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C. R. Savage photographs of Salt Lake City, Utah

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3710

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 14 various sized black and white photographs of scenes around Salt Lake City, Utah. Images include George Q. Cannon, the Salt Lake Temple, Brigham Young's grave, the Eagle Gate, the General Tithing Office, the Salt Lake Tabernacle, the Saltair Resort, Garfield Beach, and a few portraits of unidentified people. The majority of the photographs were taken by C.R. Savage, but others were taken by F.I. Monsen and Co., C.W. Carter, Ellis and Goodwin, B.B. Peterson, and G. Flower.


  • 1880-1899


Conditions Governing Access

Open to public access; 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 Photographs of Salt Lake City, Utah must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

C.R. Savage was a prominent photographer of Utah and the West. He is known for his photographs of the nation's railroads and matters relating to Utah's history. He operated the "Pioneer Art Bazaar" on Main Street in Salt Lake City, Utah, from the 1860s until his death in 1909.


1 folder (0.08 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 purchased by Special Collections from Ken Sanders Books in 1994.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Ken Sanders Books; 1994.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These materials are part of the Photograph Archives.

Register of Photographs of Salt Lake City, Utah
Abe Austin
2012 April 02
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