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Photographs of Colton, Utah, and Loyalton, California

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 2726

Scope and Contents

2 photographs by P. J. Thompson in Loyalton, California, of loggers and railroad. 5 photographs by Anderson in Colton, Utah, of buildings and railroad.

Dates

  • approximately 1950

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Photographs of Colton, Utah, and Loyalton, California must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Colton, Utah, originally Pleasant Valley Junction, was a small town, with a population of 327, from 1883-1940. When the railroad operations ended in 1950, the town died. Now only a few buildings and a small number of current residents remain. (Info obtained from: http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/ut/colton.html)

Extent

1 oversize box

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections received the seven photographs from Mr. and Mrs. Anderton in April of 2000.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Beth Anderton

Appraisal

Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Title
Register of Photographs of Colton, Utah, and Loyalton, California
Author
Abe Austin
Date
2012 March 23
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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