Galloway-Stone Photograph Inventory

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Title Galloway-Stone Photograph Inventory
Description The Photographs of the Galloway-Stone Expedition Photograph Collection (P0749) Number and types of photographs: 100 b& white prints, 100 copy negatives Dates of photographs: September - November 1909 Collection Processed by: Roy Webb Register Prepared by: Roy Webb Register Completed: November 2001 Linear Feet of Shelf Space: 1 Literary Rights and Restrictions: none Accompanying Material: ACCN 1936 (see Content and Scope) These photographs were donated to the University of Utah by Mrs. Fred Kemp of Morgan, Utah, granddaughter of Parley Galloway, son of Nathaniel Galloway. Special Collections University of Utah Marriott Library Salt Lake City, Utah 2001 CONTENT AND SCOPE This collection consists of 100 4X5" copy prints, with accompanying negatives. The copy prints were taken from a leather-bound photograph album belonging to Mrs. Fred Kemp of Morgan, Utah, a granddaughter of Parley Galloway, son of Nathaniel Galloway. The album had obviously been presented to Nathaniel Galloway by Julius Stone, leader of the 1909 expedition, as a gift. The photographs were taken by the expeditions' photographer, Raymond Cogswell, who was Stone's brother-in-law. Cogswell took almost 2,000 images in the course of the three-month long journey, and obviously selected out those that he thought Galloway would want. Mrs. Kemp contacted the Marriott Library Special Collections Department in 1997, and offered to allow the department to copy the images. This was accomplished within a short time and the original album was returned to the family. The numbers seen on the face of the prints are Raymond Cogswell's notations, and were used to put the images in numerical and down river order. The prints have been re-numbered in a continuous sequence. In cases where names of features have changed, the modern name is given in parentheses. In October, 2001, another descendant of Nathaniel Galloway, Mrs. Kay Neilson of Richfield, Utah, allowed the Special Collections Department to copy Galloway's original, hand-written diary that he had kept on the trip and that had been passed down to Eva Galloway, one of his daughters. This is now ACCN 1936. Even though the two collections came from different sources at different times, they compliment each other nicely to document this significant river expedition. HISTORY OF THE 1909 GALLOWAY-STONE EXPEDITIONNathaniel Galloway and Julius Stone, two men from widely varied backgrounds, became friends as a result of their involvement with Robert Brewster Stanto's Hoskaninni Mining Company in the last years of the 19th century. Galloway was a trapper and orchard-keeper from Vernal, Utah, who had in the previous decade developed a light, flat-bottomed skiff, as well as a revolutionary technique for using it, to successfully navigate the rapids of the Green and Colorado Rivers. In 1898, he was hired as a boatman and hunter by Stanton. Stone was an industrialist from Ohio who invested in the Hoskaninni Mining Company venture. When he was touring the site in Glen Canyon, he met Galloway and the two became friends. After his experiences in Glen Canyon, Stone was intrigued with the possibility of running the Green and Colorado Rivers in small boats. To learn more about it, he sought out Major John Wesley Powell in the latter's office in Washington, D.C, and interviewed other well-known river explorers such as Frederick Dellenbaugh and Robert Brewster Stanton. By 1909 the idea had crystalized to the point that Stone hired Galloway to travel to a boatyard in Illinois to supervise the construction of four boats. The boats were of the type later called AGalloway boats,@ a light, flat-bottomed skiff of lapstrake construction, about fourteen feel long, weighing about 400 pounds. Upon completion at a boatyard in Chicago, they were shipped to Green River, Wyoming, by rail. The party met in Green River, Wyoming, in the late summer of 1909, and started downriver on September 12. The party consisted of Galloway, who also served as the guide for the expedition; Stone; Stone's brother-in-law, Raymond Cogswell, who was a photographer; a friend of Stone's, C.C. Sharp, (who left the party at Hite, Utah, at the start of Glen Canyon); and Seymour Dubendorff, a young man of Galloway's acquaintance from Myton, Utah. Each man rowed his own boat, except for Cogswell, who needed to take photographs. Save for Galloway, who had been navigating the Green and Yampa Rivers for the previous decade, and had successfully run the same stretch of river, from Green River Wyoming to Needles, California, in 1896-97, none of the party had any experience running rapids. Despite this lack of skills, the party proceeded without any serious mishaps--save for a capsize in Cataract Canyon, and another in the Grand Canyon about mile 140, and a few minor scrapes and bumps--and reached Needles, California, on November 19, 1909. The expedition is generally considered by historians of the Colorado River to be the first that was undertaken purely for pleasure, similar to modern river runners. The rapid in the Grand Canyon where Dubendorff capsized was later named for him, with features in the immediate area named for other members of the party. Hence Dubenforff Rapid, Stone Creek, Galloway Canyon, and Cogswell Butte memorialize this expedition. The whole story of the trip was told by Stone in his book Canyon Country: The romance of a drop of water and a grain of sand (New York, London : G. P. Putnam's sons, 1932.) This volume includes over 300 of Cogswell's photographs. The voyage is also described in detail by David Lavender in his book River Runners of the Grand Canyon (Grand Canyon, Ariz. : Grand Canyon Natural History Association, c1985 INVENTOR Bx 1 Galloway-Stone Expedition Photographs, 1909 8 Fds Fd 1 Green River, Wyoming to Red Canyon 11 items 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Boats at start of voyage, Green River, Wyoming Firehole Basin, Green River Badlands along upper Green River Bottomlands, upper Green River Entering Flaming Gorge 6. Horseshoe Canyon 7. Kingfisher Canyon at Beehive Point 8. Red Canyon 9. Little Browns Park (Little Hole) 10. Ashley Falls 11. Red Canyon Fd 2 Gates of Lodore to Split Mountain Canyon 16 items 12. Gates of Lodore 13. Upper end of Canyon of Lodore 14. Disaster Falls 15. Galloway in boat in Disaster Falls 16. Disaster Falls 17. Mitten Park fault, end of Canyon of Lodore 18. Steamboat Rock 19. Steamboat Rock, view from mouth of Pool Creek 20. Head of Whirlpool Canyon 21. Jones Hole Creek canyon 22. Fish caught in Jones Hole Creek 23. Island Park, looking back at mouth of Whirlpool Canyon 24. Rainbow Park, look at head of Split Mountain Canyon 25. Mouth of Whirlpool Canyon 26. Split Mountain Canyon 27. End of Split Mountain Canyon Fd 3 Uinta Basin to Green River, Utah 12 items 28. Looking at Split Mountain from Uinta Basin 29. Horseshoe Bend 30. Sumner's Amphitheater 31. Start of Desolation Canyon, just above mouth of Minnie Maud (Nine-Mile) Canyon 32. Mouth of Jack Creek, Desolation canyon 33. End of Desolation Canyon, near McPherson Ranch 34. Florence Creek Rapid 35. Wire Fence Rapid? 36. Three Fords Rapid 37. Gray Canyon 38. Gunnison Butte 39. Looking back at Tavaputs Plateau (Book Cliffs) from near Green River, Utah Fd 4 Dellenbaugh Butte to Glen Canyon 11 items 40. Dellenbaugh Butte 41. Labyrinth Canyon 42. Buttes of the Cross 43. Confluence of Green and Colorado Rivers 44. Cataract Canyon 45. Rapid in Cataract Canyon 46. Dark Canyon Rapid 47. Mouth of Dark Canyon 48. Mille Crag Bend 49. Tapestry Wall, Glen Canyon 50. Glen Canyon Fd 5 Lees Ferry to end of Marble Canyon 11 item 51. Lees Ferry, looking downstream, Vermillion Cliffs in background 52. Boats at Lees Ferry 53. Above Soap Creek Rapid 54. Rapid in Marble Canyon 55. Marble Canyon 56. Boat in rapid, Marble Canyon 57. Marble Canyon, near 29-Mile Rapid 58. Near end of Marble Canyon 59. Mouth of Little Colorado River 60. Below Little Colorado River, Grand Canyon 61. Camp in Tanner Flats Fd 6 Inner Gorge to Deer Creek Falls 14 items 62. Inner Gorge 63. Inner Gorge 64. Rapid in Inner Gorge 65. Rapid in Inner Gorge 66. Granite Rapid 67. Boats in Inner Gorge 68. Camp at night 69. Near Elve's Chasm 70. Upper Granite Gorge 71. Granite Gorge 72. Rapid 73. Below Kanab Creek 74. Granite Narrows 75. Deer Creek Falls Fd 7 Middle Granite Gorge to end of Grand Canyon 15 items 76. Middle Granite Gorge 77. Vulcan's Anvil 78. Lava Falls 79. Below Lava Falls 80. Wall of Lava 81. Redwall limestone wall, below Lava Falls 82. Stop below Lava Falls 83. Separation Rapid, Lower Granite Gorge 84. Redwall towers, lower Grand Canyon 85. Rapid, Lower Grand Canyon 86. Lava boulders, lower Grand Canyon 87. Snow on plateau, lower Grand Canyon 88. Lower Grand Canyon 89. Lower Grand Canyon 90. Lower Grand Canyon Fd 8 Grand Wash Cliffs to end of trip 10 items 91. Mouth of Grand Wash 92. Mouth of Grand Wash 93. Up-tilted rock layers, east slope of Virgin Mountains 94. Temple Bar Butte, below Grand Canyon 95. Open country below Grand Canyon 96. Open country below Grand Canyon 97. Boulder Canyon 98. Ruins of Callville? 99. Topock Gorge 100. Near Needles, California
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