Hugo G. Janssen Photographs, 1918-1955  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Janssen, Hugo G.
Title
Hugo G. Janssen Photographs
Dates
1918-1955 (inclusive)
Quantity
cubic ft. (6 boxes)
Collection Number
11712
Summary
The Hugo G. Janssen photographs contain mostly photographic negatives and prints from Hugo Janssen's photographic studio in Lovell, Wyoming.
Repository
University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
82071
Telephone: 307-766-3756
ahcref@uwyo.edu
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Hugo Gerhard Janssen (1893-1960) was a portrait and commercial photographer in Lovell, Wyoming. Born in Germany on July 17, 1893, Janssen arrived in Lovell just prior to World War I. Janssen married Jessie Hall of Charleston, West Virginia, in 1928. He owned and operated Janssen Studio, established in 1917, until his death on November 28, 1960.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Hugo G. Janssen photographs contain negatives of Lovell, Wyoming, and the Bighorn Mountains, personal negatives and prints, panoramic negatives and prints, a photo album, and a list of all the negatives, 1918-1955.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright Information

Persons wishing to quote or publish from the collection materials must obtain written approval prior from the donor. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Alternative Forms Available

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of all the negatives in this collection are available at http://digitalcollections.uwyo.edu:8180/luna/servlet/uwydbuwy~25~25.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

The Hugo G. Janssen photographs have been processed and divided into three series, primarily composed of photographic negatives and prints.

Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Hugo G. Janssen at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition Information

This material was received from Jacque Hurd in 2009.

Processing Note

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Ben Goldman in May 2010.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I. Photographic NegativesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 49 undated
1 1 undated
1 2 undated
1 50 undated
1 20 undated
1 21 July, 1954
1 22 undated
1 23 undated
1 24 undated
1 25 undated
1 51 undated
1 27 undated
1 4 undated
1 52 undated
1 6 undated
1 53 undated
1 54 undated
1 7 undated
1 28 undated
1 29 undated
1 30 undated
1 31 undated
2 1 undated
1 32 undated
2 2 undated
1 9 undated
2 3 undated
1 33 undated
2 4 undated
2 5 undated
2 6 1927
2 8 undated
2 7 undated
Glass Plate Storage
Home in Lovell
Glass Plate Negatives (2)
undated
Box Folder
1 11 undated
2 21 undated
2 22 1938
1 34 undated
1 35 undated
2 9 undated
1 36 undated
2 23 undated
1 37 1923
2 24 undated
2 25 undated
2 26 undated
2 27 undated
1 38 undated
2 10
Legal documents
undated
1 3 undated
2 11 undated
1 5 undated
1 8 undated
1 10 undated
1 12 undated
2 12 undated
1 39 undated
2 13 undated
2 28 undated
1 40 undated
1 41 undated
1 42 undated
1 43 undated
2 14 undated
1 13 undated
1 44 undated
2 15 undated
1 45 undated
2 16 undated
4 1918-1955
Folder
1 14 undated
1 15 undated
1 46 undated
1 16 undated
2 18 undated
1 17 undated
2 19 undated
1 18 October 29, 30, 1950
1 26 undated
2 17 undated
1 19 undated
2 20 undated
1 47 June 17, 1937
2 29 undated
1 48 undated

Series II. Photographic PrintsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
3 1
Agriculture, Lovell (livestock)
undated
3 2
Big Horn Mountains, Medicine Wheel
undated
3 3
Bondurant, WY
undated
3 4
Business in Lovell
undated
3 5
Glass factory
undated
3 6
Hugo and Jessie Janssen's 25th wedding anniversary
undated
3 7
Hugo and Jessie Janssen's wedding cake
undated
3 8
Hugo Janssen's mountain sheep hunt
1938
3 9
Hunting and fishing
undated
3 10
Janssen family
undated
3 11
Janssen fishing and hunting
undated
3 12
L.D.S. - Mormons
undated
3 13
Miscellaneous 8x10 prints
undated
3 14
Miscellaneous 5x7 prints, postcards
undated
3 15
Mountain snow scenes
undated
3 16
Recovering body on Big Horn Mountains
undated
3 17
"Spirit of '76," train toured U.S.
undated
3 18
U.S. Geological Survey
June 17, 1937
3 19
Wagon trains
undated
5
Panoramic prints
1918-1955
6
Photographic album
undated

Series III. ClippingsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
3 20
Photographic processes
undated

Additional Container ListsReturn to Top

The American Heritage Center is in the process of converting its older container lists to a more accessible format. This link is to an older version of a container list.

Container(s) Description

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Photographers--Wyoming--20th century
  • Photography of mountains --Wyoming

Personal Names

  • Janssen, Jessie Hall

Geographical Names

  • Bighorn Mountains (Wyo. and Mont.)
  • Lovell (Wyo.)
  • Wyoming--History, 1919-1945
  • Wyoming--History, 1946-

Form or Genre Terms

  • Photograph albums