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Edward Hunter collection of photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 1582

Scope and Contents

Collection includes ten copy prints, with corresponding acetate negatives, of photographs which belonged to Edward Hunter. The photographs are mostly portraits and include an image of himself and images of Heber C. Kimball, John Taylor, Ralph David Wann, Alice Henry, Catherine Ann Brendel, Eugene Wann, and Susanna Brendel. Dated approximately 1850-1930.


  • approximately 1850-1930


Conditions Governing Access

Photographs in folder 1: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice. Negatives in folder 2: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 72 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

Edward Hunter was born on June 22, 1793, to Hannah Maris and Edward Hunter in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. He married Ann Standley on September 30, 1830, in Chester, Pennsylvania. He was baptized as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. After being baptized he married Laura Lovina Shimer Kaufman, Susannah Wann, and Henrietta Spencer. He served in many different positions in the Church. Edward was first called to be the captain of the Edward Hunter and Joseph Horne Company and then to the Jacob Foutz and Edward Hunter Company. After that on October 19, 1849 he served a missionary in the Missouri River and helped the church as an emigration agent. Edward served again as a captain to his own pioneer company in June-October of 1850. He served again as a Bishop in the Eastern States Mission starting on November 10, 1871. Edward died on October 16, 1883, in Salt Lake City, Utah.


2 folders (0.03 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Finding aid; Available in repository.

Custodial History

Copy photographs were made from originals which were loaned to Brigham Young University. Originals returned to donor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown; 2023.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the Edward Hunter correspondence (MSS 1582).


Prints from negatives. Provo, UT : Brigham Young University, 1998.

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; October 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy.

Register of Edward Hunter collection of photographs
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 March 06
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