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Emigrant's grave on the Sweetwater, 1870

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 1608 Series 2 Item 64
Image of Emigrant's grave on the Sweetwater
Image of Emigrant's grave on the Sweetwater

Scope and Contents note

Photograph of a man looking at a grave marker inside a fence. The photograph was taken on the Oregon Trail area through Wyoming, according to Newhall and Edkins (137).


  • Other: 1870

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Photographs kept in cold storage; access requires 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 the William Henry Jackson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 photograph : black and white ; 14 x 25 cm

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General note

This view is included as part of the Descriptive Catalogue Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of The Territories, for The Years 1869 to 1873, inclusive. Titles are from the catalog or as inscribed on the photograph.

General note


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
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