Utah Westerners photograph collection, circa 1965-1985  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Utah Westerners
Title
Utah Westerners photograph collection
Dates
circa 1965-1985 (inclusive)
Quantity
280 3 x 5" color photographs. 35mm negatives at this time are being stored in folders matching groups of photographs.
Collection Number
P0621
Summary
The Utah Westerners photograph collection includes color images documenting field trips to various historic sites in the western United States, primarily in Utah.
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

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.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Utah Westerners photograph collection is primarily documentation of club trips to various historical/notable monuments in the western United States. Mostly locations immediate to Salt Lake City. Collection is made up entirely of 3 x 5" color photographs. 35mm negatives at this time are being stored in folders matching groups of photographs.

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: Utah Westerners photograph collection, P0621, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: P0621.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Members
  • 1: A. K. Larsen
  • 2: Mtn. Meadows, Utah
  • 3: Floyd O'Niel, Ruth Eltridge, Chas Peterson, Hole-in-the-Rock
  • 4: Hal Sanders Silver Reef, Utah, Utah Westerners Trip
  • 5: Hurricane Fault So. Utah
  • 6: C. G. Crampton Silver Reef, Utah Westerners Trip
  • 7: Juanita Brooks, Chas Peterson, Lake Powell
  • 8: Floyd O'Niel, Chas Peterson, D. Miller
  • 9: Floyd O'Niel, Bud Rersho, Greg Thompson
  • 10: Hurricane Fault So. Utah, Utah Westerners
1969
1 2 Trip: City of Rocks, California Cut-off Trail
  • 1-2: Callao, Utah
  • 3: Lookout Pass Pony Express Trail
  • 4-7: Callao, Utah
  • 8: Rock Spring, Nevada
  • 9: Pony Express Trail, Utah Westerners trip, old river bed
  • 10: D. Miller, "Prominent camping area on the California trail. Names of immigrants appear on rocks in the vicinity."
June 1971
1 3 Trip: Danger Cave
  • 1-6: Promontory and Danger Cave
  • 7-9: large cement cylinders at Promontory
  • 10-14: grave markers
1978
1 4 Promontory, Utah - Re-enactment
  • 1-10: men in costume re-enacting the driving of the Golden Spike
  • (20 35 mm negative images of folders 3 and 4)
1978
1 5 South Pass
  • 1: marker telling the story of South Pass
  • 2: chronology of South Pass
  • 3: map of South Pass
  • 4: "'Hole In The Wall Cabin' - through this door walked Butch Cassidy, The Sundance Kid, and other outlaws of the famous Hole In The Wall Gang. The cabin was built on Buffalo Creek, in the Hole In The Wall country, west of Kayce, Wyoming Territory in 1883 by Alexander Gent."
  • 5: grave of John A Jeremiah 'Liver-eating' Johnston
  • 6: Wyoming plains
  • 7: Old Trail Town
  • 8-9: plaque of John Jeremiah "Liver-eating" Johnston
  • 10: Old Trail Town, Museum of the Old West
  • 11-19: plaques in the museum
1979
1 6 Salt Flats, Utah
  • 1: plaque for the first transcontinental telephone line
  • 2: Little Sandy Crossing
  • 3:Sutter's Hock Farm
  • 4: Eby Stamp Mill
  • 5: "To the brave men who rode the Pony Express 1860-1861. The site of Big Sandy Station gift of Andrew Arnott to the State of Wyoming."
  • 6: Donner Party plaque
  • 7: Eby Stamp Mill
  • 8: overlooking the Salt Flats
  • 9: "Welcome to the Bonneville Salt Flats"
  • (24 35 mm negative images of 1-9 and unidentified people)
1979
1 7 Cody, Wyoming, Colter's Hell, Tetons
  • 1: "Col. William Frederick Cody, 1846-1917 'Buffalo Bill'"
  • 2: Colter's Hell
  • 3-4: The Teton Mountains
  • 5-6: story plaque of Buffalo Bill
  • 7: story plaque of Little Sure Shot
  • 8: story plaque of Annie Oakley
  • 9: story plaque of Alfred Jacob Miller
  • 10: story plaque of Karl Bodmer
  • 11: unidentified river
  • (25 35 mm images of 1-11 and other unidentified)
1979
1 8 Meeker Massacre Site
  • 1: sign: "This area was site of White River Ute Indian agency where U. S. Gov't agent - Nathan C. Meeker with male employees were massacred, women and children - captured by Utes. September 29th 1879."
  • 2-6: marker naming wounded and dead
  • 7-9: photos of the area
  • 10: plaque naming the dead
  • 11: Thornburgh, site of Battle of Milk Creek 1879
  • 12: fake advertisement for the sale of Buffalo chips
  • (21 35 mm negative images of unidentified)
1 9 Meeker Massacre Site
  • 1: Thornburgh, site of Battle of Milk Creek 1879
  • 2: plaque naming the dead
  • 3-5: photos of the area
  • 6-10: marker naming wounded and dead
  • 11: sign: "This area was site of White River Ute Indian agency where U. S. Govt. agent - Nathan C. Meeker with male employees were massacred, women and children - captured by Utes. September 29,th 1879."
  • (19 35 mm negative images of unidentified)
1 10 Red Rock Pass/Jefferson Hunt
  • 1: Red Rock Pass sign
  • 2: grave marker of Jefferson Hunt
  • 3-4: Hunt memorial marker
  • 5-8: photos of the area
  • 9: grave marker of J. Frank Hunt
  • 10: memorial marker
  • 11: photo of the area
  • 12: Hunt memorial marker
  • 13: the area
1 11 Red Rock Pass/Jefferson Hunt
  • 1-4: photos of the area and grave markers
  • 5: grave of Matilda Jane Nease, wife of Capt. Jefferson Hunt
  • 6-12: photos of the area and grave and memorial markers of the Hunt family
  • (25 35 mm negative images of unidentified)
1 12 Special Events Center Museum (plaques in the museum)
  • 1: Elisha Stevens
  • 2: Nathaniel Wyeth
  • 3: John Augustus Sutter
  • 4: Jacob Hamblin
  • 5: Brigham Young
  • 6: Narcissa Prentiss Whitman
  • 7: Zebulon Montgomery Pike
  • 8: painting of men in military uniform
  • 9: Devil's Gate, Wyoming
  • 10: General George Armstrong Custer
  • 11: Grenville Mellen Dodge
  • 12: Theodore Dehone Judah
  • 13: Jim Bridger
  • 14: John Charles Fremont
  • 15: Old Ephraim
  • 16: Horace A. W. Tabor
  • 17: Allan Pinkerton
  • 18: Peirre Jean DeSmet
  • 19: Jason Lee
  • 20: John Welsey Powell
  • 21: Jefferson Davis
  • 22: John S. Fremont
  • (25 35 mm negative images of 1-22 and some unidentified)
1 13 Fort "Davy Crockett"
  • 1-15: photos of the area including grave markers and old log buildings
  • 16: plaque "Fort Davy Crockett Built in this Valley in 1837 by mountain men Thomspon, Craig and Sinclair, was the winter rendezvous of traders, trappers and Indians until 1840 after which it fell into decay and was abandoned."
1 14 Fort "Davy Crockett"
  • 1-13: photos of the area including grave markers and old log buildings
  • 14: plaque "Fort Davy Crockett Built in this Valley in 1837 by mountain men Thompson, Craig and Sinclair, was the winter rendezvous of traders, trappers and Indians until 1840 after which it fell into decay and was abandoned."
  • 15: photo of the area
  • (20 35 mm negative images of folders 13 and 14 and some unidentified)
1 15 Father Stoffel blessing "Kit Carson's Cross"
  • 1-2: Father Stoffel
  • 3: the cross in the stone
1 16 California Trail
  • 1: sign showing the path of the California trail
  • 2: "Emigrant wagons had come nearly 1400 miles to get here. Ahead lay the fantastic formations of the City of Rocks, the desolate wastes of the Humboldt, and finally the mountain passes of the high Sierra. Forty-niners, in their rush to the California gold fields, found a more direct route south of here, but Oregon-bound travelers continued to pass this point forgoing west through the Snake River valley. As you drive on, remember them."
  • 3: the trail sign
  • 4-6: unidentified stone formation (Escalante Ruin ?)
  • 7: sign pointing to River overlook of Escalante Ruin
  • 8: "The Route"
  • 9-10: "Dominguez - Escalante Expedition"
  • 11: unidentified stone formation (Escalante Ruin ?)
  • 12-13: "Nearby Features"
  • 14-15: "Escalante Ruins"
  • 16-17: unidentified body of water
  • 18: "Pioneered by Messrs. Hudspeth and Myers, of the Jackson County, Missouri Company, who reached here on July 24, 1849, the new route was mistakenly thought to save nearly a hundred miles over the old way along Snake River to the north. From here, the Forty-niners struck southwest for California and golden riches."
  • 19: map of Hudspeth's cutoff
  • 20: Hudspeth's Cutoff
  • 21-22: "Old Fort Hall"
  • (24 35 mm negative images of 1-22 and unidentified)
1 17 Bear River/Golden Spike Monuments
  • 1-2: "Bear River Battle"/"The Battle of Bear River"
  • 3: "In 1858 Camp Floyd, Utah, was the largest military installation in the United States. Nearly 20 percent of the army's 17,900 men were stationed there."
  • 4: The Big Fill
  • 5-6: photos of the area
  • 7: "The 'Orange Special' wreck"
  • 8: Golden Spike Monument
  • 9: the area
  • 10: The Big Trestle
  • 11: "The Founding of Franklin was part of a well organized plan of Mormon expansion: church authorities sent the colonists under Thomas Smart from Provo, Utah. Men of many trades were included in order to make the community self-sufficient. From 1874-1877, Franklin was the busy terminus of the Utah Northern Railroad, where freight for the Montana mines reloaded for the long wagon haul north."
  • 12: "Idaho's Oldest Town" (Franklin)
  • 13: painting above a door
  • 14: "Friction between the whites and these Indians, who had suffered from too many years of close contact with fur hunters, led P. E. Connor to set out from Salt Lake on a cold winter campaign. The Shoshoni had a strong position along Battle Creek Canyon just north ofhere. But with a loss of over 400, the met the greatest Indian disaster in the entire West, January 29, 1863."
  • 15: photo of The Big Fill
  • 16: Corrinne Pioneer Railroad Town
  • 17: "Competition 1869"
  • 18: photo of The Big Trestle
  • 19: the Big Fill
  • 20: plaque to Pioneer Women
  • (20 35 mm negative images to match folder 17)
1 18 Areas in Utah/Idaho (signs and plaques)
  • 1: Nathaniel J. Wyeth
  • 2: The Mountain Men; Kit Carson, James Bridger
  • 3: Famous Early Visitors; John C. Fremont, Jason Lee, and two unidentified
  • 4: Factors at the Fort; Old Fort Hall, Francis Ermatinger
  • 5: The First To Come; Dr. Marcus Whitman, and two unidentified women
  • 6: The Oregon Trail
  • 7: On The Trail
  • 8: Stagecoach And Freighting Days
  • 9: Nels Anderson, Mary Christoffersen Anderson
  • 10: Lava Hot Springs
  • 11-12: Hudspeth's Cutoff
  • 13: Camp Connor
  • 14: Soda Springs
  • 15: "General Patrick Edward Connor U. S. A. Cavalry Infantry 53 families and others founded Soda Springs built fort to protect emigrants. County seat Oneida County 1864-1867"
  • 16: Hooper Spring, Analysis
  • 17: Nels Anderson, Mary Christoffersen Anderson
  • 18: Soda Springs
  • 19: Camp Connor
  • 20-22: unidentified river
  • 23-24: Cache Valley
  • (23 35 mm negative images of folder 18)
1 19 Edge of the Cedars, Museum
  • 1-4: The San Juan Mission
  • (22 35 mm negative images of unidentified)
1 20 Miscellaneous
  • 1: Bear River Battle
  • 2: Red Rock Pass
  • 3: The Battle of Bear River
  • 4: grave of John Jeremiah Liver-Eating Johnston
  • 5-8: Eby Stamp Mill
  • 9-10: unidentified members
  • 11: Kit Carson=s Cross
  • 12-13: Bear River Battle
  • 14: plaque of John "Jeremiah Liver-Eating" Johnston
  • 15: unidentified man
  • 16: "Welcome to the Edge of the Cedars Museum"
  • 17: unidentified mountain
  • 18: chart of Native Americans
  • 19: old cabin
  • 20: information on signs
  • 21: "UTE: Early Utes used brush shelters which could be constructed quickly by nomadic people and then left behind. By 1720, many Utes were living in tepees of tanned leather. The transported them on horseback. The Ute tepee differed from tepees of other Plains Indians in that it used only eight poles. As late as the turn of the century the Ute Mountain Utes were using brush shelter huts. In the early twentieth century sine Utes lived in hogans, which they constructed used skills learned from the Navajo."
  • 22: ancient Indian dwellings
  • 23: sign for Pueblo Bonito

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Geographical Names :
  • Utah--Photographs
  • West (U.S.)--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints--Color--1965-1985