Park City, Utah photograph collection, 1880s-1960s

Overview of the Collection

Park City, Utah photograph collection
1880s-1960s (inclusive)
1 box
Collection Number
The Park City, Utah photograph collection contains photographs of building exteriors and interiors in Park City, Utah, photographs of mining activities and photographs of the fire of 1898.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT

Telephone: 8015818863
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.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs of Park City relating to its importance as mining center and as a resort community. Of special interest are various photographs of building interiors and the destruction caused by the fire of 1899.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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.

Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Processing Note

Processed by Drew Ross in 1994

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Park City, Buildings, Mining, TransporationReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
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General Views, 19th century
  • Photograph number 1: Early panoramic view of Park City showing the Ontario and Marsac Mills
  • Photograph number 2: Lower end of Park City
  • Photograph number 3-3a: Miners Union Parade, June 13
  • Photograph number 4: Shadow Lake
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  • Photograph number 5: Park City Hotel, circa 1910
  • Photograph number 6: Park City Bank (later Post Office)
  • Photograph number 7: Grand Opera House or Dewey Theater
  • Photograph number 8: Old Ontario School
  • Photograph number 9: Miners Hospital
  • Photograph number 10: Winter in Park City--snowplow
  • Photograph number 11: Home--typical home in Park City, 1904
  • Photograph number 11a: Mine Housing, 1894
  • Photograph number 11b: Park City Hotel
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Fire of 1898
  • Photograph number 12: City in flames
  • Photograph number 13: Rear of Grand Opera House
  • Photograph number 13a: Grand Opera House
  • Photograph number 14: City Hall
  • Photograph number 15: Main street
  • Photograph number 16: City Hall
  • Photograph number 17: Geo. Wannings Saloon
  • Photograph number 18: Temporary Post Office
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  • Photograph number 19: Ontario Mill
  • Photograph number 20: Mines in upper Ontario Canyon
  • Photograph number 21: Ontario Mines (C.R. Savage, photographer)
  • Photograph number 22: Miners in Ontario Mine shaft
  • Photograph number 23: Ontario Tunnel Mule Train
  • Photograph number 23a: Ontario Mill, No. 3 Shaft and workers
  • Photograph number 23b: Mine workers
1 5
Store Interiors
  • Photograph number 24: Mrs. William Jefford in Jefford's store, 1915
  • Photograph number 25: Kate and Mary Byrnes and Charles Hodgson in Hodgson's Jewelry store, 1915
  • Photograph number 26: Mrs. Joffin in Park City Drug Store, circa 1915
  • Photograph number 27: Mike Winn, bartender in Park City saloon, circa 1915
  • Photograph number 28: Old time butcher shop, 1905: William Bircumshaw, Jim Rasband, and Joe Brandel
1 6
  • Photograph number 29: Crescent Tramway
  • Photograph number 30: Horse team taking boiler to Daly West Mine
  • Photograph number 31: Train
1 7
Modern Park City
  • Photograph number 32-39: Photographs of city officials showing various views of the town including the Silver Wheel Theater, the Red Banjo Saloon, and the Union Pacific Station
  • Photograph number 40-42: Street scenes and the "Handle bar" saloon--modern photo
  • Photograph number 43: Two photo montage showing a Treasure Mountain gondola and train
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Stereographs (copy prints)
  • Photograph number 1: Family portrait
  • Photograph number 2: Park City, Utah
  • The following are by the photographer, A.E. Dickerson
  • Photograph number 3-4: Park City, Utah (looking north)
  • Photograph number 5: Park City, Utah (looking south)
  • Photograph number 6: Hoist at the Ontario mine, Park City, Utah
  • Photograph number 7: Ontario mine, Park City, Utah
  • Photograph number 8: Park City, Utah (from above, looking southwest)
  • Photograph number 9: Park City, Utah (from above, looking west)
  • Photograph number 10: [Train in snow] Got through after a hard fight, Park City, Utah
  • Photograph number 11: Daly West Mine, Park City, Utah
  • Photograph number 12: Daly Judge Mill, Park City, Utah
  • Photograph number 13: Looking East over Silver King Mine, Park City, Utah
  • Photograph number 14: Park City, Utah (looking northwest at town and Iron Mtn)
  • Photograph number 15: Empire Canon, Park City, Utah
1 9
Park City views
  • Photograph number 1: Park City looking South: Marsac and Ontario Mines, photo by C.R. Savage
1 10
Mining, contact sheets
  • Photograph number 1-35: Park City mining areas

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Mines and mineral resources--Utah--Park City--History--Photographs

Geographical Names

  • Park City (Utah)--Photographs
  • Park City (Utah--)Buildings, structures, etc.--Photographs

Form or Genre Terms

  • Exterior views
  • Interior views
  • Photographic prints--1880-1969