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Joseph Arch Geddes photograph collection, 1915-1965

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Geddes, Joseph A. (Joseph Arch), b. 1884
Title
Joseph Arch Geddes photograph collection
Dates
1915-1965 (inclusive)
1910-1959 (bulk)
Quantity
1 box, (0.25 linear ft. )
Collection Number
USU_P0112
Summary
13 photographs taken from the 1910s to the 1950s. Included are two photographs of Oneida Stake Academy faculty and eleven images that were probably taken during Geddes' tenure at Utah State University.
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
Open to public research.
Languages
English.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Dr. Joseph A. Geddes was born in Plain City, Utah on November 27, 1884. His education consisted of an A.B. from Brigham Young College and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Dr. Geddes was an instructor at the Oneida Academy in Preston, Idaho from 1910-1912 and principal between 1914-1919. After working as a professor at Brigham Young College from 1922-1926 he came to Logan as an associate professor in the economics and sociology department. He was promoted to the head of the department in 1931 and as the director of the social work division in 1938. He was an active member of the Consumer's Cooperative Association where he served as chairman of the State Self-Help Cooperative Association as well as on the board of directors and the executive committee.

In 1914 Geddes married Grace Woolley and the couple would have five children. He died on March 31, 1981 in Centerville, Utah.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Joseph A. Geddes collection consists of 13 photographs taken from the 1910s to the 1950s. Included are two photographs of Oneida Stake Academy faculty and eleven images that were probably taken during Geddes' tenure at Utah State University.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the Joseph Arch Geddes photograph collection> must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Joseph Arch Geddes photograph collection, 1915-1965. (P0112). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Oneida Stake Academy, Preston, IdahoReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 1
1:01: Real photo postcard of faculty. Top Row: George A. Witcox-custodian, Harison Maughan, Charles J. Engar, Alma D. Erickson, George Nelson. Middle Row: Lavinia (Sp?) Maughan, Oswold Christensen-first councillor, Joseph A. Geddes-Principal, Joseph W. Olsen-second councillor, unknown woman. Bottom Row: Louise Ogden, Coach Nielson, Anne Packer-Librarian
1915

Oneida Stake Academy, Preston, IdahoReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 2

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 2
1:02: Group portrait. Oneida Stake Academy Faculty. Top Row: George Nelson, C.J. Engar, Harrison R. Merrill, Alma D. Erickson, Ches Cutler. Middle Row: Ruth Chadwick, Oswold Christensen, Joseph A. Geddes-Principal, Joseph W. Olsen, Nettie Petersen. Bottom Row, Levenia (Sp?) Maughan
1917 or 1918

Logan Consumers Cooperative AssociationReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 3

Container(s) Description
box folder
1 3
1:03: Snapshot of Logan Consumers Cooperative Association Committee

Group shots, 1930s-1950sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 4

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 4
1:04:01: Open house in faculty lounge honoring Dr.Joseph Arch Geddes and wife Grace. E.G. Peterson, Frederick Champ, Daryl Chase and Milton R. Merrill in photograph
1:04:02: Open house in faculty lounge honoring Dr.Joseph Arch Geddes and wife Grace. E.G. Peterson, Frederick Champ, Daryl Chase and Milton R. Merrill in photograph
1:04:03: Open house in faculty lounge honoring Dr.Joseph Arch Geddes and wife Grace. E.G. Peterson, Frederick Champ, Daryl Chase and Milton R. Merrill in photograph
1:04:04: Unknown Group snapshot. Joseph Geddes in the photograph
1:04:05: Unknown Group snapshot. Joseph Geddes in the photograph
1:04:06: Unknown Group snapshot
1:04:07: Unknown Group snapshot
1:04:08: Unknown Group snapshot
1:04:09: Unknown Group snapshot
1:04:10: Unknown Group snapshot