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Hugh Shick western photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 714

Scope and Contents

Contains photographs, postcards, and some corresponding acetate negatives of George A. Custer and war scenes. There are also general western scenes. Also includes portraits of Native American scouts, warriors, and other individuals. There are original photographs and copies of original photographs or paintings. Dated approximately 1906-1965.


  • approximately 1906-1965


Conditions Governing Access

Open to public research. Photographs kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives. Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Hugh Shick is a compiler of information relating to the activities of the Seventh Calvary in campaigns against Native Americans.


22 folders (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.

Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 1991.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Hugh Shick; 1991.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the Photographs Archive.


Prints from negatives. Provo, UT : Brigham Young University, 2015.

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; October 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of Hugh Shick western photographs
Under Revision
Lucas J. Chehda
2012 March 21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States