Hirum B. Clawson photograph collection, 1836-1912  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Hirum B. Clawson photograph collection
Dates
1836-1912 (inclusive)
Quantity
57 photographs
Collection Number
P0040
Summary
The Hirum B. Clawson photograph collection contains portraits of Hiram Clawson, members of his family, and LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Church leaders and images of buildings and activities in Salt Lake City.
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

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.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Mormon church leader and polygamist Hirum Clawson pursued many careers during his life in Utah. He acted as clerk to Brigham Young in charge of all of Young's private business dealings, was active in Utah dramatics, serving as manager of the Salt Lake Theater, was director of ZCMI, and was treasurer of Salt Lake City. His collection includes portraits of himself, his family, church leaders, and scenes of Salt Lake City, circa 1880.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Family, Portraits, LDS Church Leaders, Salt Lake City and AddendumReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description
box
1
Folder
1
Portraits
  • 1: Portrait of Hirum Clawson
  • 2: Hirum Clawson and sketches of the immediate family
2
Family Members
  • 3: Ellen Spencer Clawson, wife of Hirum Clawson. 1880s
  • 4: Martha Spencer Woodward, sister of Ellen Clawson. 1860s
  • 5: Catherine Spencer Young, sister of Ellen Clawson. 1860s
  • 6-7: Ardelle Clawson, daughter of Hirum and Ellen Clawson. 1880s
  • 8: John Neils and Grace Neils Clawson
  • 9: Mr. Clawson
  • 10: George Dyer, 1896
  • 11: Lucy Grant
  • 12: Ivie Clawson Green
3
Church Leaders
  • 13: George A. Smith
  • 14: Brigham Young
  • 15: Brigham Young III, tintype
  • 16: Willard Young
  • 17: Orson F. Whitney
  • 18-19: Wilford Woodruff
4
Salt Lake City sites
  • 20: Pioneer Procession of July 24, 1880. View of Temple Square with Clawson store in foreground
  • 21: Clawson home at 3rd East and South Temple
  • 22: Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution. Ute Indians on horseback in foreground
  • 23-24: ZCMI
  • 25: The Salt Lake Theater
  • 26: Deseret News and Tithing Office Buildings
  • 27: View of Salt Lake City
  • 28: View of East Temple Street, west side, Salt Lake City
5
Salt Lake City and Western sites
  • 29: Residence of Brigham Young
  • 30: Lion House
  • 31: View of Salt Lake, Lion House and Gardo House
  • 32: Eagle Gate and City Creek Canyon
  • 33: Mill on the way to City Creek Canyon
  • 34: Great Salt Lake with bathers and boat
  • 35: Great Salt Lake, Black Rock and Antelope Island
  • 36: Store in Elko, Nevada
  • 37: Drawing, wagon train near Independence Rock, the Sweetwater River, and Devils Gate in Wyoming
  • 38: Church Office Building
6
Addendum
  • 1: "Cartograph" of Miss Eunice Goodrich, the star of a local play
  • 2-19: Photographic copy of a letter "Dear Ellen", from S. George Ellsworth. 1856-1857
7
Clawson Family
8
H.B. Clawson, portraits
9
Ivie Clawson
10
Alter Family
11
Oliver Greene Family, circa 1892
12
O.B. Greene Residence
13
Brighton, UT, buildings built by Oliver Greene
14
Ronald Greene
15
Augusta and Julius Lovendale
16
Joseph Smith, Orson Spencer
17
identified portratis
18
unidentified portraits
19
unidentified group portraits
20
Homes

Family, PortraitsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description
box
2
Folder
1
Portraits
  • 1: Portrait of a woman
  • 2: portrait of a couple

cabinet card album, 1900s Return to Top

Container(s): Box 3

cabinet card album, 1900sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 4

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormon Church--History--19th century--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Clawson, H. B.(Hiram B.)--Photographs
  • Family Names :
  • Clawson family--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Salt Lake City (Utah)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Photographs
  • Salt Lake City (Utah)--History--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Exterior views
  • Group portraits--1856-1900
  • Photographic prints--1856-1900
  • Portrait photographs--1856-1900