Tueller family photograph collection, 1860-1989  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Tueller family.
Tueller family photograph collection
1860-1989 (inclusive)
1900-1950 (bulk)
1 box, (0.25 linear ft.)
Collection Number
31 black-and-white and six color photographs of the Tueller family of Bear Lake County, Idaho, from the 1860s to the 1980s.
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections & Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
Telephone: 435-797-8248
Fax: 435-797-2880
Access Restrictions

Open to public research.

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Jacob and Margaretha (Kunz) Tueller moved from Switzerland to America in 1883 after converting to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Around 1890 they settled in the Thomas Fork Valley (near present-day Geneva, Idaho) with their nine (David, Rudolph, Annie, Edward, Joseph, Christian, Jacob, Gottlieb, and John) children.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Consists of 37 black-and-white family photographs taken and collected by the Tueller family of Bear Lake County, Idaho, from the 1860s to the 1980s. Captions in quotes are taken directly from the verso side of the image.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use


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Permission to publish material from the Tueller family photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Tueller family photograph collection, 1860-1989. (P0204). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 1:01:01: Carte-de-visite portrait, Margaretha Glaus Von Almen, mother of Elisabeth Von Almen Tueller
Photograph by Jb. Deppeler (Bern, Switzerland).
ca. 1870s
1 2 1:02:01: Portrait, Minerva Tueller Teuscher
Photograph by The Rinehart Studio (Montpelier, ID).
1 2 1:02:02: Portrait, Christian Tueller 1944
1 2 1:02:03: Copy print, portrait of Christian Tueller as an LDS missionary ca. 1860s
1 2 1:02:04: Copy print, Jacob Tueller, Sr. home in Paris, Idaho ca. 1900
1 2 1:02:05: Copy print, portrait of Rudolph, Edward, and Gottlieb Tueller
1 2 1:02:06: Portrait, Reed O. Tueller
1 3 1:03:01: Fielding Academy on fire in Paris, Idaho
1 3 1:03:02: Log cabin in Geneva, Idaho
1 3 1:03:03: LDS First Ward church in Paris, Idaho ca. 1912
1 3 1:03:04: LDS First Ward church in Paris, Idaho ca. 1912
1 3 1:03:05: LDS bishopric, Stratford Ward, Salt Lake City, Utah
Photograph by Frank C. Davis.
1 3 1:03:06: Party at LDS Stratford Ward, Salt Lake City, Utah 1946
1 3 1:03:07: Banquet at Stratford Ward, Salt Lake City, Utah
Photograph by Bill Shipler (Salt Lake City).
1 4 1:04:01: Matchbook with photograph of Eleanor Irene Tueller from the San Francis Hotel, San Francisco
1 5 1:05:01: "Mrs. Spaur and Johnny." California 1924
1 5 1:05:02: Man beside automobile and building that reads, Home of A.G. Spaur. Auctioneer, Carpenter and Builder. "Probably Orville LeRoy Spaur maternal uncle of Eleanor "Peggy" Biles Tueller."
1 5 1:05:03-04: Wedding, Shirley and Ray Ball, Swenson Photography, Salt Lake City ca. 1950
1 5 1:05:05-06: Eleanor Irene Biles ("Peggy") Tueller
1 5 1:05:07.: Christian Tueller in front of Paris Tabernacle ca. 1944
1 5 1:05:08.: "David & Mary Salvisberg(?) Tueller family Herman Helen Maragaret Victor Vivian Lucille" ca. 1920
1 5 1:05:09: Harold Kunz
1 5 1:05:10: "Janet Marie Kunz, Norine Bites Kunz, Sadie Spaur Biles, Barn, Idaho, Tony Kunz Home" 1950
1 6 1:06:01.: Baby girl, Janet Marie Kunz
1 6 1:06:02.: "July, 1961, Banff - Alberta Canada, Peggy Sue Tueller, Eleanor (Peggy) Tueller, Reed Tueller, James R. Tueller." July 1961
1 6 1:06:03: "Golden Tueller (son of Christian Tueller) and Golden's Son Richard Allen Tueller."
1 6 1:06:04.: "Adeline Tueller Kloepfer (on left) & Sadie Biles near Banff, Canada" 1961
1 6 1:06:05.: Bennion L. Tueller
1 6 1:06:06: Eleanor Irene Biles Tueller, 2nd from left on front row, Burley, Idaho 1920
1 7 1:07:01-02: Unidentified
1 7 1:07:03: Tueller Christmas 1965
1 7 1:07:04.: Unidentified Aug. 1973
1 7 1:07:05: "Janet & Jackie" April 8, 1967
1 7 1:07:06: "Eleanor Irene Biles ("Peggy") Tueller in her casket about" 1988 February 18

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormons--Idaho--Photographs.
  • Personal Names :
  • Tueller, Eleanor Irene Biles, 1913-1988--Photographs.
  • Family Names :
  • Tueller family--Photographs.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Bear Lake County (Idaho)--Photographs.
  • Paris (Idaho)--Photographs.