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Historical Tidbits
Historical Tidbits
Information from the Virginia Hanson Special Collections
Edith Bowen and the Library
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Edith Bowen is a name that is well known throughout Cache Valley. She was an influential early educator, and her name is well known today for her namesake, the Edith Bowen Laboratory School on USU campus.

Recently my interest was peeked when I learned that she was also a long serving board member for our library. While combing through the board minutes, I discovered a letter, dated October 2, 1939, tendering her resignation from the board. I was touched by her handwritten words of support for libraries!

~ Jason Cornelius, 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
View of Logan LDS Temple from Old Main Hill
Utah State University Campus
about 1980
Taken from Old Main Hill on Utah State University's campus, the Logan LDS Temple is prominent in this photograph.

Picture ID: 6L

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

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Online Resources
Featured databases and websites

Databases

Logan Library Digital Projects
Includes a growing collection of photographs, abstracts, newspapers, and more - a constantly growing collection on the history of Cache Valley.
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 Newspapers - Historical newspapers resources available for Logan, Utah, including digital records and newspaper abstracts.
  • Best of the Web: Genealogy - A comprehensive directory of websites, organized by category. Tens of thousands of new sites added every month.
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Mayors of Logan

Ted S. Perry
28th Mayor of Logan

Ted S. Perry Dates in Office: 1972-1973
Terms in Office: 1
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From Logan's History

1886

May ~ Sexton Hugh Adams finished removing the bodies from the old cemetery. All bodies were moved to the cemetery proper at the expense of the city.