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Olson & Hafen lantern slides

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8413

Scope and Contents

Materials include twelve lantern slides from Olson & Hafen Kodak Studio. These slides include photographs of an early expedition up Mount Timpanogos, as well as one photograph each of the Salt Lake Temple, the Manti Temple, the Brigham Young Academy building, and a group of soldiers. Materials dated approximately 1890-1920.


  • approximately 1890-1920


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items 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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Olson & Hafen was a photographic studio in Provo, Utah. It was founded by Edwin Olson and John Hafen. It operated from approximately 1890 to 1920.


1 box (0.4 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Maintained in original order.

Custodial History

The collection was donated by Lewis M. Frances on February 24, 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Lewis M. Francis; 2014.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2014.

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; 2022. Collection was rehoused to preservation standards and the extent updated to reflect change in housing.

Register of Olson & Hafen lantern slides
Under Revision
Anne Ashton
2014 March 17
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