Dick Beck photograph collection, circa 1900  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Dick Beck photograph collection
Dates
circa 1900 (inclusive)
Quantity
81 photographs
Collection Number
P0068
Summary
The Dick Beck photograph collection contains images of early Western settlers, various sites in southern Utah and New Mexico, and mining and oil exploration.
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 photographs in the Dick Beck collection are all original prints from around the turn of the 19th-20th centuries. Twenty-four of them are richly toned, and these and some others are stamped with the name Chas. Goodman, Photographer, of Bluff, Utah. Subjects include placer mining and oil drilling, views of the scenery and of the people living and working in the area.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Western Settlers, Utah, Mining and Oil ExplorationReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description
box
1
Folder
1
Early Western Settlers
  • 1-9: Tent Dwellings
  • 10: Men
  • 11-12: Beekeeping
  • 13-14: Cooking
  • 15: Wagon
  • 16: Fire
  • 17-21: People
  • 22: Homestead
2-3
Southern Utah
  • 23-41: Landscape
  • 42-48: San Juan River Canyon
  • 49-59: Arches National Monument
  • 60-62: Grand Gulch
  • 63-64: Bluff, Utah
  • 65: Mexican Hat
  • 66: Indian Ruins
  • 67: Indian Petroglyph
  • 68: Trail to Honaker's Camp
4
Mining and Oil Exploration
  • 69-75: Placer Mining
  • 76: Oil Drilling
  • 80-81: Artesian Wells in Bluff, Utah

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mines and mineral resources--Utah--History--Photographs
  • Oil well drilling--Utah--History--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • New Mexico--Photographs
  • Utah--Photographs
  • West (U.S.)--History--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints--1895-1905