River Running photograph collection, 1930-1940  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Swain, Frank
Title
River Running photograph collection
Dates
1930-1940 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 box
Collection Number
P0210
Summary
The River Running photograph collection contains photographs of river running scenes, including portraits of various individuals involved in river running. Includes a photograph of the John Wesley Powell expedition (1871).
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

The photos in this collection depict the activities and routine of river runners in Utah and the surrounding areas. The first 21 photos were donated by river runner Frank Swain.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Individuals, River Running, Boats and RiversReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description
box
1
Folder
1
Individuals
  • 1: Frank Swain
  • 2: Charles Kelly
  • 3:Dr. and Mrs. Frazier and son, John Russell, 1939 before Antarctic Expedition
  • 4: Julius F. Stone
2
Building boats and River Running
  • 5: Building boats
  • 6-12: River Running
3
Groups of river runners
  • 13-18: Groups of river runners
4
Scenes along the rivers
  • 19-21: Scenes along the rivers
  • 22: John Wesley Powell expedition, Green River, Wyoming, May 24, 1871
5
Roy Despain river running photography
  • 1-51: river running
6
Roy Despain river running negatives
  • 1-51: river running negatives, corresponding to folder 5
  • 52-59: camping
  • 60-70rafting
  • 71-78: short photo stories
  • :79-82 kayaking

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Rivers--West (U.S.)--Recreational use--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902--Travel--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints--1871-1939