Louis E. Viko photograph collection, 1870-1967

Overview of the Collection

Viko, Louis E., 1896-1968
Louis E. Viko photograph collection
1870-1967 (inclusive)
1.2 linear feet, (2 archives boxes)
Collection Number
The Louis E. Viko photograph collection contains formal and informal portraits of Louis Viko from a baby to an adult. As well as portraits of his father, Dr. Eindred Viko.
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

Louis Viko, formerly of the University of Utah Medical School and the LDS Hospital as a doctor. His collection is made up of personal and formal portraits of family.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Louis E. Viko was born in 1896 to Eindred and Margaret Carney Viko in Park City, Utah. He studied for two years at the University of Utah, then completed his medical degree at Harvard Medical School in 1920. Viko practiced as an internal medicine and cardiovascular specialist in Salt Lake City from 1922 through 1967. During this time he was also involved in a number of community activities. Between the years of 1932 and 1939, he served as Salt Lake City Health Commissioner, Utah governor for the American College of Physicians, president of the Utah State Medical Association, and first president of the Utah Public Health Association. He also served for eight years on the University of Utah Board of Regents, was first president of the Utah Heart Association, vice-president of the American Heart Association, and chairman of the Utah State Board of Health. Louis E. Viko died in 1968.

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

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Louis E. Viko.

Separated Materials

Manuscript materials were transferred to the Louis E. Viko papers (MS 0523).

Processing Note

Processed by Dale Larsen in 1993.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Louis Viko, family, personalReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Portraits of Louis Eindred Viko
  • 1: Portrait of Louis Viko, 7 weeks, Photo by W Adams, Park City, Utah
  • 2: Portrait of Louis Viko, 7 months, Photo by W Adams, Park City, Utah
  • 3: Portrait of Louis Viko, about 2 years old, Photo by W Adams, Park City, Utah
  • 4: Portrait of Louis Viko, taken on his 3rd birthday
  • 5: Portrait of Louis Viko, about 5 years old
  • 6: Portrait of Louis Viko, about 8 years old
  • 7: Portrait of Louis Viko, 16 years old
  • 8: Portrait of Louis Viko, 19 years old. 1913-1915 graduation from the University of Utah.
  • 9: Portrait of Louis Viko, circa 1916-1920
  • 10: Portrait of Louis Viko, 1920 at his graduation (Sum Laude) from Harvard at age 23.
  • 11: Portrait of Louis Viko, circa 1940s, photo by Lignell and Gill, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 12: Portrait of Dr. Louis Viko, circa late 1950s
1 2
Family and Personal
  • 1: Unidentified, possibly Margaret Carney Viko, mother of Louis Viko
  • 2-3: Dr. Eindred Viko, father of Louis Viko.
  • 4: Sir Thomas Lears in London, England. Dr. Eindred worked under in while in London during his research on the heart, 1929-1930
  • 5: L to R: Dr. Floyd Hatch, Dr. L.E. Viko, LaVaun Clark Viko, Phyllis Reader, July 9, 1927. Dear friends of LaVaun's taken on the steps of Mrs. Margaret Viko's home (mother of [Louis] Eindred).
  • 6: July 9, 1927. Picture taken on the steps of Mrs. Margaret Viko's home (mother of [Louis] Eindred) in Salt Lake City. [Louis] and Lavaun after they were married by Bishop Mitty. First and only couple to be married by the bishop in Salt Lake. [The] wedding took place in Rectory of Cathedral of the Madeline.
  • 7: Mona Viko in front of her home on 637 East 300 South in 1927
  • 8: Mona, [Louis] Eindred, and LaVaun, 1927
  • 9: "Margaret with her Daddy" Louis Viko holding his daughter, Margaret Ellen Viko, at 4 months old. October 14, 1928.
  • 10: "1928, in London, Margaret with her Daddy" Louis Viko holding his daughter, Margaret Ellen Viko, in front of Garsubil in London, England
  • 11: LaVaun and Louis Viko on a vacation in San Francisco, California, 1950s
  • 12: LaVaun and Louis Viko on the lawn, 1960s
  • 13: Viko family at Christmas, Louis sitting, circa 1960s
1 3
  • 1: Group of medical school students, circa 1920s
  • 2: Harvad schoolof medicine graduation class of 1920
  • 3-4: Dr W.R. Lyndale and Dr. L.E. Viko in front of the new Intermountain Clinic. Built in 1935 by Dr Lyndale and Dr F.F. Hatch (surgeon), Dr. Viko, Dr. Russell Wherrett (O.B.), Dr. Lyndale was senior in Internal Medicine. Dr. Viko in Internal Medicine and Cardiology
  • 5: Recieving heart fund money at Ambassador Club
  • 6: Dr. Ray Alpine (sic) shoudl read "Olpin" , President of University of Utah; Dr. Phillip Price, Dean of Medical School; Dr. Harv Hecht; Dr L.E. Viko. November 19, 1956
  • 7: Dr. L.E. Viko with Citation of Merit from the University of Utah, January 31, 1967
  • 8: Back L to R: Macfarlowe, Saunders, Sonntag, Winget, Snow, Anderson, Curtis. Front row, L to R: Brown, Reichman, Bryner, Wright, Viko, Cornwall

OversizeReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
2 1
Class groups
  • Photographs number 1: Phi Beta Pi Banquet, Hotel Utah. August 14, 1915
  • Photographs number 2: Harvard Medical School, class of 1920

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Viko, Eindred--Photographs

Form or Genre Terms

  • Photographic prints--1870-1950
  • Portrait photographs