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Historical Tidbits
Historical Tidbits
Information from the Virginia Hanson Special Collections
Founding of Brigham Young College
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Founded in September 1878, Brigham Young College was owned and operated by the LDS church, the valley's majority religion even to this day. It was dedicated to fulfill Brigham Young's vision of creating a school where men and women could receive hands-on career training. It's greatest strength proved to be training professional teachers. It operated until 1926, and it's campus and buildings were donated to the City of Logan. Logan High continues to this day on the site of the old college.

For more information about the college, explore a USU digital collection.

~ 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
Silo
300 South 300 West
about 1976


Picture ID: 6L

Source: Community Development Photo Collection
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More Historic Photos Other Digital Projects

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Online Resources
Featured databases and websites

Databases

World Vital Records
Connect easily to over 4.2 billion names from family history records collections worldwide.
FAQ Access in the library only.
HeritageQuest
Read over 28,000 genealogy and local history ebooks, U.S. census records, Revolutionary War service records, and more.
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Websites

  • Logan Maps - Various historical maps of Logan, Utah, many viewable online.
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More Links

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Mayors of Logan

James Quayle
6th and 8th Mayor of Logan

James Quayle Dates in Office: 1889-1890 [-] 1892-1894
Terms in Office: 2
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From Logan's History

1933

~ The Logan Golf and Country Club was established.