Maud May Babcock photograph collection, 1852-1949  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Maud May Babcock photograph collection
Dates
1852-1949 (inclusive)
Quantity
1630 photographs, 48 glass lantern Slides
Collection Number
P0083
Summary
The Maud May Babcock photograph collection contains
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


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The photographs of Maud May Babcock document her long life and career as a teacher, actress, and figure in early Utah history, especially in the area of women's issues. Included are portraits of Maud May Babcock, family photographs including daguerreotypes and tintypes, photos of plays she was in or directed, cruises and other travel, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, various L.D.S. historical sites, and physical culture classes.

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Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
folders
1-5
Portraits of Maud May Babcock
  • 1-39: Portraits of Maud May Babcock from 1883, 1886, 1891, 1905, and 1900
6-7
Maud May Babcock with others
  • 40: Maud May Babcock with W.W. Babcock Jr.
  • 41-54: Maud May Babcock and others
  • 45: Left to Right: J. Elwood Hanson, Wm. Rulon Brockbank, Charles Emmett, Halvor G. Berrett, Clarence Barker, George A. Rands, Joseph Thalman, Reynold Bodily, Roy Ross, Kenneth Moser, (middle row): A. George Nibley, Jethro M. Hathcock, J. Reuben Clark, Cecil E. Hart, Allan B. Blood, Ralph D. Thompson, Wayne H., John S. Griffin, Elliott D. Holt, Le Grande Silver, David Homer, (seated): Basil H. Bertoch, (on floor): A. James Martin, Rolland B. Johnson. Postcard
  • 46: 1887
  • 51: Maud May Babcock, Marba C. Josephson, Sylvia Pezoldt, Leah E. Johnson, 1948
  • 53: 11th Ward advanced Sunday school class, 1949
  • 54: With doll collection
  • 55: Maud May Babcock with Governor Herbert B. Maw
Folder
8
Maud May Babcock and Physical Culture classes
  • 56-60: Maud May Babcock in her physical culture classes
  • 61: Maud May Babcock, 1892
9
Maud May Babcock in her Physical Education classes
  • 62-66: Maud May Babcock in her physical education classes
10
Drama Photographs
  • 67: "Three Graces"
  • 68: "The Fates"
  • 69: University of Utah Dramatic Club, 1910. Maud May Babcock, Ellen Clark Henderson, Harold Guff, Vivian Tolhurst, Laura Poulson, Lucile E. Rodgers, L. A. Whitmore, manager, Edna E. Hull, Hugo B. Anderson, Robert Dalgleish, Robert Sharp, Benjamin F. Howells, E. R. Van Cott, Happy Johnson. Postcard
  • 70: University of Utah Dramatic Club, 1912. Postcard
  • 73: Margaret Caldwell in rt. corner. Postcard
  • 74: U.U. Drama Club, 1910. The Professor's Love Story
  • 75: Albert Eccles, ? , Farley Bauer, Emma Rae
  • 76: Celia Cohen Seagull, M. M. B., Double Door
  • 77: Max Winemann, Marv Bank, Double Door
  • 78: Emma Rae McKay, Parley Baer, Cecilia Cohen Seagull, Maud May Babcock
11
Maud May Babcock at the Harvard Physical Training Seminar
  • 79-81: Maud May Babcock at the Harvard Physical Training Seminar, 1892-1893
1892-1893
12
Tinplate prints of Maud May Babcock with others
  • 82: Maud May Babcock with friend
  • 83: Maud May Babcock with her brother W. Wayne Babcock, Jr.
13
On the Fifth Oriental Lotus Time Cruise
  • 84: Fifth Oriental Lotus Time Cruise
  • 85-87: On board the U. S. S. President Jackson
  • 88: Mr. Monar-purser, U. S. S. President Jackson
  • 89: Maud May Babcock and friends
  • 90: Mrs. Chew and Tao Yuan
  • 91: Captain Morris Seavey
  • 92: Maurice Smart-assistant purser
  • 93-97: On deck of the U. S. S. President Jackson
  • 98-100: Yellow Sea
  • 101: Nearing Shanghai
  • 102-08: Hong Kong
  • 109: Kowloon
  • 110: Canton, China
  • 111-18: Manila, Phillippines
  • 119-31: China
  • 132-47: Japan
14
Camping trip snapshots
  • 148-63: Snapshots of Maud May Babcock on a camping trip

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Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description
box
2
folders
1-2
Snapshots of M.M.B.
  • 164: At University of Wisconsin. Reading of Abraham Lincoln by John ?, 1920
  • 167-68: Aboard U.S.S. President Jackson, 1937 trip to Orient
  • 169: Aboard "Yusang" of Hong Kong
  • 170: At Jain Temple, Calcutta, 1928
  • 172: In Hawaii
  • 178-79: With W.W. Babcock, Jr.
  • 183: With dog "Woo"
  • 184: At her home in Brighton, Utah
  • 185-86: With dog and puppies
  • 187: Swimming at Saltair, Great Salt Lake, 1918. Postcard
  • 190: At Mokanshan, China, 1937
  • 191-92: With Will Rogers
  • 194: (Back row): Wm. A Morton, Merzy Young, Mrs. Stookey, Kindsen, M.M.B., Amelia A. Smith, Alvin F. Smith. (Front row): Brigham A. Seare, Baley Stookey, Dr. Wm. Stookey, Nathaniel Smith, Wm. Willis
Folder
3
W.W. Babcock, Sr. (father of Maud May Babcock)
  • 195: With wife Sarah Jane, 1885
  • 196: With grandchild
  • 197: 1935 portrait
4
Sarah Jane Babcock (mother of Maud May Babcock)
  • 200-203a: Sarah Jane Babcock
folders
5-6
W.W. Babcock, Jr. (brother of Maud May Babcock)
  • 204-214a: W. W. Babcock Jr.
  • 212: With wife.
Folder
7
W.W. Babcock, Jr. family
  • 215: Catherine Babcock
  • 216: Wife of W. W. Babcock Jr.
  • 217: W. W. Babcock and his wife
  • 218-22: Daughter of W. W. Babcock Jr.
  • 223: Son of W. W. Babcock Jr.
  • 224: Daughters of W. W. Babcock Jr.
8
Snapshots of W. W. Babcock Jr. family
  • 225-248: W. W. Babcock Jr. Family
  • 249: House in Philadelphia, 1946
9
W.W. Babcock, Jr. with others
  • 250: W. W. Babcock Jr. and others
  • 251: 1890.
10
Miscellaneous family
  • 252: W.W. Babcock, Jr. and Sarah Jane Babcock with the Hendersons, Mr. Norman, and Mr. Delin
  • 253: Unidentified
  • 254: Mrs. Warner Butts
  • 255: Elias Babcock and Jane A. Babcock
  • 256: Henry Butts
11
Family Daguerreotypes
  • 257-258: Family Daguerreotypes (Elias and wife)
  • 259: Elias Babcock, circa 1860. (Ambrotype)
  • 260: W. Wayne Babcock, circa 1852
  • 261: Nelson Eugene Babcock, circa 1852
12
Physical Culture poses
  • 262-66: Various poses
folders
13-21
Drama
  • 267: "Night and Her Children"
  • 268-273: Unidentified
  • 274-280: A Midsummer Night's Dream, U.U. lawn
  • 281-294: Unidentified
  • 295-299: "Yellow Jacket"
  • 300-303: Unidentified
  • 304: Elva Taylor as Mrs. March; Charles Crawford as Mr. March
  • 305: Unidentified
  • 306: Charles Crawford and others
  • 307-308: Play directed by Maud May Babcock
  • 309-311: Unidentified
  • >312-316: Devil's Disciple, George Bernard Shaw
  • 317: Chester Douse, Charlette McClostake and others
  • 318-320: Unidentified
  • 321: Play directed by Maud May Babcock
  • 322: Unidentified
  • 323: Harry Allen and others
  • 324 Unidentified
  • 325: Joseph Smith, Maud May Babcock, and others
  • 326: Unidentified
  • 327: Mary the Third Act I, Scene I
  • 328-330: Unidentified
  • 331: Harry Allen and others
  • 332: Mary the Third Act III, breakfast room
  • 333: Ellen Christensen and others
  • 334: Journey's End, 1931. Lowell Lees, Amous Sargent, Albert Eccles, and Oliver Clay
  • 335-336: Unidentified
  • 337: Emma Rae McKay and Parley B
  • 338: U.U. Dramatic Club, 1912. Postcard
  • 339: Babcock Varsity Players, 1925. Georgianne Lees, Lowell Lees, Margaret Evans, Frank McGee, and others

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Container(s): Box 3

Container(s) Description
box
3
Folder
1
Mormon Tabernacle Choir California Tour
  • 340: Advertised outside "The Auditorium"
  • 341: Interior of aviary, Golden Gate Park
  • 342: Train on ferry boat. Port Costa to Benicia
  • 343: Interior Sutro Baths, Sutro Heights
  • 344a: The docks, San Francisco
1896
folders
2-8
Portraits
  • 345: Maude Adams, 1938. Played with Otis Skinner in Kingsbury Hall
  • 346: Alfred Ayres, 1882
  • 347: Earl Barker. Little boy in The Bluebird, first play in Kingsbury Hall
  • 348: Freda Barnson
  • 349: Sarah Bernhardt
  • 350: J.W. Booth.
  • 351: Lila Eccles Brimhall
  • 352: Dick and Ann Burton, 1948
  • 353-57: Rosannah Cannon
  • 353: 1896
  • 354: 1894
  • 356: 1897
  • 357: 1897
  • 358-59: The Clarks
  • 359: Patricia Clark Olsen, Marjorie Clark Alvey, Ruth Milburn Clark. 1933
  • 360: Lloyd D. Davis
  • 361: Donna, 1927
  • 362: Cathie Dougall
  • 363: Maria Young Dougall
  • 364: W.B. Dougall. 1891
  • 365: Diane Esmond
  • 366: Byron Kay Foulger
  • 367-68: Emma Lucy Gates
  • 367: As Anchen in Freischutz, Nov. 11, 1909
  • 368: 1908
  • 369: Susa Young Gates. Photo of Lion House on back
  • 370: Rachel Ridgeway Ivins Grant
  • 371: Anna Johnson, 1935
  • 372-75: Kaipo
  • 376: Milo F. Kirkham, 1921
  • 377-84: Dietlind Lettman
  • 377: 1938
  • 378: 1949
  • 379-80: 1939
  • 381: 1949.
  • 382: On birthday, Jan. 28, 1946
  • 383-84: 1949
  • 385: Johanna Lettman, 1922
  • 386-87: Johanna and Dietlind Lettman. 1949
  • 388-91: Johanna Lettman and family
  • 388: With father and mother. Father in uniform. 1944
  • 389: With mother. 1941
  • 390: With mother and grandparents. 1939
  • 391: With father. 1939
  • 392-93: Ora Lewis
  • 392: With Mrs. Leland M. Perry. 1926
  • 394: Vernon Linnaeus. 1926
  • 395: Julian Lockwood
  • 396: David O. McKay
  • 397: Neil McKinnon
  • 398: Florence Maw
  • 399: Herbert Warren Maw. 1924
  • 400: David Milne
  • 401: E. Jay Milne
  • 402: Angela Morgan
  • 403: Chester Nelson. 1922
  • 404: Maud Mary Nielsen
  • 405: Katharine Oliver
  • 406: Bonnie Jeanne Plummer. 1931
  • 407: Eugene Ray
  • 408: Edwin Milton Royle
  • 409: A.Y. Satterthwaite. 1925
  • 410: L.D.S. President (George Albert?) Smith's youngest boy, 1922
  • 411-413g: Cora E. Smith
  • 411: 1886
  • 413: In When Greek Meets Greek, Boston, June 1, 1892
  • 413a: 1886
  • 413f: 1888
  • 414: Emma Smith
  • 415: Three R. L. D. S. Church Presidents: Joseph Smith Jr., Joseph Smith III, and Israel Smith
  • 416: Joseph F. Smith, Chairman of Speech Department, 1938
  • 417: Phoebe Snyder, 1921
  • 418: Alice Maud Stebbins
  • 419: Donna Elizabeth Stebbins, 1911
  • 420: Florence May Stebbins
  • 421: Sumner
  • 422: John Waldemer Van Cott, at 9 mos. of age
  • 423: Laura (at 4 mos.) and Leroy (at 3 years) Van Cott, 1916
  • 424: Albro Vrooman, Jr.
  • 425: Wally ?
  • 426: Susan Lynn Weller, at 13 years
  • 427: Charles A. White
  • 428: Frank Whiting's children: Gordon, Douglas, Wayne, Wendy Jo, Jim Bruce
  • 429: J.M. Whitmore, 1922
  • 430: Jane B. Winters at 13 years
  • 431: A. Wray
  • 432: Lucy Bigelow Young, ?, Susa Young Gates
  • 433: Zora
Folder
9
Brighton, Utah area
  • 433-434: Brighton, Utah
  • 435: Lake Mary
10
Mountain scenes (postcards)
  • 444: Snider's Hot Pot Farm and Resort
  • 445-51: Silver Lake, Utah
folders
11-14
L.D.S. Historical sites
  • 452: Heber C. Kimball House, Nauvoo, Illinois
  • 453: The old cemetary, Nauvoo, Illinois
  • 454: Joseph Smith homestead, Nauvoo
  • 455: Wilford Woodruff house, Nauvoo
  • 456: Nauvoo
  • 457: Times and Seasons office, Nauvoo
  • 458: Brigham Young home, Nauvoo
  • 459: Joseph Smith mansion house, Nauvoo
  • 460-66: Carthage Jail, Nauvoo
  • 467-75: Kirtland Temple
  • 476-83: Hawaiian Temple
  • 484: Hill Cumorah
  • 485-95: Joseph Smith farm, Palmyra, N.Y.
15-18
Miscellaneous scenery
  • 496-501: Bryce Canyon, Utah
  • 502: Cedar Breaks, Utah
  • >503: Edwin Natural Bridge, Utah
  • 504-05: The Grand Canyon
  • 506: Rainbow Natural Bridge, Utah
  • 507-14: Zion National Park, Utah
  • 515: 1927
  • 518: Wintering elk herds in the Tetons, Wyoming. 1927
  • 519: Crandall Picture Shop, at the foot of the Tetons. 1927
  • 520: The Grand Teton, seen enroute to the Lakes. 1927
  • 521: Grand Teton, 13,747 ft., from Snake River. 1927
  • 522: Jenny Lake in Tetons. 1927
  • 523: Artist's Point, Leigh Lake, Jackson Hole
  • 524: Dining Room, Ketchum Kamp Hotel, Ketchum, Idaho
  • 525: Lobby, Ketchum Kamp Hotel
  • 526: Ketchum Kamp Hotel
  • 527: View from Big Crater, Craters of the Moon, Arco, Idaho
  • 528: Stairway and Natural Bridge, Shoshone Falls, Idaho
  • 529: Petit Lake, Idaho
  • 530: Aljuras Lake, Idaho
  • 531: Sawtooth Mountains from Redfish Lake, Idaho
  • 532-537: Grand Canyon
  • 538-541: Kaibab Forest
  • 542-543: Petroglyphs

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Container(s): Box 4

Container(s) Description
box
4
folders
1-2
Yellowstone Park
  • 544: Castle Geyser in Yellowstone Park
  • 545: Grotto Geyser Formation in Yellowstone Park
  • 546-566: Yellowstone Park
3-4
Unidentified Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes
  • 567-574: Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes and Tintypes
5-6
Miscellaneous
  • 575: Bronze cast of Mormon pioneers crossing the plains en route to Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 576-579: Indians
  • 580-581: Micellaneous
  • 582: Professor Schneider's Music teachers studio, Binghamton, New York
  • 583-584: Miscellaneous
  • 585: Emma Lucy Gates Opera Company, 1918
  • 586: Unidentified
  • 587: Cast of "Night in Hawaii" 1928
  • 588: Ithaca, New York, Junior Ball Committee, 1888
  • 589: Maud May Babcock birthplace, Decator, New York

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Container(s): Box Oversize

Container(s) Description
box
Oversize
Folder
1
  • 1: Maud May Babcock
  • 2: Memorial Prize Orators, class of 1889, Cornell University

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Container(s): Box Glass Lantern Slides

Container(s) Description
box
Glass Lantern Slides
Folder
1
  • G1: Amelia Bingham
  • G2: Apollo, Vatican Museum
  • G3: Bath of Psyche
  • G4-5: Bernhardt as Leah
  • G6: Bertha Kalisch
  • G7: Blanche Ring
  • G8: Bunhaor as L'Aiglou
  • G9: Charlotte Walker
  • G10: Crato, Vatican Museum
  • G11: Effie Shamore
  • G12-13: Emma Lucy Gates
  • G14: Geraldine Farrar
  • G15: Joan of Arc, Chapu
  • G16-17: Lillian Russell
  • G18: Little Barefoot
  • G19: Madame Deslimar
  • G20: Madame Melba
  • G21-23: Madame Nazimova
  • G24: Madame Nordica
  • G25: Madame Farrar
  • G26: Man and Women-created he them
  • G27: Mary Garden
  • G28: Mary Homes
  • G29: Mary Moruerering
  • G30-31: Maude Adams
  • G32-33: Maxine Elliott
  • G34: Mitti
  • G35: Pauline Bonaparte
  • G36: Percio with the head of Medusa
  • G37: Queen Catherine de Medici
  • G38: Queen Louise
  • G39: Thais Mifraine
  • G40: Unidentified child with teddy bear
  • G41: Unidentified woman sitting
  • G42-43: Unidentified woman
  • G44: Unidentified women
  • G45: Upi-dee!
  • G46: Venus De Milo
  • G47: Winged Victory
  • G48: Youth

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Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description
box
1
folders
1-3
Maud May Babcock Portraits
  • 1-5: Baby photos
  • 6-14: Portraits as a young woman
  • 15-28: Elocution poses
  • 29: Posing in gymsuit
  • 30-45: Portraits as an older woman
4-5
Babcock and Family
  • 46-74: Ancestral photos
  • 75-105: Family
  • 106-144: Old family photo album
6-7
Babcock and friends
  • 145-149: Maud May Babcock on tour
  • 150-153: Friends
  • 154: Maud May Babcock's dog, Woo
  • 155-171: Tintype photos of Maud May Babcock and her friends

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Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description
box
2
Folder
1
Faculty and Students at the University of Utah
  • 172-175: Faculty and students
  • 176: Babcock with her high school class
folders
2-5
Cabin in Big Cottonwood Canyon-Brighton
  • 177-298: Cabin
  • 299-327: Friends visiting
Folder
6
University of Utah
  • 328-331: Maud May Babcock as a faculty member
  • 332-336: White-washing the "U", 1907
  • 337-355: Students and buildings
folders
7-8
Postcards
  • 356-360: Dancers
  • 361-386: Famous actors and actresses-miscellaneous
  • 387-393: Sir Henry Irving
  • 394-397: Sarah Bernhardt
  • 398-402: Geraldine Farrar
  • 403-408: Emma Lucy Gates Bowen
Folder
9
Harry Nelson
  • 409: Friend of Babcock and donor the collection

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Container(s): Box 3

Container(s) Description
box
3
folders
1-3
Miscellaneous
  • 410-614: Postcards collected by Babcock during her life
4-6
  • 615-617: Susa Young Gates
  • 618-619: Jacob Gates
  • 620-668: Unidentified persons
  • 669-760: Scenes
7-8
  • 761-765: Teton National Park
  • 766-775: Bryce Canyon-Cedar Breaks
  • 776-784: Zion National Park
  • 785-789: Grand Canyon
  • 790-794: Yellowstone National Park
  • 795-803: Salt Lake City c. 1930
  • 804: Kaibab Forest
  • 805: Mount Timpanogos
  • 806: Lake Mary, Brighton Mountain
  • 807: Rainbow Bridge (color)
  • 808: Mormon Battalion Monument
Folder
9
  • 809-810: Maude Adams
  • 811-812: Emma Lucy Gates

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Container(s): Box 4

Container(s) Description
box
4
folders
1-10
Unidentified

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormon Church--History--19th century--Photographs
  • Theater--United States--History--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Babcock, Maud May, 1867-1954--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • United States--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Group portraits--1870-1950
  • Photographic prints--1870-1950
  • Portrait photographs--1870-1950