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C. L. Joy and C. W. Carter stereographs of American Fork Canyon, Utah

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9223

Scope and Contents

Contains five stereographs taken in forested areas of American Fork Canyon, Utah. Dated 1880 and 1896.


  • 1880-1896


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

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 History

C. W. Carter (1832-1918) was a photographer in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Charles William Carter was born in London, England, on August 4, 1832. Carter came to Salt Lake City in 1859, where he set up his first photography studio. He was one of Utah's first early photographers. Among some of his well known photographs were the construction of the Mormon Temple, Tabernacle, Shoshone Indians, mining, the Transcontinental Railroad construction and Mormon life. He died on January 27, 1918, in the home of his daughter (Mrs. George Smith) in Midvale, Utah.

Biographical history

C.L. Joy (1869-1943) was a photographer in Utah.

C.L. Joy was born in 1869 in Fairburry Illinois. He was a partner in the firm Hinshaw and Joy Photographers of Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Ellen Drew Forbes in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1912, and together they had four children. C.L. Joy died in Salt Lake City in 1943.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Purchased from Ken Sanders Rare Books, in 2015.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Ken Sanders Rare Books; December 2015.


Photo Archives, Utah.

Processing Information

Processed; Grace Bithell, student manuscript processor, and Tom Wells, curator; 2019.

Register of C.L. Joy and C. W. Carter stereographs of American Fork Canyon, Utah
Kathryn Bradley, student manuscript processor
2018 December 4
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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