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John K. Hillers photographs of Utah landscapes

 Collection — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 274

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of eight images of Utah landscapes taken by John K. Hillers. Dated approximately 1870-1899.


  • approximately 1870-1899


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

Jack Hillers (1843-1925) was a boatman, explorer, and photographer with the Powell Expedition in the 1870s down the Colorado River. He was also the chief photographer of the United States Geological Survey.


1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Materials were purchased by the L. Tom Perry Special Collections from Sotheby's in 1990 and 1991. Provenance prior to that is unknown.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Sotheby's; 1990, 1991.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

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

Register of John K. Hillers photographs of Utah landscapes
Under Revision
Rose Frank
2011 November 23
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