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    • Albert F. Potter diary

    • Transcription of the diary of Albert F. Potter, former associate chief of the U.S. Forest Service, describing his activities to survey possible forest reserves in Utah, (beginning with the Cache County area), and noting the conditions of Utah...
    • Potter, Albert F. (Albert Franklin), 1859-1944; Cache National Forest (Utah and Idaho)--History; Forest reserves--Utah--History; Grazing--Utah--History; Forests and forestry--Utah--History;
    • Nature's Second Course: Water Culture in the Mormon Communities of Cache Valley, Utah, 1860-1916

    • Nature's Second Course: Water Culture in the Mormon Communities of Cache Valley, Utah, 1860-1916 by Kathryn T. Morse. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in History, Utah State University,...
    • Canals--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--History; Canals--Utah--History; Water rights--Utah--Cache County--History; Water resources development--Utah--History; Mormons--Utah--Social life and customs; Logan River (Utah)--Water rights;
    • Kent and Jenece Howard interview

    • Mr. and Mrs. Howard share their experience over the last several decades ranching in north eastern Nevada. They discuss pioneering new ranching land, Mr. Howard’s innovative allotment rotation for range health, raising a family and other life...
    • Howard, Samuel Kent--Interviews; Howard, Jennie Jeneca McElprang--Interviews; Range management.; Ranching.; Range management.; Airplanes—Equipment and supplies; Horses—Breeding; Cattle stealing; Cattle herding; Cattle—Feeding and feeds—Climatic...
    • Germán Sabillon interview July 17, 2007

    • Mr. Germán Sabillón talks about his childhood and traditions in Honduras, his career in Irrigation Engineering, his education in Honduras and Utah, his jobs in Honduras and Utah, and contract work in Jordan, Syria and other counties. He talks about...
    • Families; Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans; Education; Marriage; Courtship;
    • Garth and Maydene Baxter interview

    • Mr. Garth Baxter talks about his career in the Forest Service, then later as ranching on his family’s land. He discusses his family history in the Cache Valley, as well as his family history in ranching. Mrs. Maydene Baxter talks about her thoughts...
    • Baxter, Garth--Interviews; Baxter, Maydene--Interviews; Ranching.; United States. Forest Service; Grazing; Rangelands; Vegetation management;
    • Sam and Tawni Blanthorn interview

    • Sam and Tawni Blanthorn talk about their experiences together, running a ranch as husband and wife. They also talk about past personal, individual ranching experiences. Interviewed by Elaine Thatcher and Lisa Duskin-Goede on November 8, 2010 in the...
    • Blanthorn, Sam--Interviews; Blanthorn, Tawni Jo--Interviews; Ranching; Beef cattle.; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Cattle; Calves; Beef cattle—Cow-calf system;
    • Logan Canyon Environmental Study

    • The transcript of a public meeting held to answer questions concerning the devleopment of the Logan Canyon.
    • Logan Canyon (Utah); Roads Improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon; United States Highway 89;
    • Ted Kindred interview, 13 August 2008, and transcription;

    • Mr. Kindred talks living in Logan Canyon at Beirdneau, his work with Thiokol as an engineer, his family activities up Logan Canyon, and his local history efforts.;
    • Kindred, Theodore J., 1918---Interviews; Kindred, Theodore J., 1918---Family; Kindred, Theodore J., 1918---Career in Consulting; Logan Canyon (Utah); Saint Anne's Retreat (Logan Canyon, Utah); Beirdneau (Logan Canyon, Utah); Vacation...
    • 1905 "Use Book"

    • First official manual published by the Forest Service describing regualations and policies for the National Forest Reserves.
    • Cache National Forest (Utah and Idaho)--United States;
    • Darnel L. Haney Interview

    • USU alumnus and former basketball player Darnel Haney was interviewed at his home in Ogden on July 31, 2006. He talked about his parents and his childhood in Phoenix, Arizona where he was the first black athlete to play high school basketball. He...
    • Haney, Darnel L. -- Interviews; Race discrimination -- Utah -- History; School integration -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Race discrimination -- United States; African American athletes -- Interviews; African American teachers -- Interviews
    • Ira T. Wines interview

    • Ira T. Wines talks about growing up in a ranching family, in Elko County Nevada, learning by watching his father (and other cowboys) and by doing. He talks about managing the Ellison’s Spanish Ranch and the yearly work cycle. Ira talks about his...
    • Wines, Ira T.--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranchers; Ranch managers; Education, Rural.; Rural schools.; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Pasture animals; Pasture, Right of; Cowboys.; Predatory animals--Control; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Saddlery.;...
    • Last Chance for Logan Canyon

    • Information regarding a vigil being held in Logan Canyon, donation opportuinites, twelve reasons to oppose the preferred alternative for Logan Canyon, and a summary of the preferred alternative.
    • Natural resources conservation areas; Logan Canyon (Utah);
    • Thad Box interviews, 21 March 2008 and 1 April 2008, transcriptions, color photograph;

    • The first interview covers Thad Box’s early years in Texas and his education. The interview was a demonstration of interview techniques by Elaine Thatcher to members of the Land Use Management Oral History Project members, including Brad Cole,...
    • Box, Thadis W.--Interviews; Box, Thadis W.--Family; Utah State University--Faculty--Interviews; Agricultural education--Texas; Logan Canyon (Utah); Recreation--Utah--Logan Canyon; Mormons--Social conditions; Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife...
    • Temixco cutsheets

    • "Design Workshop master planned an 1,800 acre new City in Mexico. The new community will include new government centers, significant employment centers, a series of villages and districts, and a variety of open space amenities, including a golf...
    • Regional Planning; Landscape architecture; Urban renewal;
    • Bart Argyle interview

    • Mr. Bart Argyle discusses his current occupation of raising sheep and cattle. He talks about growing up ranching, and his family history in the area, as well as with ranching. Interviewed by Randy Williams on January 10, 2012 at the Argyle home in...
    • Argyle, Bart--Interviews; Sheepherding; Sheep ranchers; Ranching.; Migrant labor; Argyle, Arthur; Argyle, Ralph; Peru.;
    • Thomas and Rosita Marvel interview

    • Tom and Rosita Marvel discuss their lives as ranchers in northeastern Nevada, including information about their ancestry, W.T. Jenkins, sheepherding, Basque sheep men, the Martin Ranch, training horses and their children. Interviewed by Mary...
    • Ranching.; Sheepherding; Horse shows; Horses—Training.; Rodeos; Cattle herding; Migrant labor.; Horses--Breeding.; Sheep ranchers; Sheepherding;
    • John K. Hansen interview, 12 March 2009, and transcription;

    • Mr. Hansen talks about growing up in Garden City, Utah, and his earliest memories of Logan Canyon; three years in the South Pacific during World War II; 18 years in highway construction with W.W. Clyde and Company over in Springville, Utah;...
    • Hansen, John K., 1924---Interviews; Hansen, John K., 1924---Family; Garden City (Utah)--History; Sheep ranchers--Utah--Garden City; Sheep--Utah--History; Sheepherding--Utah--Rich County; Sheepherding--Utah--Logan Canyon; Ranching--Utah--Garden...
    • Jim Kennedy interview, 4-5 May 2009, and transcription;

    • Kennedy discusses his childhood experiences in nature and feelings toward nature. He talks about his professional career and relationships (with the Forest Service and as a professor at Utah State University), and how those have helped him form his...
    • Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Interviews; Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Childhood and youth; Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Family; Kennedy, James Joseph, 1940---Career in Forestry Education; Trapping--Pennsylvania--Montgomery--Anecdotes; Farm...
    • Betty Bear and Paula Bear Wright interview

    • Betty Bear, and her daughter Paula Bear Wright, speak about their experiences ranching in Elko County. They also talk about their acquisition of J.M. Capriola Co. store, saddle making, leather working and other details. Interviewed by Randy...
    • Bear, Betty--Interview; Wright Bear, Paul--Interview; Bear, Paul; Sheepherding; Sheep ranchers; Ranching.; Saddlery; Leatherwork;
    • Public scoping meeting for the Logan Canyon environmental study

    • Transcript from the public scoping meeting for the Logan Canyon environmental study held at City Hall in Garden City, Utah on March 10, 1986 where several spoke and answered questions.
    • United States Highway 89; Logan Canyon (Utah)--History; Roadside improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon;
    • Interview with Snay Tun on May 19, 2016

    • The interview took place in Snay Tun's family home in Logan. Snay Tun is a young Karen man in his early twenties. The interview occurred on the floor of his living room where we spoke for about an hour regarding his life as a refugee, moving to the...
    • Karen; Refugees; Karen Refugees; Religion; Sports; Takraw; Cache Valley; Cache Valley Refugees; College; School; Utah State; Utah State University; Burma; Thailand; Refugee Camps
    • Horizon Uptown_CSDA_submittal sm

    • "Horizon Uptown’s Central Park is a 45-acre park at the center of the first urban, mixed-use sustainable community for the City of Aurora, Colorado. The 500-acre community will include approximately 3,800 homes, 3 million square feet of commercial...
    • Sustainability; Landscape architecture; Regional Planning;
    • Ted Seeholzer interview, 19 November 2008, and transcription;

    • Ted Seeholzer is the owner of the Beaver Mountain ski area in Logan Canyon and talks about the history of Beaver Mountain (which has been owned by his family since its inception), and his varying roles with the ski resort – beginning in childhood....
    • Seeholzer, Ted, 1932---Interviews; Seeholzer, Ted, 1932---Family; Seeholzer, Ted, 1932---Career in the Ski Industry; Beaver Mountain Ski Resort (Logan Canyon, Utah)--History; Beaver Mountain (Utah); Fishing--Utah--Logan River; Hunting--Cache Valley...
    • Julie and Diane Tanner interview

    • Diane Tanner and Julie Tanner (married to brothers) talk about what it’s like being a ranch wife in Grouse Creek, Utah. They speak about their different roles in ranching and raising a family in rural Utah, including what it’s like being so far way...
    • Tanner, Julie--Interviews; Tanner, Diane--Interviews; Country life.; Education, Rural.; Rural families; Ranch life.; Farm life.; Chores.; Ranching.; Folk art.; Rancher's spouses;
    • Santa Fe VA

    • "Santa Fe County has taken the first step in preparing a comprehensive open lands plan for the county. An extensive public process that included the cultural diversity of the area successfully recorded the county’s scenic resources, and residents...
    • Regional Planning;
    • Ginny Martinez McKee interview June 20, 2007

    • Ginny McKee talks about her ancestors from Spain, migrating to the US, her family and her youth in Colorado, her family’s move to Ogden, Utah, college life, meeting her husband, traveling with her husband and children in Jordan and India, her...
    • Travel; Social Justice; Families; Hispanic Americans;
    • Kelly and Heather Warr interview

    • Kelly and Heather Warr discuss their ranching life, as well as their supplemental business endeavors. Heather talks about her e-commerce business ventures, as well as being a rural ranching wife. Interviewed by Elaine Thatcher and Lisa Duskin-Goede...
    • Warr, Kelly--Interviews; Warr, Heather--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranchers; Electronic commerce.; Ranch spouses; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Ranching.; Pasture, Right of; Country life.; Reality television programs; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system;
    • Samuel Rivera interview July 12, 2007

    • Mr. Samuel Rivera talks about his childhood in Honduras with his large happy family, including his twin brother; he talks about family and religious traditions, including St. Anthony’s Day. He also talks about his father’s efforts to send all his...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans; Religion;
    • Katherine Gilbert interviews, 8 April 2008 & 29 April 2008, and transcriptions;

    • In her first interview Katherine Gilbert briefly talks about her childhood in Canada and fond memories of outdoor experiences in her youth. She discusses her college education and subsequent jobs and training, and then speaks about influences as an...
    • Citizens for the Protection of Logan Canyon; Land use--Utah--Logan Canyon; Beaver Mountain (Utah); Canyons--Utah--Cache County--Recreational use; Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.)--Alumni and alumnae; Montreal (Quebec); Laurentian Mountains...
    • George and Ruth Parman

    • Cliff Gardner speaks to George and Ruth Parman (via telephone) about their lives ranching in northeastern Nevada. They talk a little about how their families came to be in the area, experiences raising their own family on a ranch, and different...
    • Parman, George--Interviews; Parman, Ruth--Interviews; Horse farms.; Horse trainers; Horses--Training.; Pasture, Right of; Pastures—Irrigation; Ranch Managers; Ranching.; Sheepherding; Predatory animals--Control; Trapping.;
    • Stuart and Diane Wamsley interview

    • Mr. and Mrs. Wamsley discuss their ranching operation, raising their family on a ranch. Mrs. Wamsley talks about growing up on the ranch on which she still lives and has raised her own family. They speak about topics ranging from environmentalists,...
    • Wamsley, Stuart--Interviews; Wamsley, Diane--Interviews; Ranchers; Ranch managers; Range management.; Cattle ranchings; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Sheepherding; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Environmentalists.; Dairy...
    • Brent Rose interview

    • Mr. Brent Rose talks about his history and ancestry in ranching and his family ranch. He talks about growing up in Park Valley, community events in Park Valley, his various leadership roles and positions within his local community, as well as the...
    • Rose, Brent--Interviews; Ranchers; Ranching; Ranch Managers; Range management.; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Haying equipment; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Horses--Breeding; Leatherwork.; Saddlery.; Migrant labor.; Peru; Livestock brands;
    • Dave Baumgartner interview, 5 May 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview contains information on the childhood, education and the career of Dave Baumgartner as a forester, the various positions held within the Forest Service and his views on management. There are many anecdotes from his personal...
    • United States. Forest Service; United States. Forest Service--Officials and employees; Foresters--Interviews; Baumgartner, Dave, 1942---Interviews; Baumgartner, Dave, 1942---Family; Baumgartner, Dave, 1942---Career in Forestry; Logan Canyon (Utah);...
    • Willard (Bill) Reed Petersen interview, 14 April 2008, and transcription;

    • Mr. Peterson talks about growing up in Hyrum, Utah; his father's ranching and farming operations; working with his families’ sheep ranching operation in Cache National Forest and in Box Elder County. He talks about getting out of the sheep business...
    • Petersen, Willard Reed, 1926-; Petersen, Willard Reed, 1926- --Family; Logan Canyon (Utah); Sheep--Utah--History; Sheep industry--Utah; Sheep ranchers--Utah; Sheep ranchers--Cache National Forest (Utah and Idaho); Sheep--Feeding and...
    • Lane Parker interview

    • Mr. Parker talks about his family history in the Cache Valley, as well as in the ranching and livestock business. He discusses his careers and businesses of beef cattle ranching for Country Natural Beef, running an auction house, and horse selling;...
    • Parker, Lane--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranch managers; Range management.; Horses--Breeding.; Cattle--Breeding; Arabian horse.; Auctions.; Auctioneers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Livestock brands; Animal marking; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right...
    • Delina Carpio Amestoy interview August 1, 2007

    • Mrs. Delina Carpio Amestoy talks about the peaceful childhood she spent in her native Bolivia, her job as a hairdresser, her secret marriage when she was very young, and her adult life now in Utah with her beloved granddaughters.
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Immigration & culture;
    • Ellie Méndez interview August 1, 2007

    • Ms. Elisaida Méndez talks about her childhood and traditions in her native Puerto Rico, her move to the United States, for a teaching job in New York, her education, including a Master’s Degree in Phycology from Temple University in Philadelphia,...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Melanie Domenech Rodriquez interview July 2, 2007

    • Professor Melanie Domenech Rodríguez talks about her childhood and traditions in her native Puerto Rico, including traditions from her Cuban mother; her studies in psychology, her job as professor at Utah State University, and adapting to life in...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Sediment movement in Bear River, Utah / by Calvin Geary Clyde

    • Sediment movement in Bear River, Utah / by Calvin Geary Clyde. Thesis submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Civil Engineer in the graduate division of the University of California, June 1953.
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho)--Erosion; Bear River (Utah-Idaho)--History; Sedimentation and deposition; Flood control--Bear River (Utah-Idaho); Geology--Bear River (Utah-Idaho);
    • Beulah Walther Dalley interview

    • Mrs. Dalley talks about her life growing up on a ranch in Nevada. She speaks about the different duties and chores they all had to contribute, life with 12 siblings, housing the teacher for the area and more details of ranch life in the early...
    • Dalley, Beulah Walther--Interviews; Dairy farming.; Sheepherding; Poultry farms.; Ranching.; Dairy farms; Livestock farms; 4-H clubs;
    • Various papers commenting on the Logan Canyon construction project, 1994

    • Various papers commenting on the Logan Canyon construction project, 1994. Included: Citizens for a Safe and Scenic Logan Canyon summary of UDOT plan of action and Conservationist plan of action, time filing lawsuit under NEPA, and comments on Logan...
    • Traffic engineering; Roadside improvement--Utah--Logan Canyon; Logan Canyon (Utah);
    • Navigational History of Bear River: Wyoming, Idaho, Utah

    • Drawing on information gleaned from many diverse sources and supplemented by interviews with people knowledgeable about the Bear River, this report describes the history and geography of the Bear River as it relates to navigation. Among the topics...
    • Bear River (Utah-Idaho)--History; Navigation--Bear River (Utah-Idaho)--History
    • Pete and Linda Holmgren interview

    • Mr. Pete Holmgren speaks about being a rancher, growing up on a ranch, and raising his own family on his ranch. He touches on how ranching has changed from his boyhood, and now watching his grandchildren grow-up on the ranch. He talks a little...
    • Holmgren, Pete--Interviews; Holmgren, Linda--Interviews; Ranching.; Pasture, Right of; Ranch managers; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Haying equipment; Range management.;
    • Scott Johnson interview

    • Mr. Johnson talks about growing up in the Bear Lake area, and growing up on a ranch. He talks about issues with dividing the ranch among the family, as well as issues the family face with their property and state acquisition. Mr. Johnson talks...
    • Johnson, Scott Nebeker--Interviews; Ranching; Ranch managers; Dairy farming.; Eggs—Production.; Haying equipment; Farm equipment.; Pastures—Irrigation; Pasture, Right of; Right of property.;
    • Mike Meek interview

    • Mr. Mike Meek talks a little bit about growing up as one of eight kids on a small ranch. He discusses how he made a career as a rancher, ranching for a corporate ranch. He explains his various roles throughout his career in corporate ranching....
    • Meek, Mike; Ranching; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Feedlots; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Agricultural education.;
    • Elaine Larson interview

    • Elaine Larson talks about growing up on the Deseret Ranch in Rich County, Utah where her father, Peter Mower, was the ranch foreman. Interviewed by Randy Williams on June 25, 2010 at the Larson home in Plain City, Utah. The transcript is provided...
    • Larson, Elaine--Interviews; Ranchers; Sheepherding; Ranch manager; Haying equipment; Livestock brands; Dairy farming; Cooking (Variety meats);
    • Dennis D. Austin interview, 18 February 2009, and transcription;

    • Dennis Austin discusses his career in the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and all the time in the field he spent and his role and opinions on various policies involved; he also talks about his role in influencing and teaching land owners about...
    • Austin, Dennis D.--Interviews; Biologists--Utah--Interviews; Austin, Dennis D.--Career in Wildlife Research; Utah. Division of Wildlife Resources--Officials and employees; Utah State University--Research; Range management--Research; Research and...
    • Scott Bushman interview, 23 April 2008, and transcription;

    • The interview contains information on the career of Scott Bushman for the Forest Service. He was involved heavily in fire suppression and the Logan Hot Shot crew. He also discusses how he first got involved in Logan Canyon as a youth in the Youth...
    • Bushman, Jon Scott, 1953---Interviews; Bushman, Jon Scott, 1953--Career in Forestry; Forests schools and education--Utah--Logan--History; United States. Forest Service; Logan Canyon (Utah); Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest (Agency : U.S.). Logan...
    • Interview transcript with Seltene Gebretinsa in Logan, Utah, 2015 May 16

    • Seltene Gebreselasie Gebretinsa tells about his birthplace in Eritrea, a little bit about his family and his religion. He talks about his 11 year service in the army as an impetus to flee his country and become a refugee. He discusses his journey...
    • Eritrea; Eritreans; Families; Refugees; Immigration; Immigrants; Malta; Logan, UT; Culture; Tigrinya; English; Education; International Refugee Commission; Refugee Camps; Work; Holidays; Eritrea-- Food; Seltene Gebrelasie Gebretinsa-- Interviews
    • Norman F. Warren interview

    • Norman Warren gives his family history, including his family ties and working experience on the Ogilvie Ranches in Lee and Lamoille, Nevada. He talks about his career working around the world in the mining industry. Interviewed by Cliff Gardner on...
    • Gardner, Cliff--Interviews; Ranching, Ranchers; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans; Genealogy; Hunting.; Ranching.; Miners.; Kennecott Corporation; Mineral industries.; Mine management; Mines and mineral resources.;
    • Diane Tanner interview

    • Mrs. Tanner talks about moving to Grouse Creek as an outsider (when she married), about being a ranching wife, life in such a rural area and the families business ventures, including a dude ranch. Interviewed by Randy Williams on November 8, 2010...
    • Ranching; Dude ranches; Teaching.; Gymkhanas (Horsemanship); Rural schools.; Education, Rural.; Saddlery; Leatherwork.; Rural families; Rodeo; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America;
    • Boyd Udy interview

    • Mr. Boyd Udy is the cow boss and ranch manager at the ATK ranch in northern Utah. He talks about his current duties, his past occupations over the years, and ranching in general. Interviewed by Randy Williams on May 12, 2011 at the ATK Ranch in...
    • Udy, Boyd--Interviews; Ranching.; Ranch managers; Ranchers; Horseshoers; Blacksmiths; Horse farms; Pasture, Right of; Pastures—Irrigation; Swine; Rodeo; Leatherwork; Saddlery; Haying equipment; Beef cattle--Cow-calf system; Livestock brands; Animal...
    • Milton and Marsha Oman interview

    • Mr. Milt Oman talks about his life-long career as the ranch manager over three Simplot ranches, while living in Grouse Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Oman speak about raising a family on a rural ranch. Interviewed by Randy Williams on November 9, 2010 at the...
    • Oman, Milton--Interviews; Oman, Marsha--Interviews; Ranching.; Haying equipment; Pasture, Right of; Pasture animals; Pastures—Irrigation; Ranchers; Ranch Managers; 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.); Future Farmers of America;


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