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John H. Rosengren stereographs

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3074
Image of John H. Rosengren stereographs
Image of John H. Rosengren stereographs

Scope and Contents note

Collection consists of twenty-three stereographs of Provo, Utah, and the surrounding areas taken by John H. Rosengren between 1880 and 1910.


  • 1880-1910


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John H. Rosengren stereographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical/Historical note

John H. Rosengren was a photographer in Provo, Utah, around the turn of the 20th century. He was born to Christian Rosengren and Betsy Larson in Sweden around 1870. The family immigrated to the United States between 1870 and 1880 and settled in Pleasant Grove, Utah. John married Emily Emma Culmer in 1893, and they had six children. In 1910, John owned a photo shop and worked as a photographer in Provo, Utah. The family then moved to Cleveland, Ohio. By 1920 John was working as a shoe repairman in Arcadia, DeSoto, Florida. In about 1927, the family relocated to Miami, where John began working for the Green Nurseries. He died January 11, 1944, in Miami, Florida.


2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

Items kept in cold storage. Access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Appraisal note

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Processing Information note

Processed; Melanie Nef; September 2008.

Register of John H. Rosengren stereographs
Melanie Nef
September 2008
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.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Western Waters (WWDL) Grant, 2007-2010

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States