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Historical Tidbits
Historical Tidbits
Information from the Virginia Hanson Special Collections
New Artwork Donation
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Visitors of the Logan Library may have noticed that throughout the building we have quite a few excellent art pieces. In addition to these fine pieces, library patrons have also enjoyed the community art wall where novice and experienced artists have displayed their work. We have a proud history of displaying art and are now excited to display a new mural on canvas in the Virginia Hanson Special Collections Room.

The mural is large (24 feet long) and was painted in 1964 by Utah State University Professors Everett C. Thorpe and Harrison T. Groutage, two well-known names in Utah art history. Hoehne, the third name on the mural is currently unknown. The piece depicts various scenes throughout Cache and Rich counties.

Little is known about the history of the piece except that it likely once hung somewhere on campus, was sometime removed and placed in storage, and it hasn't been displayed for decades. Recently the piece was given a new home at the library so the public could once again enjoy the details found in the piece. If you know anything about its history, please let us know, and be sure to come into special collections to view it.

~ Jason, Special Collections Librarian


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Past Tidbits

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Historic Photos
A collection of historic photos of Logan.

Photo Title Description
Federal Building
160 North Main
about 1980
Constructed in 1911, this building has housed a variety of federal and county level offices. At the time of this photograph, it was the home of the Cache County Hall of Justice.

Picture ID: 6L

Source: Logan Library Photo Collection-Buildings
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More Historic Photos Other Digital Projects

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Online Resources
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Databases

Utah Digital Newspapers
Digitized archives of Utah newspapers
World Vital Records
Connect easily to over 4.2 billion names from family history records collections worldwide.
FAQ Access in the library only.

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Mayors of Logan

Andrew G. Lundstrom
21st Mayor of Logan

Andrew G. Lundstrom Dates in Office: 1926-1940
Terms in Office: 7
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From Logan's History

2002

January 1 ~ Construction was completed on the George S. Eccles Ice Center which then hosted four teams practicing for the 2002 Olympic Games. It was at that time the only Olympic size non-profit ice arena in the Intermountain West.