Daniel B. Luten Glen Canyon photograph collection, 1950s-1960s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Luten, Daniel B.
Title
Daniel B. Luten Glen Canyon photograph collection
Dates
1950s-1960s (inclusive)
Quantity
99 items
Collection Number
P0822
Summary
The Daniel B. Luten Glen Canyon photograph collection consists of slides that were organized by Daniel Luten for a presentation encouraging the restoration of Glen Canyon. All slides were captioned by Daniel B. Luten; captions are included in this register.
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
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The slides in this collection were organized by Daniel B. Luten for a presentation/slide show encouraging the restoration of Glen Canyon back to the river valley that it once was. The final statement that Daniel B. Luten leaves with us through these slides comments on the changing nature of Glen Canyon to Lake Powell, "There are still sunsets, but Cathedral in the desert is gone, and where is there room for the snowy egrets?" All slides were captioned by Daniel B. Luten, those full captions are included in this register.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Daniel B. Luten Glen Canyon photograph collection, P0822, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: P0822.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1 Glen Canyon/Lake Powell
  • 1: Comic (just for focusing) (S30-1-1)
  • 2: Headwaters Country, near Rabbit Ears Pass, CO (310-14)
  • 3: South West Wyoming (135-15)
  • 4: Irrigation near Phoenix (249-5)
  • 5: LA: infinite city, infinite thirst (245-36)
  • 6: Glen Canyon Dam under construction, June 1962 (221-33)
  • 7: Water rising in the reservoir (260-14)
  • 8: Water rising in the reservoir 15 minutes later, June 1964 (260-15)
  • 9: Lake Powell, from American Airline plane (271-35)
  • 10: Fremont R. (Dirty Devil), salt efflorescing along bank (216-6)
  • 11: Weathering rock, same place as number 10 (216-3)
  • 12: Weathering rock in road cut (216-9)
  • 13: Rectangular tabular slabs (216-10)
  • 14: Erosional monster (216-18)
  • 15: Chaotic landscape; Lake Powell (259-16)
  • 16: Gendarmes, near Hole-in-the-Rock Road (350-30)
  • 17: Decaying buttes, near Hanksville (216-33)
  • 18: Decaying buttes, close-up (216-35)
  • 19: Dam, near Hanksville (217-3)
  • 20: Reservoir, silted up (217-2)
  • 21: Colorado River itself, canyon cliffs (225-16)
  • 22: Side canyon, from above (225-18)
  • 23: Another canyon, spilling off at brink (225-17)
  • 24: Side canyon of Escalante River, "heading up" (222-30)
  • 25: Hole-in-the-Rock (225-26)
  • 26: Escalante meanders and natural bridge (222-33)
  • 27: Rainbow Bridge, from air (225-21)
  • 28: Silt beds, mouth of Escalante (229-22)
  • 29: Side canyon, mouth, during flood (218-30)
  • 30: Same place as number 29, at low water (228-11)
  • 31: Big amphitheater (228-12)
  • 32: Series of small amphitheaters along River (228-26)
  • 33: Example of formation: Moki Canyon (218-10)
  • 34: Amphitheater with weak bottom strata (218-38)
  • 35: Seep at inter-bedding; water cans (220-20)
  • 36: Fracturing of rock from rood of amphitheater (255-9)
  • 37: Amphitheater generated from vertical crack: looking out (219-11)
  • 38: Same place as n37, looking up at ceiling (219-10)
  • 39: The "Tapestry Wall" (217-38)
  • 40: Varnished walls; reflections (221-23)
1 2 Glen Canyon/Lake Powell
  • 41: Deep varnish on wall (229-9)
  • 42: Most recent slab off varnished wall (228-20)
  • 43: Slabs fracturing off (259-6)
  • 44: Aeolian deposit; falling into Lake (256-25)
  • 45: Mudballs in creek bed (228-6)
  • 46: Ancient beach shingle (259-37)
  • 47: "Eliot Porter N.M." (231-25)
  • 48: "Eliot Porter N.M." at sunrise (231-32)
  • 49: Triple stream channel, Aztec Canyon (254.1-35)
  • 50: Unconformity (254-24)
  • 51: Niche, ferns (259-2)
  • 52: (Missing from collection at time of processing, February 9, 2000): Riparian plants in side canyon (218-2)
  • 53: Willows, gnawed by beaver (227-18)
  • 54: Track in sand, little critters (227-20)
  • 55: Three snowy egrets (229-5)
  • 56: Petroglyphs (227-25)
  • 57: Stone hut, Escalante side canyon (258-26)
  • 58: Approach to Moki Canyon hut
  • 59: Eberle vase, "Hummingbird Canyon" (260-24)
  • 60: Remains of old automobile (260-16)
  • 61: Plaque at Hole-in-the-Rock (350-17)
  • 62: Carvings on wall: vandalism or archaeology? (350-25)
  • 63: Tamarisk-vandalism? (228-19)
  • 64: Raft at side canyon entrance (231-22)
  • 65: Entrance-through mud (231-11)
  • 66: Looking up at incised meander (231-18)
  • 67: Music Temple (219-32)
  • 68: "Little Eden," roof detail (228-15)
  • 69: Escalante side canyon, meander detail (258-16)
  • 70: More detail of side canyon, incipient arch (258-17)
  • 71: Hidden Passage-waterfall (230-21)
  • 72: Hidden Passage, flooded (255-18)
  • 73: Rainbow Bridge (220-9)
  • 74: Kayenta sandstone underlying Rainbow Bridge (220-5)
  • 75: Aztec Canyon, flooded (245.1-27)
  • 76: Aztec Canyon, picnickers (245.1-29)
  • 77: Rainbow Bridge, civilized (220-9.323)
  • 78: Lake Canyon, flooded, vanilla odor (259-28)
  • 79: Stream from Cathedral in the Desert, perhaps 2 feet wide (256-35)
  • 80: Cathedral in the Desert, from entrance (257-2)
1 3 Glen Canyon/Lake Powell
  • 81: Cathedral in the Desert, people in sunlight (257-34)
  • 82: Cathedral in the Desert, looking up (258-4)
  • 83: Cathedral in the Desert, afternoon sunlight on wall (257-1)
  • 84: Cathedral in the Desert, morning light (258-7)
  • 85: Cathedral in the Desert, detail (258-6)
  • 86: Campground, by Lake (254.1-15)
  • 87: Wahweap Campground (254-14)
  • 88: Raft, vagabonds
  • 89: Civilized party boat to Rainbow Bridge (261-9)
  • 90: Transmission wires (311-9)
  • 91: Las Vegas lights (268-3)
  • 92: Lake Powell panorama (311-10)
  • 93: Motel at Wahweap (311-11)
  • 94: Restaurant in motel at Wahweap (311-12)
  • 95: Wahweap, launching ramp (311-3)
  • 96: Wahweap, marina (311-4)
  • 97: Floating sign to Rainbow Bridge (254.1-21)
  • 98: There are still sunsets (220-9.326)
  • 99: But Cathedral in the Desert is gone (257-8)
  • 100: And where is there room for snowy egrets? (229-4)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Geographical Names :
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--Photographs
  • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.)--Photographs
  • Powell, Lake (Utah and Ariz.)--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Slides--Color