Charles Butler Hunt and Alice Hunt photograph collection, 1850s-1990s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Charles Butler Hunt and Alice Hunt photograph collection
1850s-1990s (inclusive)
3635 slides
Collection Number
The Charles Butler Hunt and Alice Hunt photograph collection contains slides of archelogical areas, geologic interest, as well as personal and professional slides.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
Telephone: 801-581-8863
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.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Charles Butler Hunt was the co-founder of the Utah Geological Society, professor of geology at the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Utah, and New Mexico State University, director of the military geology unit of the USGS during World War II, and an author. Alice Hunt is an archaeologist and author. The 3635 slides are of archeological areas and geologic interest. Several hundred photographs of their personal and professional lives. The slides are in binders grouped by subjects. Most slides have an individual description but numbers prevent each from being described on the 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: Charles Butler Hunt and Alice Hunt photograph collection, P0568, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: P0568.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Bingham Canyon, Moab area, Southeast UtahReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1
Bingham Canyon
1 2
1 3
Fishlake, Aquarius Plateau, Escalante Basin
1 4
Fremont River
1 5
Henry Mountains, Southeast Utah
1 6
Kaibab I
1 7
Kaibab Plateau II

Northern Utah area, Navajo Mountain, Price RiverReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
2 1
Lake Bonneville and Northern Utah
2 2
Lake Bonneville
2 3
Lake Thistle and slide, flooding in Salt Lake City and County
2 4
Navajo Mountain
2 5
Price River, Wasatch Plateau, San Rafael Swell

Salt Lake Desert, Rivers, Great Salt Lake and Transourse CanyonReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
3 1
Salt Lake Desert/Stansbury Island/North Great Salt Lake
3 2
San Juan River
3 3
Sevier River
3 4
Transourse Canyon through the Wasatch Range/Sevier

Duchesne area, Magna area, Colorado RiverReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
4 1
Duchesne/Green/Yampa/White/Williams Rivers
4 2
West side Salt Lake Valley, Magna quadrangle
4 3
Geologic History of the Colorado River
4 4
Marble Platform, Little Colorado River

Colorado River and Death ValleyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
5 1
Colorado River, Upper Basins
5 2
Colorado River, Hoover Dam to the apex of the delta
5 3
Colorado River, miscellaneous
5 4
Death Valley, Geology, ecology, archaeology
5 5
Death Valley

Southern Utah, Las Vegas areaReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
6 1
Virgin River, Lake Mead, Las Vegas Basin
6 2
6 3
Environmental Concerns
6 4
Overview slides, surficial geology slides

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Archaeology--California--Death Valley
  • Archaeology--Utah
  • Geology--Arizona--Grand Canyon
  • Geology--Utah
  • Geology--Utah--Henry Mountains
  • Geographical Names :
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--Photographs
  • Utah--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Slides--Color