Clyde Eddy photograph collection, 1927  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Eddy, Clyde
Title
Clyde Eddy photograph collection
Dates
1927 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 Box, (.25 linear feet)
Collection Number
USU_P0652
Summary
The Clyde Eddy collection contains 14 photographs, a postcard and documents relating to Clyde Eddy’s 1927 expedition down the Colorado River. The 14 photographs depict Clyde Eddy, their boats the Dellenbagh and Coronado, and the crew which was made up of Robert H. Weatherhead, John H. Marshall, Frederick L. Felton, Edward L. Holt, Vincent F. Callaway, Robert F. Bartl, Vincent F. Carey, O.A. Seager, W. Gordon Adger, Bradley-Camera Man, Parley Galloway-River Guide, and McGregory. Two of the photos have an International News stamp on the back. The collection also contains a postcard depicting Clyde Eddy and captioned “Just ran in to wish you a Merry Christmas.”
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


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Clyde Eddy was born in Texas and after serving in the Navy from 1906-1908, he attended the University of California and then graduate school at Columbia. In WWI he was a gunner with the 135th Aero squadron. He was a lecturer and pharmacist in new York City. In addition to the 1927 expedition, he was also a leader of the Eddy-Frazier Colorado River Expedition of 1934.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Clyde Eddy collection contains 14 photographs, a postcard and documents relating to Clyde Eddy’s 1927 expedition down the Colorado River. The 14 photographs depict Clyde Eddy, their boats the Dellenbagh and Coronado, and the crew which was made up of Robert H. Weatherhead, John H. Marshall, Frederick L. Felton, Edward L. Holt, Vincent F. Callaway, Robert F. Bartl, Vincent F. Carey, O.A. Seager, W. Gordon Adger, Bradley-Camera Man, Parley Galloway-River Guide, and McGregory. Two of the photos have an International News stamp on the back. The collection also contains a postcard depicting Clyde Eddy and captioned “Just ran in to wish you a Merry Christmas.” Also includes a photocopy of a contemporary article about Eddy.

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 Clyde Eddy photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: USU_P0652; Clyde Eddy photograph collection; Photograph Collections Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_P0652, USUSCA.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Folder
1 1:01 through 1:14: Fourteen photographs of the Clyde Eddy 1927 Colorado River Expedition.
In addition to Eddy, also pictured are Robert H. Weatherhead, John H. Marshall, Frederick L. Felton, Edward L. Holt, Vincent F. Callaway, Robert F. Bartl, Vincent F. Carey, O.A. Seager, W. Gordon Adger, Bradley-Camera Man, Parley Galloway-River Guide, and McGregory. Also includes documents relating to the book (A Mad Crazy River: Running the Grand Canyon in 1927) Eddy wrote about this expedition.

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