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Salt Lake Temple

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1893-

Administrative History

The Salt Lake Temple (est. 1893) is a temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Citation

The Salt Lake Temple, 1983: t.p. (Salt Lake Temple) p. 50, etc. (cornerstones laid 4/6/1853; dedicated 4/6/1893)

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

George Edward Anderson photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2852
Overview Collection contains eight boxes containing 130 items, including black and white oversized prints of Utah printed from negatives by George Edward Anderson.
Dates: 1900-1928

Arthur A. Baird photograph album

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8349
Scope and Contents Photograph album from 1899 by Arthur A. Baird. The first page indicates that it was a Christmas gift to Maurice Moriarty. The album contains twenty-two black and white photographs mostly of Yosemite. There is also one photograph of the Salt Lake Temple.
Dates: 1899

Photograph of Buffalo Bill at the Salt Lake Temple

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 4259
Scope and Contents This collection contains four photographs, the majority of which are in very poor condition. The first is a portrait of an unidentifiable person (the photograph is almost completely destroyed). Two of the photographs are mounted on the same sheet: one is of Buffalo Bill with several Native Americans, cowboys, and other citizens in front of the Salt Lake Temple, and the other is a partially destroyed photograph of a group of young men and women standing on a wood platform. The fourth photograph...
Dates: approximately 1890

C. W. Carter composite photograph of Salt Lake Temple

 Item — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8233
Scope and Contents Photograph by Carter from 1892 containing images taken during the construction of the Salt Lake Tabernacle and the Salt Lake Temple, with the dates of the pictures. It also contains portraits of Brigham Young, John Taylor, and Wilford Woodruff and some short quotes about the construction of the Tabernacle and the Temple.
Dates: approximately 1892

James Fennemore photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 289
Scope and Contents Collection includes phtoogrpahs of the construction of the Salt Lake Temple, from sometime between the 1850s and the 1890s.
Dates: approximately 1850-1899

Olson & Hafen lantern slides

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8413
Scope and Contents Materials include twelve lantern slides from Olson & Hafen Kodak Studio. These slides include photographs of people hiking Mount Timpanogos, as well as one photograph each of the Salt Lake Temple, the Manti Temple, the Brigham Young Academy building, and a group of soldiers. Materials dated approximately 1890-1920.
Dates: approximately 1890-1920

Photograph of Salt Lake Temple

 Item — item: 1
Identifier: MSS 8241
Scope and Contents The item is a photograph of the Salt Lake Temple. The photograph was taken between the laying of the capstone in April 1892 and the dedication in April 1893. A part of the Salt Lake Tabernacle is barely visible on the left side of the photograph. Trees surround the Temple, but the gardens have not yet been planted. Two ladders and a man can be seen on the west spires.
Dates: approximately 1892-1893

C. R. Savage photographs and stereographs of Mormon historical sites

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3791
Scope and Contents Collection contains eight stereographs, including images of Brigham Young, Salt Lake City, Utah, scenes on the Union Pacific Railroad, Devil's Gate, Ogden Canyon, the Salt Lake City Temple, and the interior of the Salt Lake City Tabernacle. There are also photographs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints office in Liverpool, England, the Assembly Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah, the interior of the Salt Lake City Tabernacle, and the Salt Lake City Temple with the Brigham Young statue...
Dates: approximately 1890-1910

Photographs of Salt Lake City

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3260
Scope and Contents This collection contains three photographs, ca. 1867-1892. Two photographs are of city scenes (Salt Lake City) from 1870 and 1872. The third is a collage of pictures that follow the construction of the temple and tabernacle in Salt Lake City from 1867-1892.
Dates: 1867-1892

Hyrum Sainsbury photograph of the Salt Lake Temple

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 592
Scope and Contents One photograph of the Salt Lake Temple, in Salt Lake City, Utah, taken by Hyrum Sainsbury in the 1900s.
Dates: approximately 1900