Brigham Young Diary photograph collection, circa 1857  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Tanner Trust Fund
Brigham Young Diary photograph collection
circa 1857 (inclusive)
16 photographs
Collection Number
The Brigham Young Diary photograph collection contains photographs used in the book entitled: Diary of Brigham Young, 1857 published in 1980. Included are portraits, photographs of buildings in Salt Lake City, and photographs of manuscript materials.
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

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.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The photographs in this collection are those used in the 1980 Tanner Trust Fund publication of "The Diary of Brigham Young, 1857." There are portraits of prominent Utah individuals, photographs of Salt Lake church buildings, and pictures of the Nauvoo Legion.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
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Brigham Young's Diary
  • 1: Portrait of Brigham Young, 1857, taken from ambrotype. Original in safe
  • 2: The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) Historian's Office on Brigham Street across from the Beehive House, circa 1875. LDS Archives photograph
  • 3: Frederick Kesler in Nauvoo Legion uniform from daguerreotype. Original in safe
  • 4: Globe Saloon and ZCMI, also other shops on Salt Lake street, circa 1860
  • 5: T.D. Brown (1807-1874), scribe to Brigham Young. Utah State Historical Society photograph
  • 6: Joseph A. Young (1834-1875), scribe to Brigham Young. Original cartes-de-visite and negative in Joseph A. Young collection-P0233
  • 7-10: Nauvoo Legion, Third Regiment. Photograph from stereoscopic view, LDS Church Archives
  • 11: Piute Indians, group portrait, circa 1860, Chief Kanosh. Charles R. Savage and George M. Ottinger photograph, LDS Church Archives
  • 12: Stewart Van Vliet, portrait. Original cartes-de-visite and negative in Portrait Collection
  • 13-14: Invitation to Pic-Nic Party, 24 July 1857. Original manuscript in safe
  • 15-16: Proclamation by the Governor, August 5 and September 15, 1857. Original manuscript in safe

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
  • Mormons--United States--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Young, Brigham, 1801-1877--Photograph
  • Geographical Names :
  • Salt Lake City (Utah)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Exterior views
  • Photographic prints--1850-1875
  • Portrait photographs--1850-1875