Genteel Gentile photograph collection, 1850-1858 PDF
- Genteel Gentile photograph collection
- 1850-1858 (inclusive)18501858
- 24 photographs
- Collection Number
- The Guide to the Genteel Gentile photograph collection contains images used in the book entitled, "The Genteel Gentile: Letters of Elizabeth Cumming, 1857-1858." Also included are portraits, photographs of sketches illustrating scenes during the Utah Expedition, and views of landscapes and buildings in Utah.
- University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- 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.
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This collection contains photographs used to illustrate the book, "The Genteel Gentile: Letters of Elizabeth Cumming, 1857-1858" published by the Tanner Trust Fund. Elizabeth Cumming was the wife of territorial governor Alfred Cumming and her letters describe her journey to Utah and her impressions of Salt Lake City. The collection contains photographs of Salt Lake City buildings and scenes, prominent Utahns, and drawings of the coming of Johnston's Army to Utah in 1858.
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Individuals and Expeditions
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- Subject Terms :
- Genteel gentile: letters of Elizabeth Cumming, 1857-1858
- Utah Expedition, 1857-1858--Photographs
- Personal Names :
- Cumming, Elizabeth Wells Randall, 1811-1867--Photographs
- Geographical Names :
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Photographic prints--1850-1858
- Portrait photographs--1850-1858