Mark A. Pendelton photograph collection, 1877-1940  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Pendleton, Mark A., 1868-1956
Title
Mark A. Pendelton photograph collection
Dates
1877-1940 (inclusive)
Quantity
141 photographs, glass lantern slides, negatives
Collection Number
P0008
Summary
The Mark A. Pendelton photograph collection consists of prints, glass lantern slides, and negatives of the towns of Leeds, Silver Reef, Paragonah, St. George, and other scenes and towns in southwestern utah. Included are buildings, mining, milling, and other activities.
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

This collection consists of prints, glass lantern slides, and negatives of the towns of Leeds, Silver Reef, Paragonah, St. George, and other scenes and towns in southwestern utah. Included are buildings, mining, milling, and other activities. These slides were hand colored by Walter P. Cottam in the days before color film. Photographs identified insofar as possible by William H. Behle, on the basis of familiarity with the country and photographer's notes left by Mark A. Pendleton which also accompany the slides. Some of the glass plate negatives from which these were made are present.

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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.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Folder
1 Leeds, Utah
  • 1: Entering Leeds, Utah from the north
  • 2: Mrs. Margaret Grambs' Restaurant at Leeds, Utah. (Later moved to Silver Reef and ran the Cosmopolitan Restaurant.)
2 James N. Louder
  • 3: James C. Liddle-Merchant, Silver Reef. James N. Louder ? Editor and Merchant, also Postmaster at Silver Reef. Scipio A. Kenner-Editor, The Miner, Silver Reef, Utah. (The men who mined the last mill run November, 1903, Silver Reef, Utah.) Isaac Newton, James Wilder, Mat Wicks, William Nicholls, W.D. Newton, Jim Fleming, Albert Hartman Sr., Arthur Nicholls Sr., Arthur D. Nichols, Frank Hamilton and Richard White House (?)
  • 4: James Louder (Postmaster-Silver Reef) Nephi-Juab Co., Utah. Taken 1896
  • 5: James N. Louder, born June 14, 1843
  • 6: Scipio A. Kenner, Editor, The Miner, Silver Reef, Utah (1870's ?)
  • 7: Scipio A. Kenner, one time editor of The Miner, Silver Reef, Utah, circa 1885. James N. Louder, Editor, The Miner, Merchant and Postmaster, Silver Reef. James C. Liddle, Merchant, Silver Reef. Negative available
3 Little Creek Canyon near Paragonah
  • 8-9: Little Creek Canyon, near Paragonah, Utah. Negative available
  • 10: Mark A. Pendleton with unidentified man and child. Negative available
4 Silver Reef
  • 11-12: Ruins of dance hall or "hurdy house" at Silver Reef, Utah, circa 1928
  • 13-15: The Three Compartment Shaft, at Silver Reef, 1928
  • 16: Silver Reef Jail. Now in Sterlings Field, used as an ice house, circa 1928
  • 17: General view of Silver Reef, looking west from Leeds, circa 1928
  • 18: Silver Reef Desert, Washington County, Utah
  • 19: An old mine at Silver Reef
  • 20: Ruins at Silver Reef
  • 21-22: Buckeye Mine at Silver Reef, Utah, circa 1885. Photograph number 22-Negative available
  • 23-25: Street scene at Silver Reef, Utah. Townfolk, store, post office, saloon. (East of Wells Fargo Building.), circa 1885
  • 26: The Pioneer or Little Mill, near Leeds, Utah, circa 1885
  • 27-28: Buckeye Mine, circa 1885
  • 29-30: Silver Reef Business Directory, 1886
  • 31: Old Mine and Mill Site ? Silver Reef, 1928. Negative available
  • 32: Silver Reef, circa 1928. Negative available
  • 33: Old Mine and Mill Site-Silver Reef, 1928. Negative available
  • 34: Augustus Reeves, Treasurer, Mineralogical Society of Utah, circa 1942
  • 35: Unidentified Map
  • 36: Photo labelled March 20, 1940
  • 37-38: View of Silver Reef, Utah, from below (toward Leeds) looking west, circa 1885
5 Silver Reef
  • 39-41: Harrison House Hotel ? Silver Reef, circa 1885. Negative available
  • 42-43: William Leatham home near Stormont Mill. Negative available
  • 44-47: Stormont Mining and Milling Co., near Virgin River, circa 1885. Negative available
  • 48: Silver Reef District ? June 2, 1928. Glass negative available
  • 49-50: Christy Mining and Milling Co., circa 1928. Glass negative available
  • 51-52: Wells Fargo Building, circa 1928. Glass negative available
  • 53-55: John H. Rice Bank Building, Silver Reef, circa 1928. Glass negative available
  • 56: Old Brundage Mill-Silver Reef, circa 1885. Glass negative available
  • 57: Stormont Mill Office-Silver Reef, circa 1885. Glass negative available
  • 58: Silver Reef Main Street. Glass negative available
6 Silver Reef-People
  • 59: Dr. Calvin C. Pendleton, circa 1942. Negative available
  • 60-62: Possible residents of Silver Reef, circa 1885
  • 63-64: Silver Reef quota of jury men about to take stage for Beaver County-were on the jury that convicted the first polygamist in 2nd Judicial District, Utah. Negative available
  • 65-67: Sam Wing, Merchant and Autocrat of Chinatown, circa 1885. Negative available, also glass negative
7 Tocquerville Mission
  • Photograph number 68: Chapel. Negative available
  • Photograph number 69: Miss Frances R. Burke, born June 2, 1844, died January 2, 1927. Forty-four year missionary in Tocquerville. Glass negative available, but broken
8 Tooele
  • Photograph number 70: Tooele County Building
  • Photograph number 71: Unidentified building
  • Photograph number 72-73: Unidentified building
  • Photograph number 74: First Utah Commission Senator Paddock-Nebraska, Senator Ramsey ? Minnesota, Senator Pelligrew (?)-Mississippi, Congressman Carlton-Illinois, Congressman Godfrey ? Indiana, Senator Thomas-Utah
9 Washington Cotton Mill and St. George
  • 75: Augustus P. Hardy, Sheriff, Washington Co.
  • 76: The Washington Cotton Factory near St. George. Glass negative available
  • 77: The Washington Cotton Factory near St. George
  • 78: St. George Tabernacle, circa 1929
  • 79: St. George, Utah
  • 80: Schi-nob-kaib, place of the Great Spirit, circa 1929
  • 81: Washington Cotton Mill, interior, circa 1900
  • 82-83: Washington Cotton and Woolen Mill, many people pictured as well, circa 1900
  • 84: Gin House at Tocquerville, circa 1940
  • 85: Ensign Peak Monument
10 Negatives Only
  • 86: The men who mined the ore for the last mill run at Silver Reef, Utah, November 1943
  • 87-89: Panorama-north rim of Leeds fold (north end of Purgatory)
  • 90: Two unidentified people
  • 91: St. George Temple. Glass negative available
  • 92: St. George Tabernacle. Glass negative available
  • 93: Silver Reef. Glass negative available
  • 94: Geology Illustration. Glass negative available
  • 95: Map of Washington Co. Glass negative available
  • 96: Illustration: A Miner and his Mule
11 Glass Lantern Slides (located in negative box next to bulk of collection)
  • 97: Map of general region, southwestern Utah
  • 98: Silver Reef looking west from Leeds. Red Bluff and Pine Valley Mountains in background, circa 1885
  • 99: Silver Reef, circa 1928
  • 100: Pine Valley Mountains
  • 101: Geology and mineral formation
  • 102: One of the mine dumps at Silver Reef, circa 1928
  • 103: Barbee and Walker mine and Mill site on west side of reef, circa 1928
  • 104: Stormont Mining and Milling Company site on Virgin River about 5 miles east of Leeds, circa 1885
  • 105: The Pioneer or Little Three Stamp Mill, Silver Reef, circa 1885
  • 106: The Buckeye Mine at Silver Reef, circa 1885
  • 107: Brundage Mill at Barbee-Walker Mine at Silver Reef, circa 1885
  • 108: James N. Louder, Postmaster and Merchant of Silver Reef, Editor of newspaper
  • 109: Resident of Silver Reef, identity unknown, circa 1885
  • 110: Scipio A. Kenner, Editor of the Miner, Silver Reef, circa 1885
  • 111: James C. Liddle, Mercant and Autocrat of Chinatown, Silver Reef, circa 1885
  • 112: Sam Wing, merchant and autocrat of Chinatown, Silver Reef, circa 1885
  • 113: Probably the Cosmopolitan Restaurant with Mrs. Grambs
  • 114: The men who mined the ore for the last mill run at Silver Reef, November 1903
  • 115: Augustus P. Hardy, Sheriff of St. George and who is said to have taken the first cotton seed to Utah's Dixie
  • 116: Old Silver Reef jail trasported to Sterlings field in Leeds, used as an ice house
  • 117: Stormont Mill Office, Silver Reef, circa 1885
  • 118: Street scene, Silver Reef. Mark A. Pendleton, hatless and with vest, left of middle of picture, circa 1885
  • 119: Stagecoach, Silver Reef, circa 1885
  • 120: Silver Reef quota of jury men about to take the stage to Beaver, Utah. They served on the jury that convicted the first polygamist in the 2nd Judicial District of Utah
  • 121: Harrison House, leading hotel at Silver Reef, circa 1885
  • 122: Silver Reef Business Directory, 1886
  • 123: Wells Fargo Building, Silver Reef, circa 1928
  • 124: John H. Rice Bank Building, Silver Reef, circa 1928. Used as residence for many years, but damaged by fire in late 1970's
  • 125: Christy Mining and Milling Company offices. Mark A. Pendleton on left. Silver Reef, circa 1928
  • 126: View of Silver Reef looking east across gulch from site of Barbee and Walker Mill, circa 1928
  • 127: One of the old Silver Reef Mines that the American Smelting and Refining Company tried to develop circa 1928 or possibly as late as 1940
  • 128: Pioneer dwelling possibly near Silver Reef or Leeds. Identity of people and period unknown
  • 129: Old dwelling at Leeds, circa 1928
  • 130: Unidentified scene probably near Silver Reef, circa 1928
  • 131: Mark A. Pendleton in middle of road at Little Creek near Paragonah, circa 1940. This was the route of an Indian raiding ? party in pioneer times
  • 132: Francis R. Burke, who ran the Presbyterian Mission School in Tocquerville, Utah, circa 1885
  • 133: Presbyterian Mission School showing mission bell and tower at Tocquerville, Utah, circa 1885
  • 134: St. George, Utah; L.D.S. Temple
  • 135: St. George, Utah; Tabernacle
  • 136: Cotton Mill at Washington, Utah, circa 1901
  • 137: Cotton Mill at Washington, Utah, circa 1901
  • 138: Cartoon of mining prospectors
  • 139: Three men, identity unknown
  • 140: Village somewhere in southern Utah or adjacent Arizona or Nevada
  • 141: Scene somewhere in southern Utah

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Silver mines and mining--Utah--History--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Saint George (Utah)--Photographs
  • Silver Reef (Utah)--Photographs
  • Tooele (Utah)--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Lantern slides--Hand-colored--1885-1940
  • Negatives--1877-1943
  • Photographic prints--1877-1942