beach
1920s
3 2
3:02:52: Women and children on the beach
1920s
3 2
3:02:53: Woman with child, "Jennie and Gay."
3 2
3:02:54: Women and children on the beach
1920s
3 2
3:02:55: Young woman
3 2
3:02:56: Young football players
3 2
3:02:57: Young man cooking on open fire
3 2
3:02:58: Three young women
3 2
3:02:59: Young man opening door
3 2
3:02:60: Young men and women at a formal dinner
3 2
3:02:61: Drama production
3 2
3:02:62: Young man in bed
3 2
3:02:63: High School band
3 2
3:02:64: High School band
3 2
3:02:65: High School basketball game
3 2
3:02:66: Young men outside school
3 2
3:02:67: High school football game
3 2
3:02:68: High school football game
3 2
3:02:69: Football player
3 2
3:02:70: High school typing class
3 2
3:02:71: High school Chemistry(?) class
3 2
3:02:72: Students in library
3 2
3:02:73: Classroom scene
3 2
3:02:74: Classroom scene
3 2
3:02:75: Young woman with luggage standing outside car
3 2
3:02:76: Man with two students talking on telephone
3 2
3:02:77: Young man fishing
3 2
3:02:78: High school band
3 2
3:02:79: Man and woman holding branches
3 2
3:02:80: Female students in costume
3 2
3:02:81: Two women, "Momma & Aunt Maggie," ca. 1920s
3 2
3:02:82: Unknown building, probably not in Preston
3 3
3:03:01-3:03:16: Images of the "Official Advertising Car - Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce - Carlsbad Caverns" with two girls and a man taken in Monument Valley and surrounding area (including rock formations and arches) in Arizona and Utah
ca. 1920
3 4
3:04:01: E.L. "Dick" Romney
ca. 1930s
3 4
3:04:02: Clyde Dartan, E.L. Romney, and Homer C. Sharmer
ca. 1917
3 4
3:04:03: Ernest Lowell Romney
1917
3 5
3:05: Postcards from Norway, Ekebergbanen
1918
3 6
3:06:01: Three women, "Daniel" written on verso side
3 6
3:06:02: Young woman with baby standing next to "Drop Films Here" box
3 6
3:06:03: Newly-built home
3 6
3:06:04: Concrete bridge
3 6
3:06:05: 4x5 black and white negative of home
3 6
3:06:06: Preston High School
August 3rd, 1939
3 6
3:06:07: Preston High School
August 3rd, 1939