Register of the Gustive O. Larson Collection (Ms.22)

This collection contains personal papers and photographs belonging to Gustive Larson. Also included are some of Mr. Larson's writings and historical pamphlets that he collected. The historical pamphlets cover university publications, publications from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and other miscellaneous documents.

 

I. Biographical Papers
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 1Container number 1 Letter from G. Olaf Larson to Alvin Klein, July 31, 1995.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 2Container number 2 Brief Autobiographical Notes of Gustive O. Larson, 1929-1934.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 3Container number 3 Selected Sections From Brief Autobiographical Notes of Gustive O. Larson.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 4Container number 4 A newspaper article about Gustive O. Larson as Mission President in Sweden.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 5Container number 5 Letter to Janet Seegmiller concerning the collection of Gustive O. Larson from G. Olaf Larson.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 6Container number 6 "Preliminary Outline of Memoirs", "Outline of Diary 1913-61", Virginia B. Larson notes about her years in Cedar City.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 7Container number 7  Diary notes "Seminary Period" 1924-36.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 8Container number 8 Diary notes, "The War Years" end of 1939-1945.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 9Container number 9 Diary notes, "The Post war Years" 1946-49.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 10Container number 10 Outline of Diary 1950-54 and Outline of Diary 1954-55.
B1Box number 1 F1Folder number 1 11Container number 11 The Salt Lake Tribune article titled "Cedar City honors Father Escalante", Gustive O. Larson and William R. Palmer, 1928.
II. Photographs
A. Photographs of "Dry Creek", 1929-1939
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 1Container number 1 Arthur Fife on Cedar Mountain,1929. (1 photographic print)  View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 2Container number 2 Gustive O. Larson of Dry Creek Cabin, 1931-1932. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 3Container number 3 The Middleton Party of "Folded Rock" in Dry Creek, 1930-1931. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 4Container number 4 G O Larson and Arthur Fife with guests, 1930. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 5Container number 5 The "Middleton Party" at the cave in Middle Canyon, 1930-1931. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 6Container number 6 Dr. Middleton, William R. Palmer, Gustive O. Larson in Taylor Greek Middle Canyon at the cave, 1930. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 7Container number 7 Larson and Palmer with the Dunham Party at the "end of middle canyon" Dry Creek, 1930. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 8Container number 8 The cave of Dry Creek, "Our first trip to the cave", At dry Creek with Palmer and the Dunham Party. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 9Container number 9 Detail of Larson, Palmer and Dunham. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 10Container number 10 Anna, Eleanor and the Barlows at Navajo Lake 1932. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F2Folder number 2 11Container number 11 Tucupit Point. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 1Container number 1 The new fence... (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 2Container number 2 Dry Creek. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 3Container number 3 "The New Fence", 'Gus' Larson, 1932. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 4Container number 4 North Canyon. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 5Container number 5 "Dry Creek", 'left overs' from lumbering days. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 6Container number 6 The cave at "Dry Creek", Middleton Party in foreground, 1930. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 7Container number 7 Middleton Party near the cave in "Dry Creek". (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 8Container number 8 "Dry Creek". (1 photographic print)  View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 9Container number 9 Views of "Dry Creek". (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F3Folder number 3 10Container number 10 The Dunhams. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 1Container number 1 William R. Palmer, Gustive O. Larson and Virginia B. Larson in Dry Creek, 1930. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 2Container number 2 The Middleton Party at "Dry Creek", 1930-1931. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 3Container number 3 view of cave from Middle Fork. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 4Container number 4 Indian Relics with Paul Jake. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 5Container number 5 "Lunch Time", Amy Gardiner, Ried Gardiner and G. O. Larson. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 6Container number 6 1930. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 7Container number 7 "Our Real Home", "The trail above the cabin", "South Fork", "Folding Rock". (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 8Container number 8 Virginia B. Larson at "Falling Rock" "Dry Creek", 1931-1932. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 9Container number 9 Virginia B Larson at Dry Creek, 1931-1932. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F4Folder number 4 10Container number 10 The North Canyon. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 1Container number 1 At the old Middleton Home in Hamilton Fort, "Dry Creek" from Old Fort Harmony. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 2Container number 2 The South Canyon Peaks at Dry Creek and Timber Creek, Timber Top. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 3Container number 3 "At Blue Springs", "Family Outing at Navajo", Rose Thompson at a Faculty Party. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 4Container number 4 "Beginning the tunnel". (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 5Container number 5 "Steam shovels beyond the tunnel at Zion...will be the road to Kanab." (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 6Container number 6 Virginia B. Larson at the cabin in Dry Creek, 1931-1932. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 7Container number 7 Gustive O. Larson and Arthur Fife, 1930. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 8Container number 8 G. O. Larson, A. Fife and the party. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 9Container number 9 G. O. Larson at the cabin in Dry Creek, 1932. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F5Folder number 5 10Container number 10 Virginia B. Larson at the cabin in "Dry Creek", "Our real home". (1 photographic print)  View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 1Container number 1 Cedar breaks, Arthur Fife on Cedar Mountain, Gus skiing, 1929. "This spot is condemned now", In St. George, 1930. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 2Container number 2 Gus skiing, 1929. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 3Container number 3 "This spot is condemned now.." (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 4Container number 4 Paul Jake and some Indian relics by the south wall of converted house, 1930. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 5Container number 5 Larson Cabin, fall of 1939. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 6Container number 6 " 'Olle' Larson 'talking' to the mountain", fall 1939. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 7Container number 7 The Larson's at the cabin in Dry Creek. Virginia Larson at the door, Olle "spanking" Pat, fall of 1939. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 8Container number 8 Cabin at "Dry Creek"....view from south slope, fall of 1939. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 9Container number 9 View up Middle Canyon from Larson Cabin, fall of 1939. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F6Folder number 6 10Container number 10 Cove in Middle Canyon of "Dry Creek", fall of 1939. (1 photographic print) View Image
B. Photographs of "Dry Creek" 1940-1995
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 1Container number 1 "Dry Creek" in north canyon, 1940's. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 2Container number 2 Rock on this "footstool" of Tucupit Point, (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 3Container number 3 "Crippled Rock", Dry Creek, 1940's. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 4Container number 4 Gustive O. Larson at "Dry Creek", 1940. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 5Container number 5 Hurricane Cliffs, old Highway 91 at Taylor Creek, 1946. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 6Container number 6 Willard Jones ready for hike into Dry Creek, spring of 1946. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 7Container number 7 Willard Jones on the tail to Dry Creek, 1946. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 8Container number 8 Trail into Dry Creek, 1946. (1 photographic print)
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 9Container number 9 Willard Jones at the cave in Dry Creek, 1946. (1 photographic print)
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 10Container number 10 "Timber top", spring 1954. (1 photographic print)
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 11Container number 11 Southern End of Kolob Peaks from Jones Ranch. (1 photographic print)
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 12Container number 12 The "Smalley Peak" hiding Tucupit Peak. (1 photographic print)
B1Box number 1 F7Folder number 7 13Container number 13 Kolob Peaks from New Harmony, 1950. (1 photographic print)
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 1Container number 1 View from New Harmony, spring of 1954. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 2Container number 2 Kolob Canyons from near Old Ft. Harmony, spring of 1954. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 3Container number 3 Kolob peak from Dry Creek trail..., 1940's. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 4Container number 4 "Dry Creek", middle canyon. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 5Container number 5 Tucupit point from cabin. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 6Container number 6 Kolob canyons, view from Jones' ranch, late 1940's. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 7Container number 7 Andy "Dick" Olds, summer of 1950. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 8Container number 8 Tucupit "footstool", summer of 1950. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 9Container number 9 Kolob Cliffs, view from New Harmony, Sept. 1958. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 10Container number 10 "Dry Creek", Larson cabin, March 1951. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 11Container number 11 Larson cabin, spring 1951. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 12Container number 12 "Built by Gustive O. Larson 1930-1931". (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 13Container number 13 Larry Larson(grandson to Gustive O. Larson), July 1977. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 14Container number 14 Larry Larson(grandson of G. O. Larson), July 1977. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F8Folder number 8 15Container number 15 Larry Larson (Grandson of G. O. Larson), July 1977. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 1Container number 1 View of Larson cabin, July 1977. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 2Container number 2 Esther Larson ( daughter-in-law of Gustive O. Larson, August 1995. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 3Container number 3 Esther Larson, August 1995. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 4Container number 4 Son of Gustive O. Larson, August 1995. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 5Container number 5 Inside of cabin built by Gustive O. Larson 1930-1931, August of 1995. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 6Container number 6 Larson cabin, July 1977. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 7Container number 7 Kolob Canyons, Larson cabin, July 1977. (1 photographic print) View Image
C. Cedar City Photographs 1926-1974
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 8Container number 8 G. Olaf Larson, BAC 1944-1945. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 9Container number 9 Cedar City LDS Seminary 1928. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 10Container number 10 Virginia B. Larson, BAC/CSU Instructor/ Piano and Choir. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 11Container number 11 Gustive O. Larson, front door of LDS Institute building, 1945-1946. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 12Container number 12 Gustive O. Larson family, 1942. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 13Container number 13 Gustive and Virginia, 1925. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 14Container number 14 Union Pacific Depot, Cedar City Ut, 1949. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F9Folder number 9 15Container number 15 Gustive O. Larson, Provo 1959-1960. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 1Container number 1 Cedar City SUSC commencement, May 31,1974. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 2Container number 2 G. Olaf Larson receiving honorary doctorate at SUSC, May 31,1974. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 3Container number 3 William R. Palmer and Gustive O. Larson with the Father Escalante plaque, 1928. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 4Container number 4 Ladies' Day at Cedar City Rotary Club, 1932. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 5Container number 5 Gustive O. Larson and W. R. Palmer. Detail from 1932 "Ladies' Day at Rotary Club in Cedar City. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 6Container number 6 Reopening of The Bank of Southern Utah, early 1932. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 7Container number 7 Gustive O. Larson, June 1944, 269 So. 200 W Cedar City Ut.(Willows and Birch in this backyard were likely brought from Dry Creek or nearby.) (1 photographic print) View Image
D. Miscellaneous
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 8Container number 8 Gustive O. Larson on family outing in Zion. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 9Container number 9 Looking south from bluff at Rush Lake, 1940's. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 10Container number 10 1947 ?. (1 photographic print) View Image
B1Box number 1 F10Folder number 10 11Container number 11 G. Olaf Larson "Olle" as Office at Ferris State University, 1990. (1 photographic print) View Image
III. Artifacts
A. Pots
B2Box number 2 1Container number 1  Anasazi Pot. There is no decoration from the widest diameter down. The black decoration from the widest diameter across the neck to the rim consists of 3 different geometric elements that are repeated once, a spiral fret, a curled fret, and two stepped triangles. 24 cm max diameter x 13 cm opening diameter x 25 cm high. (1 photographic print)
IV. The Writings of Gustive O. Larson
B1Box number 1 F11Folder number 11 1-5Container number 1-5 Various documents.
B1Box number 1 F12Folder number 12 1-13Container number 1-13 Various documents.
B1Box number 1 F13Folder number 13 1-4Container number 1-4 Various documents.
V. Historical Pamphlets and Articles
A. Publications of Universities and Libraries
B2Box number 2 F1Folder number 1 1-6Container number 1-6 Scholarly pamphlets and articles on a variety of topics.
B2Box number 2 F2Folder number 2 1-5Container number 1-5 Scholarly pamphlets and articles on a variety of topics.
B2Box number 2 F3Folder number 3 1-4Container number 1-4 Scholarly pamphlets and articles on a variety of topics.
B2Box number 2 F4Folder number 4 1-7Container number 1-7 Scholarly pamphlets and articles on a variety of topics.
B2Box number 2 F5Folder number 5 1-4Container number 1-4 Scholarly pamphlets and articles on a variety of topics.
B2Box number 2 F6Folder number 6 1-10Container number 1-10 Scholarly pamphlets and articles on a variety of topics.
B2Box number 2 F7Folder number 7 1-6Container number 1-6 Scholarly pamphlets and articles on a variety of topics.
B2Box number 2 F8Folder number 8 1-5Container number 1-5 Scholarly pamphlets and articles on a variety of topics.
B. Publications of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Brigham Young University
B2Box number 2 F9Folder number 9 1-4Container number 1-4 Published articles on various issues.
B2Box number 2 F10Folder number 10 1-5Container number 1-5 Published articles on various issues.
B2Box number 2 F11Folder number 11 1-8Container number 1-8 Published articles on various issues.
B2Box number 2 F12Folder number 12 1-5Container number 1-5 Published articles on various issues.
B2Box number 2 F13Folder number 13 1-3Container number 1-3 Published articles on various issues.
C. Zion National Park
B2Box number 2 F14Folder number 14 1-6Container number 1-6 Pamphlets describing Zion National Park.
B2Box number 2 F15Folder number 15 1-2Container number 1-2 Pamphlets describing Zion National Park.
D. General
B2Box number 2 F16Folder number 16 1-3Container number 1-3 Various pamphlets and articles that do not fit into the above categories.
B2Box number 2 F17Folder number 17 1-6Container number 1-6 Various pamphlets and articles that do not fit into the above categories.
B2Box number 2 F18Folder number 18 1-3Container number 1-3 Various pamphlets and articles that do not fit into the above categories.
B2Box number 2 F19Folder number 19 1-7Container number 1-7 Various pamphlets and articles that do not fit into the above categories.