Madeline Reeder McQuown photograph collection, circa 1870-1970

Overview of the Collection

Madeline Reeder McQuown photograph collection
circa 1870-1970 (inclusive)
1 box
Collection Number
The Madeline Reeder McQuown photograph collection contains individual and group portraits of individuals important in Latter Day Saint history, photographs of LDS (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) historic sites and photographs of scenes in Salt Lake City.
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

McQuown was a Utah writer and historian. Her photograph collection consists of scenes of Salt Lake City streets and buildings, portraits of prominent Utah citizens of the nineteenth century, photographs of Indians, and views of Mormon historic sites in Illinois and New York.

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 Madeline McQuown audio-visual collection (A0143).

Manuscript materials were transferred to the Madeline Reeder McQuown papers (MS 0143).

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Portraits, Groups, Salt Lake Area, LDS Historical SitesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1-3
  • Photograph number 1: Mrs. Clawson, Aunt of Vida Fox Clawson
  • Photograph number 2: H. Lester Fox
  • Photograph number 3: Lucy W. Fox
  • Photograph number 4: Emma Lucy Gates and Bob Easton
  • Photograph number 5-6: Isaac C. Haight
  • Photograph number 7: John Held
  • Photograph number 8-15: Dale Morgan, items likely removed from the Emily Morgan family album
  • Photograph number 16: Dale Morgan, November 1938. Item likely removed from the Emily Morgan family album
  • Photograph number 19-20: Group portrait, Front L to R: Melvin U. Pratt (Ogden, Russell Wheeler (Ogden), R.H. Sturges (San Jose, California), H.A. Dittmann (Salt Lake City), G.J. Moore (Pocatello, Idaho), L.N. Page (Salt Lake City), O.W. Manney (Tucson, Arizona), Gleb Kashin (Salt Lake City), Leon Fonnesbeck (Logan, Utah). Back L to R: James Gerrard (Pocatello, Idaho), Irvin W. Taylor (Salt Lake City), Ray Kooyman (Ogden), C.H. Stewart (Boise, Idaho), Wayne Bates (Logan, Utah), Burt Ballantyne (Salt Lake City), H.W. Francom (Ogden), Richards Durham (Salt Lake City), Oscar Van Cott (Salt Lake City), Jarvis A. Thurston (Ogden), John Bishop (Logan, Utah), Dale L. Morgan (Salt Lake City), Harrison Davis (Logan, Utah), Eugene Durham (Sale Lake CIty), John Launspach not represented. Items likely removed from the Emily Morgan family album
  • Photograph number 21: Dale Morgan, 1953 as promotional material for "Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West"
  • Photograph number 22: Dale Morgan, 1946 as promotional material for "The Great Salt Lake"
  • Photograph number 23: Dale Morgan, 1964 for publication of "The West of William H. Ashley," photo taken by George P. Hammond
  • Photograph number 24: William Morris
  • Photograph number 25: Orson Pratt
  • Photograph number 26: George A. Smith
  • Photograph number 27: Joseph Smith III
  • Photograph number 28: Lorenzo Snow
  • Photograph number 29: Hosea Stout
  • Photograph number 30: Daniel H. Wells
  • Photograph number 31: Margaret Pierce Young, one of Brigham Young's wives
  • Photograph number 32: Alice Young
  • Photograph number 33: Eliza R. Snow
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  • Photograph number 34: Brigham Young and Lucy Bigelow Young
  • Photograph number 35: Susie Grant, Lila Young, Emeline Young and Sadie Grant
  • Photograph number 36: Gerturde S. Romney and Lucille Young Reid place plaque on tree planted in 1888 by Mrs. Reid's father LeGrand Young
  • Photograph number 37: Isaac C. Haight, Eliza Ann S. Haight and Mary Ann Haight
  • Photograph number 38: Four generations of the family of President Wilford Woodruff
  • Photograph number 39: Descendants of John Young reunion, March 6, 1938.
  • Photograph number 40: Women's classes
  • Photograph number 41: A convert and his wife from Holland
  • Photograph number 42: Board of Directors of the old Deseret Hospital
  • Photograph number 43: Wives and daughters of Brigham Young
  • Photograph number 44: H. B. Clawson family
  • Photograph number 45: Lucy Bigelow Young, Brigham Young and their children
  • Photograph number 46-47: MIA June Conference
1 5-6
  • Photograph number 48-78: Indians
1 7-12
Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Photograph number 79-80: Great Salt Lake City Hall
  • Photograph number 81: Sugerhouse Prison
  • Photograph number 82: Walker House
  • Photograph number 83: Bath House
  • Photograph number 84: Townsend House
  • Photograph number 85: Deseret National Bank
  • Photograph number 86: Gardo House
  • Photograph number 87: Valley House Hotel
  • Photograph number 88: Brigham Young's schoolhouse
  • Photograph number 89: Deseret News and Tithing office buildings
  • Photograph number 90: ZCMI Building
  • Photograph number 91: Interior of Tabernacle
  • Photograph number 92: Weeping Ash planted by Hosea Stout
  • Photograph number 93: Adobe home built by Hosea Stout in 1869 in Holladay, Utah
  • Photograph number 94: LDS Temple Square Bureau of Information
  • Photograph number 95: Fort Douglas Mess Hall
  • Photograph number 96-99: Eagle Gate and Beehive House
  • Photograph number 100: Beehive House
  • Photograph number 101-104: Beehive House and Lion House
  • Photograph number 105: South Temple Street
  • Photograph number 106-108: Salt Lake Tabernacle
  • Photograph number 109-111: Foundation of the Salt Lake Temple
  • Photograph number 112-116: Temple Square
  • Photograph number 117-120: Salt Lake Theatre
  • Photograph number 121-170: Salt Lake City scenes
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Great Salt Lake and Lagoon
  • Photograph number 171-179: Great Salt Lake
  • Photograph number 180-181: Saltair Pavilion
  • Photograph number 182-187: The "Garfield" and Garfield Beach
  • Photograph number 188: Black Rock and Antelope Island
  • Photograph number 189-190: Old Folks day at Lagoon, July 6, 1898
  • Photograph number 191: A scene near Lagoon
1 14
  • Photograph number 192-207: Railroads and railroading
1 15-18
LDS Historical sites
  • Photograph number 208-209: House at Joseph Smith Farm at Palmyra, New York.
  • Photograph number 210: Gravestone of infant son of Joseph and Emma Smith in McKune Cemetery, Oakland, Pennsylvania.
  • Photograph number 211: House in Afton, New York where Joseph and Emma Smith were married in January 1827.
  • Photograph number 212: The Cradle of Joseph Smith, now located in the Bureau of Information on Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Photograph number 213-222: Birthplace of Brigham Young, Whittington, Vermont
  • Photograph number 223: Desk used in one of Brigham Young's offices. Now located in the Bureau of Information on Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Photograph number 224-226: Hill Cumorah and monument
  • Photograph number 227-229: The Kirtland Temple
  • Photograph number 230-237: Site of the Nauvoo Temple
  • Photograph number 238-239: Nauvoo Temple Sunstone
  • Photograph number 240-251: Nauvoo, Illinois and surrounding area
  • Photograph number 252-262: Places in Nauvoo, Illinois
  • Photograph number 263: Second Times and Seasons Building, LDS Church Newspaper
  • Photograph number 264: John Taylor home in Nauvoo, Illinois
  • Photograph number 265-271: Carthage Jail
1 19
Places in California and Nevada
  • Photograph number 272-275: Fort Ross, California
  • Photograph number 276: Oldest house in Nevada, twelve miles south of Carson City
1 20
Unidentified Persons
  • Photograph number 277-285: Unidentified Persons
1 21
  • Photograph number 286-304: Miscellaneous
1 22
Slides of Dale Morgan
  • Photograph number 1-2: Dale Morgan

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Latter Day Saint churches--History--Photographs

Geographical Names

  • Salt Lake City (Utah)--Photographs

Form or Genre Terms

  • Group portraits--1870-1970
  • Photographic prints--1870-1970
  • Portrait photographs--1870-1970
  • Slides--Color--1940