George W. Reed photograph collection, 1880-1889

Overview of the Collection

George W. Reed photograph collection
1880-1889 (inclusive)
61 photographic prints
Collection Number
The George W. Reed photograph collection contains photographs of Reed's homes in Salt Lake City, and photographs of the American flag hung on the Salt Lake Temple to commemorate statehood in 1896.
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.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

George W. Reed was born in London, England, on 7 April 1833. He emigrated to Utah in 1862 and became manager of the Deseret News. He left that position to found the Salt Lake Tribune in 1871. Reed stayed with this paper until he sold his interest to P.H. Lannan in 1882. He married Elizabeth Tuddenham in 1866 and passed away December 1, 1909.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

A pioneer in the development of Utah newspapers, George Reed was originally employed by the Deseret News and in 1871 helped in establishing the Salt Lake Tribune. His photographs include nineteenth century views of Salt Lake City, individuals at Reed's Avenue home, Wasatch Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon, and a photograph of the American flag hung on the Salt Lake Temple in 1896 to commemorate Utah's statehood.

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

Separated Materials

Manuscript materials were transferred to the George W. Reed papers (MS 0184).

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Reed Homes, LDS TempleReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1-3
Reed Home 77 "J" Street
  • Photograph number 1-6: Interior of home
  • Photograph number 7-22: Exterior of home
  • Photograph number 23-43: Family and friends at the home
1 4
Little Cottonwood Canyon Home
  • Photograph number 44-46: Exterior
  • Photograph number 47-48: Family at home
  • Photograph number 49-56: Landscape surrounding home
1 5
Salt Lake Temple with flag
  • Photograph number 57-61: Temple with U.S. Flag to Commemorate statehood, 1896

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Corporate Names

  • Salt Lake Temple--Photographs

Geographical Names

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

Form or Genre Terms

  • Exterior views
  • Glass negatives
  • Interior views
  • Photographic prints