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Daphne Hartle collection of family photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 218

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 92 photographs collected by Daphne Hartle, related to the Roberts family. Includes individuals from the Steele, Hadlock, Jenkins, Nuttall, Gubler, Porter, Cooper, Allen, and Rigby families, photographed between 1900 and 1969.


  • approximately 1900-1969


Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Daphne Hartle was born Daphne Helena Roberts on December 3, 1882, in Mancos, Montezuma, Colorado in the United States to parents Orville Clark Roberts and Mary Knowlton Coray. She first married Robert Pomeroy Cooper on August 8, 1906, and after having 7 children and living in New Mexico, she divorced him in 1928. Later she married Frank Hartle on October 23, 1942. Daphne wrote an autobiography entitled "Daphne" and helped to write two other books including one about her own personal family history. She moved to Vernal, Utah in 1917, and taught at Dry Fork, Vernal, Deep Creek and Leota, Utah. Daphne completed a nursing and obstetrics course in 1932 and became a nurse and midwife. She died on January 12, 1973, in Salt Lake City Utah.


1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Collection materials were purchased from Fred A. Rosenstock in 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock; 1977.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the Don C. Roberts photographs (MSS P 207), the Frank H. Roberts photographs (MSS P 208), the Howard D. Roberts photographs (MSS P 209), the Louis D. Roberts photographs (MSS P 210), the Orville C. Roberts photographs (MSS P 211), and the Harriet V. Steele photographs (MSS P 212).

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; 2022. Updated finding for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of Daphne Hartle collection of family photographs
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 February 23
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