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George Edward Anderson photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2852
Collection contains eight boxes containing 134 items, including black and white oversized prints of Utah printed from negatives by George Edward Anderson.

Dates

  • 1900-1928

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from George E. Anderson photographs, 1900-1928, must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

8 boxes (4 linear ft.)

2 oversize boxes (3 linear ft.)

Overview

Collection contains eight boxes containing 130 items, including black and white oversized prints of Utah printed from negatives by George Edward Anderson.

Biographical History

George E. Anderson, at the age of seventeen, started a studio in Salt Lake City with his brothers. Later Anderson moved to Springville, Utah, where he set up a studio and lived out the rest of his life. He established a satellite studio in Manti, Utah, and also had a traveling tent studio which he took to most of the towns in central, southern and eastern Utah. George E. Anderson learned the art of photography as a teenager while working as an apprentice to Charles R. Savage in Salt Lake City. At the age of seventeen Anderson and his brothers started their own studio in Salt Lake City. Later Anderson moved to Springville, Utah, where he set up a studio and lived out the rest of his life. He established a satellite studio in Manti, Utah, and also had a traveling tent studio which he took to most of the towns in central, southern and eastern Utah. His photographs were mostly portraits, but are unique because he often posed his subjects to depict their day-to-day life.

Arrangement

This collection contains eight boxes containing 134 items in all, including black and white oversized prints.

Custodial History

Prints were made by Rell Francis from original George Edward Anderson negatives. The prints were then donated to the Amon Carter Museum in Ft. Worth, Tex. Amon Carter Museum later donated the prints to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Prints were made by Rell Francis from original George Edward Anderson negatives. The prints were then donated to the Amon Carter Museum in Ft. Worth, Tex. Amon Carter Museum later donated the prints to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

Appraisal

Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; unknown; 2007.

Creator

Title
Register of George E. Anderson photographs
Status
completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 December 12
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2008 March 26: GilEADized to correct small errors.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States