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Western travel album photograph collection, 1903-1906

Overview of the Collection

Title
Western travel album photograph collection
Dates
1903-1906 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 box, (1.0 linear ft.)
Collection Number
USU_P0129
Summary
One hundred and sixty silver gelatin developing-out paper snapshots plus one printed item, 8 x 5.5 cm. to 12 x 16.5 cm. in size, probably compiled by a couple that are only known by their initials, Y.W.B. and M.H.B. The album documents the travels of Y.M.B. and M.H.B. and their friends in 1904 through the Canadian Rockies in British Columbia and Alberta including Banff, Yoho, and Glacier National Parks. Also included are photographs from the Garden of the Gods, Cripple Creek, and Manitou Springs in Colorado, the Great Salt Lake in Utah, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, boating in Massachusetts, and the St. Louis World's Fair of 1904. There are a few additional family snapshots dating from 1903 to 1906.
Repository
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
84322-3000
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
scweb@usu.edu
Access Restrictions
Open to public research.
Languages
English.

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The Western Travel Album was probably compiled by a couple who are only known by their initials, Y.W.B. and M.H.B., and consists of one hundred and sixty silver gelatin developing-out paper snapshots plus one printed item, 8 x 5.5 cm. to 12 x 16.5 cm. in size. The album documents the travels of Y.M.B. and M.H.B. and their friends in 1904 through the Canadian Rockies in British Columbia and Alberta including Banff, Yoho, and Glacier National Parks. Also included are photographs from the Garden of the Gods, Cripple Creek, and Manitou Springs in Colorado, the Great Salt Lake in Utah, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, boating in Massachusetts, and the St. Louis World's Fair of 1904. There are a few additional family snapshots dating from 1903 to 1906.

The captions (including misspellings) in quotation marks were taken directly from the album. The notations in parenthesis are not part of the original caption.

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Copyright

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

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Preferred Citation

Western travel album photograph collection, 1903-1906. (P0129). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

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Western Travel Album Photograph, 1903-1906Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Image #'s 1:105 through 1:140 "with Stu Lovelands at Wauwinet (?)", probably in Massachusetts, ca. 1904. Image #'s 1:141-1:161 are scences from Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, ca. 1904.

Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
1:001: "S.S. Alberta (a cruise ship) Sault Ste. Marie Aug 17th 1904." Ontario, Canada
1904
1:002: "Sleeping Giant (an island) Aug 17 Thunder Bay." Ontario, Canada
1904
1:003: "S.S. Alberta in lock at Sault Ste. Marie." Ontario, Canada
1904
1:004: "View of Soo rapids from Sault Ste. Marie on the S.S. Alberta." Ontario, Canada
1904
1:005: "View of Banff." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:006: "Y.W.B. and Mr. Smith on banks of Bow River Banf." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:007: "Irish Wolf Hounds - at Calgary." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:008: "Bow River Rapids." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:009: "Bow River Falls." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:010: "View from Hotel (probably the Banff Springs Hotel) Window of Bow River. " Alberta, Canada
1904
1:011: "On Mt. Tunnel M.H.B. (on horseback) - Banf." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:012: "Aug 23rd 1904 Bow River - Banf." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:013: "Bow River Bridge Banf." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:014: Mountain View near Banff. Alberta, Canada
1904
1:015: "On top Sulphur Mt. Y.W.B. & Mr. Smith (with horse)." Sulfur Mountain, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:016: Mountain view near Banff. Alberta, Canada
1904
1:017: "Y.W.B. & Mr. Smith on bank of Sulphur Pool (probably at the Banff Springs Hotel) Banf Aug 22nd 1904." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:018: "Y.W.B. & Mr. Smith in sulphur pool (probably at the Banff Springs Hotel) - Banf." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:019: "View from top of Sulphur Mt. Aug 23rd 1904." Alberta, Canada
1904
1:020: "First view of Lake Louise Aug 23rd 1904." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:021: "View on way to Lake Agnes & Mirror." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:022-025: Digitized images
1:022-23: "Lake Louise." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:024: "Lake Agnes = Lake in the Clouds Aug 1904 (printed cut-out)." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:025: "Lake Louise." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:026: "Moraine in front of Victoria Mt. at Lake Louise." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:027-028: "Abbots Pass." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:029: "View from the Saddle Back Mt. at Lake Louise." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:030: "Y.W.B. on horseback, Saddleback Mt." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:031: "View of Victoria on way to Lake Agnes & Mirror." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1904
1:033: "M.H.B. (on horse) on top Saddle Back Mt." Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
1904
1:034: "Takakkaw Falls, Yoho Valley Aug 1904." Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:035: "Y.W.B. (on horseback) returning from Yoho Valley." Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:036: "Y.W.B. in canoe at Emerald Lake." Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:037: "Mr. Arents Y.W.B. & Guide at Summit Lake returning from Yoho Valley." Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:038: View out of train window. Canadian Pacific Railroad
1904
1:039: "Y.W.B. on Emerald Lake." Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:040: "M.H.B. (on horseback) on Mauds Climbing toward Asulkan Pass." Glacier National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:041: "View from the top of Asulkan Pass. Aug 29th 1904." Glacier National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:042: "Climbing the Glacier." British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:043: "Asulkan Glacier." Glacier National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:044: "Lunch on top of Asulkan Pass 8700 feet high." Glacier National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:045: "Climbing Asulkan Pass. Y.W.B. & M.H.B. & Guide." Glacier National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1904
1:047: "Y.W.B. on the Great Glacier at Glacier - Aug 1904." Glacier National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:048: "Mr. Smith on station at Glacier." Glacier National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:049: "Mr. J.D.S. at Glacier." Glacier National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:050: "Mr. and Mrs. Arents on the Great Glacier at Glacier Aug 29th 1904." Glacier National Park, British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:051: "C.P.R." View out of Canadian Pacific Railway window
Probably British Columbia, Canada.
1904
1:052: "Victoria 1904" Y.W.B. with a woman and another man in carriage. British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:053: View of lake and wharf. Probably British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:054: Two men and a woman on a path in woods. Probably British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:055: Moonrise over a lake. Probably British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:056: Lake or river
1:057: "C.P.R. 1904" View out of Canadian Pacific Railway Window. Probably British Columbia, Canada
1904
1:058: "San Francisco. 1904/5" Street scene in San Francisco, California during a parade, probably Independence Day
1904-1905
1:059-070: Rock formations, waterfalls, and men and women on horses at the Garden of the Gods and vicinity. Colorado
ca. 1904
ca. 1904
1:071-081: Unidentified snapshots and landscapes including a lodge, a railroad, a mule, and waterfalls
ca. 1904
1:082: "St. Louis (World's) Fair 1904." Entrance (?) to the Fair. Missouri
1904
1:083: Men and women on a minature train. St. Louis World's Fair, Missouri
1904
1:084: A canal with gondola. St. Louis World's Fair, Missouri
1904
1:085: Night scene. St. Louis World's Fair, Missouri
1904
1:086-090: "Vic (?) Schmyler 1903-1905." Home interiors
1903-1905
1:091-095: "Josephine Bells Mrs. Brown Hobir." Two women with infant
ca. 1904
1:096: "Farm. Jerry. England" Two puppies eating
ca. 1904
1:097: "Y.W.B." On horse
ca. 1904
1:098: One side of house
ca. 1904
1:099: Man with two-horse carriage
ca. 1904
1:100: Three women and man (Y.W.B.?) with puppy
ca. 1904
1:101: River channel
ca. 1904
1:102: Man with one-horse carriage on bridge across river
ca. 1904
1:103: River channel
ca. 1904
1:104: Man (Y.W.B.?) with two-horse carriage
ca. 1904
1:105: Man (Y.W.B.?) in a boat
1:106: Two men and two women in a boat
1:107: Men and women sitting on a rowboat
1:108: Boy standing beside rowboat with shotgun and two dead birds
1:109: Two children in front of a house
1:110: Small girl on the beach
1:111: Two women and man (Y.W.B.?) sitting on a rowboat
1:112: Sailboat
1:113: Man and women in boat
1:114-117: "Yougaleog (?)" Adolescent boy
ca. 1906
1:118: Three men in rowboat. Probably in Massachusetts
ca. 1904
1:119: Man (Y.W.B.?) with a two-horse carriage
ca. 1904
1:120: Group of men and women snowshoeing in winter
ca. 1904
1:121: "Theo (?) D. Halls" with family in car
ca. 1904
1:122: Shack with snoeshoes and skis in snow
ca. 1904
1:123-124: View of river
ca. 1904
1:125-128: "Caro Shields at Bemmington (?)" Woman with two small children in a one-horse cart
ca. 1904
1:129: "Y.W.B. in Salt Lake Utah." Y.W.B. reading Union Pacific pamphlet while floating in the Great Salt Lake. Utah
ca. 1904
1:130-131: Y.W.B. floating in the Great Salt Lake. Utah
ca. 1904
1:132: Woman floating in the Great Salt Lake. Utah
ca. 1904
1:133: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone showing upper falls. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
ca. 1904
1:134: Y.W.B. (?) on a horse, probably near Manitou Springs, Colorado
ca. 1904
1:135: Mountain scene probably near Manitou Springs, Colorado
ca. 1904
1:136: Two men in carriage in front of the Ellis Motel at Manitou Springs, Colorado
ca. 1904
1:137: Two women on horseback, probably near Manitou Springs, Colorado
ca. 1904
1:138: Works at Cripple Creek mine in Colorado
ca. 1904
1:139: Mountain scenery, probably near Manitou Springs, Colorado
ca. 1904
1:140: Four-horse wagon and passengers
ca. 1904
1:141: Two men and a woman resting
1:142: Man standing next to geyser
1:143: Waterfall
1:144: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
1:145: "Yellow Stone Park." Three bears
1:146: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
1:147: Riverbed (?)
1:148: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
1:149: Buffalo in an enclosure
1:150: Three men holding a string of trout
1:151: Carriage in a river
1:152-154: Geyser (Old Faithful?)
1:155-161: Y.W.B. and guide boating and fishing, probably in a tropical area
ca. 1904